CC: 60245 EEO: 03 Est: Rev: 08/00 1
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA CLASS SPECIFICATION
Class Title: Dealer Inspector
Class Code: 60245
Inspects licensed vehicle dealers, reviews license applications, and investigates complaints
against dealers or non-dealers relative to titling, licensing, registration, or odometer fraud to
ensure enforcement of South Dakota laws.
B. Distinguishing Feature:
Dealer Inspectors inspect and investigate dealerships and individuals for compliance with state
laws and complete case reports on infractions.
State Inspectors conduct inspections and investigations of commercial businesses and public
facilities, complete appropriate paperwork, and report violators to agencies with regulatory
(These are examples only; any one position may not include all of the listed examples nor do the listed examples
include all functions which may be found in positions of this class.)
1. Inspects and monitors South Dakota vehicle dealers to ensure compliance with state laws.
a. Checks purchase and sales records.
b. Checks for vehicle titles.
c. Ensures businesses maintain an approved place of business and approves supplemental
d. Checks with dealers to ensure they maintain required surety bonds and liability
e. Answers dealer questions on applicable laws and rules.
f. Completes inspection forms.
2. Conducts preliminary inspections of new dealer applicants to ensure they comply with
applicable state laws and rules.
a. Interviews business owners.
b. Conducts preliminary background and character reference checks.
c. Inspects proposed principal place of business location.
d. Verifies new vehicle franchises.
e. Examines local zoning ordinances.
f. Verifies possession of required surety b