Deadline to Apply: September 17th 2015
Duties: Under supervision of the Commissioner of Code Enforcement, makes inspections of residential and commercial buildings and structures, or any appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings or structures in the course of construction for the purposes of ensuring compliance with laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations relating to the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, removal and maintenance. Performs related duties as required that pertain to enforcement of the Cleveland Housing, Building, and Zoning Codes as well as the Ohio Building and Residential Codes. Follows all operations and safety policies and safe work practices. Attends and participates in operations and safety training classes and demonstrates competence (demonstration of competence may be determined by exam.) Wears and properly utilizes safety equipment in accordance with Divisional policy at all times.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENTRANCE TO THIS EXAMINATION AS ESTABLISHED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF CLEVELAND ARE AS FOLLOWS:
A High School Diploma or GED is required. A valid State of Ohio Driver’s License is required. A State of Ohio Board of Building Standards (OBBS) certification as a Building Inspector and OBBS certification as a Residential Building Inspector are required. Must have and maintain certifications throughout employment. One of the following is required: Three years of full time paid experience as a construction contractor or supervisor for non-residential buildings or structures within the scope of groups regulated by the rules of the board OR; three years of full time paid experience as a skilled tradesman for work subject to inspection under a model building code organization or a code adopted for non-residential buildings or structures within the scope of groups regulated by the rules of the board, or experience as specified in section 103.3.3(2) OR; successful completion of a trainee program pursuant to section 103.3.9. (Substitution: An OBBS interim or trainee certification as a Building Inspector and an OBBS interim certification as a residential building inspector may substitute for Building Inspector and Residential Building Inspector certifications.)
NOTE: Applicants will be required to pay a $10.00 (TEN DOLLARS) filing fee payable in cash or money order (no checks). Applicants who are currently employed in this position with the City of Cleveland are exempt. However, that when an applicant is disqualified from taking an examination on the basis of age, education or failure to meet other minimum entrance requirements, the fee paid by such applicant shall be refunded to such applicant upon the applicant’s request in writing made within ten (10) days after the date of examination. Any applicant who can provide proof of unemployment, public assistance, or indigence is exempt from the filing fee. A copy of such proof must be included with the application.
NOTE: Applications must be returned in person. All copies of diplomas, licenses, certificates, and resumes must be presented at the time of filing. Applications may not be accepted if copies are not submitted with application at time of filing.
NOTE: Any applicant who resigns or is dismissed from employment with the City of Cleveland will have his/her name removed from the eligible list.
FILING OF APPLICATION
Application must be made on the regular application form available on-line or at the Office of the Civil Service Commission, 601 Lakeside Avenue, Room 119. No other form will be accepted. APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP IN THE CIVIL SERVICE OFFICE TO APPLY TO TAKE THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION – APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM 8:30 A.M. ON FRIDAY, July 17th, 2015 UNTIL 4:30 P.M. ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH 2015.
THE CITY OF CLEVELAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER