Code Inspector Job Description Sample
Code Compliance Inspector
CODE COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR
Pay Grade: 63 Pay Range: $20.72 to $29.01 per hour plus benefits
New employees start at beginning level of pay range
FSLA Status: Non-exempt (Eligible for overtime)
High school diploma and or experience equivalent to three (3) years experience in plan review, code compliance, municipal experience, building or fire inspection, law enforcement, construction trade or closely related field. Certification at Level II Code Enforcement Officer through the Code Enforcement League of Arizona, or ability to obtain within one (1) year. Any equivalent combination of education, work experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position will be considered. Must be able to work occasional weekends and possess valid Arizona driver's license. Candidate of choice must pass pre-employment drug test and criminal background check.
Responds to and investigates complaints alleging violation of municipal code pertaining to land use regulations, garage sales, signs, investigates complaints of weeded lots, utility easements, abandoned/junk vehicles, and abandoned buildings; documents investigation with written reports, logs and video/photographic records.
Issues notices of violation; testifies in court; mediates and resolves conflicts/disputes between neighbors, businesses and residents; conducts field checks and monitors businesses and properties relative to a variety of mitigation measures imposed as part of the discretionary land/use process; prepares correspondence and reports, abatement notices and requests for information; maintains thorough records and documentation.
Coordinate and work with public groups and organizations to conduct public education programs and neighborhood clean-ups; performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Other Characteristics:
Knowledge of Federal, State, and City of Prescott rules, regulations, policies, procedures, codes, and ordinances related to zoning, building codes and compliance.
Knowledge of the City of Prescott's governmental organization, policies and procedures.
Knowledge of construction methods and materials.
Knowledge of occupational safety and health regulations, policies and procedures.
Knowledge of a variety of computer software, including word processing, database, spreadsheet and GIS applications.
Skill in safely inspecting and enforcing building code and zoning regulations and ordinances.
Skill in mediating/resolving disputes.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with State, Federal, and other local officials, elected officials and City residents.
Skill in written communications for administrative and technical purposes.
Skill in oral communication in one-on-one and group situations.
Skill in utilizing public relations techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints.
Physical and Visual Ability: Sufficient to effectively and safely perform required duties and to safely operate required equipment and City vehicles as needed.
Hearing and Speaking Ability: Sufficient to clearly, concisely and effectively communicate in person, over the radio and the telephone.
Deadline: Applications must be received by 5:00 P.M. May 28, 2018.
To apply for this position, please visit our website at: http://cityofprescott.applicantpro.com/jobs/
(928) 777-1347 (800) 748-6205 Fax: (928) 777-1213
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org EEO/M/F/V/H/D/NSE Posted: May 14, 2018
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MAJOR BENEFITS FOR FULL-TIME REGULAR EMPLOYEES: Paid time off; ten paid holidays; employee and/or family health and life insurance; short term and long term disability; Arizona State Retirement and Social Security contributions; other optional benefits such as deferred compensation plans and additional life insurance. PROBATION: Each employee must satisfactorily serve an established probationary period. NOTE: When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the selection process.
Code Enforcement Lead Inspector
The Code Enforcement Lead Inspector will have primary responsibility for enforcing the Lead Law in homes of lead poisoned children and other children under age 6. The Code Enforcement Lead Inspector will also be responsible for monitoring lead inspections conducted by private lead inspectors. This will involve responding to complaints, conducting field inspections to determine compliance with regulations, and reviewing private inspection records/files. The Code Enforcement Lead Inspector will coordinate and/or provide training and technical assistance to local health departments and code enforcement personnel in all aspects of enforcing Ch. 111, ss. 190-199 and 105 CMR 460.000.
Detailed Statement of Duties and
Conducts field inspections of dwellings, day care centers, other settings, and soil or other lead hazards as necessary.
Counsels parents and monitors the lead paint removal process and coordinates with other agencies to provide safe alternative housing during deleading.
Conducts title searches and initiates court proceedings in cases of non-compliance.
Effectively prosecutes cases of non-compliance in district and housing courts, both independently and cooperatively with program managers and Special Assistant Attorneys General.
Writes reports on all violations, complaints and inspections and maintains filing system of records and reports. Enters all required information into electronic database.
