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Date:  Nov 20, 2023
Req ID:  35308

Northwest Arkansas, AR, US, 72701

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $36,155

Position Number: 22133547 
County: Benton; Boone; Carroll; Crawford; Franklin; Johnson; Logan; Madison; Newton; Pope; Sebastian; Washington 
Posting End Date: December 8, 2023 
Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,155 
Motor Vehicle Commission 


This position will work the Northwest territory of Arkansas but will periodically travel to Little Rock for Board Meetings and other meetings.

The mission of the Department of Labor and Licensing is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the general public and the wage earners of Arkansas through the administration, enforcement and provision of services related to licensing, permitting, code enforcement, and employment as authorized by Arkansas law.

Position Information

Class Code: X120C

Grade: GS06


Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00


The Motor Vehicle Investigator is responsible for investigating possible violations of the Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commission Act, rules, or regulations. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Investigates licensed and unlicensed vehicle dealers, distributors, and salespersons to determine compliance or non-compliance of the Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commission Act. Investigates consumer complaints, works with consumers and dealers to resolve complaints consumers have with new motor vechile dealers.  Investigates possible violations and inspects required dealer facilities for compliance. Investigates false and misleading advertisements. Researches and compiles evidence. Writes reports of investigative findings. Presents testimony in commission and court hearings. Attends various public events and sales for investigative purposes. Conducts undercover investigations when non-compliance is suspected. Performs other duties as assigned.


Frequent in-state travel is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of general law enforcement methods, and the Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commission laws, rules, and regulations. Ability to conduct investigations and prepare reports. Ability to use computers and applicable software. Ability to operate digital cameras, and digital voice recorders, and other investigatory equipment. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of an associate's degree in criminal justice, criminology, or a related field; plus one year of experience in inspection, regulation, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


Must possess a valid Arkansas driver's license.

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville