ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES CHAPTER ONLY
Date Posted: February 18, 2016
Position: BUILDING INSPECTOR 2
Division: HOUSING & BUILDING
Number of Vacancies: ONE (1)
Wage Rate: $50,747.66 – $56,386.29
Normal Work Hours: 7:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. (M-F)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have the ability to communicate effectively and must have knowledge of building code inspection, plans examination and experience in construction and/or renovation of commercial and/or residential units; must have the ability to conduct inspections of new and existing structures, including ensuring code and ordinance compliance, identifying code violations, issuing permits and certificates of occupancy; must be able to communicate construction techniques and procedures to property owners and contractors ; must have the ability to maintain and submit all inspection records, issue violation letters and citations; must have the ability and knowledge to verify compliance of construction work with approved construction documents., investigate complaints and respond to requests related to building and property maintenance; must have the ability to inspect fire damage; must have the ability to interact with the public within the community to provide information; must possess the knowledge of state, federal and local ordinances, codes, laws, rules and regulations, along with techniques of building construction; must have a knowledge of the legal processes associated with citation issuance and hearings; must possess the skill to read and interpret construction documents and maps; must be able to prepare clear and concise reports and correspondence utilizing information technology with Microsoft Office, mobile applications and proprietary software; must be able to work independently in organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines and follow up on assignments; must have the ability to problem solve and communicate orally with staff and the general public; must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Possess the ability to lead, direct, assign, delegate job assignments, work with and assign personnel to duties, tasks and equipment in day-to-day operations as necessary including the capability to work effectively and professionally with employees, contractors, vendors and the public. Possess the ability to assist in planning and coordinating projects and operations. The applicant selected will be responsible for various duties, projects and tasks as assigned. Provide scheduled and non-scheduled assignments, in addition to supporting employees when concerns or problems arise. Must be able to solve problems in the field, communicate decisions, and appropriately improve existing methods. Have the ability to train employees to perform various tasks and in the proper and safe use of equipment. While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; ascend and descend stairs, scaffolding and ramps; maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching, or running on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces; move about on hands and knees; bend body downward and forward, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles; reach with hands and arms; speak and hear; use color, odor, texture, shape and sound perception and discrimination; and push, pull and/or lift up to 10 pounds frequently and up to 20 pounds occasionally. Work is performed in a normal office environment and in the field exposing the employee to outside atmospheric conditions; conditions such as fumes, noxious odors, dusts, mists, gases and poor ventilation that affect the respiratory system, eyes or the skin; possibly bodily injury from moving mechanical parts of equipment, tools, or machinery, electrical shock, falling from high, exposed places, explosions and/or toxic or caustic chemicals.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Education and Experience:
- High school diploma or GED; and,
- Three to four years of progressively responsible related experience with 2 years’ experience as Building Inspector 1 or Equivalent or,
- Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Licenses and Certifications:
- Valid Driver’s License with less than 8 points and
- OBBS Building Inspector Certification (BI) AND
- OBBS Electrical Safety Inspector Certification (ESI) OR
- OBBS Plumbing Inspector Certification (PI)
Employee may be required to work overtime pursuant to the provisions of Article 5 and Article 15 of the current negotiated agreement. Applicants may be reassigned as required.
Interviews will be conducted on TBD.
AFSCME BARGAINING UNIT EMPLOYEES INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION SHOULD CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE OR THEIR SUPERVISOR TO OBTAIN AN “INTEREST IN POSITION” FORM. THIS FORM MUST BE RETURNED TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE NO LATER THAN MONDAY, February 29, 2016 @ 4:00 P.M.