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Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector

The mission of the Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement is to encourage and promote a safe driving environment through education and safety awareness while enforcing State and Federal laws and regulations, placing special emphasis on commercial vehicles. Responsibilities of a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector may include: Inspection of driver/vehicle records for compliance with licensing permits, vehicle/driver operation laws and regulations. Walks, climbs, stoops, and crawls around, on, and under vehicles to physically inspect vehicles for safety defects. Checks cargo manifest to determine if hazardous materials are being carried, and if so, inspects for compliance with hazardous materials transportation regulations. Places vehicles and/or drivers “out of service” for critical violations of the federal and state motor carrier safety regulations. Completes various forms and reports required by the Department of Kentucky State Police in accordance with operations manual.

If you are interested in a challenging yet rewarding career with the Kentucky State Police where you can make a positive difference in your local community and the state please visit and search our open opportunities. 

As an employee for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, you will receive benefits which can be found by clicking here. Additionally, these positions are available to enroll in the following:

*Mutual Assistance eligibility

  • Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday. Incumbents in this job title typically perform their work at weigh facilities conducting commercial vehicle inspections