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Public Safety, Georgia Department of - DPS

Job Vacancy Announcement-MCCD Officer 1
Position Title: MCCD Officer 1

Job Code: PSP110 Paygrade: LH
Location: Statewide – Positions available in all Regions


MCCD CAREER PATH:

· MCCD Officer Cadet- $40,080

  • MCO1 - $50,900 (upon completion of POST certification)
  • MCO2 - $54,344 annually (NAS I A & B Training and 18 months service as a Compliance Officer I)
  • MCO3 - $60,836 annually (Basic HAZMAT, Cargo Tank and Bulk Packaging Training and 4 years of total sworn service)
  • Senior MCCD Officer- $63,627
  • Master MCCD Officer- $$66,559

 

 

MOTOR CARRIER COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Are you are interested in a rewarding career as a certified law enforcement officer specializing in commercial vehicle safety enforcement?

If so, the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) is hiring capable, competent professionals who possess the ability to interpret and enforce complex laws, rules, and regulations specific to commercial vehicle and driver safety.

Ensuring that commercial motor carriers, vehicles, drivers operate safely on Georgia’s highways is a vital part of the Georgia Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) commitment to increasing highway safety in Georgia.

We offer:

Ø Take home patrol cars.

Ø You may use your patrol car to commute as long as you live within 50 air miles of the region territory.

Ø The ability to patrol primarily in any of the counties listed in this announcement considering region needs.

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities: Under immediate supervision and within a progressive training capacity, acquires knowledge and experience necessary to enforce applicable State and Federal laws, rules and regulations governing commercial motor vehicle and the transportation of hazardous materials. Operates and monitors electronic equipment at an inspection facility. DPS offers a number of opportunities for specialized assignments for Motor Carrier Compliance Officers throughout their career.

This position requires successful completion of a 12 Week Advanced Academy and 12 Weeks of Field Training.


- Inspects commercial motor vehicles for appropriate registration, fuel tax permits, over dimensional permits, and bills of lading;
- Enforces state laws with special emphasis on statutes relating to the operation of commercial vehicles on public roads.
- Exercises the powers generally authorized by the State of Georgia for law enforcement officers when in the performance of assigned duties as specified in O.C.G.A. 35-2-101.
- Receives instruction in the use of portable scales and other equipment to detect and identify commercial motor vehicle violations in an assigned geographical area, utilizing portable scales and other equipment to detect and identify commercial motor vehicle violations.
- Receives instruction in monitoring traffic and enforcing laws pertaining to High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes through designated areas

 

 

MCCD Law Enforcement Officers routinely:

  • Patrol highways and roadways to enforce Georgia’s traffic and criminal laws as they relate to commercial vehicle and driver safety;
  • Perform safety compliance inspections of commercial vehicles, drivers, and shipments of hazardous materials.
  • Assist in the investigation of traffic crashes involving commercial motor vehicles;
  • Utilize portable and permanent scales to screen commercial vehicles for violations of the state’s weight and dimension laws;
  • As assigned, enforce state laws pertaining to High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) and High Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes in designated areas of the state.

· Provide public outreach and education to motor carriers, drivers, and the motoring public on commercial vehicle safety.

NOTE: The DPS Uniform and Appearance Policy has changed to allow applicants with some visible tattoos in a short sleeve uniform shirt to wear a long sleeve shirt.

Applicants with tattoos or brands will be disqualified for either of the following:

  1. Tattoos/brands that depict or support criminal behavior, drug usage, nudity, profanity, promiscuity, subversive groups, bigotry, etc.
  2. Tattoos/brands on the neck, face, head, hands, and fingers that are visible while on duty and/or in a long sleeve uniform shirt. Tattoos on the arm must not be below the crease of the wrist. Exceptions include tattoos/brands that are covered by one ring per hand, or by a watch band on either the left or right wrist. Uniform members with tattoos visible in a short sleeve uniform shirt (generally, below the crease of the arm and tip of the elbow) will wear the class A uniform (long sleeve shirt).

As a POST certified peace officer, please carefully read the following:

The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) is unable to reimburse other law enforcement agencies for training expenses as defined by § 35-8-22. Therefore, DPS has determined that any currently certified peace officer as defined by §35-8-2 will not be hired by DPS until at least 24 months after the completion of basic mandate training. This will not apply to candidates who were not employed by another Georgia law enforcement agency while completing basic mandate training. Applicants for Motor Carrier Compliance Officer must have worked for their current agency for at least 22 months after the completion of mandate training before they will be allowed to participate in a PT session.

 

 

Veteran’s Benefits:
Eligible veterans for GI Bill benefits can receive 24 months’ worth of stipend pay from the Veteran’s Administration in addition to the salary paid by DPS while in the academy and during on the job training after graduation. The current OJT rates vary by which GI Bill the veteran selects and time of service.

 

 

Minimum Training & Experience: Applicant must be 20 years of age or older, possess a valid driver's license, a citizen of the United States; possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Must be POST certified as a Peace Officer.

Applicants must successfully pass the pre-employment hiring process which includes completion of background/polygraph investigation, panel interview and psychological/medical evaluation. Cadets must also meet other requirements for certification as a peace officer set forth by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.).

 

 

Physical Fitness Standards: The Physical Fitness Program is an evaluation based on the recommendation of the Cooper's Institute in terms of absolute standards (same job = same standard). These standards are reflective of the minimum fitness level an individual must possess to perform their job regardless of their age or gender.

The following events will comprise the assessment:

#

Physical Training (PT) Event

Minimum Standard

WATCH: Informational video with detailed instructions on how to perform each event.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0F6fJAURh88

All applicants are encouraged to view the informational video to help them prepare to succeed in this step in the hiring process.

1

Sit Ups

(#) 30 in one minute (hands held over the ears, rest in the up position

2

Push Ups

(#) 21 in 1 minute (rest in the up position)

 

3

1.5 Mile Run

You will be required to run 1.5 miles within 15 minutes and 34 Seconds (15:34)

OR

ROWING

Candidates who choose to row must adhere to the following:

· You will be required to complete a 2000-meter row and achieve a targeted VO2 max of at least 50%.

· The damper setting on the side of the Concept 2 Rower will be set to “5”.

· The time each individual must complete the 2000-meter row to achieve the 50% VO2 max standard is determined by their weight, age and gender.

Please see the following link to fill in your age, weight and gender to determine the time you must complete the row to reach the 50% VO2 max standard:

https://dps.georgia.gov/rowing-form-site-page

Please see the following video link for tips to successfully complete the rowing:

Concept2 Rower Technique Video

Please see the following video link that will demonstrate common rowing technique errors:

Common Rowing Technique Errors Video

Please note that these are the minimum standards for consideration for employment.

 

Please note these important dates for the next steps in the hiring process:

 

Upcoming Regional PT Dates:

 

Region A – Cartersville

September 24, 2022            8:00am
October 8, 2022                   8:00am
November 12, 2022            8:00am
December 3, 2022               8:00am
Cartersville Middle School

825 Douthit Ferry Road

Cartersville, GA 30120

MCO Ford

(470) 477-7651

jford@gsp.net

MCO McAfee

(470) 477-7664
jmcafee@gsp.net

 

Region B- Commerce

September 4, 2022,           4:00 pm
September 18, 2022,         4:00 pm
October 2, 2022,                 4:00 pm

Commerce Middle School

7690 Jefferson Rd

Commerce GA 30529

MCCD Officer J. Martin

Badge # 7770

Contact number  (470)432-6231

 

Region C Atlanta

September 24th , 2022,    10:00am
Miller Grove High School

2645 Dekalb Medical Pkwy

Lithonia, GA 30058

MCO T.Truitt

(470) 477-7673

ttruitt@gsp.net

MCO C. Jackson

(470) 477-7625
cdjackson@gsp.net

October 1st , 2022,    10:00am
Mays Track

3450 Benjamin E Mays Dr SW

Atlanta, GA 30331

MCO T. Truitt

(470) 477-7673

ttruitt@gsp.net

MCO C. Jackson

(470) 477-7625
cdjackson@gsp.net

December 3rd , 2022,    10:00am
Track Georgia-Phoenix II Park

741 Connally St SE

Atlanta, GA 30315

MCO T. Truitt

(470) 477-7673

ttruitt@gsp.net

MCO C. Jackson

(470) 477-7625
cdjackson@gsp.net



Region D

09/23/2022 @ 0900

Lake Bottom Park

1505 Cherokee Avenue

Columbus, GA 31904

 

