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.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The Highway Patrol Division (NHP) is recruiting for a Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspector to support the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP). This position will primarily conduct Compliance Reviews; an in-depth review of a motor carrier's compliance with applicable safety and hazardous materials regulations. This position requires the understanding of motor carrier laws and regulations and the ability to properly apply those laws and regulations during Compliance Reviews; the ability to identify required documentation needed during investigations; the writing skills necessary to complete State and Federal reports; effective verbal communication skills for scheduling, conducting, and interviewing company officials during Compliance Reviews; the ability to identify mechanical deficiencies and to determine safety deficiencies based on laws and regulations; the ability to conduct post-crash mechanical inspections of vehicles; and the ability to provide technical assistance to NHP commercial law enforcement and the motor carrier industry with Federal regulations. Please note: This position requires successful completion of the North American Standards Part A & Part B, General Hazmat, and Investigative Safety Analysis courses and must maintain these certifications as a condition of continued employment. These courses will be provided at the employer's expense. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
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.
Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
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.