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NC Department of Transportation Administrative Specialist I in Wake County, North Carolina

Administrative Specialist I

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Administrative Specialist I


$35,788.00 - $62,628.00 Annually


Wake County, NC

Job Type

Permanent Full-Time


Dept of Transportation

Job Number



State Hwy Administrator - Div of Hwys


2/6/2023 11:59 PM Eastern


Mobility & Safety Division / Oversize/Overweight Permit Unit

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  • Description

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Description of Work

Salary Grade: NC08 Salary Range: $35,788 - $62,628

The primary purpose of the position is to perform all accounting duties of the Permit Unit according to Department of Transportation Fiscal policy. This position is responsible for compiling and reporting statistical data relating to monetary collections, and other factual data required for Division of Highway administrative staff, Department of Transportation officials and the Federal Highway Administration. This position also is responsible for the daily computer entries to update escrow accounts; audit computer logs; send statements of payments, post payments, make deposits of monies received, direct contact with escrow individual/companies with reference to payments and all inquiries relating to escrow accounts. Daily audit, close out and deposit of revenue collected. Answers incoming calls to assist all Division/District offices with issues relating to issuance of House Mover permits and revenues collected. Audits all Division/District permits issued and collection reports. This position receives and manages weigh station maintenance requests. This position works with vendors and NCDOT staff to coordinate, schedule and follow up on all maintenance requests. This position is responsible for preparing and managing contracts for various scale maintenance with approved vendors. This position supervises and provides backup to the temporary Processing Assistant position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Qualified Applicants must submit an application that clearly reflects work experience that demonstrates the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to compile, monitor, examine and audit various financial statements/reports for accuracy, integrity and conformance to accepted accounting and program guidelines.

  • Experience in contract management.

  • Experience composing written communication.

  • Experience in employee supervision and staff training.

  • Experience in customer service.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and two years of related administrative experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information

Jennifer Santitoro

(919) 814-3700

Applicant must meet both the minimum requirements and all posted Knowledge, Skills and Ability requirements to be considered Qualified for the position. It is important that your application includes all your relevant education and work experience and that you answer all questions associated with the application. NCDOT will not accept “See Attached” or “See Resume” in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting date will be accepted.

For permanent appointments:

State of North Carolina employees have the opportunity to participate in a compelling array of benefits to enhance their quality of life, their health, and their future. Benefits include employee health insurance options, standard and supplemental retirement plans, NC Flex (a variety of high-quality, low cost benefits on a pre-tax basis), and paid vacation, sick, and community service leave, to name a few. Paid parental leave is available for eligible employees. Some benefits require 30 + hours work/week for participation. To find out about these, and other programs, please visit our Employee Benefits page:

For temporary, contract or other supplemental staffing appointments:

There are no paid leave, retirement or other benefits associated with these appointment types.


I understand in order to be qualified for this position, the description of my work experience must clearly reflect the required education and experience as well as the posted knowledge, skills and abilities for this position. I have included all of this information within my application. (If you haven't completed the application requirements, please return to your application to finish it before submitting your application.)

  • Yes

  • No


    Which of the following best describes the level of ability you have demonstrated compiling, monitoring, examining and auditing various financial statements/reports for accuracy integrity and conformance to accepted accounting and program guidelines?

  • None

  • Limited

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced


    Which of the following best describes your level of experience in contract management?

  • None

  • Less than 1 Year

  • 1 - 2 Years

  • 2 - 3 Years

  • 3 or More Years


    Which of the following best describes your level of experience composing written communication?

  • None

  • Less than 1 Year

  • 1 - 2 Years

  • 2 - 3 Years

  • 3 or More Years


    Which of the following best describes your level of experience in employee supervision and staff training?

  • None

  • Less than 1 Year

  • 1 - 2 Years

  • 2 - 3 Years

  • 3 or More Years


    Which of the following best describes your level of experience in customer service?

  • None

  • Less than 1 Year

  • 1 -2 Years

  • 2 - 3 Years

  • 3 or More Years

    Required Question


State of North Carolina


NOTE: Apply to the department listed on postingAn Equal Opportunity Employer, North Carolina, State Government



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