State of Washington Classified Job Specification
TRANSPORTATION SPECIALIST 1
Gathers information for, and assists in the research and preparation of, transportation regulatory projects and reports;
Creates orders and permits for establishment of operating authority; creates orders for suspension, cancellation and reinstatement of authority;
Performs final processing for docketed applications; processes protested applications; processes insurance filings for both intrastate and interstate transportation companies;
Administers annual report, regulatory fee and/or tariff maintenance systems, including the issuance of reports and maintenance billings, receipt and recording of payments, resolution of problems and collection of delinquent fee assessments; administers interstate motor carrier registration program;
Answers inquiries from carriers and the public regarding routine tariff and/or operating authority issues;
Performs other work as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to: analyze rate and service tariff filings; use reasonable and logical judgment in regulation of transportation rates; understand and interpret laws, rules and regulations; write and speak clearly, concisely and informatively; evaluate evidence objectively and maintain harmonious relations with superiors, carriers and the general public.
A Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, transportation, or allied field.
Four years of experience explaining laws, rules or regulations in the issuance of applications, tariffs, licenses or permits in a state regulatory agency or in the transportation industry.
College level education in the above fields will be substituted, on a year-for-year basis, for experience.
Class Specification History
Revised definition, minimum qualifications, general revision, title change (formerly Transportation Tariff Examiner): 4-13-79
Revised definition, minimum qualifications, general revision, title change (formerly Transportation Tariff Specialist 2): 10-10-86
Revised definition, minimum qualifications, general revision, title change (formerly Transportation Tariff Specialist 1): 6-10-94
Revised new class code: (formerly 47140) effective July 1, 2007