Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation Garage Supervisor (40 Hour)

Recruitment #230103-8749FM-001

Introduction


Are you a current employee of the Department of Transportation looking to grow your career within the agency? 
If so, read below & apply today! 

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT), Bureau of Highway Operations invites its qualified agency employees to apply for the position of Transportation Garage Supervisor in the Old Saybrook and East Haven.  

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
  • Industry leading health benefits, including medical and dental coverage
  • Competitive starting salary and structure 
  • Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
  • Paid time off - including 13 paid holidays per calendar year
  • Professional growth and paid professional development opportunities
  • A healthy work-life balance to all employees
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 on your application.
  • If invited to interview you will be required to produce a copy of your current valid CDL Class A or B, reflecting tank endorsement, valid MEC at the time of interview, or you will be disqualified.
  • 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. Out of state vacation will not be granted during this time.
  • 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.
POSITION HIGHLIGHTS
  • Monday - Friday
  • First shift
  • Full-time (40 hours per week)
  • Location:  On-site in Old Saybrook & East Haven, CT
ABOUT US
The mission of the Connecticut Department of Transportation is 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.

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. 

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 DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
For Assistance In Applying:
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.
  • Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at www.ct.gov/ethics.
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 faith.macdonald@ct.gov
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PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable for supervising a maintenance and repair garage for automotive, highway or airport maintenance equipment.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans garage work; establishes and maintains garage 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; inspects vehicles and equipment to test effectiveness of repairs; performs or closely supervises intricate repair jobs involving special assignments; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to diagnose motor and equipment problems and to use complicated testing equipment and welding devices; knowledge of record keeping and inventory procedures; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; skill in operation, repair and maintenance of automotive, highway and/or airport maintenance equipment; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Five (5) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of automotive, highway and/or airport maintenance equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been as a highly skilled mechanic.
Note: For State Employees this is interpreted at or above the level of Qualified Craft Worker (Automotive and Mechanical Equipment) or Transportation Maintainer 4.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of the subject requirements in automotive repair may be substituted for two (2) years of the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience diagnosing motor and equipment problems.
  • Experience using complicated testing and welding devices.
  • Experience with record keeping and inventory procedures.
  • Experience producing high volume truck and heavy equipment repair services.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and CORE-CT computer programs.
  • Experience providing verbal and written communication to a diverse population.

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 will 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 may be required to lift; may be exposed to some risk of injury from equipment.

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.