Senr Motor Vehicle Referee - Grade 62

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This title exists in Motor Vehicles, Department of and has approximately 16 positions.

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Salary Information for Assnt Motor Vehicle Referee
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Assnt Motor Vehicle Referee 22 $79,928 $101,197
Motor Vehicle Referee 25 $93,530 $117,875
Senr Motor Vehicle Referee 62 $100,845 $127,474
Supvg Motor Vehicle Referee 63 $111,925 $141,439

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Job Duties

As a Senior Motor Vehicle Referee, you would oversee Motor Vehicle Referees and support staff; coordinate the scheduling, conducting, recording and documenting of administrative hearings; submit annual budget requests to the Supervising Motor Vehicle Referee; compile periodic reports of activities and narrative summaries of the fines and fees collected; make recommendations for hiring new professional Motor Vehicle Referees; conduct training; hear and decide post-trial motions; ensure quality standards in adjudication programs through observation of hearings, training, and mentoring; communicate with insurance carriers, employers, police officers; attorneys and the public on DMV policies, rules, regulations and procedures; investigates and respond to complaints from third parties and complaints regarding personnel or procedures; and serve on the Standards and Practices Committee to develop and formulate uniform policies, consider interpretation of laws and resolve conflicts. Additionally, you may be called upon to assist in the development of policies and procedures, often involving analysis of relevant statutes and regulations.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Motor Vehicle Referee or Motor Vehicle Referee (Spanish Language).

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