Port of Entry Officer II

Troop S - Sequoyah County, OK.

Recruitment #200107-G29B-I01



This position is with Troop S in Sequoyah County, OK.

All interagency hires will be reinstated and be required to serve a twelve month probationary period.

Preference may be given to applicants who possess Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training Academy (CLEET) certification.

Successful applicants must be willing to submit and successfully complete fingerprinting, a background investigation, polygraph examination, and medical evaluation as determined by the agency.

All applicants currently employed with the Department of Public Safety will need to submit a copy of their most recent PMP with their application.

For Permanent Classified Employee’s Only.


Positions in this job family are involved in the enforcement of state laws and administrative rules and federal regulations concerning intrastate and interstate motor carrier operations, motor vehicle operations, motor vehicle registration, driver licenses, and the transportation of property and hazardous materials. This includes stopping and inspecting any driver or commercial motor vehicle for violations; declaring and marking drivers and commercial motor vehicles Out-of-Service; weighing vehicles for size and weight violations; checking permits, registration and decals; impounding vehicles; inspecting motor carriers; issuing warnings, citations, and arresting state law violators; checking and enforcing state laws and administrative rules and federal regulations; and other appropriate actions against violators. Duties are accomplished while stationed at and around a port of entry or weigh station.


The Port of Entry Officer job family consists of four (4) levels that are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.
This is the career level of the job family, where employees are assigned duties and responsibilities at the full-performance level and perform a wide range of tasks involving the monitoring and inspecting of motor carriers and providing presentations to motor vehicle industry workers and the public.  Direct supervisory responsibilities are not assigned at this level, but incumbents may serve as a lead worker at ports of entry at port of entries or weigh stations.


Education and Experience Applicants shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and shall possess a high school diploma and three (3) years’ experience in the transportation industry or in the field of law enforcement, plus certified as an inspector for North American Standard Inspections Level I, Hazardous Materials/Transportation of Dangerous Goods Inspections, and Cargo Tank Inspections or have one (1) year of experience as a CLEET certified law enforcement officer.


Incumbents for Level I and II shall be certified by CVSA to conduct Level I Inspections within six (6) months from the date of employment.

Incumbents for Level I and II shall be certified in Hazardous Materials/Transportation of Dangerous Goods Inspections after they have completed 100 Level I Inspections.

Incumbents for Level I and II shall be certified in Cargo Tank Inspections after completion of the Hazardous Materials/Transportation of Dangerous Goods Inspections class.

Incumbents for Level I and II shall complete the Other Bulk Packaging Inspections class after completion of the Cargo Tank Inspections class.

Incumbents for Level I and II shall have completed the above listed certifications and class- , no later than two (2) years from the date of employment.

Incumbents shall complete the North American Standard Inspection Part “A” and Part “B” classes and pass the Part “A” and Part “B” tests before starting any portion of CLEET training.

Applicants for Levels, III, and IV, shall be certified by CVSA to conduct the inspections and training required within the job level prior to promotion.

Applicants must be willing and able to be on call twenty-four (24) hours per day; be willing to travel frequently and be away from home for extended periods of time; be willing to relocate to the place of assignment; be willing to accept the physical discomforts and/or dangers inherent in the work.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.