Department of Administrative Services

Consumer Protection Inspector (Occupational Trades) (0060AR)

$29.47-$37.21 Hourly / $2,357.48-$2,977.17 BiWeekly /
$61,530.23-$77,704.14 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Consumer Protection, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in conducting inspections to assess compliance with relevant state and federal laws and regulations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of a Consumer Protection Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May lead lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Inspects worksites in an occupational trades area (e.g. electrical, plumbing and piping, heating and cooling, electronic repair service) to ensure compliance with licensing laws and regulations; investigates assigned accidents and complaints concerning both quality of work and compliance with building codes and standard trade practices; gathers information and writes reports; provides information on licensing, laws, regulations and related topics to individuals or groups; may testify at hearings and in court; may assist in performing inspections in other regulated areas; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of standard trade practices and system installations within trade area (e.g. electrical, plumbing and piping, heating and cooling, elevator installations and repair, electronic and fire protection systems); ability to analyze an installation for compliance with blueprints and building codes; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of inspection and investigation methods and techniques; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Five (5) years of experience in the electrical, plumbing and piping or heating and cooling trades at the level of unlimited journeyman OR as a television and radio service dealer or electronic technician licensee.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
  2. A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must possess a current license at or above the level of unlimited journeyman in one of the appropriate trade areas OR be a current service dealer OR be a certified electronic technician.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
  3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be required to lift heavy objects such as cases of food, bags of flour or cartons of manufactured goods, exposed to moderately disagreeable conditions and required to work in tiring positions.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(14)-Inspection-Investigation

BARGAINING UNIT

(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

AR 21

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Consumer Protection Inspector (Professional Trades) in Salary Group AR 21 approved effective June 5, 2009. (Revised to modify content and change of title)

EFFECTIVE DATE

2/15/2012

CLASS: 0060AR; EST: 4/13/1962; REV: 2/15/2012;