The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is an agency committed to providing a safe, high quality, and efficient transportation system for the State of Wyoming.
Wyoming is ranked as number five in the country in regard to physical health, a sense of community, financial health, social well being and a sense of purpose of its residents. Known for its wide open spaces, outdoor recreation, low crime and affordability, Wyoming has a lot to offer for those who live here. As an agency, the Wyoming Highway Patrol within WYDOT are leaders and partners in public safety ensuring a safertomorrow.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol is currently seeking a Port of Entry Officer for the Port of Entry Program located in Torrington, Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol Ports of Entry enhance highway safety and help preserve the highway infrastructure while providing a variety of services essential to commercial vehicle operations throughout the State of Wyoming.
Port of Entry Technicians have multiple advancement opportunities during their career to include Officer, Special Officer, CVSA Inspector, Lead Officer, Port Supervisor, Port Region Manager and other advancement opportunities such as Mobile Education and Enforcement Teams, Quality Control, Compliance Review, Office of Overweight Loads, Port of Entry Training Coordinator,Agriculture Safety Program Coordinator andTowing and Recovery Program Coordinator.
Human Resource Contact: 307-777-4377
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
- Work the counter at Ports of Entry and inspect the paperwork of commercial carrier drivers.
- Weigh and measure trucks to ensure compliance with rules, regulations, and statutes.
- Verify and issue permits to commercial carriers.
- Collect fees and maintain and reconcile a cash drawer daily.
- These officers may spend considerable time in a training environment learning the requisite policies and procedures of the Port of Entry system.
- These officers will be expected to become qualifiedto issue summons' (citations) for violations of specific State Statutes regarding the safe and legal movement of commercial vehicles in Wyoming.
Preferencemay be given to those withcomputer skills.
- Knowledge of use of computers, typing and ten key, applying knowledge in evaluating and decision making.
- Knowledge of state and federal commercial carrier rules, regulations and statutes.
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
- Duties may be performed at the location and at road side with the mobile education and enforcement team.
- This position entails shift work that may be specific to a particular location.
- This position will also be required towork outside and in inclement weather at times.
- All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.
- E-Verify: WYDOT uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more aboutE-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.
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- 225+ Quarter hours/150+Semester hours
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