Indiana State Police Now Accepting Applications for Motor Carrier Inspectors

Indiana State Police Now Accepting Applications for Motor Carrier Inspectors



The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for Motor Carrier Inspectors.

These permanent scale facilities will include one position at the Lowell District, one position at the Versailles District, and one position at the Putnamville District.

These scale facilities are located on I-65 in Lowell, on I-74 in West Harrison, and on I-70 in Terre Haute. Inspectors enforce state and federal regulations pertaining to commercial motor vehicles operating within the state of Indiana.

Trainees must complete the Motor Carrier Inspector School scheduled to begin on November 28, 2016 and conclude on February 10, 2017.

The training will be conducted Monday through Friday at the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement facility in Indianapolis, IN.

Housing will be provided. During the training, trainees will develop skills including: emergency vehicle operations, defensive tactics, communications, hazardous materials, first-aid, post-crash investigations and truck inspections.

In order to participate in the selection process, applicants for the position of Motor Carrier Inspector must meet the following basic requirements:

  1. Be a United States citizen
  2. Be at least 21 years old by February 10, 2017
  3. Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  4. Possess a valid driver’s license
  5. Be required to pass a physical agility test, oral interview, polygraph exam and a background investigation
  6. Be required to complete a medical exam, a psychological exam and drug test
  7. Geographical proximity to the scale facility may be a factor in the selection process

    Trainees are paid during the school and are provided all necessary equipment. The starting salary is $27,989 and will increase to $28,825 at the end of the first year of employment. Over the next ten years with step increases in pay, a Motor Carrier Inspector may reach an annual salary of $42,449. A retirement program will be available through PERF.

To apply for a Motor Carrier Inspector position, visit the Indiana Government Job Bank at All state employment opportunities can be found on this website. To apply for any position with the State of Indiana, you must register with the Indiana Job Bank and have a valid e-mail address. Applications for Motor Carrier Inspector must be submitted by 11:59 PM(Indianapolis time), September 5, 2016.

The Indiana State Police is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer complying with all provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Interested applicants can obtain additional information about a career as a Motor Carrier Inspector by visiting