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DMV Law Enforcement Inspector I

at North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Pay: $39611 to $67060/year
$39611 - $67060
Posted: 10/6/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2819265
Categories: Government, Legal
Keywords: law, law enforcement

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description of Work

Salary Grade - GN10 /Salary Range - $39,611.00-$67,060

A NCDMV Law Enforcement Inspector I serves as a sworn state law enforcement officer whose primary purpose is to enforce the rules and regulations adopted by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles and Chapter 20 of the North Carolina General Statutes.  Inspectors are assigned to one (1) or more of NC’s 100 counties, which comprise (7) Districts throughout the State, or at DMV Headquarters.  Inspectors can be transferred at the discretion of the Director based on Bureau needs.

Inspectors conduct enforcement and investigation of auto thefts, anti-theft including a preliminary and final examination of salvage vehicles, dealer and manufacturer's licensing laws, safety inspections and emission laws, registration laws, mechanic lien and abandon vehicle laws, odometer and driver license fraud laws.  Inspectors also disseminates information to the public and informs and trains inspection mechanics and inspections station managers in inspections laws, regulations and procedures.

Inspectors must prepare affidavits, secure evidence, write search and arrest warrants, prepare court summaries for the purpose of testifying on dealer and inspection hearings, driver license/registration hearings as well as court proceedings in the State and Federal Courts. 

Inspectors provide first responder assistance at accidents, fires, hazardous material incidents and natural disasters and they assist other Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies as needed. Inspectors assume additional responsibilities which are assigned by Supervisors including special investigations, projects and/or operations. Inspectors must provide accurate, timely information to the general public and to other law enforcement agencies regarding the responsibilities of the Division and the License and Theft Bureau.

All applicants must complete in succession the following four (4) components of a physical abilities test: 1) 300 meter dash in 78 seconds or less, 2) minimum of 16 pushups in one minute, 3) minimum of 24 situps in one minute and 4) 1.5 mile run in 16 minutes or less.  Applicants must also successfully pass a written test, a panel interview, a polygraph examination, an in-depth background investigation, a medical screening, psychological evaluation and drug screening examination.
Inspectors must be able to successfully complete the DMV License and Theft Bureau Inspector Basic Training and Field Evaluation Training Program.

Preference given to those that will accept positions in the following counties:  Cumberland, Harnett, Wake, Durham, Nash, Halifax, Alamance, Guilford, Davidson, and Mecklenburg. 
**The License and Theft Bureau is an equal opportunity employer**

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Qualified applicants must submit an application that clearly reflects work experience that demonstrates the following:

  • Knowledge of NC General Statutes Chapter 20 Motor Vehicle Law.
  • Knowledge of related law enforcement concepts, practice, theories, technologies and problem resolution techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize daily work activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform work with direct but limited daily supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear and comprehensive reports.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Special Qualifications:

Must be eligible for certification as a Law Enforcement Officer by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission and must achieve certification within one year of employment.

Supplemental and Contact Information

Bridget Smith (919-615-5066)

Applicant must meet both the minimum requirements and all posted Knowledge, Skills and Ability requirements to be considered Qualified for the position.  It is important that your application includes all of your relevant education and work experience and that you answer all questions associated with the application.  NCDOT will not accept "See Attached" or Resume's in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted.