Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Fleet Operations Safety Coordinator

Recruitment #220810-3935AR-001

Introduction



Are you looking for an opportunity to drive continuous innovation, improve business processes, and deliver value-added programs? If so, we’re looking for you!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services' (DAS) mission is to deliver value-added programs and services by creating efficiencies, introducing smart technologies, while acting with integrity, and providing collaboration and strategic leadership. We are currently accepting applications for a Fleet Operations Safety Coordinator. If you have the skills to support this mission and the goals of continuously improving customer service and business processes, fostering and sustaining a strong work environment, strong staff performance and being accountable while strategically aligning our resources, then we encourage you to apply for this position.

The Fleet Operations Safety Coordinator is responsible for:
  • Ensuring the documentation and resolution of all incidents of motor vehicle accident and damage to the light-duty vehicle fleet is carried out accurately, efficiently, and safely.
  • Supervising, maintaining records, and coordinating agency communication regarding the “Am I Driving Safely?’ program for DAS fleet vehicles, including all complaints concerning misuse of state vehicles.
  • Developing a driver improvement plan including safe driving principles and practices, preventable accident education, and acceptable vehicle usage.
This is a full-time (40) hours per week position. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, located at 155 Morgan Street, Hartford, CT.

Selection Plan

To Apply:

  • In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above 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.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
  • 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.
  • For assistance in applying, please visit our 'Applicant Tips on How to Apply' page.
Important Information After You Apply:

  • 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 questionnaire'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.
  • 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.
  • Note: 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.
  • 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 for future vacancies in this job class.
Connect With Us:

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 available through your JobAps portal account. Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact jennifer.neumann@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Administrative Services, State Fleet Operations, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in developing programs and procedures to promote the safe and lawful operation of state vehicles.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Coordinates driver training for state employees; develops and promotes safe driving procedures; investigates and supervises recording of accidents; coordinates activities among Fleet Operations, state’s insurance carrier and state client agencies to process claims and take remedial action; counsels individuals who have had preventable accidents; acts as liaison between agencies to maximize participation in motor vehicle safety programs; contacts national, state and local organizations for information on safety procedures and programs; participates on state’s accidents review board; works with state’s insurance carrier to recommend and implement corrective measures affecting safe driving methods; investigates all complaints concerning misuse of state vehicles; makes recommendations through Director of State Fleet Operations to agency heads regarding disciplinary action for incidents involving misuse of state vehicles; supervises maintenance of files on driver history and agency vehicle accident records; analyzes accident statistics; prepares statistical and narrative reports on operations and safety programs; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of safe driving practices and motor vehicle laws and regulations; knowledge of modern driver improvement programs, principles and practices; knowledge of accident prevention procedures and accident reporting procedures; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to conduct investigations, analyze information and statistics and prepare reports on findings; ability to analyze motor vehicle accidents and their causes and recommend effective control measures; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Five (5) years of technical employment in motor vehicle accident or safety investigations or in development, conduct or coordination of driver improvement or driver education programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

College training 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience negotiating automotive accident claims.
  • Experience conducting investigations of accidents to apply findings for maximized recoveries.
  • Experience interpreting motor vehicle laws.
  • Experience administrating driver training programs for a fleet.
  • Experience analyzing statistics to prepare reports on vehicle accident records.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

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.