- What will I be doing?
- Do I qualify?
- Can I be successful?
- How do I apply?
This is supervisory technical work coordinating and conducting inspections of business facilities licensed by one or more Boards of the Division of Professional Registration within the Department of Economic Development.
An employee in this class is responsible for supervising, coordinating and participating in inspections of assigned business facilities for one or more boards for the Division of Professional Registration to ensure compliance with state laws, statutes and regulations. Work involves monitoring and conducting safety and sanitation inspections of facilities to determine compliance with operating requirements. Work also involves reviewing and responding to inquires 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. Supervision, training and mentoring are provided to staff. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Executive Director of the designated board(s) or other administrative superior, and is primarily reviewed through submission of activity and inspection reports; however, the employee exercises initiative and judgement in the performance of assigned responsibilities.
Reviews and responds to complaints from consumers, students and the general public regarding the operation, safety and sanitation of the assigned facility; directs staff to conduct an inspection as necessary; reviews completed inspection reports.
Oversees and/or conducts initial, annual, random or renewal inspections of assigned facilities to assure conformity with applicable state laws or licensed 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.
Conducts or reviews follow up inspections to ensure corrective actions have been implemented.
Provides advice, updates and consultation to business operators, licensed practitioners and other appropriate individuals on issues relating to inspection activities.
Reviews and approves inspectors’ reports; compiles and submits activity and inspection reports.
Provides orientation and training to new employees; approves leave requests; monitors and evaluates employee performance.
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; reviews inspection staff activity reports.
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 an Inspector (Professional Registration) with the Division of Professional Registration.
Four years of experience as a licensed professional in an industry regulated by the Division of Professional Registration.
Four 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 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?
Thorough knowledge of state statutes and regulations of assigned Board(s).
Thorough knowledge of inspection methods and techniques.
Considerable knowledge of current developments and trends of industries regulated by the assigned licensure Board(s).
Considerable knowledge of the fundamental principles and practices of safety and sanitation.
Working knowledge of the principles of supervision and training.
Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and evaluate the work of field inspectors.
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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