DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is a high level administrative and managerial position with responsibility for the oversight and administration of the Rochester Traffic Violations Agency. The Rochester Traffic Violations Agency is responsible for the administration and disposition of all traffic infractions occurring within the City of Rochester which are not declared a misdemeanor or a felony. General direction is received from the Director of Finance and wide latitude is allowed for the use of independent judgment in the performance of duties. General supervision is exercised over a staff of professional and clerical employees. Related work is performed as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Directs staff involved in the disposition of traffic infractions which includes generating notices to violators and the scheduling of hearings for violators pleading not guilty;
Oversees the processing of the payments of fines for violators either pleading guilty, accepting a plea, or found guilty by a judicial hearing officer;
Directs the hiring and selection process for the Agency and supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel;
Prepares the quarterly or monthly collection of fines by the Agency for the City Treasurer for payment to the New York State Comptroller’s Office;
Coordinates with the Information Technology Department on all technology needs and enhancements for the Agency;
Represents the City on all traffic violation matters with local and state governmental agencies, the media, and the general public;
Preparation and monitoring of the Agency’s operating and capital budgets;
Preparation of an annual report detailing the progress, development, and operations of the traffic Agency for State and Local Officials;
Keeps abreast of changes to the New York State Vehicle and Traffic, General Municipal, State Finance, and Criminal Procedure Laws as they relate to the adjudication of traffic infractions.
A.) Master's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or closely related field and three (3) years of experience in the management of a high volume traffic or parking violation agency, or other government agency.
B. Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or closely related field and four (4) years of experience as described in A.;
C.) Any Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of experience as described in A.
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