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  • 510444
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Aug 9 2022 at 23:55 MST


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Job Location:

Address:  3838 N Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85012

Posting Details:

Salary: $69,806.46 

Grade: 21

Job Summary:

This position is open to current ADOT employees only

As a first line working supervisor, plans, coordinates and provides day to day supervision of line operations at ports of entry or field enforcement offices; completes and maintains employee performance planners and annual evaluations; assists subordinates to interpret and communicate the provisions of state and federal motor vehicle codes pertaining to registration, operator licensing, tax credential, financial responsibility, size/weight and vehicle safety requirements. Establish schedules and work assignments; review work products or achievements of subordinate workers; evaluates work and formulate planes for improvement; supervises inspection of motor carriers for motor vehicle law violations, issues citations as pertinent to the program, using manuals and source documents, trace origin and manufacturer's vehicle code numbers for identification; inspects commercial vehicles at truck terminals, ports of entry, and on the billings, or charges on pro-rated; collects on accounts for monies; writes receipts for payments or deposits; writes out deposit slips; and completes all other shift reports as required. Directs the deployment of the Arizona Management System principles and guidelines efforts of the Bureau. The sergeant will maintain the SharePoint drive on the DPS server along with internal Microsoft and Google shared drives. Responsible for scheduling meetings, conducting research, managing budget constraints, authoring studies, maintaining and creating spreadsheets/rosters and monitoring incoming correspondence via email and phone. Must be able to work a flexible schedule in order to maintain the needs of DPS and ESB schedules. Model ADOT values through leading, coaching and developing problem solvers to implement and sustain a continuous improvement culture.
Leaders are accountable, transparent, and communicative as they foster an inclusive, diverse, and safe environment. The position also requires completion of the Peace Officer Physical aptitude Test (POPAT) prior to the background process. Background check and In-state travel is required.

Job Duties:

● Counsels, instructs, trains and evaluates subordinates in proper work methods and requirements, reviews work of subordinates, remains informed of their performance, ensures compliance to required duties, makes planner entries, reviews performance progress with subordinates, and schedules and assigns work to subordinates
● If assigned to a Border position, performs CVSA inspections. If assigned to Field Inspections, perform vehicle identity inspections and registration compliance details. If assigned to a Port of Entry, participate in size and weight enforcement and CVSA inspections
● Confers with area supervisors, peers and management staff; prepares reports and gathers statistical analyses from work product; interacts with other agencies, testifies in court; plans, coordinates and oversees enforcement details; reviews, investigates and resolves complaints from either the public or internal sources; keeps supervisor informed on progress of investigations
● Performs same duties as subordinates issuing permits, screening commercial driver/vehicle credentials, weighing commercial vehicles, performing enhanced vehicle identity inspections, registration compliance, commercial vehicle safety inspections and all other duties performed by Enforcement and Compliance Field Enforcement Officers when required
● Interprets Arizona Revised Statutes, ADOT and ECD Policies, Procedures and Federal Regulations
● Inventories and requisitions supplies, warehouse items and accountable forms. Verifies daily remittances and ensures deposits are made in a timely fashion
● Maintains AZPOST training requirements, and monitors direct reports mandatory training to ensure compliance standards are maintained
● Maintains firearms qualification
● If required to travel, must operate state vehicle

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

● Pertinent state and federal motor vehicle laws, rules and regulations and ARS Title 28 and 13; Rules of criminal and civil procedures Laws of arrest; law enforcement practices and procedures; IFTA requirements
● Enhanced Vehicle Identification Inspection process, techniques and procedures
● Commercial vehicle inspections
● Investigative techniques and methods
● ADOT safety policies and procedures
● ADOT Non Discriminations policies
● HazMat regulations and procedures
● Supervisory principles and techniques
● Size and weights enforcement, permit sales, ADOT accounting policies and procedures
● Have previously served as a certified peace officer in Arizona, another state, or federal agency, and meet all of the minimum qualifications for certification

Skills in:

● Supervising subordinates
● Interpreting relevant state and federal transportation/motor vehicle laws, rules and regulations
● Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with staff members and the public
● Problem resolution; computer usage; verbal and written communication
● Have completed the basic and advanced training that demonstrates substantial comparability to the Arizona basic course

Ability to:
● Use computers for daily operations and communications with subordinates and supervisors
● Interpret motor vehicle laws, rules and regulations
● Resolve discrepancies and problems expeditiously
● Effectively motivate staff toward program accomplishments and services
● Conduct effective working relationships with public and staff and coach and develop employees, including continuous improvement practices and principles
● Attain and maintain CVSA certification; quality and maintain firearms certification
● May be required to obtain a commercial driver's license (CDL). Being a
CDL holder is subject to periodic drug testing
● Obtain an appointment from an Arizona Law Enforcement Agency
● Multi-task and complete multiple projects simultaneously while practicing accountability and time management skills
● Author technical papers and administrative briefs utilizing proper grammar, spelling and sentence structure

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

● Served honorably as a peace officer in Arizona and their certification as a peace officer has lapsed, or served in another state or a federal agency. May be eligible to gain Arizona POST certification through Waiver Testing in lieu of attending an Arizona peace officer basic course at an academy
● Experience as an Enforcement Field Officer
● Experience as an operational supervisor in a law enforcement or regulatory program

Pre-Employment Requirements:

This position requires the incumbent previously served as a certified peace officer in Arizona, another state, or federal agency. It also requires Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training(AZPOST) Full Authority certification.
Must be weapons certified in accordance with AZ POST standards, CVSA Level A and B Rules and Regulations Certified and possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License.
May be required to obtain a commercial driver license (CDL). Being a CDL holder is subject to periodic drug testing.
The position also requires a Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspector Certification, an Arizona Post Firearms Certification

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 obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR) and conduct a reference/background review.
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 an acceptable MVR, background check, physical, and polygraph.


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.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.