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MC-Enforcement Officer Trainee - State of Mississippi

Opening Job vacancy position MC-Enforcement Officer Trainee - State of Mississippi - Mississippi, was posted on 2013-04-03. Job location Mississippi.Below the summary of vacancy MC-Enforcement Officer Trainee :
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State of Mississippi
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State of Mississippi
This is entry-level work in the enforcement of state tax laws and federal motor carrier safety regulations. This work involves the enforcement of privilege and...

This is entry-level work in the enforcement of state tax laws and federal motor carrier safety regulations. This work involves the enforcement of privilege and petroleum tax laws and regulations related to the operation of common, contract, and private motor carriers or any other classification of motor carriers created by law and operating for compensation. Work includes performing checks of vehicles by roadside inspections for compliance with the Motor Carrier Regulatory Act, size, weight, and load laws, safety rules and regulations, fuel tax compliance, hazardous materials inspections, radioactive materials, medical certificates, proper licenses requirements, road test certificates, oversize permits, and motor coach safety. Incumbents investigate reported violations of commercial traffic infraction based upon Mississippi Codes 27-5, 27-19, 63-5, 63-7, and 77-7 (the Motor Carrier Act of 1938.) In performance of duties, the incumbents ascertain facts, issue warnings, issue citations, search for contraband, make arrests, testify in court, impound vehicles, and perform other actions deemed necessary to ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Work is performed under the general supervision of an enforcement officer of a higher classification and in accordance with state laws, departmental regulations, and policies.

Examples of Work:

Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assists in the operation of stationary and portable scales, enforcing the statutes of Mississippi addressing legal weight limits and regulatory compliance.

Performs checks of commercial vehicles for compliance with safety rules and regulations, medical and road test certificates, hazardous material, and motor coach inspection.

Investigates reported violations of motor carrier regulatory laws and rules and safety rules and regulations.

Reads and becomes familiar with policies and regulations pertaining to enforcement of state laws.

Checks all import notices from carriers importing petroleum products from another state into Mississippi.

Maintains a running count of all trucks crossing scales and assists in enforcing their compliance with laws requiring proper tags and registration.

Submits written reports; testifies at appeals hearings and in court.

Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.


Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED).

Documentation Required:

Must have a MS valid Driver's License or one from a contiguous state (verified by the hiring agency).

Special Requirements:

Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must not have been convicted by any state or by the federal government of any crimes, the punishment for which could have been imprisonment in the federal or state prison or institution; nor have been convicted of sufficient misdemeanors to establish a pattern of disrespect for the law.

Employment shall be contingent upon successful completion of an accredited Mississippi's Law Enforcement Training Academy within the first year of employment.

All candidates will be required to pass a medical examination on medical forms provided by the hiring agency, administered by a physician of agency's choice and to be paid for by the applicant. Upon successful completion of medical examination, the applicant will be required to successfully pass a Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB). The applicant will be provided a minimum of thirty (30) days to prepare for PEB.

Position requires on call status 24 hours/7 days a week.

This position requires shift work.

Essential Functions:

Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Inspects vehicles for compliance with the Motor Carrier Regulatory Act; size, weight, and load laws; safety rules and regulations; state tax laws; contraband; materials inspections; and licenses, certificates, and permits.

2. Performs various duties associated with the enforcement of laws and regulations.
State of Mississippi - 2 years ago