Occ. Code 2804300

 

CORRECTIONAL SERVICES TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR,

GRADE 18

 

New York State Department of Civil Service

 

Classification Standard

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS

 

Correctional Services Transportation Coordinators are responsible for coordinating the transportation and movement of all offenders.  Incumbents schedule, dispatch, and route vehicles; maintain and monitor the condition of vehicles; implement daily itineraries; assist in developing operating procedures; assist in establishing transportation policies and procedures; provide transportation for offenders between Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) facilities and for delivery to county and federal courts within New York State; develop optimal utilization of facility cell space; develop and update automated systems relating to classification and transportation services; coordinate activities for the centralized transportation system; and assist in evaluating transportation procedures.

 

These positions are classified at DOCCS.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

 

CORRECTIONAL SERVICES TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR:  full performance level; arranges and oversees the efficient and orderly movement of offenders assigned to DOCCS.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

 

Schedules transportation arrangements for all offender movements within the correctional facilities in New York State. 

 

 

 

 

 

Maintains and monitors the condition of all vehicles assigned to the Central Transportation Services and coordinates the dispatching of these vehicles. 

 

 

 

Implements daily itineraries.

 

 

 

 

 

Assists in the development of daily operations procedures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assists in establishing transportation policies and procedures. 

 

 

 

 

Provides transportation of offenders for delivery to Federal and County Courts within New York State.

 

 

 

Develops optimal use of departmental facility cell space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coordinates activities for the centralized transportation system including five units located in the field (Downstate, Ulster, Auburn, Queensboro, and Wende).

 

 

 

 

 

Prepares projections of cost saving transportation services with special attention given to overtime and vehicle usage.

 

 

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Open Competitive:   A High school diploma, or equivalency, and three years of experience coordinating a large passenger transportation system, involving the movement of 30,000 passengers annually.  This experience must include the coordinating, scheduling, and routing of vehicles.

 

Substitution: A bachelor’s degree may substitute for two years of the required experience. An associate’s degree or 60 college credits leading to a degree in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, or transportation management may substitute for one year of the required experience.

 

Rev: 7/18

 

NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.