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Tobacco Control Enforcement Agent
Agency: Arkansas Tobacco Control Board
Date Posted: 11/03/2017
Posting Expires: None
The Arkansas Tobacco Control (ATC) Enforcement Agent is responsible for the enforcement of all Arkansas tobacco laws. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Enforces all federal, state, and local laws regarding tobacco, including the sale, possession, purchase, and transportation of tobacco products. Employs basic law enforcement skills, observes activity occurring in the area of assignment, and is alert to acts which may result in tobacco law violations or any other serious crime. Responds to reports of a crime in progress, conducts a crime scene assessment, intervenes to terminate criminal acts or to investigate and initiate appropriate actions, and issues summons or citations for misdemeanor crimes or violations, as prescribed in the agency rules, regulations, policies and procedures, and applicable state law. Inspects the records of permit holders to ensure compliance with Arkansas tobacco laws, including compliance checks to enforce underage sales of tobacco products, conducts inspections of permitted businesses for violations of state laws, and writes violation reports for illegal activities at permitted outlets. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Shift work involving irregular working hours, to include holidays and weekends, is occasionally required. Carrying and use a firearm while on duty and fuent travel within assigned area is required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of law enforcement operating standards and procedures. Knowledge of surveillance and investigative techniques. Knowledge of basic state and federal tobacco laws. Ability to qualify with a firearm as required by agency manual of rules, regulations, policiesand procedures. Ability to operate a motor vehicle. Ability to perform investigations and make arrests. Ability to secure and document evidence of crimes and civil violations. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports. Ability to use covert audio and video surveillance equipment, including body wire.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelorís degree in criminal justice, criminology, public administration or a related field. ORThe formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experience in law enforcement with two years in investigations or surveillance.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be certified as a Specialized Law Enforcement Officer by the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training in accordance with ACA 12-9-106. Must satisfactorily complete a minimum of eight hours of CLEST approved training each year of employment. Must possess a valid Arkansas driverís license. 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.
Agency Specific Information
Arkansas Tobacco Control
101 East Capitol Suite 401
Little Rock, AR 72201
Job Details
Position No.: 22014721
Class Code: X131C
Grade: GS05
Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Southwest Arkansas
Job County/Region: Clark,Columbia,Garland,Hempstead,Hot Spring,Howard,Lafayette,Little River,Miller,Montgomery,Nevada,Ouachita,Pike,Polk,Sevier,Yell
Contact Information
Contact name: Chanda Mallory
Phone: 501-682-9756
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