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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/27/18

Applications Due07/27/18

Vacancy ID54691

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleMotor Vehicle Inspector

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $58008 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 90%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Queens

Street Address 47-40 21st Street

City Long Island City


Zip Code11101

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment, transfer or re-instatement in accordance with Civil Service law. In the event that a viable eligible list may not exist in all locations, a provisional appointment may be made in accordance with Civil Service Law. Candidates who accept a provisional appointment must take the next competitive examination and be reachable on the resultant eligible list in order to be considered for a permanent appointment to the position. In order to be considered for provisional appointment, candidates must have: Either 1. Three years experience in the repair and/or mechanical inspection of buses (15 passengers or more) and/or heavy trucks (GVWR 18,000 pounds or more) which must have included one year experience with antilock brake systems. Experience limited to maintenance, repair or inspection activities obtained while working in a commercial garage, where most of the work is primarily related to automobiles , pick-up trucks, small vans, or ambulates and only occasionally to buses or heavy-duty trucks, is NOT qualifying. Or 2. An associate’s degree in automotive or diesel technology AND two years experience as described above. Or 3. Graduated from a one-year post high school certificate program in automotive or diesel repair technology** AND two years experience with antilock brake systems. **Adult BOCES programs are not qualifying for this examination. CANDIDATES MUST PASS A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION PRIOR TO BEGINNING EMPLOYMENT.

Duties Description As Motor Vehicle Inspector, duties include, but not limited to: • Inspect the mechanical condition of buses, heavy duty trucks, vans, suburban’s, station wagons and other commercial vehicles. • Check both controlled and preventive maintenance programs, driver’s hours of labor records and facility of fleet operators. • Investigate complaints, accidents and illegal operations; testify at hearings when required; and keep records and submitted reports of inspections and investigations. • Enforce driver, vehicle and hazardous materials regulations. • Perform duties independently without direct supervision and, as such, be responsible for scheduling your own work and adhering to your own timetable. • Responsibilities also may include participating within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

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Name Volta Sherland


Fax 718-482-4592

Email Address


Street 47-40 21st Street

City Long Island City

State NY

Zip Code 11101


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a letter of interest and a current resume no later than July 27, 2018

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