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FARS Manager/Analyst

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The FARS Manager/Analyst manages the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), a database that tracks all fatal traffic crashes occurring in the State in conformance with national specifications. This position directs and manages the collection and analysis of data within the FARS Unit. This position also represents the agency and the FARS program at meetings and conferences, negotiating data sharing agreements with other State agencies and organizations, and promoting the value and uses of FARS data. The FARS Manager oversees quality control and meets Federal deadlines.

Duty 1
Supervise FARS Unit, serve on committees, and design and direct data collection programs. 60% of time

Duty 2
Responsible for FARS manual, Federal contract and other source documents needed for FARS. 20% of time

Duty 3
Provide assistance and conduct analyses. 10% of time

Duty 4
Perform duties of FARS analyst. 8% of time

Duty 5
Attend related and necessary training. 2 % of time