Develops training and educational materials to be used by public and private agencies to organize educational workshops and seminars on the subject of childhood lead poisoning prevention.
Provides training and technical assistance to local boards of health, code enforcement departments, housing authorities, etc., in conducting lead paint inspections, enforcing lead poisoning prevention laws and regulations and monitoring lead paint abatement.
Conducts field inspections and investigates complaints regarding lead paint inspections to determine if there are violations of regulatory or licensing standards.
Conducts periodic reviews and evaluations of lead inspectors.
Conducts routine auditing of environmental paperwork for the weekly data submissions to ensure completeness, and accuracy.
Responds to requests for technical assistance from housing agencies, code enforcement agencies, realtor associations and community service organizations.
Maintains filing system of records and reports and up-to-date electronic case management.
Please note the position requires a valid Massachusetts Class 3 motor vehicle license and access to a motor vehicle.
Preferred Qualifications at Hire:
Possession of a valid and current Massachusetts Lead Inspector License.
Knowledge of the types and uses of equipment used for the measurement of pollutant levels of air, water, soil, etc.
Knowledge of the field techniques used in collecting samples of pollutants.
Knowledge of field techniques used in measuring pollutant levels.
Knowledge of the calibration and/or adjustment techniques as applied to pollution control equipment.
Knowledge of inspection techniques as applied to pollution control.
Skill in operating the measuring and testing equipment used in environmental protection work.
Ability to analyze and determine the applicability of environmental data, to draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
Ability to understand and apply the laws, rules, policies and procedures governing assigned unit activities.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to adapt to varying work situations.
Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others.
Ability to maintain accurate records.
Ability to exercise sound judgment.
Ability to communicate effectively in oral expression and in writing.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as plans, equipment operating manuals, specifications, layouts, blueprints, test results, technical manuals, etc.
Ability to prepare general reports.
The mission of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the
We envision a Commonwealth in which all people enjoy optimal health. Massachusetts ranks among the healthiest of states according to comparative analyses, but we face numerous challenges, including chronic and infectious disease, substance abuse,
violence, preventable hospitalizations, and health disparities.
DPH coordinates programs and policies to address specific diseases and conditions and offer services to address the needs of vulnerable populations. We also develop, implement, promote, and enforce regulations and policies to assure that the conditions under which people live are most conducive to health and enable people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families. We license health professionals, healthcare facilities and a variety of businesses that impact public health. We operate the state laboratory and four public health hospitals. We monitor health status and manage vital records including births, marriages and deaths. We educate people about public health issues and work closely with local boards of health and community partners to identify
and solve public health problems.
As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:
75% state paid medical insurance premium
Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
Low cost basic and optional life insurance
Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
Tuition Remission for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options
Incentive-based Wellness Programs
Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori
Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines.
Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.
For questions, please contact Health Human Resources at 1-800-850-6968.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional or technical experience in the field of air pollution control, industrial hygiene, public health, chemical engineering, sanitary engineering, environmental engineering, public health engineering or environmental sanitation, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
I. An Associate's degree with a major in air quality, industrial hygiene, public health, sanitary engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, public health engineering, chemistry, biology or environmental sanitation may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.*
II. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in air quality, industrial hygiene, public health, sanitary engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering public health engineering, chemistry biology or environmental sanitation may be substituted for the required experience.*
- Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Code Inspector B
Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus four (4) years of experience in public code enforcement, including one (1) year of case management experience in public code enforcement in one or more of the following code enforcement areas: structure/system maintenance or land use that includes site plan interpretation.
Two (2) years of experience in building construction may substitute for the required experience in public code enforcement up to two (2) years.
Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental, Engineering, Urban Planning, Criminal Justice, or in a related field may substitute for experience in public code enforcement or building construction trade up to two (2) years.
Licenses or Certifications:
Valid Texas driver’s license within thirty (30) days of hire.
Criminal background check is required.
Registered as a Code Enforcement Officer with the State of Texas within one (1) year of employment.
- Ability to bend, lift, walk, carry, or use a force equal to lifting up to fifty (50) pounds.
Code/Senior Code Inspector (2 Vacancies)
Are you experienced in the interpretation of governmental agency laws and regulations? Do you have excellent customer service and public relation skills?
