Compliance Inspector Supervisor W&M
Compliance Inspector Supervisor Weights & Measures
|MDA Mktg Animal Ind & Cons Svcs - Wght & Measures
|11/28/2023 09:35:00 AM
|12/12/2023 11:59:00 PM
|$53,627.00 - $85,951.00/year
LOCATION OF POSITION
50 Harry Truman
Parkway, Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Main Purpose of Job
position serves as Field Supervisor within a specified geographic area or
statewide as assigned. The incumbent
provides supervision, guidance, and general policy interpretation to inspectors
at the field level to ensure equity in commercial transactions between buyers
and sellers of commodities and services.
These activities are pursuant to the requirements of Title 11,
Agricultural Article Annotated Code of Maryland which Maryland’s Weights and
Measures Law. This position is emergency essential.
directs staff members ensuring that proper protocols, procedures, and
enforcement actions are followed pertaining to Maryland’s Examination Procedure
Outline, and the Program’s Field Inspections Staff Work Plan. Advises, directs, and ensures staff members
follow prescribed testing procedures in NIST Handbook 112 Examination
Procedures Outline (EPO) and utilization of device specific technical
information from the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM),
National Type Evaluation Program (NTEP) Certificate of Conformance (CC). Advises, directs, and ensures staff members
follow prescribed testing procedures as adopted in NIST Handbook 133 and NIST
Handbook 130. Ensures understanding and
guides staff members with proper compliance with specifications, tolerances,
and technical requirements adopted in NIST Handbook 44.
and tests, and initiates directed enforcement action on common and less complex
small, medium, large scales, vehicle scales, railroad scales, less complex
small liquid measuring devices, and vehicle tank meters, and to verify
compliance with specifications, tolerances, and technical requirements adopted
in NIST Handbook 44. By following
prescribed testing procedures in NIST Handbook 112 EPO and utilization of
device specific technical information from NCWM NTEP CC. Follows direct enforcement program’s Field
Inspection Staff Work Plan.
tests, and initiates directed enforcement action on random and standard
packaging. Ensuring net contents and
compliance with labeling requirements and method of sale of commodities. By following prescribed testing procedures as
adopted in NIST Handbook 133 and NIST Handbook 130. In conjunction with the Annotated Code of
Maryland Agriculture Title 11 and Maryland COMAR Title 15.
Trains and instructs
employees in proper test procedures found in NIST Handbook 112 Examination
Procedures Outline (EPO). Trains and
instructs employees in proper test procedures, policies, and protocols, and
enforcement action in Maryland’s Examination Procedures Outline, and the
program’s Field Inspection Staff Work Plan.
Performs and oversees
investigations in response to general consumer complaints and may assist in
more complex or specific inquiries that allege incorrect weight or measure or
the misuse o devices. Ensures staff members follow the program’s Field Inspections
Staff Work Plan regarding complaint investigations and that complaints are
investigated properly and completed within allotted timeline.
directs staff member meetings for educational training and information
purposes. Develops instructional
materials on inspection EPOs and Test Procedures of various inspection
At the direction of the Chief of Weights and Measures and Administrators plans, assigns, follows, and adjusts the work of field staff members to accomplish established goals. Advises, initiates, and assists Chief of Weights and Measures and Administrators of staff members in need of counseling and disciplinary procedures.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession
of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Five years of experience in the inspection, repair, or
testing of weighing and/or volumetric measuring devices; or in inspecting
labeling and packages.
1. Applicants may substitute fifteen credit
hours in physical sciences; chemistry; mathematics; engineering, or law
enforcement at an accredited college or university for one year of the required
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience non-commissioned officer in quality assurance, inspection and grading classification or quality assurance, inspection and grading specialty codes in the agricultural commodity grading field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
the inspection and regulation of liquid measuring devices to determine the
quantity of commodities (such as fuel, propane, heating oil, gas pumps, vehicle
tank meters, food products, grain, bulk commodities, and/or precious metals).
developing and updating written test procedures (Examination Procedure Outline)
related to the proper inspection methods and safety guidelines for the
inspection and testing of measuring devices.
Experience in testing
weighing or measuring devices and testing packages for net content.
Experience facilitating on the job training.
Experience conducting investigative field work.
training sponsored by the National Institute of Standards & Technology
accreditation testing through the National Conference of Weights & Measures
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Employees in this classification are assigned duties, which require the operation of a motor vehicle and will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator license valid in the State of Maryland.
Employees in this classification may be
required to possess a Commercial Driver's License.
Employees in this classification may be assigned to any county or region of the State and may be required to establish residence within their assigned geographic area.
This position is Emergency Essential.
Applicants who meet
the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further
evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your
education, training, and experience as they relate to the requirements of the
position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and
accurate information on your application. Successful
candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and
placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list
for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State
Please report all
related education, experience, dates, and hours of work. Clearly indicate
your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education
obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing
an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior
to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).
must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this
date will not be added. Incorrect application forms will not be
accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.
BARGAINING UNIT STATUS