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Job Title:   Motor Carrier Inspector I

County:   Johnson

Req. No:   187314

Agency Name:   Highway Patrol

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

Applicants who fail to submit a Tax Clearance Certificate as required will NOT be considered. Each applicant SHALL obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with their application materials to the hiring agency each time they apply. Tax Clearance Certificates must be received before the position closing date. This applies to ALL positions and ALL applicants (including current S.O.K. employees). Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line.


DUTIES: Weigh motor carriers at a fixed scale facility, ensuring all vehicles are of legal size and weight to ensure compliance with designated laws, rules and regulations. Visually examines motor carriers, while being weighed for required safety equipment such as signs, placards, seat belts, lights, adequate tires, required flags, and ill or fatigued drivers.  Ensures loads are secure and special requirements, such as flagman or pilot car, are met. 

 Performs routine informal checks of drivers of motor carriers to ensure compliance of State laws by checking registrations, licenses, permits, driver’s daily logs, medical cards, bills of lading and insurance coverage. This may include checks for dyed fuel usage.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalent. CVSA Level II certification must complete and pass a written examination in the practices and procedures of the American Standard Inspection courses annually in order to maintain this mandatory certification.  Once certified, must meet inspection requirements as outlined in agency policy.

Incumbent must be able to perform the following functions:
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with fellow employees and the general public.
• Listen, comprehend and respond to fellow employees and general public via telephone or in person.
• Knowledge of dyed fuel
• Basic mathematical calculations.
• Multi-task
• Read and write comprehensively
Necessary Special Requirements:  Visually inspect driver’s license, registrations, permits, medical card, etc. Measure axles, inspect tires, climb on and  crawl under and around trucks. Stand, walk, bend, squat, stoop, twist, reach with body, arms and/or legs, lift, pull and shovel snow.

Persons applying for positions with KHP may be subject to background investigation and/or drug screening.

TO APPLY: Online Application  Register your personal data and tax clearance, then promptly submit an Employment Application and Tax Clearance Certificate at https://www.admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply Certified Tax Clearance and resume email to KHP.Career@ks.gov  Include the job requisition number and your last name on the subject line. 

Veterans Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a veteran under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum requirements and preferred selection criteria of the position. The veteran’s preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager. Additional VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm

For position specific questions please contact Lt. Heffley 913-782-8100 ADA/EOE/VPE

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Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
C F 019 $13.61 Hourly

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