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  • 500583
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Oct 17 2021 at 23:55 MST


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Job Location:

Various- Statewide 

Posting Details:

Salary: $39,931.03  

Grade: 18


Job Summary:

An ECD Recruit functions in a learning role under close supervision and instruction of the law enforcement academy instructions/staff and an Enforcement and Compliance Sergeant. Under supervision of a field training officer or sergeant, will interpret and communicate the provisions of state and federal motor vehicle codes pertaining to registration, operator licensing, tax credentials, financial responsibility, size/weight and vehicle safety requirements applicable to Port Operations and Field Enforcement. Become familiar with the regulations of domestic and foreign based vehicle traffic entering and exiting the State. Learn processes and procedures for examining investigations of alleged vehicle registration compliance violations. Train and learn to perform VIN inspections, conduct dealer and salvage yard inspections and to take appropriate enforcement related action. May be assigned to any one of numerous work sites statewide.

Overtime and overnight travel may be required. Will be assigned to one of three shifts and may be rotated as necessary. Background check, polygraph, psychological test and physical are required.

Job Duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● Functions in a learning role and is responsible for learning: proper law enforcement practices and procedures; motor vehicle laws, rule and regulations.
● Learning processes and procedures for the examination of documents and inspections of domestic and foreign based traffic entering and exiting the state for compliance with state and federal vehicle registration, operator licensing, tax credentials, financial responsibility, size and weight and safety requirements. Train and learn to perform CVSA level 1,2 and 3 inspections and
● Vehicle VIN inspections.
● Become familiar with the investigation of alleged vehicle registration compliance violations.
● Become familiar with the issuance of applicable permits, the routing of over-dimensional loads and the collections of appropriate fees and taxes.
● Take appropriate enforcement action as authorized by state and federal motor vehicle and operator laws, rules and regulations.
● Become skilled in report writing techniques for incident and activity reports.
● Take appropriate enforcement action as authorized by state and federal motor vehicle and operator laws, rules and regulations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
● Principles of report writing
● Computer usage, to include Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Google Suite
● Verbal and written communication
● Principles of money handling, fee collection, reconciliation of cash drawer
● Basic math sufficient to calculate weight compliance, mileage, etc.
● Pertinent state and federal motor vehicle laws, rules and regulations
● Law enforcement practices and procedures
● Be familiar with activity reporting and accounting procedures established for the work system
● Learn intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and related equipment

Skills in:
● Interpreting relevant state and federal transportation/motor vehicle laws, rules and regulations
● Eliciting factual information and drawing valid conclusions
● Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with staff members and the public
● Operating permanent or portable scales and other related equipment-
● Use of firearms
● Conducting Level 1 Inspections
● Determining VIN certifications
● Basic money handling

Ability to:
● Obtain AZ Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST) Certification, and maintain weapons certification in accordance with AZ. POST standards
● Successfully pass the Peace Officer Physical Aptitude Test (POPAT)
● Bend, stoop, and stretch/reach as necessary to access and inspect vehicle components, and perform related safety checks for periods up to eight hours
● Successfully Interact with a variety of people
● Resolve technical problems under the guidance of a supervisor
● Develop reports
● Effectively communicate verbally and in writing
● Obtain CVSA Level 1 Inspector certification
● Successfully obtain/maintain firearms certification
● Locate manufacturer's vehicle serial numbers, confidential codes and their location

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

Knowledge of motor vehicle laws, rules and regulations, computer skills, report writing skills, and basic money handling experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License, be 21 years or older by completion of Academy, and have a high school diploma or GED. Candidates for this position must complete and sign PART 1 and PART 2 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to conduct a reference/ background check and obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of all requirements.


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) is mandatory.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.