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Job Specification 04211

TRANSPORTATION INSPECTOR

 

DEFINITION


 Under direction does work involved in seeing that taxicabs, buses,
 limousines, and/or parking lot proprietors comply with various codes
 and regulations governing their operations; does other related duties
 as required.

 NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
 purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform
 all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties
 performed on the job may not be listed.

 
EXAMPLES OF WORK:


 Makes field inspections on taxicabs, buses, limousines, and/or other
 passenger vehicles to ensure that they comply with prescribed
 codes/ordinances/regulations.

 May license or register license applicants, taking background and
 driving histories.

 Makes field inspections on parking lots to ensure that they comply
 with prescribed codes/regulations governing hours of operations, rates
 charged, and so forth.

 Makes physical inspections of taxicabs, buses, limousines, and/or
 other passenger vehicles to ensure cleanliness and general safety of
 vehicles, and may report on areas of needed repairs.

 Investigates complaints by the public against drivers who violate
 various codes/regulations governing the operation of vehicles.

 Evaluates whether complaints warrant legal action or warning issuance.

 Implements complaint record filing as well as copies of
 reports/summonses.

 Issues summonses and may testify in court and/or at related hearings
 as to violations recorded.

 Prepares clear, sound, accurate, and informative reports regarding
 various vehicle inspections.

 Observes vehicles along route to ensure that service is provided
 according to schedule.

 Makes recommendations for changes in service such as need for
 additional buses, route changes, and revised schedules to improve
 service to the public.

 Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
 and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
 office, or related units.

 REQUIREMENTS:

      LICENSE:

      Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid
 in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
 mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

      Appointees may be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's
 License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of
 vehicle being operated.

      NOTE: The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess the
 required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class and type
 of vehicles they operate, rests with the Appointing Authority.

 KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

 Ability to prepare clear, accurate reports.

 Ability to learn quickly from oral and written explanations and from
 demonstrations.

 Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording
 and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

 Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English
 sufficiently to perform duties of this position. American Sign
 Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
 communication.

 Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as
 they can perform essential functions of the job after reasonable
 accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation
 cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
 such persons may not be eligible.

 CODES: LG - 04211               RKR/mk                     9/17/98

 This job specification is for local government use only.