ACCIDENT RECORD REVIEWER
Under the direction of a Principal 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
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
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
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
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.
One (1) year of experience in the non-professional analysis,
recording and/or coding of information.
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 inTitle 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
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 elating to motor vehicle traffic regulations
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
Ability to make judgement of cause of accidents from varying
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
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 mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without
reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be
made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
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.