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Job Standard for Motor Vehicle Unit Supervisor

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Motor Vehicle Unit Supervisor Overview

  • Person Group: Classified
  • Job Code: 8068
  • Pay Grade: I
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Career Level: Level 3
  • Family: Campus Planning & Facilities
  • Function: Parking & Transportation


To coordinate unit activities and supervise staff involved in reviewing, accepting or rejecting, and processing applications and documents related to Motor Vehicle programs; perform related work.

Level Scope

Regularly works on tasks that are varied and complex. Applies full range and job knowledge; frequently adapts procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet specialized needs; may serve as lead; performs broad and/or focused assignments under general supervision; originality and ingenuity are often required to help establish procedures in functional area; relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

Some knowledge of: supervisory practices.

Experience:interpreting, explaining, and applying laws, regulations, policies and procedures, and technical materials; independently researching a variety of resources to collect and compile data; editing, revising, or developing technical material.

Must have or obtain a CDL within 6 months.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience developing and presenting training to groups
  • In-depth knowledge of motor vehicle laws, regulations and procedures and the research of files and documents.

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Motor Vehicle Unit Supervisor must:

  • Responsible for the supervision and coordination of a unit within the Motor Vehicle Division. Establish and implement work procedures and priorities for new and existing programs and recommend changes to policies.
  • Supervise staff including hiring or making hiring recommendations, provide training, planning, scheduling, and assigning work, and conducting performance evaluations. Responsible for resolving technical, complex, or unusual problems referred by staff.
  • Interpret and explain regulations for customers who are frequently irate or upset. Respond to correspondence requiring in-depth technical responses, develop technical materials, compile data, and prepare reports for management.
  • Act as agent for other local, county, state and federal agencies and other jurisdictions to issue titles, registrations, licenses, license plates and special endorsements and collect appropriate fees or taxes.

35% of Time the Motor Vehicle Unit Supervisor

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Motor Vehicle Unit Supervisor

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

May be required to travel statewide with overnight stays.

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are  contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.