The City of Ventura is accepting applications for two Code/Senior Code Inspector vacancies on our collaborative code enforcement team in the Community Development Department. To be considered for these rewarding career opportunities, apply on-line at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs as soon as possible as recruitment may close at any time.
To learn more about the City of Ventura's Code Enforcement Division efforts, visit https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/320/Code-Enforcement.
Under general supervision, performs technical inspections and investigative work in enforcing compliance with laws, ordinances and regulations pertaining to general municipal, state and federal codes; fire prevention and hazardous materials with a primary focus on the immediate public safety and health of the community. This is a non-sworn (civilian), non-safety position.
An eligibility list is being established to fill the current vacancy on the Code Enforcement team in the Community Development Department, as well as future related vacancies in the Community Development Department or the Fire Department.
This position is flexibly staffed and may be filled at either level depending on the qualifications of the candidate and the needs of the City.
Depending upon assignment, incumbents may be required to work stand-by and report to work on a callback basis as needed within a designated time frame and may be required to work weekend or evening shifts.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Is sensitive to the needs of citizens, business owners and contractors, while enforcing regulations and gaining compliance.
Maintains composure when responding to irate customers.
Works as part of a team, interacting with people throughout the City cooperatively and collaboratively.
Has excellent communication and public relation skills.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Code Enforcement Division assignment:
Interprets and enforces provisions of municipal, state and federal laws and/or regulations pertaining to life safety and hazardous materials. Interprets and enforces a variety of City codes and ordinances including but not limited to zoning, housing, nuisances, and property maintenance. All activities are focused to seek compliance with applicable laws.
Responds to citizen complaints regarding violations; explain applicable information to the public by telephone, through group presentations or in writing. Drives city vehicle in assigned areas to identify and evaluate problem areas and/or ordinance violations; determines proper methods to resolve violations.
Maintains accurate documents and violations by taking photographs, samples or other evidence and maintains proper chain of custody. Prepares written correspondence pertaining to violations.
Issues Notices of Violation, Notice and Orders, and Infraction Citations. Maintains and prepares hard-copy and electronic case files.
Forwards cases to the City and/or the District Attorney's office for review and further action. Testifies in court, as needed, in legal proceedings.
Coordinate activities with other agencies and internal/external departments, and provides consultation or assistance as requested. Assists in preparing community promotions and public information related to assigned programs.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Fire Prevention Division assignment:
Interprets and enforces provisions of municipal, state and federal laws and/or regulations pertaining to fire, life safety and hazardous materials. Performs fire plan reviews of limited scope and provides fire and life safety protection system training to Fire Department staff as assigned.
Performs periodic and follow-up inspections of new and existing buildings and occupancies. Assures proper and safe installation and maintenance of fire protection systems.
Issues Notices of Violation and Infraction Citations. Maintains and prepares hard-copy and electronic case files.
Forwards cases to the City and/or the District Attorney's office for review and further action. Testifies in court, as needed, in legal proceedings.
Processes and issues a variety of construction and fire code permits, determines and intakes appropriate permit fees and issues receipts, informs contractors and owners/builders of appropriate procedures for securing the required permits. Reviews submitted plans and permit applications for completeness and accuracy.
Verifies that appropriate signatures, required calculations, reports and proper types of plans are included. Reviews documents related to division operations and suggests revisions. Observes, identifies and resolves problems related to counter operations and procedures.
Coordinates the weed abatement program including the notification of property owners, inspections, enforcement activities and abatement work assigned to contractors. Assists in collecting, compiling, and analyzing data relevant to fire and hazardous materials inspections. Compiles and monitors statistical information on permits and inspections.
Prepares data for presentation in a variety of formats. Prepares, updates, and maintains fire prevention and hazardous materials reports, files, and documents.
Coordinate activities with other agencies and internal/external departments, represents the Fire Department at meetings, and provides consultation or assistance as requested. Prepares and provides community promotions, presentations, and public information related to the Fire Department.
Assists at major city, state, or local emergency incidents by providing technical knowledge, conducting post fire analysis to address code violations, providing information to the public, and serving as a liaison with external organizations and property owners.
Performs related duties as assigned.
License: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license is required.
Both assignments: Completion of PC 832 is highly desirable prior to appointment and required within 12 months of appointment.
