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State of Montana Compliance Specialist - Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) in Miles City, Montana

This position's location may be considered in all Eastern Montana Locations Job Overview: * This position performs motor carrier and HM Shipper (Hazardous Material Shippers) compliance reviews and safety audits in accordance with state and federal law including, commercial vehicle inspections, equipment checks and verification of driver documentation through random selection, by direct observation, and testing. This includes review of commercial motor carrier payroll, worker’s compensation, employee drug testing, and other employment records; and examination of driver and carrier records for accurate entries. This position researches, analyzes, evaluates, and reinforces laws, regulations and policies to identify and avoid potential violations by motor carriers, vehicles, and drivers. This position builds enforcement cases for Motor Carrier Services (MCS) where indicated by carrier repeated non-compliance. When assigned to a case, this position is solely responsible for all aspects of the commercial carrier’s appraisal, including: required paperwork documenting the review, audit findings, and recommendations for corrective action including training or legal actions. This position must understand and track written and oral information, apply analytical methods, detect violations of state and federal laws and regulations from various written and computer file sources, and develop and organize concise detailed case reports.* For a full job description, contact Travis House at This position is eligible to receive a statutory increase of $1.50 per hour on July 1, 2024. Benefits of working for the Montana Department of Transportation: * Access to Montana Health Centers, low-cost clinics for state employees and their families • State Retirement plan and additional savings opportunities (deferred compensation) • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays • Eligibility for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness • Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer (if applicable to position) This position is covered by a career ladder. Placement is determined by assessment of qualifications based on MDT advancement policy 3-0189. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, Business Management, Accounting, Law Enforcement, Transportation Safety or a directly related field. Alternative Qualifications: Four years of progressively responsible professional-level experience in auditing, accounting, law enforcement, marketing, business and commercial vehicle safety may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Other related or similar type of work experience may be considered. Additional Employment Materials: * If an applicant meets the position's minimum qualifications, they will be required to take a written test after the listing closes. You will be contacted and provided information to take a Spelling and Grammar test. In order to advance to an interview, you must score a 70% or greater on the test. * College transcripts may be requested if alternative qualifications are considered. You will be notified if these are required. * A background check is required for the successful candidate. Competencies: * Skill in operation of a motor vehicle, use of personal computers, business software applications, office equipment, and various peripheral devices, such as a scanner, digital modem, etc. * Skill in effective verbal and written communication. * Skill in diffusing volatile situations * Provide superior customer service * Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions and in tight spaces Relocation assistance may be considered and can be discussed with the hiring manager at time of employment offer. The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406.444.6054. Women and minorities are under-represented in this job category and are encouraged to apply. The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program and our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. *Title: *Compliance Specialist - Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) Location: Miles City Requisition ID: 23143344