Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation District Services Agent 2 (40 Hour)

Recruitment #210830-8836FE-001


The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) invites its qualified agency employees to apply for the position of Transportation District Services Agent 2 in our District 2 Special Services Section, Norwich, CT.  

The work schedule is Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the P-4 Bargaining Unit.                                                                        
The incumbent in this lead role will be responsible for independently performing a full range of tasks in the inspection of work performed under permit or of road conditions involving traffic regulatory measures, which also involves lead responsibilities directing lower level staff in the performance of their duties. 

The incumbent is required to possess a valid driver's license and to travel to all locations throughout District 2 area.

Selection Plan

Please note that in order to apply for the above job posting, you have to be a current employee of Department of Transportation and must have permanent status.*

*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).
Please ensure your JobAps application is complete prior to submission.  You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut.

The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the closing date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified. Candidates who submit an untimely, incomplete, or inaccurate application may not be considered for this employment opportunity.

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s).  These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.

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.

The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

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

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience most closely meet the preferred requirements of the position.

All State employees shall follow the guidelines as listed in Executive Orders 13D (2a) and 13F (3a)

Any questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Uma Arun at


In the Department of Transportation, Central Office of Maintenance or a District Maintenance Office this class is accountable for acting as a working lead and/or for performing the most complex tasks in investigations of road conditions, issuance of construction permits or other traffic regulatory measures.


LEAD LEVEL: As assigned by a supervisor distributes, prioritize, oversees and reviews office unit work; provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, consultant staffs and other outside officials regarding unit office policies and standards; prepares reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required.

ADVANCED WORKING LEVEL: Investigates requests for encroachment permits on work affecting state highway rights of way; coordinates permit investigations to incorporate specifications of units affected; confers with contractors, engineers, property owners and others concerning construction and rights of way plans; checks agreements, applications, forms, collateral permits, and related documents for accuracy and sufficiency; recommends and writes permits for work to be done; investigates traffic complaints; conducts surveys and investigates major traffic generators including rotary installations, traffic signals, channelizing islands, turning movements, hazardous locations and fatal accident sites; compiles and analyzes traffic statistics and makes recommendations; prepares detailed technical reports, graphical and tabular data and charts to support recommendations; recommends detours and alternate routes; conducts site inventory of road signs; attends public hearings pertaining to traffic control; performs related duties as required.


Knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of basic principles and practices of highway engineering as applied to construction, reconstruction, maintenance and survey; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to read and interpret plans, maps, specifications, regulations and statutes; ability to conduct technical research and prepare technical reports, charts and graphs; ability to utilize computer software; some lead ability.


Six (6) years of field work in highway construction, reconstruction, maintenance and/or drainage projects or traffic control studies.


Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in the inspection of complex highway construction, reconstruction, maintenance and/or drainage projects or traffic control studies.

NOTE: For State Employees this is interpreted at or above the level of Transportation General Supervisor (Maintenance) (Bridge) (Signs and Markings), Transportation District Electrical Supervisor, Transportation Maintenance Planner 1, Transportation Supervisor (Bridge Maintenance), Transportation Maintenance Crew Leader (Highway Maintenance) (Bridge Maintenance) (Electrical Maintenance) (Tree Maintenance) (Signs and Markings) or Transportation Landscape Designer 1.


1. College training in engineering may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. For State Employees one (1) year at the level of Transportation District Services Agent 1 or Transportation Engineer 1 in the inspection of roadway construction and/or maintenance reconstruction or performing traffic engineering may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.



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.