APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 33
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspectors perform skilled mechanical inspections on commercial vehicles and review related records to ensure compliance with State and federal
motor carrier laws and regulations and to identify potential safety problems and mechanical deficiencies; conduct mechanical inspections at crashes; and provide technical assistance to the NHP and the motor carrier industry on the regulatory and mechanical aspects of commercial vehicle safety.
The Division of Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) is recruiting to fill a vacancy in the Elko office. This position will support the Nevada Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) and the state's school bus inspection program. This position requires an understanding of motor carrier laws and regulations and the application of those laws; requires the ability to identify mechanical deficiencies and to determine safety deficiencies based on laws and regulations; the ability to conduct mechanical inspections of vehicles post-crash; the ability to conduct mechanical inspections on school buses; the ability to provide technical assistance to NHP commercial law enforcement personnel and the motor carrier industry on mechanical issues; the ability to read and understand business records; verbal communication skills for scheduling, conducting and explaining inspections; and writing skills necessary to complete state and federal reports. May require occasional work on weekends and evenings. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school, vocational school or the equivalent, and four years of journey-level mechanical work experience involving commercial vehicle maintenance, which included engines, brakes, suspensions, coupling devices, wheels and tires, steering and air systems; OR four years of work experience as a driver of any commercial motor vehicle which required a Class A or B Commercial Driver License; OR four years of work experience involving the mechanics, safety inspection, size-weight, registration requirement and load and safety regulations of commercial vehicles; OR one year of experience as a Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspector I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Incumbents must obtain and maintain the following certifications as a condition of continuing employment: North American Standard (NAS) Level I Roadside Inspector; NAS Roadside Hazardous Material Inspector; NAS Cargo Tank Inspector; NAS Passenger Vehicle Inspector; and NAS Other Bulk Package Inspector.
Incumbents work unarmed in a law enforcement setting and may be exposed to a variety of potentially hazardous situations and substances.
A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.