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Salary: $4,625.00 - $5,577.00
Posted: 02/04/2013

Job Description:

Duties:  This position is a first-line supervisor that is accountable to the Motor Carrier Specialist-III; conducts ongoing field training for assigned Motor Carrier Specialist I personnel on a one-to-one basis and as principal instructor at in-service classes; performs specialized research and administrative functions; reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of field inspection and investigation activities and recommends changes in the motor carrier regulation program as needed; advises carriers and assists in developing programs for the selection, training, and supervision of drivers, vehicle inspection, maintenance, operational, and hazardous materials handling practices; makes field studies and investigations of special conditions, or of complaints alleging improper or unsafe operating practices; does special research and makes tests of automotive equipment and new automotive equipment devices; provides technical information regarding hazardous materials transportation to field enforcement personnel and to other state agencies as requested; gathers evidence, prepares complaints, and testifies as an expert witness in proceedings before the courts and transportation regulatory agencies.

Desirable Qualifications:  Strong technical skills related to all aspects of the motor carrier safety program.  Excellent interpersonal skills; strong communication skills, and a working knowledge of computers; good analytical skills; must be tactful and maintain a good rapport with subordinate peers, supervisors, other departmental employees, and allied agency representatives.

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 - 501 - 3928 - XX4
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
02/15/2013 http://www.CHP.Ca.Gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
501/Southern Division, Motor Carrier Safety Unit
437 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, 90004
Michael Kelley
(323) 644-9557

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