Salary Group B15

Class No. 1323



Performs complex (journey-level) inspection work. Work involves conducting inspections and quality assurance reviews to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and agency policies. May train others. Works under general supervision, with moderate 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.

Coordinates the examination of 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.

Determines the priorities and methods of securing evidence.

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

May collect inspection fees.

May conduct licensing examinations.

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

May review and implement quality control systems.

May train others.

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 the 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 perform inspections, 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, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require certification in a specialty area.

State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15