Occ. Code 8931200

 

AUTOMOTIVE FACILITIES INSPECTOR, GRADE 16

8931200

SENIOR AUTOMOTIVE FACILITIES INSPECTOR, GRADE 20

8931300

SUPERVISING AUTOMOTIVE FACILITIES INSPECTOR, M-1

8931500

 

New York State Department of Civil Service

 

Classification Standard

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS SERIES

 

Automotive Facilities Inspectors monitor services provided by automotive facilities, including inspection stations, repair shops, dealers, transporters, dismantlers, salvage pools, itinerant vehicle collectors, vehicle rebuilders, mobile car crushers, scrap processors, and scrap collectors. They review and resolve consumer complaints and uncover violations of the Vehicle & Traffic Law and Motor Vehicle Commissioners Rules and Regulations, regulate the licensing of automotive facilities, and conduct periodic inspections and audits to ensure compliance with laws, rules, and regulations. As a result of their inspections and audits, Automotive Facilities Inspectors may prepare cases for, present evidence, and provide testimony at administrative hearings.

 

These positions are classified only in the Department of Motor Vehicles.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

 

AUTOMOTIVE FACILITIES INSPECTOR: entry level; reviews and seeks resolution of consumer complaints involving automotive services; periodically inspects service providers for licensure compliance.

 

SENIOR AUTOMOTIVE FACILITIES INSPECTOR: first supervisory level; acts as supervisor over a group of Automotive Facilities Inspectors and Body Repair Inspectors.

 

SUPERVISING AUTOMOTIVE FACILITIES INSPECTOR: managerial level; acts as administrative supervisor of a Vehicle Safety Regional Office.

 

RELATED CLASSES

 

Body Repair Inspectors review and arbitrate consumer complaints concerning unsatisfactory body repair work and periodically inspect body repair shops for licensure compliance.

 

Motor Vehicle Inspectors examine buses and other motor vehicles transporting passengers for hire to determine operating condition and assure the safety of school children and the traveling public.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

 

AUTOMOTIVE FACILITIES INSPECTOR

 

Under the general direction of a Senior Automotive Facilities Inspector:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENIOR AUTOMOTIVE FACILITIES INSPECTOR

 

Under the general direction of a Supervising Automotive Facilities Inspector:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPERVISING AUTOMOTIVE FACILITIES INSPECTOR

 

Under general direction:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

AUTOMOTIVE FACILITIES INSPECTOR

 

Open Competitive: Five years of experience as an automotive mechanic, automotive diagnostician, or automotive technician instructor. Experience must have included diagnosis and repair of On Board Diagnostic 2 (OBD2) Systems.  Experience must have been gained within the last ten years.

 

Candidates with three years of this experience may compete for appointment to Automotive Facilities Inspector Trainee. Following the satisfactory completion of a two-year traineeship, trainees will advance to the title of Automotive Facilities Inspector.

 

SENIOR AUTOMOTIVE FACILITIES INSPECTOR

 

Promotion: one year of permanent competitive service as an Automotive Facilities Inspector.

 


SUPERVISING AUTOMOTIVE FACILITIES INSPECTOR

 

Promotion: one year of permanent competitive service as a Senior Automotive Facilities Inspector.

 

Rev:  6/17

 

 

NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The minimum qualifications are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.