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Salary: $3,835.00 - $4,622.00
Posted: 02/04/2013

Job Description:

Central Division has one permanent full-time Motor Carrier Specialist I opening assigned to the Bakersfield satellite Motor Carrier Unit Office, in Kern County.

Duties:  Under general supervision, checks motor carriers for compliance with the California Highway Patrol administrative regulations relating to safety, maintenance, and operational practices; performs in-depth vehicle inspections for annual certifications, makes recommendations regarding the granting of PUC operating authority; inspects carrier and shipper facilities for compliance with state and federal regulations pertaining to documentation of hazardous materials and wastes; prepares comprehensive written reports of inspections conducted; makes detailed investigations of vehicles involved in accidents to determine if the cause was mechanical; assists in preparation of complaints, reports and exhibits; and testifies as a witness in court.

Desirable qualifications:  Excellent attendance, punctuality, and dependability.  Excellent interpersonal skills.  Tactful, professional communication and telephone skills.  Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Who may apply:  Persons currently in the classification who are eligible to transfer, should submit a CHP 220, Request for Transfer, to the contact person below.  The most senior same-class transfer who responds by the final filing date shall be selected. 

Persons eligible to apply must be on a certification list, eligible to transfer, voluntarily demote, reinstate, or be on an SROA list or designated Surplus.  All applicants will be considered; only the most qualified will be interviewed.

How to apply:  Interested individuals should submit a STD 678, Examination/Employment Application (Rev. 6/2010), with a Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire to the address below.  Please indicate eligibility in the Explanation Box of the application.  The STD. 678 can be accessed through the California Department Human Resources (CalHR) Website:  The criminal supplemental questionnaire may be accessed through the CalHR jobs website at  Please include a copy of this notice with your application.

Although the intent is to fill this vacancy as soon as possible, the exact duration of the selection process can vary and is unknown at this time.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 388 - 401 - 3930 - 001
Location County
Bakersfield KERN
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
02/19/2013 http://www.CHP.Ca.Gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
401/Central Division, Motor Carrier Safety Unit
4771 West Jacquelyn Avenue
Fresno, 93722
Greg Biklian
(559) 445-6992

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