Code Enforcement Division assignment: Code Enforcement Officer certificate issued by California Association of Code Enforcement Officers (CACEO) is highly desirable.
Fire Prevention Division assignment: Certification by the International Code Council (ICC) in Fire Prevention, or Hazardous Materials is highly desirable. Successful completion of California State Fire Marshal Fire Inspector 1A, 1B, or Fire Prevention I series courses are highly desirable.
Positions assigned to the Code Enforcement Division are required to complete a background investigation, which includes a non-sworn personnel livescan fingerprinting requirement.
Code/Fire Inspector: A combination of education, training and experience equivalent to the completion of high school and one year of experience interpreting and enforcing laws and regulations with a governmental agency, including research, investigation and preparation of reports for Municipal Code Enforcement or Fire Prevention is required. College course work in Fire or Construction Technology, Environmental Studies, Chemistry, Criminal Justice, or a closely related field is highly desirable.
Senior Code/Fire Inspector: In addition to the requirements of a Code/Fire Inspector, 18 months of experience equivalent to that of a Code/Fire Inspector with the City of Ventura is required.
Employment Information: Right to Work:
Before employment candidates must submit documentation verifying legal right to work in the United States. Background Check: A pre-employment verification of background, references, and medical examination will be conducted.
A drug screening may be required for some positions. Applicants for positions using City vehicles may be required to submit a DMV report. Probationary Period: Twelve months.
Deferred Compensation: $442 per year will be matched in a 457 Plan.
Medical & Dental Insurance: Up to $691 monthly towards a selection of plans.
Medical insurance is effective the first of the month after date of hire. Dental insurance is effective the first of the second month after date of hire.
Optional Benefits: $469 monthly, applied toward medical insurance premiums. Cash-out option is not available.
Vision Insurance: City paid coverage for employees and dependents. Vision insurance is effective the first of the month after date of hire.
Life Insurance: City paid term life insurance equal to the employee's annual salary, and dependent life insurance of $2,000 per dependent.
Disability Insurance: City paid short and long-term disability coverage.
Retirement: Tier I - 2% @ 55/Single Highest Year of Compensation for Classic CalPERS members who worked for the City prior to December 31, 2012 and are returning to City employment.
Employees make a 7% member contribution, and may be subject to compensation limits per Section 401(a)(17) of the IRC.
Tier II - 2% @ 60/3-Year Final Compensation Period for Classic CalPERS members with less than a six-month break in service from another CalPERS or CalPERS'-reciprocal agency. Employees make a 7% member contribution, and may be subject to compensation limits per Section 401(a)(17) of the IRC.
Tier III - 2% at 62/3-Year Final Compensation Period for New CalPERS members. Employees make a 6.25% member contribution, and are subject to compensation limits per Government Code Section 7522.10. Additional details regarding the City's retirement plan will be provided to candidates during the job offer process.
Social Security: CalPERS members do not participate in Social Security retirement.
Receiving a CalPERS benefit may affect your social security upon retirement. For further information contact a Social Security office or www.socialsecurity.gov/form1945.
Medicare: Employees participate only in the Medicare portion of Social Security. There is a 1.45% payroll deduction for this benefit.
Annual Leave: 14.5 days per year, increasing to 24.5 days after 15 years service, for vacation or sick leave. Employees may use vacation after successful completion of probation.
Personal Leave: 27 hours per calendar year.
Holidays: 12 paid holidays per year.
Part-Time Benefits: Regular part-time employees receive insurance, optional benefits, vacation, holidays, sick leave and disability programs proportionate to their regular work hours.
Tuition Reimbursement: $2,500 per year for tuition and books for courses taken at accredited institution after completion of probation.
Direct Deposit: Paychecks are automatically deposited to employee accounts.
Flexible Workweek: A 9/80 workweek is available for some positions.
Wellness Program: A comprehensive program is available, including on-site gym, exercise classes, downtown/beach walking routes, weight loss, and tips on nutrition and healthy lifestyle.
Submit a City application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline. The preferred method of application is on-line and you are highly encouraged to apply at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs.
If you are unable to apply electronically, you may request paper application materials by calling (805) 654-7853 during regular business hours. Paper applications can be FAXed to (805) 648-4467, or mailed, or hand delivered to City Hall at: 501 Poli Street, Room 210; P.O. Box 99; Ventura, CA 93002.
