Salary Group B13

Class No. 1322



Performs moderately complex (journey-level) inspection work. Work involves conducting inspections and quality assurance reviews to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and agency policies. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Conducts inspections for compliance with Texas codes, standards, and laws; and researches and identifies the causes of violations.

Examines permits, licenses, applications, and records to ensure compliance with code and licensing requirements.

Makes recommendations on violations and conducts follow-up inspections.

Prepares, reviews, and maintains inspection records and reports.

Gathers and analyzes data.

Responds to and investigates complaints.

Participates in investigations.

Updates operating procedures.

Reviews compliance monitoring reports and may monitor follow-up actions in cases in which violations were found.

May assist in overseeing a program of inspections and the enforcement of laws and regulations.

May collect inspection fees.

May conduct licensing examinations.

May appear at administrative hearings or testify before courts of jurisdiction.

Performs related work as assigned.


Experience and Education

Experience in inspection work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of Texas laws, codes, and standards related to the area of responsibility; of the principles and methods of field inspection and quality control; of basic rules of evidence; and of business practices in regulated occupations and industries.

Skill in conducting inspections, in determining proper courses of action, in using instruments or tools necessary to conduct the inspection, in using computer programs and databases, and in maintaining records and written reports.

Ability to prepare reports, to interpret laws and regulations, to gather and analyze data, and to communicate effectively.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require certification in a specialty area.

State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15