Supvg Automotive Facilities Inspector

Grade 61

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Automotive Facilities Inspector Trainee 1

    Similar to Grade 14

  2. Automotive Facilities Inspector Trainee 2

    Similar to Grade 15

  3. Automotive Facilities Inspector

    Grade 16

  4. Senr Automotive Facilities Inspector

    Grade 20

  5. Supvg Automotive Facilities Inspector

    Grade 61

Summary of Job Description

As a Supervising Automotive Facilities Inspector, under general supervision, you would be in charge of a regional office with a staff of Body Repair Inspectors, Automotive Facilities Inspectors, Senior Automotive Facilities Inspectors and clerical staff. Your office and staff would be engaged in the evaluation and inspection of motor vehicle dealers, transporters, repair shops, vehicle dismantlers, scrap processors, inspection stations, and other motor vehicle regulated businesses under the provisions of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law and the Commissioner's Rules and Regulations. You would be responsible for the daily operation of your region and, as such, make many independent decisions and respond to media inquiries. You would analyze and evaluate the investigation and inspection activities within your region and recommend changes in program emphasis or new ideas to update or improve the program. You would also confer with the Senior Automotive Facilities Inspectors and review in detail their reports, operations, and procedures for the effective and efficient administration of the program. You would address industry and consumer groups. You would assist the Division and other Bureau heads in modifying and improving the standards established to regulate the automotive industry including record keeping, facility adequacy, equipment performance, quality of repairs, and conditions for determining gross negligence in repair as well as gross overcharging. You might also testify in motor vehicle hearings or in civil or criminal court.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Senior Automotive Facilities Inspector, Vehicle Safety Technical Analyst 2, or Supervisor Consumer and Facility Services.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


How to Apply

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Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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