Washington State Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer 2 - New Entrant in Eastern Washington, Washington



The Washington State Patrol, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Bureau (CVEB) consists of the following: Commercial Vehicle Division (CVD) conducts school bus and Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) inspection, and assisting the Fuel Tax Evasion Task Force.

The Motor Carrier Safety Division (MCSD) includes the Compliance Review (CR) / New Entrant (NE) Program, the Tow Truck Inspection Program, Fuel Tax Evasion Task Force, Training Section and the School Bus Inspection Program. The CR / NE Section conducts in-depth investigations of carrier compliance with safety and hazardous materials regulations.

The Property Management Division includes the Fleet, Facilities and Supply Sections.

The MCSD is offering interviews to Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer 2's (CVEO 2) for an opening in the NE Program. This is a project funded position with funding expected to continue through September 30, 2019.

This position may be located in one of the following areas: Cle Elum, or Spokane.


Duties for New Entrant Safety Audits:

The essential functions:

  1. Engage in activities and/or events that will ensure proficiency according to industry standards and computer technology.
  2. Accurately perform basic math and report writing; accurately accomplish tasks in a multi-task environment.
  3. Successfully carry out department objectives independently with minimal supervision.
  4. Work alternating/rotating shifts to ensure the objectives and/or tasks of the department is accomplished.
  5. Manage dynamic workloads with shifting priorities to ensure department objectives and tasks are successfully accomplished.
  6. Communicate effectively to ensure the objectives and/or tasks of the department are successfully accomplished.
  7. Engage in activities and/or events that will ensure Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), Compliance Review (CR) and New Entrant (NE) Certifications.
  8. Successfully utilize time management techniques to successfully accomplish department objectives and tasks.
  9. Be able to testify persuasively and credibly in court.

An armed Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer (CVEO) 2 with authority limited to commercial motor vehicles (CMV) and their drivers. This includes physical inspection of CMVs and loads for conformity to size, weight and load restrictions; safety and mechanical requirements as determined by state and federal laws, rules and regulations.

Responsible for conducting New Entrant (NE) Safety Audits (SAs) at terminals, at employer sites, and by mail, on carriers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) for transportation violations, accidents, incidents and complaints with respect to evasion of motor carrier safety regulations that include driver and vehicle safety, hazardous materials, record keeping and permit authorities.

A CVEO 2 also provides leadership, mentoring, and coaching to new CVEO 1's and 2s; serves as the detachment Field Training Officer (FTO) for new employees, assigning and monitoring work during their on-the-job training phase; and provides specialized training to subordinates at the direction of the supervisor.

Provide administrative assistance and support for the detachment supervisor.

Conduct Safety Seminars (Community Outreach Events) for both interstate and intrastate carriers and drivers advising and educating on federal and state rules and regulations and elements of CSA (Compliance, Safety, and Accountability).


High School Diploma or GED Must have two (2) years experience as a current/permanent CVEO 1 by December 16, 2018. Must possess a valid non-restricted, non-probationary Washington State driver's license. Must be physically able to crawl under or climb around/over commercial vehicles in order to inspect for compliance with state safety, proper condition, weight, height, length, width, and other configuration laws. Must be physically capable to lift and deploy portable scales (up to 50 lbs.) to weigh commercial vehicles. Subject to work in an environment that has potential for exposure to hazardous and/or radioactive material. Subject to work in potentially volatile situations with commercial vehicle drivers, work independently - including nights, weekends and holidays in all types of weather conditions and settings, including private residences, offices, truck shops, etc., while keeping supervisor informed at all times. Subject to be called out for emergency response. Must be proficient in conducting investigations and documenting violations discovered during the investigation. Must be proficient with the operation of computers, faxes, copiers, scanners, and other office equipment as well as computer programs including SMS (industry standard computer software), CAPRI, ASPEN, PROVU, UFA, RAID, Portal programs, and Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Must successfully complete and maintain CVSA certification as well as firearms and defensive tactics certifications as required by the agency.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

Desired experience includes: Communications Officer, CVEO 1, Vehicle Identification Inspector; or a law enforcement officer. Knowledge of the CMV industry. Meet productivity standards, deadlines, and work schedules. Be willing/able to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions. Perform work accurately and thoroughly. Be organized and capable of following a systematic method of performing a task. Complete tasks or continue in a course of action in spite of opposition or discouragement. Be dependable and trustworthy. Be held accountable or answerable for one's conduct. Be comfortable in making decisions by yourself. Work independently with minimal supervision. Act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea. Communicate effectively with others using the spoken word. Conform to a set of values and accepted standards. Be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace. Make the best use of available time and resources. Be able to coach, teach and mentor employees and members of the trucking industry.

Special Requirement/Conditions:

Must successfully complete and maintain CVSA certification as well as firearms and defensive tactics certifications as required by the agency.

Employee must live within the State of Washington.

Employees with assigned take home vehicles shall live within forty-five (45) miles of their assigned district, division, or duty station.

Demonstrates leadership abilities.

Supplemental Information

The act of submitting application materials electronically is considered affirmation that the information is complete and truthful. The agency will verify this information and any untruthful or misleading answers will be cause for rejection of potential employment.


This recruitment is open *_ONLY_ *to current permanent Washington State Patrol CVEO 2s for transfer opportunity and CVEO 1s for promotional opportunity who meet minimum requirements.


Please apply directly online at www.careers.wa.gov.

You are required to attach a resume and letter of interest with your online application explaining how you meet the qualifications for this position as outlined above. Provide clear, detailed information about your education and job-related experience.

If you have questions regarding this announcement, please contact Ms. Yvette Fabregas at (360) 704-2308 or Yvette.Fabregas@wsp.wa.gov or Ms. Darlonna Vaughan at (360) 704-2313 or Darlonna.Vaughan@wsp.wa.gov.


If selected to interview for this position, the following materials must be submitted for consideration: performance evaluations for the last two years, résumé, and cover letter.

Selection will be based on a review of the above materials in addition to an Office of Professional Standards (OPS) employee history, the online application, a written exercise, and an oral interview.


Education verification is part of the selection process. If selected as a top candidate, all required education and education listed in your application materials must be verified in advance. Please do not send these transcripts at the time of application. If you are selected as a top candidate you will be contacted by the Human Resource Division and asked to provide transcripts at the appropriate time.


Persons with a disability, who need assistance in the application or assessment process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 704-2317. Applicants that are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

The Washington State Patrol actively supports diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary: $4,220.00 - $5,534.00 Monthly

Location: Multiple Locations - Eastern Washington, WA

Job Type: Agency Internal Promotional – Permanent

Department: Washington State Patrol

Job Number: 2018-11224 CVEO 2 NE #P028

Closing: 11/18/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504

Phone: View Posting for Agency Contact

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov