STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B21

Class No. 1326

INSPECTOR VII

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly advanced (senior-level) inspection work. Work involves planning, coordinating, overseeing, or conducting inspections and quality assurance reviews to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and agency policies. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees inspection programs and the enforcement of laws and regulations.

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

Oversees the investigation of complaints.

Oversees and evaluates the preparation and maintenance of inspection records and reports.

Oversees or conducts licensing examinations.

Oversees and directs the examination of permits, licenses, applications, and records to ensure compliance with code and licensing requirements.

Makes recommendations on violations noted during inspections and conducts follow-up inspections.

Identifies and selects recipients of evaluations.

Establishes the priorities and methods of securing evidence.

Evaluates programs and procedures to improve operations.

Implements and oversees quality control systems.

Ensures the collection of inspection fees according to departmental procedures.

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

Testifies at administrative hearings or before courts of jurisdiction.

Assists with budget preparation.

May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

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 plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require certification in a specialty area.


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Revised 9-1-15