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$15.23 Hourly – $31,678.40 ANNUAL BASE

Closing:           Open Until Filled

The purpose of the class is to enforce compliance with building codes.  The class is responsible for providing information, inspecting structures, reporting code violations, and taking code enforcement actions.  The class works within a general outline of work to be performed, and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class.  Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.   ·


  • Researches and maintains currency in all applicable building codes; advises citizens and building professionals on construction requirements. ·
  • Performs on-site inspections to ensure compliance with all applicable building codes; inspects business establishments for proper licenses; issues licenses and permits. ·
  • Reviews plans and specifications; advises citizens and building professionals on needed changes or corrections to meet codes. ·
  • Responds to complaints of code violations; inspects and verifies compliance or non-compliance with applicable codes; takes action to ensure code compliance. ·
  • Resolves disputes over provisions of codes when required. ·
  • Prepares logs, forms, and reports documenting results of inspections and other events or activities.
  • Attends staff meetings to exchange information; attends classes or seminars to improve knowledge and skills.
  • Performs routine office tasks, such as typing, filing, faxing, phoning, and copying.



DATA INVOLVEMENT:Requires summarizing, tabulating, or formatting data or information in accordance with a prescribed schema or plan to facilitate the identification and extraction of useful information.

PEOPLE INVOLVEMENT: Requires giving information, guidance, or assistance to people, which directly facilitates task accomplishment.

INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS: Requires handling or using machines, tools, or equipment requiring brief instruction or experience such as computers for data entry, fax, copiers, or other similar equipment; may service office machines including such actions as adding paper and changing toner.

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS   REASONING REQUIREMENTS: Requires performing coordinating work involving guidelines and rules with constant problem solving.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS: Performs addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and/or calculates ratios, rates and percents.  

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Requires reading technical instructions, procedures manuals, and charts to solve practical problems such as construction code requirements and methods and procedures for inspecting; composing routine and specialized reports, forms, and business letters, with proper format; speaking compound sentences using normal grammar and word form.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires performing technical tasks requiring a wide range of procedures and requiring intensive understanding of a restricted field; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results or occasional exposure to unusual pressure.


VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION: Requires High School Diploma or GED and formal training, special courses, or self-education equivalent to satisfactory completion of one year of college education or specialized advanced training in engineering, construction, or a closely related field.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: Code Enforcement certification preferred.  If not, must become certified within 3 months of employment.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Requires over one year and up to and including two years.


PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS: Requires sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a recurring basis, and routine keyboard operations.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: The job may risk exposure to extreme heat and/or cold, bright/dim light, dusts and pollen, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, animals/wildlife, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, moving machinery, electrical shock, and heights.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, depth perception, and texture perception.


JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS: Requires being responsible to guide others, requiring frequent decisions, affecting the individual, coworkers, and others who depend on the service or product; works in a somewhat fluid environment with rules and procedures but many variations from the routine.

Last Updated (Wednesday, 04 January 2017 14:05)



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