Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation General Supervisor (Signs & Markings)

Recruitment #210707-8797TC-001

Introduction


Are you a current Department of Transportation (DOT) employee looking to advance your career within the agency? Do you want to continue to help make commuting and traveling throughout CT safe? If so, read below & apply today! 

The State of Connecticut, DOT, is now accepting applications for an exciting Transportation General Supervisor (Signs & Markings) role in North Haven Maintenance Facility. Our mission to provide a safe and efficient intermodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region. 

The Role/Requirements:  
  • You must hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B with tank endorsement and a Medical Examiners Card (MEC). Please list your license number, class, expiration date, and issuing state in the "Licenses and Professional Certificates" section of your application. 
  • If invited for interview you will be required to produce a copy of your current valid CDL Class A or B, reflecting tank endorsement, valid MEC and a copy of your Master Application at the time of interview.
  • You must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties including snow and ice removal, whenever your services are needed; to include mandatory winter overtime from November 1 through April 30. 
  • Various storm events will require you to stay at work for the duration of the storm. At times this could be up to a period of several days, including holidays and weekends. 
  • This is a full-time, 37.5 hrs/week (7:30am-3:30pm), Monday-Friday opportunity.

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of Connecticut employee of the Department of Transportation, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.  The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.

*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).

Ensure that your application is complete before submitting it. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (finish) your responses.  Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position. The immediate vacancy is listed above, however applications to this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies in this job classification. 

Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.

If you have any questions, please contact faith.macdonald@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable for supervising Transportation Maintenance Crew Leaders and Transportation Supervisors and their crews in the maintenance and betterment of transportation facilities.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Coordinates the work of the sign crews on erection, maintenance and special work as required, the work of placing pavement markings and special markings, and the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices; allocates personnel and equipment; determines and reports on materials required; directs and coordinates work as directed by the Transportation Maintenance Manager in charge of maintenance in the districts; makes investigations and prepares reports, sign inventories, drawings of intersections; prepares inventories for punch card system reports on traffic signal locations and lists of materials required to install or maintain such signs; directs installation and maintenance of electrically illuminated signs; inspects all equipment to see that it is kept in safe operating condition; schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans crew work; establishes and maintains crew procedures; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of approved methods of maintaining and improving pavement markings and signs and other traffic control devices; knowledge of materials and equipment used in highway markings and signs; ability to lay out, supervise and inspect highway markings and signs; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; basic knowledge of first aid; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communications skills; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Six (6) years of experience in signs and markings work or highway maintenance work, including some experience working with signs and markings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.

Note:

For State Employees this is interpreted at the level of Transportation Maintenance Crew Leader (Signs and Markings) or Transportation Maintenance Crew Leader (Highway Maintenance).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

At State Airports: In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.

2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to extremes of weather conditions, to lifting of heavy weights, to highly dangerous road and traffic conditions, to exposure to heights when working on bridges, to poison ivy, insect bites and allergy irritants during summer months, and to loud and potentially dangerous machinery.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.