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Salary: $4,625.00 - $5,744.00
Posted: 12/09/2013

Job Description:

Duties:  Under the direction of the Commercial Vehicle Section Special Projects/Licensing Supervisor, the Motor Carrier Specialist (MCS) II independently administers, reviews, coordinates, and completes the processing of documents related to the Motor Carrier Operating Authority and Motor Carrier Permits; recommendations to the Public Utilities Commission, Department of Motor Vehicles, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; and work related to the Inspection and Maintenance Station (IMS) and School Bus Contractor (SBC) licensing programs.  The MCS II provides functional oversight of enforcement activities related to the issuance of licenses for the operation of IMS and private SBC activities.  Responsibilities include the development and administration of statutes, regulations, departmental manuals, guides, handbooks, and forms pertaining to the Motor Carrier Safety Program.  In addition, the MCS II provides support and assistance regarding training relative to the Motor Carrier Safety Program and the Commercial Industry Education Program, and performs other administrative duties as required.

Desirable qualifications:  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision, excellent interpersonal skills, outstanding written, verbal, and analytical skills, above average knowledge of departmental policies and procedures, and departmental teaching ability/experience related to commercial enforcement.

Who may apply:  Persons currently in the classification eligible to transfer, lateral transfers, voluntary demotions, reinstatements, those eligible for appointment from a certification list, and employees on a State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) list or designated Surplus.  Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.

How to apply:  Interested individuals must submit a STD. 678, Examination and/or Employment Application (Rev. 6/2010), the Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire, and a resume to the address below.  Please indicate your eligibility in the Explanation box of the application.  The SROA/Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their letter.  The STD. 678 can be accessed through the CalHR Web site at  The Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire may be accessed through the CalHR jobs Web site 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 - 062 - 3928 - 004
Location County
N. 7th Street, Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
062 / Commercial Vehicle Section
P.O. Box 942898
Sacramento, 94298
Cullen Sisskind
(916) 843-3400

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