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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST I (CONTRACTUAL)

Recruitment #19-001755-0042

Introduction

The Public Service Commission has a contractual position available for an Administrative Specialist I in their Transportation Division.  The Transportation Division enforces the laws and regulations of the Commission pertaining to the safety, rates and service of certain types of transportation companies operating in intrastate commerce.  The division monitors the safety of the carriers operations, rates and schedules of service, and matters regarding the adequacy and quality of service for passenger carriers and taxicabs in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Cumberland, Hagerstown and Charles County.

GRADE

10

LOCATION OF POSITION

Public Service Commission 
6 Saint Paul Street 
Baltimore, MD 21202

POSITION DUTIES

To manage a portion of the for-hire driver licensing program in the Transportation Division which manages and coordinates the Public Service Commission's regulatory programs involving the safety, rates and service provided by the intrastate passenger carrier (Transportation Network Company) in order to assure that the public has access to safe, reliable, and economical transportation. This position processes and licenses applicants for for-hire drivers licenses (transportation network operators) in a manner responsive to applicable rules and regulations of the Public Service Commission and the safety and convenience of the public. To conduct ongoing monitoring of for-hire drivers to ensure compliance with Public Service Commission rules and continued responsive service of this position.

Screening an extremely large volume of for-hire applications and supplemental documents, according to driver screening standards contained in COMAR 20.95.01.26, through an entirely electronic format for approval, rejection or additional items needed; 


Quickly and efficiently electronically reviewing numerous applications and related confidential documents; 

Reviewing and performing data entry of vehicle information, insurance and inspection certificates electronically submitted; 

Approving, rejecting or denying for-hire licenses, entering data from supplemental documents into the Division's database; 

Monitor Child Support Enforcement Administration (CSEA) notices to suspend for-hire drivers for non-compliance with child support orders and reinstate for-hire licenses when required after receipt of compliance notice from CSEA; 

Conducting ongoing monitoring of for-hire drivers to ensure compliance with Public Service Commission rules and regulations and continued responsive service of this position; 

Preparing materials for and assembling numerous application packages mailed out daily if requested; 

Prepare and send memos for hearing requests;
 
Prepare and deliver competent testimony at hearings as scheduled and other general office duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university. 

Experience: None

Notes:
 

1. Candidates may substitute one year of experience in administrative or professional work for the required education, at the rate of one year of experience for 30 credit hours, for up to 60 credit hours of the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies  on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

One year of experience using Microsoft Word and Access or similar database.

Prior or current experience working with a regulatory agency.

Experience testifying in court-like settings or making presentations to a group.

Experience monitoring compliance with regulations or law.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: 

Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division 

301 W. Preston St. 

Baltimore, MD 21201. 

Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jesse Filamor at 410-767-4921

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.