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Sample Position Descriptions

This document provides sample job descriptions for typical positions that exist within State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs).

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The material complements the GHSA State Profiles Lock icon publication by providing specific information regarding the job duties of the staff positions referenced.

Sample position descriptions were developed by Betty Mercer, Mercer Consulting LLC, based upon position descriptions from several states. Organization and staffing requirements vary widely and are necessarily dictated by the individual state’s budget, law, policy, labor contracts and other agreements. With this in mind, the information has been compiled to be used as a reference by the states and then adapted to their specific need.

Each position description listed is provided in two formats: HTML and Microsoft Word. States can open the HTML version in a web browser and then copy and paste into another program to modify as needed, or download the Microsoft Word version and save to a computer hard drive for further manipulation. A PDF version of the complete document pdf icon [867 KB, 33 pgs.] is also available for download.

Position HTML Microsoft Word
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Accounting Tech HTML Word doc icon
Alcohol/Drugs Program Coordinator HTML Word doc icon
Communications Specialist HTML Word doc icon
Evaluation and Data Analyst HTML Word doc icon
FARS Manager/Analyst HTML Word doc icon
Financial Manager/Accountant HTML Word doc icon
Grant Program Manager HTML Word doc icon
Highway Safety Office Director/Coordinator HTML Word doc icon
Law Enforcement Liaison HTML Word doc icon
Occupant Protection Program Coordinator HTML Word doc icon
Planner/Deputy Director HTML Word doc icon
Traffic Records Program Coordinator HTML Word doc icon
Youth Coordinator HTML Word doc icon