Research into Job Classifications for DVR Employees

The Kentucky Department of Vehicle Regulation (DVR) is having difficulty recruiting and retaining staff. Many good staffers have left for employment in the private sector or other state agencies that offer better pay and benefits. A large percentage of employees in DMC, DDL, DMVL or DCS are either temporary staff or classified as an Administrative Specialist I, II, or III. DVR administrators feel pay scales make it difficult to attract and retain quality employees. They contend that in many cases employees carry out functions that require more complex, technically sophisticated evaluative and auditing processes than typically required of an administrative specialist position. In this study, researchers will analyze DVR jobs and compare responsibilities to the administrative specialist classification series to determine if a new job series is warranted.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $130000
    • Contract Numbers:

      KYSPR 24-659

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

      200 Mero Street
      Frankfort, KY  United States  40622
    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Kentucky, Lexington

      Kentucky Transportation Center College of Engineering, 176 Raymond Building
      Lexington, KY  United States  40506-0281
    • Principal Investigators:

      Brown, Mallory

    • Start Date: 20230701
    • Expected Completion Date: 20250630
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01893251
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: University of Kentucky, Lexington
    • Contract Numbers: KYSPR 24-659
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Sep 14 2023 8:49AM