A.F.S.C.M.E. UNION ZONING INSPECTOR POSITION
DATE: March 20, 2019
JOB OPENING – EASTLAKE BUILDING DEPARTMENT
POSITION: Zoning Inspection – Building Department
Start Rate After Probation After 1 Year After 2 Years After 3 Years Working Rate
$14.32 $15.34 $16.37 $18.49 $19.60 $20.63
Under supervision, shall have the authority over all zoning matters for the City. May be assisted by and shall coordinate and assist other inspectors within the City or by other City employees, as designated by the Chief Building Official. May coordinate or supervise activities of clerical support staff.
Enforces all zoning and maintenance ordinances and required field inspections as directed by the Chief Building official of the City, (both residential and commercial), including, but not limited to, violation or non-compliance ascertained by citizen complaint/referral and ongoing field inspections, with a pro-active posture. Will coordinate prosecution of violators with the Assistant Law Director. Shall provide clerical/counter assistance when deemed appropriate. Is accountable for all processes to the Chief Building Official.
Schedules prosecutor meetings and attends same as required. Attend pretrial and trial sessions involving zoning matters and testify as required. Assist the Assistant Law Director in preparation for trials by gathering and organizing relevant documents.
Review all matters referred to the office of zoning and renders researched opinions when necessary. Reviews site plans for new construction and notes any deficiencies which violate zoning requirements. Processes lot splits, occupancy permits, sign permits and conditional use permits.
Actively investigates complaints involving violations of zoning and/or maintenance and takes appropriate action. Performs industrial and commercial occupancy inspections to verify use, and in conjunction with the fire marshal, fire inspections. Will record all actions on written form and with visual documentation when deemed necessary.
Maintains all zoning and maintenance records and correspondence including warning notices, complaints, letters, memos, photographs and other similar documents. Assists with the preparation of required reports to administrative officers, boards and commissions when required. May direct and supervise assigned clerical support.
Performs other duties of a similar nature.
High School diploma or its equivalent (GED) and three years in a progressively responsible position, or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job, such as those listed above.
Possesses a valid Ohio Driver’s License.
Knowledge of zoning and maintenance ordinances and enforcement practices. Knowledge of building practices and terminology.
Skill in handling difficult people with patience, tact and poise.
Skill in research, data gathering, compilation, formatting and presenting. Skill in clerical/office functions such as typing/data entry, filing, answering the telephone. Skill in prioritizing and organizing work.
Skill in communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange to convey information and to receive work direction.
PROBATIONARY PERIOD: 90 days (per contract).
Resumes and or Applications for this position will be accepted through April 19, 2019, Attn: Chief Building Official Dave Menn at Dmenn@eastlakeohio.com