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Direct Hire Vacancy Announcement

Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Open: February 27, 2013

Pay Grade 29 ($52,921.44 - $72,483.84 annually)*
Salary includes a 10% Recruitment & Retention Salary Adjustment.

Closes: March 20, 2013


Value of State-paid Health & Dental Insurance:

100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing): $377.46 biweekly (Health: $363.77 / Dental: $13.69)
95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%): $359.27 biweekly (Health: $345.58 / Dental: $13.69)
90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%): $341.08 biweekly (Health: $327.39 / Dental: $13.69)
85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%): $322.89 biweekly (Health: $309.20 / Dental: $13.69)

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  11.54% of pay



This is technical work supervising the ongoing changes for the Bureau of Motor Vehicle Driver License computer system (DLS). This code needs constant attention due to mandatory Federal Regulation changes and State of Maine Legislative changes as well as correcting production defects. The specific duties and responsibilities for this position are assembling and directing the technical team, gathering and documenting business requirements, developing work plans, tracking project schedules and deadlines.  In addition, the individual will provide oversight for DLS business process changes as they relate to Information Services, and will be a liaison between the business subject matter experts and Information Services. This position will manage all phases of the development life cycle, which includes but is not limited to: working with the business to determine code change priorities, coordinating testing, tracking code deployments to both the test and production environments, managing the development staff, distributing work assignments and communicating with upper management. 


In order to qualify, you must have seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in application system analysis and programming including a minimum of one (1) year in a working supervisor role.  The seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in application system analysis and programming must be demonstrated within the NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS noted below.  


The candidate must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. They must have experience gathering business requirements and translating those requirements into coding specifications. The candidate must have experience conducting meetings with both IS and business participants from all levels of the organization, including the executive level.  A proven track record of successful user interactions is paramount to this position.  The successful candidate must be able to lead development in the following environment; Oracle (9i or higher) related enterprise class application development tools (JDeveloper);  complex high level languages (Oracle iAS, Java): Linux operating system; EJB, XML, HTML, SQL and PL/SQL programming;  Oracle 9i RDBMS;  J2EE Architecture Design;  Coding Standardization (Americans with Disabilities Act , HTML).  Experience with Perl, Web logic, Jira and Subversion is desired. 


The Bureau of Motor Vehicles has a current vacancy in Augusta, Maine.

TYPICAL DUTIES in this job classification include:

  • Directs a project team.
  • Analyzes user problems and operations.
  • Develops functional requirements for a proposed system.
  • Designs application systems.
  • Prepares feasibility, scope and objectives, or cost benefit reports including cost and time estimates.
  • Participates in reviews and walk-throughs of feasibility reports, functional requirements, system designs, program specifications, coding, test plans, and results and documentation packages.
  • Directs maintenance of assigned systems.
  • Establishes training and performance goals and conducts performance reviews and evaluation of team members.


The information you provide with your application will be compared to criteria developed by experts who are familiar with this job and its requirements, and converted to a pass/fail score.


You must complete a State of Maine Direct Hire Employment Application form available at the Bureau of Human Resources in Augusta, all Maine Career Center Offices, and on the State of Maine's Web Page ( Be as complete as possible in describing education, training, and work experience (paid and unpaid) on your application. Additional sheets may be used; however, information must be in the same format as shown on the application form.

The completed forms, including resume, cover letter, and proof of licensing/registration/certification, copies of post-secondary transcripts, etc. must be sent to:  

Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Human Resources
#29 State House Station
Augusta, ME  04333-0029

Telephone:  (207) 624-9010
Fax:  (207) 624-9313


The State of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.