Agency: Arizona Department of Transportation
Location: AZ Statewide
Industry: Protective Service
Occupational Category: Law Enforcement
Full Authority Peace Officer-AZPOST Certified
(Enforcement and Compliance Division)
ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS CURRENTLY FILLING FULL AUTHORITY OFFICER POSITIONS STATEWIDE.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
Graduation from a basic police training academy and successful completion of on the job training.
SPECIAL SELECTION FACTORS:
Must be AZPOST certified with full authority at time of appointment.
Must successfully pass a complete background investigation, medical examination and polygraph examination that meets the standards of AZPOST.
Must not have been convicted of a felony (or any offense that would be a felony if committed in Arizona).
May be required to undergo a psychological examination.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Full Authority Field Officer will interpret and communicate the provisions of state and federal laws pertaining to registration, operator licensing, tax credentials, financial responsibility, commercial vehicle safety regulations, and commercial vehicle size/weight regulations applicable to port operations and field enforcement. To examine documents, issue permits, calculate, collect and account for appropriate fees and taxes; regulate domestic and foreign based vehicle traffic entering and exiting the State; inspect vehicles, dealers and salvage yard operators and to perform appropriate enforcement related activities within a defined geographic area; perform specific generalist functions conferred to ECD by interagency and intergovernmental agreements with various Arizona State, Federal, bordering state and local agencies. The position may be required to function in more than one program area.
Note: The incumbent may be assigned to any one of numerous work sites statewide. Overtime and overnight travel may be required. The incumbent will be assigned to one of three shifts and may be rotated, as necessary. The incumbent will also successfully meet all AZ Post Certification Requirements. A background investigation is required.
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Pertinent state and federal laws, rules and regulations
Manufacturer's vehicle identification numbers and their confidential locations
Generalist functions specified in interagency and intergovernmental agreements
Activity reporting and accounting procedures established for the work system
Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and related equipment
Principles of cash handling
Principles of report writing
Eliciting factual information and drawing valid conclusions
Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relations with staff members and public
Operating permanent or portable scales and other related equipment
Use of firearms
Conducting vehicle inspections
Determining VIN certifications
Verbal and written communication
Perform the physical requirements of the job that include bending, stooping, pulling, lifting 50 or more pounds, and stretching as necessary to access and inspect vehicle components and perform related safety checks
Successfully interact with a variety of people
Resolve technical problems
Obtain CVSA Level I Certification
· Candidates for this position must complete page 7 and sign the Driver Form on page 8 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). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.12 (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.