The Lake County Commissioners are seeking a full-time Building / Plumbing Inspector for the Lake County Building Inspections Department. Qualified applicants will be team-oriented, dependable, motivated, and must possess good decision-making skills; have experience performing residential plan reviews and conducting commercial and residential building inspections.
Perform residential plan reviews and field inspections. Read and interpret plans, specifications, and blueprints quickly and accurately. Consult with building owners, contractors and the public. Enforce regulations with tact and good judgment. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, the general public and other employees. Provide prompt, courteous, and professional service. Assist the public in understanding the permitting and inspection process.
Computer skills are necessary along with the ability to operate various software programs. Applicants must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing with a diverse group of people – homeowners, contractors, project managers, architects, and engineers.
Certification Requirements: At a minimum, 2 of the following State of Ohio Certifications: Commercial Building Inspector (BI), Residential Building Official (RBO), Electrical Safety Inspector (ESI), or BBS Plumbing Inspector (PI).
Pay Scale: $26.62 – $33.33 per hour based on experience and certifications. Additional $3.50 hourly Certification pay for candidates with their interim or full CBO certification.
Valid State of Ohio Driver’s license required. Candidates should send resumes to: ATTN: David Strichko, Lake County Building Inspection, 105 Main Street Building B, Second Floor, Painesville OH 44077. Position open until filled.