Occ. Code 8916100
SAFETY PROGRAM ANALYST 1, GRADE 18
SAFETY PROGRAM ANALYST 2, GRADE 23
York State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS SERIES
Safety Program Analysts are responsible for the planning, administration,
monitoring, and evaluation of a wide range of Statewide traffic safety, alcohol
and drug rehabilitation, and driver safety education program activities in the
Office of Safety, Consumer Protection and Clean Air and the Governors Traffic
These positions are only found in the
Department of Motor Vehicles.
HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM ANALYST 1: full performance level; responsible for
planning, administering, monitoring, and evaluating a wide range of Statewide
highway safety education and rehabilitation programs.
HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM ANALYST 2: first supervisory level; supervises
Highway Safety Program Analysts 1 and support staff; and identifies and
analyzes highway safety problems and objectives and oversees the administration
and monitoring of all Statewide program activities.
Highway Safety Program Representatives
perform on-site field consultations with local traffic safety boards
responsible for the planning, development, and administration of local highway
safety projects funded under the Federal Highway Safety Act. Incumbents
typically monitor agencies to ensure compliance with established standards for
HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM ANALYST 1
the supervision of the Highway Safety Program Analyst 2:
press releases and publicizes traffic safety events.
to requests for information about highway safety programs received from
legislators, attorneys, district attorneys, associations, regulated
businesses, other agencies, and the driving public.
in the coordination and presentation of highway traffic safety public
information or education programs to numerous constituents, including
driving schools, pre-license course providers, alcohol and drug treatment
course providers, public schools, colleges and universities, county clerks
and probation authorities, magistrates, county STOP-DWI associates, and
special interest groups.
proposed legislation and regulations concerning highway safety issues;
analyzes potential programmatic and fiscal impacts of the proposals on the
agency and its constituents; makes recommendations concerning the passage
of legislation or regulations; drafts agency policies and procedures; and
works with affected parties concerning all new driver, highway, and
traffic safety legislation and regulations.
project cost-benefit analyses or alternative problem solutions analyses; and
evaluates alternative courses of action.
reports to inform supervisor of the status of highway safety projects;
analyzes project performance; and makes recommendations for project changes
with data processing representatives to determine benefits of utilizing
data processing systems to gather data for study or to improve the
efficiency and effectiveness of the program.
data concerning safety projects through interviews, conferences,
questionnaires, reports, and on-site observations.
as a team member to resolve specific problems for a local or Statewide
duties in the Governors Traffic Safety Committee:
in the development and preparation of the States Highway Safety Plan; gathers
background information on projects through a review of related reports and
documents; and conducts interviews with program staff and local
localities with the preparation of Local Highway Safety Plans, including
the development of work plans, purpose and scope of the study, appropriate
techniques and methods, and tentative schedules.
all duties for the grant tracking and processing system; assigns project
codes; reviews applications for compliance with Federal and State
guidelines; and maintains schedules of approvals and rejections.
highway traffic safety constituents with the development and
implementation of traffic safety seminars, workshops, conferences, and
applications for federal grants to develop, implement, and assess highway
traffic safety programs; may monitor federal grants approved by the
National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); and participates
in studies of existing programs.
duties in the Office of Safety, Consumer Protection and Clean Air:
in monitoring and evaluating businesses that provide Drinking Driver
Programs (DDP), Pre-Licensing Programs, driving schools, or the Point
Insurance Reduction Programs (PIRP); provides curriculum materials;
assists with State administrative procedures; audits courses for review of
program materials; and reviews fiscal and program records to ensure
compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
with providers to identify program deficiencies; recommends corrective
actions and assists with implementation of program modifications; and handles
appeals of Drinking Driver Program (DDP) participation requirements.
as contact person for all potential or existing sponsors of a New
York State provided Point Insurance Reduction Program (PIRP); reviews
applications, curricula, and studies of course effectiveness; and
recommends approval or disapproval to Department of Motor Vehicles
for the on-site monitoring of Statewide classroom providers and
instructors of driver education, rehabilitation, and other traffic safety
educational efforts to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
or conducts reviews of regulated businesses for routine standards
compliance or in response to consumer complaints; prepares recommendations
for administrative action against regulated businesses; and may testify at
hearings for regulated businesses.
written materials; designs and redesigns forms; and writes reference
manuals, handbooks, and technical reports.
business rules and program requirements to develop improved automated
and focuses on past practices in an effort to improve the quality of work
processes; assumes a team leadership role; and prepares recommendations
for program and process development.
HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM ANALYST
the supervision of a Motor Vehicle Program Manager 1 or 2:
Performs all of the
duties and responsibilities of a Highway Safety Program Analyst 1.
modifications or amendments to projects; conducts evaluations of ongoing
projects; and reviews project reports to determine if an acceptable level of
progress is being made.
problems and recommends the appropriate remedies; takes corrective action when
necessary to maintain the quality of the program; and recommends the
discontinuance of the program provider, when necessary.
programs against probable future needs in order to propose new programs or
modifications to existing programs and maintains an awareness of new program
trends in the field.
conducts training for external providers to correct deficiencies, teach new
methodologies, and to operate within the permissible fee structure.
Designs and develops
highway traffic safety public information or education programs to numerous
conducts highway traffic safety seminars, workshops, and conferences for
traffic safety constituents on the development and implementation of traffic
safety standards; communicates new policies to service providers; and designs
informational literature on the programs.
Reviews the more
complex proposed legislation and regulations concerning highway safety issues.
supervision to subordinate staff.
duties in the Governors Traffic Safety Committee:
with Federal, State and local highway safety program personnel concerning
the development and preparation of the States annual Highway Safety
and assists grant program planning officials with the identification of
highway safety needs and priorities.
projects as the basis for allocation of Federal Highway Safety funds to
specific activities and tasks.
and coordinates the collection and analyses of highway safety statistical
data used for problem identification.
with specialists in the areas of police, education, health, and traffic
engineering services as the basis for joint development of model traffic
safety projects for demonstration or experimental purposes.
highway safety officials with the design and development of complex
programs for grant-in-aid funding and ensures that essential program and
fiscal information is accurately presented.
to inquiries from local government agencies such as local police and local
highway departments concerning serious highway safety problems that can be
addressed through grant-supported programs.
as the Departments liaison and oversees traffic safety related activities
with other agencies, organizations, and the general public.
the conduct of federally funded research studies; determines the study
hypotheses; creates the research design; oversees the collection of data;
makes any necessary adjustments to the research design; reviews study
results; and makes appropriate recommendations.
and assists local and State highway safety officials with the development
of specific project application proposals.
the accuracy of information and soundness of approach described in project
applications from local and State agencies for any possible impacts.
the management, control, and administration of approved projects to assist
in assuring compliance with federal grants.
duties in the Office of Safety, Consumer Protection and Clean Air:
the monitoring and evaluation of driving school and driver improvement
programs and ensures that program providers meet established
qualifications and conform to laws, regulations, policies, requirements
for program content, presentation, fiscal and program record keeping, and
with appropriate agency staff to ensure any bids or contractual
stipulations required for the performance of the Offices oversight duties
are delivered, and oversees the work of contractors and staff who monitor
program providers to ensure that all parties meet established compliance
when needed, as the designee of the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles in
processing appeals from Drinking Driver Program participants; coordinates
case analysis materials; ensures that the participants right to
confidentiality is protected; and maintains communication with other
involved parties such as the Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Services, the State Education Departments Office of Professional
Licensing and Discipline, the Department of Motor Vehicles' Counsels
Office, and the Driver Improvement Bureau.
and reviews communications between Driver Program Regulation (DPR) staff and legislators, public associations,
regulated business representatives, district attorneys, other New York
State governmental agencies, and other states.
communications with individuals from the driving public who have serious
or difficult concerns and complaints about the delivery of Driver Program
Regulation related programs.
staff audits of motor bus carriers; guides and reviews the work of staff
in identifying disqualified school bus drivers; reviews disqualification
notifications and approves their release to carriers and school districts;
guides staff in the preparation of cases against non-complying carriers;
and handles the more difficult cases.
professional and support staff and serves as a member of a team
responsible for identifying, analyzing, and implementing highway safety
PROGRAM ANALYST 1
Bachelors Degree and
of a two-year traineeship.
HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM ANALYST 2
One year of permanent
competitive service as a Highway Safety Program Analyst 1.
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