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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/19/21

Applications Due11/01/21

Vacancy ID93051

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleMotor Carrier Investigator

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade15

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $52589 to $63705 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Modal Safety and Security

50 Wolf Road

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.

Duties Description Under the direction of an Intermodal Transportation Specialist 1 (Motor Carrier Safety), SG-18, the incumbent of this position will serve as a field representative. Duties will include:
•Examine records of motor carriers to ensure compliance with pertinent state and federal laws regulations and policies.
•Conduct safety audits of new entrant interstate operators to determine compliance with federal motor carrier safety regulations.
•Conduct roadside inspections of commercial drivers.
•Prepare reports of investigation findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
•Assist motor carriers in complying with provisions of the Transportation Law, Rules and Regulations, orders of the commissioner, and department policies.
•Investigate shipper, passenger, and carrier complaints revolving around claims of safety violations, overcharge, loss, damage, poor service, and oversee the resolution and enforcement process.
•Advise stakeholders of their rights and responsibilities under the Transportation Law.
•Ensure compliance with the Transportation Law and Regulations by conducting inspections, investigations, vehicle impoundments, and issuance of Notices of Violations(NOVs).
•Testify at Department of Transportation and other agency administrative hearings and in civil and criminal court proceedings.
•Successfully completes mandatory trainings and maintain certifications provided by FMCSA.
•Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

This position requires extensive daily travel within an assigned geographic area. You will be required to operate a motor vehicle or otherwise demonstrate the capacity to meet the transportation needs of the job. You must possess a driver's license valid in New York State at the time of appointment and continuously thereafter. Field work and travel expenses are reimbursed on a fixed schedule.

The selected candidate must pass a physical/medical examination prior to appointment.

Additional Comments ***Reporting to MO, Office of Modal Safety & Security, Albany, NY to be assigned to Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond and Suffolk counties.


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you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-
6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

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Name Shawn Stiffler

Telephone 518-457-6572

Fax

Email Address Shawn.Stiffler@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street Modal Safety and Security

50 Wolf Road POD 53

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with Notice Number B-21-G356-MO in the subject line, and referenced in the cover letter, no later than November 1st, 2021.

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