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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/03/13

Applications Due05/17/13

Vacancy ID7728

AgencyCriminal Justice Services, Division of

TitleHighway Safety Equipment Technician 1

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade15

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $43500 to $55455 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 80 South Swan St.

Alfred E. Smith Building

City Albany


Zip Code12210

Minimum Qualifications Four years of satisfactory experience in electronic troubleshooting, repair, maintenance, and design of solid state electronic equipment including one year of specialized experience in microcomputer equipment repair at the component level. College level study in the field of electronics may be substituted for general experience on a year-for-year basis with 30 semester credit hours equaling one year of experience, for up to a maximum of two years.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a deadline-driven environment while working on a large number of tasks simultaneously; have a working knowledge of computer systems, networking and software.

Duties Description The Highway Safety Equipment Specialist 1 works under the direction of the Highway Safety Equipment Technical Supervisor. This position is a 100% federal grant funded position and is responsible for the inspection, diagnosis, repair, modification and certification of evidential breath test devices, alcohol screening devices and all associated accessories used in the testing of alcohol impaired drivers. This position is also responsible for computer hardware and software maintenance, along with data management, report generation and data analysis associated with the evidential testing of impaired drivers. Duties include:

1. Troubleshoots, diagnoses malfunctions, performs repair/modification work and maintains and certifies all types of evidential breath test devices and their associated accessories.
2. Troubleshoots, diagnoses malfunctions, performs repair/modification work and maintains and certifies all types of alcohol screening devices and their associated accessories.
3. Generates and verifies court-ready certification documents to identify any and all maintenance, repair, and modification work performed on electronic instrumentation.
4. Sources and obtains inventory replacement parts required to repair instrumentation.
5. Researches product specifications, performs all necessary repairs/modifications and conducts final inspections within all required standards and policies.
6. Maintains both hard copy and computerized database to document all services performed on instrumentation.
7. Provides expert courtroom testimony on the use, and maintenance of all type of evidential alcohol screening devices and their associated accessories.

Additional Comments REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Wanda Troche, Director of Workforce Diversity and Equity Program Unit at 518-485-7962.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Mary Reed

Telephone (518) 485-7963

Fax (518) 457-4000

Email Address


Street Alfred E. Smith Building

80 South Swan St.

City Albany, NY

State NY

Zip Code 12210


Notes on ApplyingWhen applying, please send a resume plus a cover letter describing exactly how you meet all of the qualifications for this position.

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