Port of Entry Inspector – Perry

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • $20.90 an hour USD / Year
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  • Salary: $20.90 an hour

State of Utah

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is looking for a motivated person to audit records of motor carrier companies which pertain to compliance with State and Federal safety regulations and inspect various motor vehicles including mechanical condition of trucks and equipment and drivers records at Ports of Entry. You will Inspect cargo including tie-downs, blocking, bracing and proper placarding of materials. You will Inspect documents carried by drivers. You will also complete all required reports and other pertinent documentation concerning inspection; determine violations, if any, and take appropriate action; such as issues citations, places driver and/or vehicle out of service. You will provide information concerning traffic laws, policies and procedures and other regulations and policies as well as road and weather conditions.
Principle Duties
As a Port of Entry Inspector you will:
Enforce laws, rules, and regulations.
Ensure compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines, etc.
Schedule and conduct inspections and/or investigations.
Maintain detailed inspection or investigation records, prepare reports, and attend to other related administrative requirements.
Write or draft correspondence, reports, documents and/or other written materials.
Represent the state or the employing agency in lawsuits, grievances, and complaints.
The Ideal Candidate
The best person for the position must:
Be at least 18 years of age
Have a valid driver’s license
Have a high school diploma or equivalent
Be certified in CVSA Part A and B or be able to take the provided courses and pass with an 80%, which is required by the National Training Center, within 10 months after hire.
Be certified in CVSA General Hazardous Materials and Cargo Tanks or be able to take the provided courses and pass with an 80%, which is required by the National Training Center, within 10 months after hire.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Here are some of the knowledge, skills and abilities that are typically associated with the job, though not all-inclusive:
Ability to work with, get along with, and interact and lead people on a one-on-one basis in a group or team atmosphere with professionalism, understanding and dignity
Ability to understand, implement, and follow instructions and directions
Principles, theories, and practices of law enforcement
Applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures
Read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures
Ensure compliance with contract terms, policies and procedures, etc.
Enter, transcribe, record, store, or maintain information in either written or electronic form.
Provide consultation and/or expert advice or testimony
Arrange, coordinate, or schedule time and details
Use State or agency-specific software application program(s)
Ability and desire to work at a high motivational level in a quality performance based environment.
Supplemental Information
Here is some additional information you should be aware of:
Will be required to work CVSA and State special functions
Will be required to attend annual State and Federal training
This position requires access to the Utah Criminal Justice Information System (UCJIS). Please note: we will be unable to make an offer of employment to those who can’t obtain system access. Any of the following will result in system access denial:
Pending cases or open dispositions for deniable offenses (listed below)
Felony convictions
Misuse of UCJIS information conviction (UCA 53-10-108)
Computer Fraud convictions
There may be exposure to adverse, inclement, and varying weather conditions.
Working Conditions – Risks which require the use of special safety precautions and/or equipment, e.g., working around semi trucks
Physical Requirements – Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time.
Employee may be reassigned to a different location as deemed necessary by the Region Director/Group Leader.
Why Should You Join Our Team?
The work we do matters. If you want to make a positive difference doing meaningful work, this is the right place for you. Our mission statement is, “Enhance quality of life through transportation.” We define quality of life through a framework of Good Health, Connected Communities, Better Mobility, and Strong Economy. We help the State of Utah and its traveling public to get to where they want, when they want, in the way they want – and we make sure they can do it safely.
You will become part of a team with an internal culture of Trust, Teamwork, and Flexibility. Our organization lives by the values of Respect, Integrity, and Caring. If these are your values too, you’ll be a great fit.
Aside from working for a cause-driven, cutting edge agency that is leading all other transportation departments in the nation, you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Working for the State of Utah provides a positive work-life balance. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer.
The Agency
UDOT is a strengths-based organization, which means its approach is based on identifying and developing individual and organizational strengths. Our philosophy is to address challenges by bringing our strengths to each situation and create the best solutions. Candidates are encouraged to be familiar with their strengths and consider how they may potentially be of benefit to the roles for which they are applying. UDOT uses the Clifton Strengths Assessment, but there are multiple strengths assessment tools available online, and no formal assessment is required.
For more information on the Utah Department of Transportation please click here.