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PROGRAM PROJECT SPECIALIST 1

  • 508261
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Aug 9 2022 at 23:55 MST

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PROGRAM PROJECT SPECIALIST 1

DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

Job Location:

3838 N Central Ave. Phoenix AZ 

Posting Details:

Salary: $42,000.00 

Grade: 18

Job Summary:

This position provides a range of confidential services in a timely and secure manner to law enforcement, government agencies and individuals. Heightened level of responsibility to protect, manage and monitor data for individuals participating in various programs. The incumbent conducts facial recognition inquiries, research, examination and dissemination of potential victims/suspects. Quality check all potential fraud records, ensure complete process conducted in the established timeframes. Responsible for receiving, reviewing and analyzing affidavits and supporting documentation to ensure accuracy prior to submission to the court for approval; provide information and documents to assist in criminal or administrative investigations. This position also works closely with government agency liaisons involved with the Redaction Program to maintain an understanding of program requirements for the application process and internal/external customers of the Program. Monitor and test system programs (both in testing and production phases identify issues and work closely with programmers and business analysts to resolve issues. Create complex test scripts ensuring all affected programs and aspects of the various workflow processes are working correctly. Operates as the central hub providing coordination, communication, inquiries, research and dissemination information for the criminal justice community which includes the U.S. Government, local, county, state, tribal and other federal jurisdictions throughout the nation. Serves as guardian over highly confidential law enforcement related administrative and record keeping activities for agencies throughout that state and nation. Carries out responsibility for numerous law enforcement programs in accordance with state and federal laws as well applicable policies, procedures and upper management directives; assess measures, monitors and ensures compliance with program requirements, process and quality control and security of data, operations; provides technical assistance and support. Background check required.

Job Duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

  • Verify, review,analyze documents and approve for compliance to statutes, policies, rules and business mandates. Extensive and comprehensive data entry for a multitude of programs, utilizing mainframes, MVD database, PC programs, interpret, comply and conform with federal, state, local, tribal and military statutes and regulations, issue/cancel documents as required.
  • Examine a set of images captured during the credentialing process and determine potential fraud. Use the facial recognition software and the MVD database as an additional resource for comparison purposes. Manual examine/evaluate the differences and similarities between facial images and perform the necessary assessment regarding the presence of potential fraud.
  • Implement, screen, verify, monitor and maintain court orders and affidavits for legislation of the redaction program. Provide written and verbal direction to the MVD customer service representatives and authorized third party providers, courts, law enforcement and general public. Monitor, test and identify issues, work closely with programmers to resolve issues.
  • Apply problem resolution skills to unique and challenging situations for internal and external entities. Research, monitor and analyze special projects involving historical data, create and distribute investigative reports and packets, and take action based on results/criteria; initiate, draft and execute correspondence relevant to programs; comply with mandated security requirements
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Working Knowledge of:
State and Federal Laws, policies, procedures, ECD Operational Orders, and Arizona Revised Statutes; research, investigation and analytical techniques and practices; inductive and deductive reasoning; records management systems; operational analysis and decision-making techniques; Knowledgeable of current law enforcement practices and procedures.

Skills in:
Skill in researching, gathering, organizing and analyzing data and drawing logical conclusions; written and oral communication, spelling, grammar and punctuation to produce complex written documents; interviewing, listening or documenting information to obtain input from diverse sources; and presentation.

Ability to:
Exercise sound judgment in safeguarding/disseminating confidential or sensitive information; perform detailed work with a high degree of accuracy; interpret complex information; plan, organize, coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks and projects; work independently, establish and maintain effective working relationships; set short-term and long-term goals; and to make presentations

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

A minimum of four years law enforcement experience, investigative/audit experience, skills, qualifications and training to regularly audit police records, processes, procedures and work well with others to ensure members are following and applying policy and procedures accurately

Pre-Employment Requirements:

This position requires successful completion of a background investigation including a polygraph as well as a drug test. It also requires the possession of a valid Arizona Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete and sign PART 1 and PART 2 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment prior to the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR) and conduct the background investigation. 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 these requirements.

Benefits:

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

Retirement:

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.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

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.