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LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS INSPECTOR - 42005264

Date: Oct 1, 2021

Location: N/A, FL, US, NEGOTIABLE

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Requisition No: 434823 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS INSPECTOR - 42005264

Position Number: 42005264 

Salary:  $35,229.48 - $37,951.68 

Posting Closing Date: 10/22/2021 

LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS INSPECTOR

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES
BUREAU OF STANDARDS

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

This position’s headquarters is negotiable within Miami-Dade and Broward County.

CONTACT:

Sullivan Palermo, (850) 251-6857

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A high school diploma and two (2) years of experience involving liquefied petroleum gas storage, utilization, handling or pipeline systems.

Requires possession of a valid Class E driver license.

***ATTENTION CANDIDATES***

To be considered for a position with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:

  • All fields in the Candidate Profile must be completed.
  • Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position.
  • Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Extensive travel required.

Hours may vary from time to time.

This position has regulatory responsibilities and is subject to the provisions of s. 112.313, Florida Statutes, and Section 60L-36.003, F.A.C.

NOTES:

Successful applicants must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.

JOB DUTIES:

Complies with all rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

  • Conducts inspections of LP Gas storage, supply and distribution systems, installation of such systems, operation and performance of related equipment, and other attributes related to the sale and distribution of LP gas.
  • Conducts inspections on the accuracy and function of measuring devices, as well as methods of sale and quantity.
  • Conducts reinspections.
  • Conducts site plan reviews for new and existing facilities.
  • Conducts investigations in reference to consumer complaints, accidents, and methods of sale and quantity.
  • Completes and maintains inspection and investigative documentation.
  • Provides technical assistance and education to local authorities and industry personnel regarding LP Gas laws, rules and regulations.

Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of basic LP gas tools and equipment (i.e., bar probe, CGI meter, manometer, Beckman meter, etc.).
  • Knowledge of products and applicable codes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to conduct tests using this equipment. 
  • Ability to physically perform activities that include, but are not limited to, climbing ladders, climbing on top of and going underneath trucks and other structures. 
  • Ability to bend, kneel, and stand, lifting at least 40 lbs.
  • Ability to read and understand fabrication and assembly drawings, manufacturer’s equipment specifications, and operation and maintenance procedures.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and walk long distances.
  • Ability to work on uneven terrain.

SPECIAL NOTES:

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.