The counties of patrol are BUCKS
and MONTGOMERY. Candidates must reside in one of the counties of
patrol or relocate within six months of employment.
If you anticipate the need for an accommodation due to a disability, please
inform the Human Resource Office at the time an interview is scheduled.
Work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Monday through Friday.
The person in this position performs investigative and enforcement work in
the PUC's Motor Carrier Enforcement Division, Bureau of Investigation and
Enforcement. He/she will receive direct supervision from an Enforcement
Officer Supervisor located in the assigned zone.
Specific Job Duties Include:
Conduct inspections of motor carriers providing intrastate transportation of
people and property for compensation, to ensure the carrier is properly
licensed by the Commission, and is in compliance with all applicable
Perform driver/vehicle safety inspections of trucks, buses, taxicabs,
limousines, and other passenger type vehicles to ensure compliance with motor
carrier safety standards.
Performs driver/vehicle safety inspections of Philadelphia Medallion
taxicabs. Affix medallions to taxicabs that pass an inspection.
Issue traffic and non-traffic citations, and Commission complaints, to
violators in accordance with Division policies and procedures.
Provides testimony at Commission hearings, District Justice hearings, and
County Common Pleas Court.
Maintain an effective knowledge of pertinent Public Utility transportation
statutes and regulations, the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code, Pennsylvania
Department of Transportation Vehicle Equipment and Inspection Manual,
the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, and the Hazardous Material
Conduct investigations of consumer and agency initiated complaints of motor
carriers. Also completes audits of motor carriers when assigned by the
Conduct safety fitness reviews of motor carrier applicants.
Conduct reviews of household goods
Prepare detailed reports of investigations and inspections, which require
analysis, conclusions and recommendations. Also responsible for
completion of all required administrative reports. A laptop computer
will be utilized to complete most reports.
Satisfactorily complete all required certification training courses,
including but not limited to: driver/vehicle safety inspection, hazardous
material transportation, and PA DOT equipment and inspection regulations.
Responsible to maintain an assigned patrol vehicle, as well as all other
When required, works in geographical areas other than the assigned county(s).
Performs other related work assigned by the Regional Manager or District
Ability to read and analyze written correspondence
Ability to learn and understand Commission Regulations and state laws as they
pertain to the operation of commercial vehicles.
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, the
information that is available concerning complaints.
Ability to logically present facts, both verbally and in writing, which may
result in a decision by the PUC to take action.
Ability to learn and understand existing policies and procedures and
incorporate in assignment duties.
Ability to operate a mobile-to-mobile police radio.
Ability to operate and automobile
Ability to satisfactorily complete all required training courses and receive
a certificate of completion.
Ability to lift inspection equipment not to exceed 50 lbs. When
participating in bus inspections, the ability to lift ramps weighing
approximately 65 lbs., in conjunction with another officer.
Ability to utilize a laptop computer in the performance of duties.
from a four--year college or university with major course work in police
sciences or law enforcement; or four years of professional police experience;
or four years of enforcement experience with a governmental regulatory
agency's laws, rules and regulations pertaining to motor vehicles; or any
equivalent combination of experience and training.
of a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the Commonwealth of
completion of training and safety courses within six months of employment.
Be a resident of Pennsylvania.
Be eligible for selection in accordance with Civil Service rules.
Applicants must meet one (or more) of the following methods(s) to be
considered for this vacancy:
- Civil Service Lists (Fill by examination in
accordance with collective bargaining.)
- Promotion Without Examination
- Voluntary Demotion
Eligibility - Competitive Promotion
Without Examination Only
- Have held regular civil service status in one of the
in a classification at Pay Scale Group 5 where there is a clear linkage
between the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the Public Utility Enforcement
Officer class. Applications submitted will be reviewed to determine if an
applicant's current or previous class has a logical occupational, functional,
or career development relationship to the Public Utility Enforcement Officer
Minimum experience and training required for the job.
Meritorious service; defined as (a) the absence of any discipline above the
level of written reprimand during the 12 months preceding the closing date of
the posting, and (b) the last due overall regular or probationary performance
evaluation was higher than unsatisfactory or fails to meet standards.
Seniority, defined as a minimum of one year(s) in the next lower class(es) by
the posting closing date of 3/1/2018.
Interested qualified applicants must submit all requested
materials as specified in the "How To Apply Section". Failure
to comply with the below application requirements will eliminate you from
consideration for this position.
This section is issued for compliance with Management Directive 580.19, Promotion in the Classified
Service without Examination.
How to apply - all candidates:
Submit an online application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/promotionaljobs
on or before Thursday, March 1, 2018 and
- Please attach a copy of
your most recent Employee Performance Review (EPR) to your application -
if you do not have this document, please include a note explaining why
it is not included.
All application materials must be
filed online by the closing date of this posting. Faxed,
e-mailed, mailed, late and/or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
To be considered for this vacancy, all applicants must meet the minimum
experience and training requirements.
In addition to the application materials listed above, individuals applying
for Voluntary Demotion must submit a letter of interest acknowledging
reduction in pay.
Individuals applying for Reinstatement must submit a letter of interest
requesting consideration for reinstatement.
Please use the contact information provided for additional information.