10/21/2022 @ 0900

Thomaston Civic Center

101 Civic Center Drive

Thomaston, GA 30286

 

Region E

Region E - Grovetown

September 16th, 2022,           8:00am

October 21st, 2022,                 8:00am

November 18th, 2022,            8:00am

Thomson High School

1160 Whiteoak Rd

Thomson Ga 30824

 

MCO3 Rodriguez

470-477-7581

Rodriguezr@gsp.net

 

MCO3 Echols

470-477-7634

gechols@gsp.net

 

 

REGION F – STATESBORO

October 7, 2022,     9 am  Statesboro GSU Campus

December 9, 2022,  9 am Savannah Armstrong Campus

 

Statesboro GSU Campus

2687 Bunny Akins Blvd, Statesboro, GA 30458

 

Savannah Armstrong Campus

11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419

 

MCO2 Johnson

(404) 670-7925

enjohnson@gsp.net

 

Region G: 

10/15/2022  10:30 AM

Sumter County High School

805 Harrold Ave

Americus, GA 31709

 

11/12/2022  9:00 Am

Colquitt County Achievement Center

1800 Park Ave

Moultrie, GA 31768

 

12/10/2022  10:00 AM

Bainbridge Middle School

1301 E College St

Bainbridge, GA 39819

 

MCO2 Nicolas Harrison 7751

404-772-0917 OR

470-477-7751

nharrison@gsp.net

 

 

Region H

Sept. 24th @ 0900hrs

Valdosta Ga

NB Weigh Station

I75N MM23

 

Oct. 8th @ 0900hrs

Crisp County Rec Dep

1205 5th St N.

Cordele Ga 31015

Jared M. Boyd #7624

Georgia Department of Public Safety

Motor Carrier Compliance Division

Station 18 Region H

Region H Recruiter

Office: 229-244-1331

Cell:470-477-7624

 

Region I: 

09/24/22      09:00 am                                             

Camden County High School   

6300 Laurel Island Pkwy.  Kingsland, GA. 31548

Entrance to track is behind high school - Wildcat Dr.

 

10/21/22      09:00 am                                        

Alma Welcome Center/ Bacon County

504 N. Pierce St. Alma, GA. 31510

 

11/11/22     09:00 am                                 

McIntosh County south bound Inspection Station 20

I95 Southbound Mile Marker 55/56

 

MCO3 Scott Cutler 

# 404-852-3362

scutler@gsp.net

 

 

 

Forsyth, Georgia- PT Dates

Friday,  September 30, 2022

Friday, November 18, 2022

Friday, December 16, 2022

 

 

Physical Testing (PT) and Oral Interview (Same Date)

· PT will start promptly at 9:00 am.

· Oral Interview will immediately follow for those candidates who successfully complete the PT.

· Candidates will be allowed to attend the oral interview in their PT attire.

· You will need to bring your completed background packet to the Oral Interview.

 

The Physical Fitness Test and the Oral Interviews will be held at:

Georgia Public Safety Training Center (Meet in the Gymnasium)

1000 Indian Springs Drive

Forsyth, Georgia 31029

 

You must print and complete the background packet for submission to Human Resources on the date of your PT Assessment.

Please click the following link below to access our website and background packet http://dps.georgia.gov/employment-forms

 

 

Medical Standards: Vision: minimum vision of 20/100 uncorrected in each eye, and corrected to 20/40 or better in both eyes with glasses or contact lenses. Additional medical standards must be met prior to final offer of employment.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 24 Months of verifiable road experience as a P.O.S.T. certified Peace Officer.

 

This is an unclassified position unless filled by a classified employee. Only applicants chosen for interview will be contacted.

The Georgia Department of Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employees and applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, natural origin, age, disability or genetic information.

 

High school diploma or GED AND P.O.S.T. certification as a peace officer.

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