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January 10, 2019
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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Description and Functions

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is an agency committed to providing a safe, high quality, and efficient transportation system for the State of Wyoming.

Wyoming is ranked as number five in the country in regard to physical health, a sense of community, financial health, social well being and a sense of purpose of its residents. Known for its wide open spaces, outdoor recreation, low crime and affordability, Wyoming has a lot to offer for those who live here. As an agency, the Wyoming Highway Patrol within WYDOT are leaders and partners in public safety ensuring a safertomorrow.

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is currently seeking a Port of Entry Technician for the Port of Entry Program located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol Ports of Entry enhance highway safety and help preserve the highway infrastructure while providing a variety of services essential to commercial vehicle operations throughout the State of Wyoming.

Port of Entry Technicians have multiple advancement opportunities during their career to include Officer, Special Officer, CVSA Inspector, Lead Officer, Port Supervisor, Port Region Manager and other advancement opportunities such as Mobile Education and Enforcement Teams, Quality Control, Compliance Review, Office of Overweight Loads, Port of Entry Training Coordinator,Agriculture Safety Program Coordinator andTowing and Recovery Program Coordinator.

Human Resource Contact: 307-777-8121

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Work the counter at Ports of Entry and inspect the paperwork of commercial carrier drivers.
  • Weigh and measure trucks to ensure compliance with rules, regulations, and statutes.
  • Verify and issue permits to commercial carriers.
  • Collect fees and maintain and reconcile a cash drawer daily.
  • These officers may spend considerable time in a training environment learning the requisite policies and procedures of the Port of Entry system.
  • These officers will be expected to become qualifiedto issue summons' (citations) for violations of specific State Statutes regarding the safe and legal movement of commercial vehicles in Wyoming.



Preferencemay be given to those withcomputer skills.


  • Knowledge of use of computers, typing and ten key, applying knowledge in evaluating and decision making.
  • Knowledge of state and federal commercial carrier rules, regulations and statutes.

Associate's Degree (typically in Business)
No prior experience required

Education & ExperienceSubstitution:
1-3 years of progressive work experience in office communications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Necessary Special Requirements


  • Duties may be performed at the location and at road side with the mobile education and enforcement team.
  • This position entails shift work that may be specific to a particular location.
  • This position will also be required towork outside and in inclement weather at times.


  • FLSA:Non-exempt
  • All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.
  • E-Verify: WYDOT uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more aboutE-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.
Supplemental Information

045-Department of Transportation - WYDOT - Highway Patrol - Port of Entry

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The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide open spaces and clean air, great recreational opportunities, and no State income tax to mention a few! In addition, the State of Wyoming offers State employees a very generous benefit package.Please click herefor more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits*.

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(AA) Which of the following best describes your highest completed level of education to date or within the next three (3 months)? (Transcripts may be required.)

  • High School Diploma/GED/or Equivalent
  • Some college Coursework, No Degree Received
  • Associate's Degree
  • Associate's Degree and additional coursework
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree and additional coursework
  • Master's Degree
  • Master's Degree and additional coursework
  • Doctorate Degree
  • Doctorate Degree and additional coursework
  • None of the Above
(AA) Which of the following Quarter/Semester credit hours best describes your completed college education to date or within the next three (3 months)? (Transcripts may be required.)

  • 45+ Quarter hours/30+ Semester hours
  • 90+ Quarter hours/60+ Semester hours
  • 136+ Quarter hours/91+ Semester hours
  • 180+ Quarter hours/120+ Semester hours
  • 225+ Quarter hours/150+Semester hours
  • N/A
(PSPE04) Which of the following best describes your work experience in Business or Office Communications? Experience definition: (This experience includes, but may not be limited to, the following: office experience in a clerical, administrative, management setting, port of entry experience).

  • No relevant experience, but willing to learn.
  • Less than one (1) year of relevant experience.
  • One (1) to less than three (3) years of relevant experience.
  • Three (3) or more years of relevant experience.
(AA) Describe your relevant experience in the box below.

    Please indicate your level of computer skills?

    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
    • None
    (AA) VETERANS' PREFERENCE DISCLOSURE: PER WYOMING STATUTE, current employees of the State of Wyoming are not eligible for veterans' preference. If you are not a current employee of the State of Wyoming, to be eligible to receive veterans' preference you MUST have been a resident of the State of Wyoming for a period of one (1) year or more at any time prior to submitting this application. I have read and understand the veterans' preference disclosure.

    • Yes
    • No
    • I am not a veteran
    (AA) VETERANS' PREFERENCE: If you are a war veteran as defined in section 101, Title 38, United States Code or are the surviving spouse of a war veteran who receives survivor benefits from the federal government based on the veteran's military service, and wish to claim veterans' preference, please attach the appropriate documentation substantiating your claim. Indicate below your appropriate veterans' preference status. By requesting veterans' preference, you are certifying that you meet the statutory requirements as described in the above disclosure.

    • Current State Employee
    • Veteran - DD214 Attached
    • Disabled Veteran (10% or more) - DD214 and Veteran's Disability Determination Attached
    • Surviving Spouse of a Deceased Veteran - DD214 and proof of Survivor Benefit Attached
    • None of the above
    (AA) Please be advised that an incomplete application WILL NOT be considered for employment. An attached resume' is not required and is not an acceptable substitution for a completed application. Some State of Wyoming agencies use E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at I have read and understand the above statement.

    • Yes
    • No

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