Salary Group B17

Class No. 1324



Performs highly complex (senior-level) inspection work. Work involves overseeing and conducting inspections and quality assurance reviews to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and agency policies. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


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

Oversees and investigates complaints.

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 evaluates inspection records and reports.

Gathers and analyzes data.

Updates operating procedures.

Determines the priorities and methods of securing evidence.

Evaluates programs and procedures to improve operations.

Reviews and implements quality control systems.

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

Assists in identifying and selecting recipients of evaluations.

May collect inspection fees.

May conduct licensing examinations.

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

May supervise the work of 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 supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require certification in a specialty area.

State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15