- Inspector (Professional Registration)
- What will I be doing?
- Do I qualify?
- Can I be successful?
- How do I apply?
This is technical work conducting inspections of business facilities licensed by one or more Boards of the Division of Professional Registration within the Missouri Department of Economic Development.
An employee in this class independently performs initial, annual, renewal and follow-up inspections of assigned businesses/instructional facilities for the Division of Professional Registration to ensure compliance with state statutes and regulations. Work also involves conducting safety and sanitation inspections of facilities to determine compliance with operating requirements. Work may include responding to inquiries and complaints from consumers and the general public regarding operation, safety and sanitation of facilities, and providing technical assistance regarding licensure issues to business operators, licensed practitioners and other interested parties. Work is completed independently within an assigned geographic area of the state; and the employee receives direction from the Executive Director of the designated board(s), Inspector Supervisor or other administrative superior. Work is primarily reviewed through submission of activity and inspection reports.
Schedules and conducts initial, annual, random, renewal and follow-up inspections of assigned businesses/instructional facilities to assure conformity with applicable state laws or license board rules and regulations; verifies licensure of facilities and staff; inspects and reviews business documentation as it relates to licensure requirements; checks facilities for layout and adequacy of floor space, proper condition of equipment and appropriate sanitation conditions.
Responds to complaints from consumers, students and the general public regarding the operation, safety and sanitation of the assigned facility.
Prepares a detailed report of the inspection findings and provides necessary information and documentation; conducts follow up inspections as necessary to ensure corrective actions have been implemented.
Testifies at administrative or judicial proceedings regarding inspection procedures and findings.
Attends training sessions, seminars and related educational programs to maintain current knowledge of industry practices and standards.
Receives and refers inquiries from licensees, students, consumers, public officials and the general public to appropriate board personnel.
Plans and schedules work activities to achieve established goals; prepares activity reports of completed actions.
Performs other related work as assigned.
(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)
Two years of experience as a Professional Registration Licensing Technician II with the Division of Professional Registration.
Two years of experience as a licensed professional in an industry regulated by the Division of Professional Registration.
Three years of professional or technical experience in business administration, licensing, law enforcement or closely related areas; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency. (Education in an accredited college or university with specialization in criminal justice, law enforcement, criminology, business or public administration, social sciences, environmental sciences or related fields may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the stated experience.)
Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.
Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?
Considerable knowledge of state statutes and regulations of assigned Board(s).
Considerable knowledge of inspection methods and techniques.
Working knowledge of current developments and trends of industries regulated by the assigned licensure Board(s).
Working knowledge of the fundamental principles and practices of safety and sanitation.
Ability to identify, interpret, explain and apply applicable statutes and regulations.
Ability to analyze and prepare clear and detailed reports of inspection findings.
Ability to travel extensively in the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.
Ability to independently establish and complete daily work schedules.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with agency staff, instructional school officials, business operators, licensed practitioners, consumers and the general public.
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