If you FAX, it is highly recommended that you also send the original documents. The Eligibility List established may be used to fill other regular and temporary vacancies at the discretion of the City.
Once your application has been submitted, all future correspondence from the City will be via e-mail. Please keep your contact information up-to-date and ensure that your email spam filter allows you to receive messages from email@example.com. You may also view notices send to you by the City in the "My Applications" tab at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs.
Department Selection Interview: A select number of candidates will be invited to a department selection interview being held in April 2018, date to be determined.
The City of Ventura is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and military and veteran status.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you need an accommodation in a selection process, please notify the Human Resources Department in writing by the final filing date of the position you are interested in. The Human Resources address is: 501 Poli Street, Room 210, Ventura, CA 93001, (805) 654-7853, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Code Compliance Inspector M13
Perform a variety of duties involved with the enforcement of City land-use, business registration, and property maintenance ordinances; perform field inspections of occupied and vacant properties to determine possible code violations; issue notifications for all code violations; coordinate assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies and perform related work as required.
Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements
Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.
Associate's degree from an accredited college or university, plus four (4) years of experience in any of the following areas: property management, construction and/or building inspections, enforcement of regulatory codes, property inspections, and/or a related experience.
WorkKeys assessment preferred: Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, Locating Information, Workplace Observation, Writing.
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Possession of avalid Driver's License, orthe ability to obtain by date of hire.
Possession of aCity Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire.
Principles and practices of customer service and public relations
General methods and techniques of field inspection and investigative work, report writing and documentation of code violations
Standard legal issues relating to field inspections, investigative work, court appearances and notifications
Principles and procedures of record keeping and report preparation
Basic mathematical principles
Office procedures, methods and equipment
Preferred Skills & Abilities
Learn pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations
Perform field surveys, site inspections, and property reviews for occupied and vacant properties
Investigate and determine possible code violations
Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public
Interpret and explain City policies and procedures
Advise property and business owners on the methods necessary to bring properties into compliance
Conduct business in a courteous and professional manner
Prepare and complete daily reports
Work independently in the absence of supervision
Communicate clearly and concisely
Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
Fire Protection Systems Code Inspector III
Fire Protection Systems Code Inspector III
The City of Alexandria is located in northern Virginia, and is bordered by the District of Columbia (Potomac River), Arlington, and Fairfax counties. With a population of approximately 150,000 and a land area of 15.75 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Alexandria has a charming waterfront and is a unique and historic place to live and work. About one-quarter of the City's square miles have been designated as a national or local historic district. We proudly embrace our rich history and seize the endless opportunities that lie ahead. If you are interested in working for the vibrant City of Alexandria, we invite qualified candidates to apply for a position as a Fire Protection Systems Code Inspector III .
Our work is driven by our 4 Guiding Principles:
Aligning the work we do with our strategic plan
Executing against our strategy and ensuring accountability for our results
Promoting and encouraging a culture of leadership and ownership at all levels of the organization
Promoting a culture of service excellence, creativity and entrepreneurship
The Fire Protection Systems Code Inspector III performs trade code inspections related work in the code inspector's primary trade discipline and most other disciplines; and manages inspections for small scale development, less complex projects, and/or intermediate community areas. Under the general supervision of a New Construction Manager, this employee performs code inspection work on new and existing construction and renovation projects in residential and commercial buildings for compliance with Virginia's Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC); requires advanced code and industry knowledge in the code inspector's primary discipline plus good code knowledge of residential construction in all other disciplines – electrical, building, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, energy, and property maintenance; provides guidance on solutions for usual problems, less complex features and other non-routine assignments; and performs related work as required.
What You Should Bring
The ideal candidate should have thorough knowledge of USBC and reference standards and codes and City of Alexandria ordinances which apply to building construction or the ability to readily acquire such knowledge; knowledge of computer applications and software associated with entering the final results of inspections performed; knowledge of common methods and equipment used in building construction and inspection methods used to review such work; ability to interpret plans in terms of architectural, structural, electrical, mechanical, fire protection and plumbing disciplines; ability to work in a team environment and foster a positive work atmosphere; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with design and construction professionals, the public and city staff; ability to prepare technical reports and to present findings in a clear and concise format; ability to collect and compile research data; ability to relate complex plans to construction in progress; ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both in verbal and written form.
