Building Inspector
Preference given to applications received by December 9, 2019 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 80% Building Inspections Review building permit applications and conduct plan reviews to ensure compliance with codes and other regulatory requirements. Inspect public and private buildings to ensure compliance with building codes and other regulatory requirements. Advise and provide assistance to homeowners, contractors, and others in interpreting and complying with building codes and regulatory requirements. Research and maintain knowledge of new code changes, new materials available, and new methods of construction. Regulate and control the construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, and the location of structures within the city. Collaborate with the Building Trades Official to interpret the codes and regulations, schedule and perform inspections and perform other duties. Collaborate with the Building Trades Official and other city staff to make recommendations on the adoption of new codes and policies. Operate motor vehicle on a regular basis. 20% Administrative Support Prepare and maintain records and reports related to the division, including building permits, inspections, and enforcement activities. Perform work in accordance with established standards and in compliance with city and department policies and procedures. Continually looks for new and improved ways of completing the above functions. Other tasks as assigned will be performed to address business needs. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Latitude: Most duties are self-determined, planned, and arranged by performer. Problem solving requires advanced technical knowledge. Most decisions not affecting other departments may be made independently based on city policy and consultation with appropriate stakeholders is essential. Regular and reliable attendance at work is required. Interaction: Frequent interaction with employees throughout the organization, general public, developers, and contractors. Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Some college courses in building, construction, or inspection related field, preferred. Five years building trades or related experience, preferred. ICC certification in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and b