Motor Vehicle Program Coordinator


Recruitment #221117-5782AR-001


Are you a current Department of Motor Vehicles employee looking for an exciting opportunity?  If so, read below to learn more!

The State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) invites its qualified agency employees to apply for the position of Motor Vehicle Program Coordinator with the Project Management Center.  There are multiple positions available.  This is an exciting opportunity to utilize your knowledge of motor vehicles processes, requirements, and regulations to assist the Agency in the modernization efforts and coordination of strategic projects execution.


As a state employee, you would continue to have access to the following:

  • Comprehensive benefit offerings including medical and dental coverage and excellent retirement and defined contribution plans
  • Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
  • Paid time off
  • Professional growth and paid professional development opportunities
  • A healthy work-life balance to all employees!

  • Monday - Friday
  • Full-time
  • First shift (7:30 AM - 4:00 PM)
  • Location: Wethersfield, CT
  • Hybrid work environment (on-site and remote work)

Selection Plan

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.

To Apply:

  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this 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.
  • Please select all location(s) and shift(s) you are willing to work on your application. Failure to do so may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location or shift.
  • 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

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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.
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  • 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 Frank DeCusati at or 860-713-5176.


In the Department of Motor Vehicles, Central Office, this class is accountable for performing as a specialist in researching, developing, coordinating, enforcing and evaluating a comprehensive motor vehicle program.


Performs specialized programmatic duties in motor vehicle or driver licensing safety, enforcement, regulation or administration; coordinates, plans and manages program activities; secures input for program and ensures conformance with requirements of federal and state laws; develops or assists in development of program policy; formulates program goals and objectives; interprets and administers pertinent laws; coordinates and implements approved plans and mandated edicts; makes recommendations on policies and standards; coordinates implementation of plan; evaluates progress of programs and prepares quarterly and annual reports; develops and maintains accurate, auditable records; recommends policies and procedures to improve enforcement of program; coordinates training and education to ensure compliance; assists in preparation of program budget; maintains contacts with operating units, agencies and outside officials both within and outside of program unit who might impact on program activities; prepares short and long-range plans; makes recommendations for program improvements; assigns and reviews work; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; provides technical direction to program staff; represents department at meetings; may direct staff and operations of a major program area; performs related duties as required.


Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of research principles and practices; knowledge of program planning, development and evaluation; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to read, interpret and apply statutes and regulations; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.


Seven (7) years of experience in program administration, planning, coordination, development or evaluation.


1. 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.
2. A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.


  • Experience with project management methodology and principles
  • Experience with bench-marking practices and the development of best practices standards
  • Experience with Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) organization structure, business functional processes, and statutory responsibilities
  • Experience with accessing, reading, and interpreting DMV records and files in support of research
  • Experience with articulating, expressing and communicating issues and recommendations both verbally and in writing to the organization
  • Experience with working independently and in a team environment
  • Experience with managing multiple tasks, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines



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