STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION
Salary Group C06
Class No. 9902
PUBLIC SAFETY INSPECTOR II
Performs law enforcement program planning, research, and development work. Work involves performing staff inspections, program effectiveness studies, and legislative analysis. May supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Conducts inspections of public safety field offices’ and headquarters’ performance and prepares operational and management effectiveness reports.
Develops and recommends cost-effective innovations and performance improvements based on findings from inspections, research, and professional studies.
Develops and plans for public safety test programs.
Prepares or assists in the preparation of administrative information.
Works with legislative staff in the development of law enforcement-oriented legislation and serves as a resource in legislative hearings.
Serves as a liaison with other governmental agencies to coordinate enforcement programs.
Provides instruction and training in specialized subjects and programs.
May participate on and/or oversee interview boards for department promotions.
May provide expert testimony in court.
May supervise the work of others.
Performs related work as assigned.
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
Experience and Education
Experience in public safety research and analysis work, including supervisory experience. Graduation from the Department of Public Safety Training Academy. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in criminal justice or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of objectives, policies, procedures, functions, and problems of the services or activities inspected; of the organization and functions of public safety department activities; and of research principles and methods.
Skill in inspecting, planning, organizing, reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating program activities.
Ability to prepare reports, to operate a computer and applicable software, to communicate effectively, and to supervise the work of others.
Registration, Certification, or Licensure
Must be certified as a Texas peace officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Must possess a valid driver’s license.