Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer I

Recruitment #210114-M53A-I01

Introduction

THIS POSITION REQUIRES SELECTED CANDIDATE TO LIVE WITHIN 50 MILES OF ASSIGNED FACILITY.

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 temporarily relocate to the place of assignment; and be willing to accept the physical discomforts and/or dangers inherent in the work. Some positions in this job family will have requirements that the selected candidate live within 50 miles of the assigned facility.

Statutory Requirement (47 OS §172.1, 1999 Supp:”Applicants shall be certified by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) within twelve (12) months from date of employment.” “Applicant shall have obtained the age of twenty-one (21) years’”.

Applicant must be willing to work shifts that will routinely include weekends and also include early days or evenings/nights. This position is located at a facility that operates up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and all employees are subject to assignment of all shifts.  Selected applicant must sign Division Academy agreement.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:
•Patrols roads and highways or operates a weigh station to identify motor carriers operating in violation of state regulatory laws, stops apparent violators, inspects vehicles and documents to determine compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations.

•Enforce state size and weight laws and overweight and oversize permits.

•Impounds improperly registered vehicles until vehicle is properly registered and applicable fees are paid.

•Issues citations or warnings, determining applicable fees and penalties in accordance with state law, serves warrants, writs and notices issued by the Corporation Commission; may detain violators; accept bonds guaranteeing court appearance; testifies at trials and hearings. 

•Provides assistance and information to law enforcement entities and motor vehicle licenses agents with regard to state motor vehicle and motor fuel laws.

•Investigates complaints regarding service, damage settlements, illegal dumping and storage or transportation of deleterious substances.

•Provides initial response to accident scenes involving deleterious and hazardous materials, notifies appropriate agencies and local authorities; provides technical guidance or supervision to others at the scene.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are involved in the enforcement of state laws, rules, and regulations concerning motor carrier operation, motor vehicle license and registration, motor fuel taxes and fees, and the transportation or disposal of deleterious substances or hazardous materials.  This includes monitoring and inspecting of motor vehicles for required safety standards, permits, registration, or decals, issuing warnings or citations, impounding vehicles, and detaining or determining other appropriate actions against violators.  They inspect truck stops, wash pits, oil well sites, and other areas to identify unauthorized disposal or dumping of deleterious substances and will respond to complaints about such actions.  Duties are accomplished through the operation of a motor vehicle weigh station or patrolling state roads and highways.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Motor Carrier Enforcement 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.

Level I:
This is the entry level of the job family where employees are assigned duties and responsibilities in a training status in order to build skills in the enforcement of state laws, rules and regulations regarding motor carrier operations, motor vehicle license and registration, and motor fuel taxes and fees.  Employees will receive formal classroom and field training from Level III and IV Motor Carrier Enforcement Officers in firearms usage, application and enforcement of motor carrier laws and rules, commercial motor vehicle laws and rules, motor vehicle laws and rules, and departmental policies and procedures.  Employees will also receive formal classroom training from CLEET in law enforcement operations and procedures, state and federal laws, self-defense and use of firearms.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements are mandated by statute:  (47 O.S. Section 172.1) 1999 Supp: Applicants “shall be high school graduates and shall have had at least three (3) years practical experience in the transportation industry or in the field of law enforcement.”

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Statutory Requirement (47 O.S. Section 172.1) 1999 Supp: Applicants shall “… .be certified by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) within twelve (12) months from the date of employment.”

Statutory Requirement (47 O.S. Section 172.1) 1999 Supp: “Applicant shall have attained the age of twenty-one (21) years.”

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.

Applicants conducting CLEET certified training must have received Instructor Development Certification and Peace Officer Certification from the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET).

Some positions in this job family will have a requirement that the selected candidate live within 50 miles of the assigned facility.

NOTES

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