Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference while participating in a dynamic and reciprocal human services environment in the public sector?
If so, we want you to join us!
This full-time, 37.5 hour per week position may be first or second shift, based on agency needs. The schedule Monday through Friday, with (flexible) non-standard rotational schedules on weekends and holidays.
In this role you will have the opportunity:
- To serve the citizens of Connecticut
- For professional growth and development opportunities
- For a healthy work life balance
- To help us achieve our mission of partnering with communities and empowering families to raise resilient children who thrive
DCF is one of the nation’s few agencies to offer child protection, behavioral health, juvenile justice and prevention services. Whether children are abused and/or neglected, are involved in the juvenile justice system, or have emotional, mental health or substance abuse issues, the Department can respond to these children in a way that draws upon community and state resources to help.
We offer the same competitive benefits you are accustomed to including health and dental insurance, a retirement plan, group life insurance, and other supplemental benefits. Paid time off is also offered, including 12 paid holidays per calendar year, in addition to vacation, sick and personal leave accruals. We encourage a healthy work/life balance to all employees.
We hope you take this opportunity to further your career!
In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience most closely meets the preferred qualifications, so please ensure that your application is complete and details your experience as outlined in this job posting. Please note: You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system.
Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.
This position may be subject to Federal requirements for COVID 19 Vaccination Immunization.
Important Next Step Information for After You Apply:
Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
Connect With Us:
If you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment please contact Jasmyn Raymond at Jasmyn.Raymond@ct.gov and reference the recruitment number.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
This class is accountable for assisting in the supervision of employees engaged in the various aspects of the systematic transportation of goods and/or people.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Assists in scheduling, assigning, overseeing and reviewing the work of staff; assists in providing staff training and assistance; assists in conducting performance evaluations; assists in determining priorities and planning unit work; assists in establishing and maintaining unit procedures; assists in developing or making recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; assists in the establishment of daily and periodic routes for the transportation of goods and/or people; assists in maintaining an inventory of equipment and supplies; assists in the maintenance of assigned vehicles; assists in the supervision of snow removal operations; may assist in the estimation of costs of transportation and budget projections; may drive routes on an as needed basis; may act for supervisor in his/her absence; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of methods and equipment utilized to transport goods and people; knowledge of methods of repair of automotive equipment; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to perform mechanical repairs; ability to maintain records such as personnel records, inventories of supplies, maintenance schedules, route schedules, etc.; supervisory ability; ability to operate assigned motor equipment; some ability to establish a budget and maintain a running balance of funds expended; some ability to utlize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in the operation and/or maintenance of fleet vehicles.
Preference will be given to candidates with the following experience:
- Developing driving routes
- Providing direct supervision
- Working in a health and human services agency
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and reatin appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications including possession of a license for the repair of radio equipment at time of appointment.
Incumbents must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license and a Connecticut Public Service Vehicle Operator's license with a Public Passenger Endorsement.
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.
A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents may be required to lift; may be exposed to hazardous road conditions.
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.