Performs all the duties of the Code Inspector II and as applicable;
May provide guidance and direction to Code Inspector I and II;
Assists staff by researching specific code provisions, ordinances, and related city policies;
Assists in the development of technical training concerning applicable codes, ordinances, policies, and regulatory requirements;
Reviews construction documents with contractors, homeowners, architects and engineers regarding the requirements of the USBC, related construction and maintenance practices, and industry standards;
Conducts research, as needed, and evaluates equipment, materials and construction assemblies for compliance with USBC requirements;
Reviews and approves third party and special inspection quality control reports in compliance with the USBC and the City of Alexandria Special Inspections Program;
Addresses complaints, communicates abatement action, and provides required follow up;
Identifies and documents illegal construction and prepares violation notification and corrective direction;
Operates and maintains a City vehicle and all other issued equipment;
Attends training to maintain continuous education and certification requirements as required by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development and the Department of Code Administration;
Maintains a current knowledge of City and department policies, procedures and guidelines;
Attends meetings and testifies in court, as required.
About the Department
The Alexandria Department of Code Administration works in concert with other City agencies and our customers (residents, tenants, business owners, building owners, architects, engineers, builders, contractors, and developers) as part of the safe building team. Our objective is to assist customers to achieve compliance with the Virginia's Uniform Statewide Building and Maintenance Codes (USBC), and the City Code nuisance and development provisions. This is accomplished through permit processing, plan review, timely and consistent inspections, and education regarding the requirements of the referenced codes. The department contains five divisions: the Permit Center, Property Maintenance Inspections, New Construction Inspections, Plan Review Services, and Administrative Services.
Minimum & Additional Requirements
Five years of experience in construction or a construction related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience or an associate's degree in engineering, architecture, building construction or related field with 3 years of experience in a construction related field or a bachelor's degree in in engineering, architecture, building construction with 1 year of experience in a construction related field.
A valid driver's license is required
Requirements of the Code Inspector II as prescribed in the current Code Inspector Career Ladder Matrix;
Successful completion of the following within the employee's probationary period of twelve (12) months after their original appointment:
- Requirements of the Code Inspector III;
Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Code Inspector III and/or International Code Council (ICC) certifications and requirements as prescribed in the current "Code Inspector Career Ladder Matrix".
- Refer to Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) and International Code Council (ICC) for current certification requirements.
- In order to advance to the next career ladder level, a portfolio of work clearly demonstrating ability to perform work at next level shall be submitted to the Director or designee for review and approval.
Code Enforcement Inspector (Part-Time)
All applications received during the recruitment period will be forwarded to the
hiring department for review and consideration
after the June 8, 2018 closing date.
Code Enforcement Inspector (Part-time): The City of Colonial Heights is seeking a part-time Code Enforcement Inspector (28 hours per week) that is self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly professional. This position will report on a regular basis to the Director of Planning and Community Development but on occasion, report to the Building Official when performing work under the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code.
Examples of Duties
Inspect and enforce all city code violations to include but not limited to inoperable vehicles; tall grass and weeds; trash and debris; exterior storage of objects not intended for exterior use; and other violations affecting residential and commercial areas.
Inspect, on behalf of the zoning administrator, all zoning violations to include but not limited to nonconforming signs and unlawful signs; violations of the fence ordinance; home occupation violations; and other zoning violations affecting residential and commercial areas.
Addresses public and professional inquiries.
Enters Violations into a database utlizing a tablet while in the field and a desktop while in the office.
Other duties as required.
Education & Experience
High School Diploma and two to five years directly related professional or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Experience interpreting and enforcing city codes and state statutes.
Must be able to proficiently use Microsoft Office, specifically Word.
Must be proficient navigating a tablet and desktop computer.
Experience using a database preferred.
Must possess valid Virginia driver's license.
Ability to build strong working relationships within and across departments, the citizens, businesses and the community.
Excellent written and oral communication skills required; must have a clear and open communication style.
Exceptional customer service skills required; must remain calm and utilize professional verbal deescalation strategies during conflict.
