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Job Specification


ACCIDENT RECORD REVIEWER

 

DEFINITION


 Under the direction of a Senior Accident Record Reviewer or other
 supervisor in a State Department or Agency, assists with the work
 involved  in  the  non-professional  analysis,  recording  and/or
 coding  of  motor  vehicle  or traffic  information;  does  other
 related duties.

 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:


 Collects  data concerning prevailing conditions and precipitating
 circumstances  in relation to motor vehicle accidents  and  makes
 non-professional analyses.

 Reads  the  reports  relating  to a specific  accident,  makes  a
 judgement  as  to  which report has presented the  most  accurate
 account, and /or combines information from several reports.

 Codes   the  accident  information  into  Electronic  Data  Entry
 Terminals for storage in an EDP system.

 May  maintain  a location file of motor vehicle accident  records
 and, using the records in this file, determines locations of high
 accident incidence.

 Makes field trips to accident sites to make studies as required.

 May  prepare simple statistical summaries, ratios, averages,  and
 other  figures that can contribute toward the analysis of factors
 affecting motor vehicle accidents.

 Prepares  maps,  charts,  graphs, and diagrams  illustrating  the
 frequency,  type,  and other factors relating  to  motor  vehicle
 accidents.

 Redrafts local geographic maps to show new alignments of roadways
 in area of high accident incidence by contacting local police and
 engineers as required.

 Prepares statistical, progress, and other reports.

 Appears  in  court  to  verify  information  containing  accident
 summarization as may be required.

 May maintain records and files.

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

 REQUIREMENTS:

      EXPERIENCE:

      One (1) year of experience in the non-professional analysis,
 recording and/or coding of information.



      LICENSE:

      Appointee 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.

 KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

 Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations relating to the control
 of  motor vehicle traffic in New Jersey as set forth in Title  39
 of  the revised statues of Motor Vehicles and Traffic Regulations
 and the New Jersey Driver's Manual after a period of training.

 Knowledge  of  the  principles  and  problems  involved  in   the
 collection and organization of statistical data relating to motor
 vehicle accidents.

 Knowledge of the current problems of traffic control and  traffic
 safety in New Jersey after a period of training.

 Ability to make a non-professional analysis and remember detailed
 information   and   codes  relating  to  motor  vehicle   traffic
 regulations and operations.

 Ability to read maps and diagrams and make proper application  of
 all legends and scales.

 Ability  to make an analysis of accident locations from a written
 description.

 Ability  to  make  judgement of cause of accidents  from  varying
 reports.

 Ability  to  maintain a location file of motor  vehicle  accident
 records  and,  using  the  records in  this  file,  to  determine
 locations for high accident incidence.

 Ability  to  prepare statistical summaries, ratios, averages  and
 other figures which can contribute toward the analysis of factors
 relating to motor vehicle accidents.

 Ability to prepare maps, charts, graphs and diagrams illustrating
 the  frequency, types and other factors relating to motor vehicle
 accidents.

 Ability to prepare reports.

 Ability to maintain records and files.

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

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

 Persons with metal or physical disabilities are eligible as  long
 as  they  can  perform the 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.


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21732SC3509N/AA08-

This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.

MCK   10/21/2000