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Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer in Huntington (ODOT18-1471oc)
Oregon Department of Transportation
Announcement: ODOT18-1471oc
Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer 1
Huntington, Oregon
Who we are - ODOT's Motor Carrier Transportation Division

The primary functions of Field Motor Carrier Services Section are:
•Regulating commercial vehicle tax, registration, size, weight, and safety compliance.
•Assisting in the preservation and safety of the state highway system through monitoring and controlling of motor carrier operations.

Join our team as a motor carrier enforcement officer!

As a motor carrier enforcement officer, you will require compliance with applicable commercial motor vehicle safety, size, weight, tax, and registration laws, rules, regulations and policies. You will:
•Interview drivers and analyze vehicles.
•Issue uniform traffic citations.
•Perform truck and driver inspections.
•Off load or redistribution of cargo (legalization).
•Remove drivers and/or vehicles from Oregon highways.
•Apply safety compliance information recognized by regulators across the United States and in Canada and Mexico.

Duties & Responsibilities:

•Monitor and maintain a safe and efficient scale operation.
•Evaluate commercial motor vehicles as they enter weigh station or portable site for compliance and registration.
•Handle compliance situations with drivers and motor carrier officials who can be confused, are reluctant to provide accurate information, or with language differences. •Compute scheduled bail for citations.
•Prepare written officer reports and expert testimony representing ODOT and the state of Oregon in court concerning disputed citations.
•Prepare written observation reports for other sections of Motor Carrier Transportation Division.
•Provide technical training on laws, rules and regulations pertaining to safety, size, weight, tax and registration.
•Monitor weigh station bypass routes, drive to remote assignment locations in state vehicles and identify vehicles bypassing without authorization.

Working Conditions:
•You will be required to work flexible work shifts to provide coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
•Travel is required with some overnight stays.
•Must be able to lift and move 35-pound portable scales.
•You must be able to work in all weather conditions.

Minimum Qualifications:
•Two (2) years of public contact/customer service experience that involved dealing with the public in person or by phone, providing information about services/programs, or explaining and/or applying laws, rules, regulations/procedures AND
•Experience or training using computers to retrieve and input data.

Completion of an associate's degree will substitute for one (1) year of the public contact experience.

Special Qualifications:
Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).

We appreciate your interest in this position. To apply, please go to and search ODOT18-1471oc.

We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted on: Tuesday, March 06, 2018
This listing expires on: Sunday, March 18, 2018

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