Successfully pass a criminal background investigation and pre-employment medical/drug screening.
Physical Demands & Work Environment
The work requires physical exertion such as walking over rough or difficult terrain; recurring standing, stooping, climbing or walking; recurring lifting of moderately heavy items weighing between 25 and 75 pounds and may require the occasional lifting of objects weighing in excess of 74 pounds. The work may require specific physical characteristic and abilities such as heightened strength, mobility, and dexterity.
The work environment involves high risks with exposure to potentially dangerous situations or unusual environmental stress that require a range of safety and other precautions.
Energy Code Compliance Inspector
NV5, Inc. is seeking a qualified Part Time or Full Time ICC Inspector to provide inspection services for the development of energy projects in the State of California. Must have experience providing inspections for energy generation, transmission or heavy industrial projects. Combination inspector with experience with California adopted codes preferred. Typical project types include power generation facilities (renewable and fossil fuel), electric transmission, gas transmission and associated facilities as well as industrial development. Project locations and durations range from assignment to assignment.
Perform inspections to verify construction is completed in adherence with approved codes, laws ordinances, regulations and standards
Verify that construction complies with approved plans and calculations
Read, research, and objectively interpret code requirements
Maintain clear, concise and comprehensive records related to inspection activities
Review complex engineering documents to ensure construction compliance
Interface with Project Managers, Engineers, and clients through participation in project meetings and daily site interaction.
Other duties as assigned
Must have current inspection certificate issued by the International Code Council (ICC) – Combination Building Inspector certification preferred.
Must possess experience providing inspections for energy generation, transmission, or heavy industrial projects
Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills and act as a "tem player" with clients and co-workers.
Ability to utilize Microsoft office software.
Must be able to work independently and consistently meet deadlines.
NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package for Full Time Employees.
NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Housing-Zoning Code Inspector I (Sr-14)
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Assists in the inspection of commercial and residential buildings and other structures used for habitation for compliance with provisions of the City and County Housing Code; inspects sites and a variety of buildings and structures for compliance with provisions of the Comprehensive Zoning Code and Comprehensive Zoning Code; inspects sidewalk areas and vacant lots for compliance with pertinent ordinances; issues citations and recommends corrective action for non-conformance; maintains records and prepares reports of inspections; and performs other duties as required.
Additional Job Information:At time of application, you must be a citizen, national or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.
- Subject to funding availability. *
- Only ONLINE applications will be accepted.
Applications must be submitted online by MAY 30, 2018, 11:59 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to be accepted.
2) Paper applications will NOT be accepted.
Vacancies are with the Department of Planning and Permitting, Customer Service Office. The current vacancies require the use of a personal vehicle and valid automobile insurance coverage (mileage will be reimbursed). This list may be used to fill future vacancies in this and/or other departments.
Some notifications will be sent via e-mail. You are responsible for monitoring instructions and correspondence from this office by checking your email account in a timely manner. To ensure proper delivery, please make sure you:
- use a valid e-mail account;
- verify your e-mail address is entered correctly on your GovernmentJobs account;
- check your spam folders; and
- add firstname.lastname@example.org to your contact list.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Equivalent to graduation from high school. Responsible work experience that demonstrated the ability to perform the essential functions of the job may be substituted for education.
Two years of experience in (1) inspectional or investigatory work, or (2) interpreting and/or applying the Building Code and related ordinances.
Possession of a valid driver's license (Type 3/automobile), prior to appointment.
Examination Process:EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION: In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your education and experience.
Education and Experience Evaluation......................................100%
Life Safety Code Inspector
Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class.
If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.Conducts onsite inspections of Medicare and/or Medicaid certified hospitals, long-term care facilities, and certified ambulatory surgical centers to determine compliance with the federal Life Safety Code requirements.
Performs the inspection and extensively documents the results of the inspection according to established Medicare and Office of Inspector General (OIG) guidelines, and performs other duties as required. Statewide extensive travel required.Conducts on-site inspections of Medicare/Medicaid certified hospitals, long-term care facilities, and certified ambulatory surgical centers to determine compliance with the federal Life Safety Code requirements.
Performs the inspection and extensively documents the results of the inspection according to established Medicare and Office of Inspector General (OIG) guidelines; and perfoms other duties as required.
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