Department of Administrative Services

Consumer Protection Inspector (Weights And Measures) (2401AR)

$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 and tests commercial scales, gasoline dispensers, fuel oil meters, taxi meters and other measuring devices to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations; reweighs or measures packaged commodities for correct net weight; removes from sale all retail or wholesale packaged commodities that do not conform to state packaging and labeling regulations; examines gasoline station price signs to ensure compliance with state laws and regulations; secures samples for analysis; performs laboratory analysis of samples; investigates complaints; prepares application for arrest warrant and presents evidence to prosecutors; testifies at hearings and in court; may assist in training of new inspectors; may speak before the public as assigned; may drive heavy duty truck; may assist in performing inspections in other regulated areas; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of weighing and measuring devices and packaging methods; knowledge of technical and professional resources for weights and measures; skill in utilizing statistical sampling plans and performing arithmetical calculations; 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 inspection of weighing and measuring devices OR quality assurance inspection OR laboratory work OR repair of weighing and measuring devices.

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 may be required to possess appropriate current licenses or permits.
  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 (Weights and Measures) in Salary Group AR 21 approved effective June 5, 2009. (SCOPE Review)

EFFECTIVE DATE

2/15/2012

CLASS: 2401AR; EST: 4/13/1962; REV: 2/15/2012;