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Salary: $4,619.00 - $5,784.00
Posted: 09/25/2013

Job Description:
JOB TITLE: Associate Transportation Representative or Transportation Analyst¹ - Safety and Enforcement Division, Transportation Enforcement Branch, License Section Job Opportunity bulletin number: J869913112 Salary: Associate Transportation Rep: $4619 - $5784 Monthly Transportation Analyst – Range A: $3106 - $3528 Monthly Range B: $3204 - $3819 Monthly Range C: $3841 - $4810 Monthly Duties will be tailored to match the classification of the candidate selected. Final Filing Date: October 15, 2013 Location: California Public Utilities Commission Safety and Enforcement Division Transportation Enforcement Branch, License Section 505 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102 ¹ Candidates may gain eligibility for the Transportation Analyst (TA) classification by taking the Staff Services Analyst (SSA) examination. See “WHO MAY APPLY” section of this Job Opportunity Bulletin for information on the SSA examination. How To Apply: Interested applicants must submit an ONLINE JOB APPLICATION along with a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ). Applicants who do not submit a completed SOQ with their applications will not be given further consideration. If you need assistance completing the application, you may ask the Human Resources staff, or e-mail or call (855) 663-0222. Questions concerning this position should be directed to Maritza Perez at or (415) 703-2070. The SOQ must address the candidate’s experience and qualifications as they relate specifically to bullet items in the Required Experience/Qualifications section of this bulletin. The SOQ shall be in 11 point, Arial font, no longer than three (3) typewritten pages and should be in a narrative format. Candidates will be rated on the content of their statements as well as their written communication skills. If a candidate submits more than three pages, only the first three pages of the SOQ will be evaluated. The content of the SOQ should provide the reviewers with sufficient details for each topic area to demonstrate the candidate’s ability to serve as an Associate Transportation Representative or Transportation Analyst in the Transportation Enforcement Branch. The SOQ will be evaluated using standardized rating criteria to select the candidate that is most qualified for the position. In the event there is more than one highly qualified candidate, hiring interviews may be conducted. Please note that all information provided is subject to verification. For each of the topic areas discussed in the SOQ, please include the name(s) and phone number(s) of supervisor(s) and/or manager(s) who are knowledgeable of your work and may be contacted for verification. WHO MAY APPLY: Applicants eligible for lateral transfer (defined in SPB Rules 430-433*), list appointment, voluntary demotion, reinstatement, or other State Civil Service eligibility under SPB rules will be considered. To become “list eligible” for consideration, interested candidates must successfully pass a civil service exam. Applicants currently on a SROA list or employed by a surplus department in a specific classification designated as surplus will be given primary consideration. *Copies of SPB 430-433 are available in the Human Resources Office In the absence of a Transportation Analyst eligibility list, the CPUC will be using the Staff Services Analyst (SSA) list. The State Personnel Board currently administers the SSA online examination on a continuous basis. You may apply and take the SSA exam on line at: To be considered for this position, you must be list eligible by October 15, 2013 Description: duties/responsibilities: Under the general direction of a Senior Transportation Representative, the incumbent reviews formal applications filed with the Commission by transportation service providers regulated by the CPUC, such as requests for authority to set or change fares; prepares documents for a Commission vote to either approve or deny the application; provides information and assistance to the interested parties on application procedures; and uses spreadsheets and/or databases to track projects. Review and process documents applicants are required to submit after their application is approved, and enter that information into the License Section database. Respond to inquiries regarding the status of an applicant’s permit, and assist in resolving problems with the application. Work on filings by moving companies. This includes performing background checks of applicants; scheduling, administering and scoring written exams given to applicants; and other related tasks. The Transportation Analyst is an entry level position, and will be called upon to handle less complex applications and problems than an Associate Transportation Representative, but generally will work on relatively more complex applications and problems than Licensing Section staff working on operating permits for companies operating limousine and shuttle services. The Associate Transportation Representative is a journey level position and is assigned to the more complex applications and problems than a Transportation Analyst. The Associate Transportation Representative must be capable of working satisfactorily with minimal supervision and may act as lead for a team of Program Technicians who process applications for charter-party carriers of passengers. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS: Transportation Analyst candidates: The Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) must address the following (5) five areas: Ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations. Excellent oral and written communications skills including ability to explain rules and regulations to the general public. Ability to handle multiple assignments, prioritize workload, meet deadlines, pay attention to details, and work independently. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and positive working relationships with others, such as colleagues, the general public, or other governmental agencies. Ability to review applications to determine if they meet minimum requirements, and recommend approval or rejection based on analysis of their content, applicable laws and rules, and using previously approved/rejected applications as precedents. Associate Transportation Representative candidates: SOQ must address the five (5) areas listed above for Transportation Analyst candidates AND in addition to the following area listed below: Technical writing experience, including ability to clearly and concisely summarize the request of the applicant, provide justification to approve or deny the request, and use standard templates to prepare official documents.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 680 - 133 - 8699 - 902
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
CPUC-Safety and Enforcement Division
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Maritza Perez
(415) 703-2070

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