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MOTORCYCLE SAFETY PROGRAM COORDINATOR
(Motorcycle Rider Education Program)

Code: 7303

Pay Grade: 23 ($17.24 - $23.33)

Value of State-paid Health and 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/Denta:l $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

Opening Date: April 2, 2013

Closing Date: April 17, 2013


Job Description:

This is professional services work in the administration of the statewide motorcycle rider education program for the Department of Secretary of State, Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Motorcycle Rider Education Program.  Responsibilities include: training and evaluating motorcycle rider education instructors who provide third party-testing for BMV, administration of a quality assurance program to ensure all Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF), Rider Education Recognition Program requirements are being met, monitoring and evaluating the delivery of the MSF Basic RiderCourse, BasicRider Course II, 3WBRC and Maine Motorcycle Safety Education Course (MMSEC), conducting and teaching the MSF RiderCoach Preparation Course and MMSEC Instructor Preparation Course, conducting and teaching professional development updates for all motorcycle rider education instructors, planning and performing annual inspections of all sites/ranges/motorcycles and conducts investigations of alleged violations, negligence and incompetence.  Work is performed independently with limited supervision.

Minimum Requirements:

Four years experience as a Certified RiderCoach Trainer (as issued by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation).

In addition, you must attach with the application, proof of a High School Diploma or equivalent certificate and proof of a Motorcycle Safety Foundation, RiderCoach Trainer certification.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Driver’s License and valid Motorcycle License (you must show proof of license before hire).
  • Have no extensive motor vehicle violations.
  • Be willing to travel statewide using a state owned/leased motorcycle or other state vehicle and occasionally out of state to attend industry meetings and conferences.
  • Be willing to work non-traditional hours including weekends. 

Some specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Conducts and teaches the required motorcycle rider education instructor training courses; the Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoach Preparation Course for RiderCoach candidates and the Maine Motorcycle Safety Education Course (MMSEC) Instructor Preparation Course for MMSEC instructor candidates.
  • Conducts and teaches professional development updates for MSF RiderCoaches and MMSEC Instructors.
  • Conducts quality assurance reviews for motorcycle rider education instructors.
  • Evaluates the performance of motorcycle rider education instructors who provide third party testing for BMV.
  • Establishes that all instructors and site owners are following all aspects of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, Rider Education Recognition Agreement and Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • Develops and administers program policies and procedures with the Senior Section Manager.
  • Inspects sites, ranges, motorcycles and records.
  • Conducts investigations of alleged violations, negligence, incompetence and/or misconduct in order to gather information and determine validity of complaints and allegations. 
  • Monitors and evaluates the delivery of the BRC, BRC II, 3WBRC, MMSEC, RiderCoach Preparation Courses and Professional Development Updates.
  • Conducts presentations for rider education classes and other groups.
  • Represents the State while participating in groups and committees related to motorcycle safety.
  • Coordination of the maintenance of the state-owned trainer motorcycles to assure they are in good working order and safe for novice riders to operate.
  • Participates in regular developmental riding on a state owned or leased motorcycle to maintain RiderCoach Trainer certification.
  • Provides reference data and information on motor vehicle laws, rules, regulations, and procedures in order to ensure businesses and the public are informed.
  • Researches, conducts studies and writes and presents reports regarding statistical information gathered on motorcycle rider education instructors. 
  • Processes and tracks grant fund documents.
  • Transports trainer motorcycles as needed throughout the state using a full-size pickup truck and 28’ trailer. 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • The Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles is recruiting to fill a current vacancy in Augusta, Maine.
  • YOU MUST COMPLETE A DIRECT HIRE APPLICATION FORM AND THE REQUIRED SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS FORM TO BE CONSIDERED.Statewide travel is required using a state owned/leased motorcycle or other state vehicle. Occasional out of state travel is also required.

TESTING PROCEDURE:

The information you provide with your application and Supplemental Qualifications Form will be compared to criteria developed by experts who are familiar with this job and its requirements and converted to a PASS/FAIR score.

The Bureau of Motor Vehicles reserves the right to use any other selection devices necessary in order to identify those candidates who are most qualified.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

You must complete a Direct Hire application form available on line at the Bureau of Human Resources in Augusta, http://www.maine.gov/bhr/state_jobs/direct_jobs.shtml and all Maine CareerCenter Offices. 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 application, including the required Supplemental Qualifications Form, proof of licensing/registration/certification, copies of post-secondary transcripts, etc. must be sent to:

LUCIA NADEAU, PERSONNEL MANAGER
SECRETARY OF STATE
BMV - HUMAN RESOURCES
#29 STATE HOUSE STATION
AUGUSTA, MAINE 04333-0029

TELEPHONE: (207) 624-9010 FAX: (207) 624-9313

(Located at the 101 Hospital Street, 2nd Floor)

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE PROCESSED.

PLEASE KEEP A COPY OF YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS. WE ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE COPIES OF SUBMITTED MATERIALS.

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer