Hoboken Government Job Announcement


Symbol: M0033M

Issue Date: 12/22/2009 Closing Date: 01/12/2010

Jurisdiction:  HOBOKEN

Salary: $20,600.00 - $35,000.00 Per Year
Num. of Positions: 1
Workweek: 35 Hours per week

Application Fee: $15.00
Open to Residents of:  Hoboken City 


LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey. Please attach a copy of your license to your application.

NOTE: The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess the required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class sand type of vehicles they operate, rests with the Appointing Authority.
Important Information: NJAC 4A:4-2.3(b) states that all requirements must be met as of the closing date.

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Your application must be postmarked by 11:59 pm on the closing date listed above or must be hand delivered to the Civil Service Commission no later than 4:00 pm on the closing date.  The closing date for this job - TRANSPORTATION INSPECTOR - is 01/12/2010.

You must complete your application in detail. Your score may be based on a comparison of your background with the job requirements. Failure to complete your application properly may lower your score or cause you to fail.

Job Specification 04211



 Under direction does work involved in seeing that taxicabs, buses,  limousines, and/or parking lot proprietors comply with various codes  and regulations governing their operations; does other related duties  as required.

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.


 Makes field inspections on taxicabs, buses, limousines, and/or other  passenger vehicles to ensure that they comply with prescribed  codes/ordinances/regulations.

 May license or register license applicants, taking background and  driving histories.

 Makes field inspections on parking lots to ensure that they comply with prescribed codes/regulations governing hours of operations, rates  charged, and so forth.

 Makes physical inspections of taxicabs, buses, limousines, and/or other passenger vehicles to ensure cleanliness and general safety of vehicles, and may report on areas of needed repairs.

 Investigates complaints by the public against drivers who violate various codes/regulations governing the operation of vehicles.

 Evaluates whether complaints warrant legal action or warning issuance.

 Implements complaint record filing as well as copies of  reports/summonses.

 Issues summonses and may testify in court and/or at related hearings as to violations recorded.

 Prepares clear, sound, accurate, and informative reports regarding various vehicle inspections.

 Observes vehicles along route to ensure that service is provided according to schedule.

 Makes recommendations for changes in service such as need for additional buses, route changes, and revised schedules to improve service to the public.

 Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.



Appointees 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.

Appointees may be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's  License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of  vehicle being operated.

NOTE: The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess the required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class and type  of vehicles they operate, rests with the Appointing Authority.


 Ability to prepare clear, accurate reports.

 Ability to learn quickly from oral and written explanations and from

 Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording
 and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

 Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English
 sufficiently to perform duties of this position. American Sign
 Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of

 Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as
 they can perform essential functions of the job after reasonable
 accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation
 cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
 such persons may not be eligible.

 CODES: LG - 04211               RKR/mk                     9/17/98

 This job specification is for local government use only.

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