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Employment Type:
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Posted:
8/4/2017
Job Category:
Engineering
Combination Inspector I - T10595-201707
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City of San Diego, CA | San Diego, CA
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Job Description

JOB INFORMATION

Combination Inspector I positions perform skilled inspection work as generalists in all fields of building inspection to include electrical, mechanical, plumbing, residential fire sprinkler systems, structural, and storm water inspection; inspect one and two-family residential structures, townhouses, including mobile homes for compliance with applicable City and State Model Building Codes and regulations; investigate complaints of building code violations; maintain records; prepare reports and correction notices; meet with property owners, tenants and contractors to discuss corrections; utilize computer software on desktop and mobile computers; may assist in training; and perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: You must meet ONE of the following options:

* One year of full-time experience performing general carpentry, electrical or plumbing/mechanical work ANDa Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
* Two years of full-time experience as an International Code Council (ICC), International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), or International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Certified Inspector with a governmental jurisdiction or a private company contracting with a governmental jurisdiction performing combination inspections of residential and/or commercial structures to require compliance with the Uniform Model Codes.
* One year of full-time experience as an ICC, IAEI, or IAPMO Certified Inspector with a governmental jurisdiction or a private company contracting with a governmental jurisdiction performing combination inspections of residential and/or commercial structures to require compliance with the Uniform Model Codes AND an Associate's Degree or Community College Certificate in Construction Inspection or Building Construction Technology.
* Three years of full-time experience reviewing/designing building plans for conformance with Building Codes and Zoning Regulations with a governmental jurisdiction, which must include having the legal authority to enforce and require compliance with the Uniform Model Codes.
* One year of full-time experience reviewing/designing building plans for conformance with Building Codes and Zoning Regulations with a governmental jurisdiction, which must include having the legal authority to enforce and require compliance with the Uniform Model Codes AND a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
* Four years of full-time experience performing all phases of journey-level carpentry, electrical or plumbing/mechanical work.
* One year of full-time experience performing all phases of journey-level carpentry, electrical or plumbing/mechanical work AND completion of a state-accredited four or five-year Carpentry, Electrical or Plumbing/Mechanical Apprenticeship Program.

NOTES:

* Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education lacked on a year-for-year basis. One year of full-time experience = 30 semester/45 quarter college-level units.
* Possession of a contractor's license is qualifying as a substitute for a college degree or certificate.

CERTIFICATION: A valid International Code Council (ICC) Residential Combination Inspector Certificate will be required within two years from date of hire.

LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License is required at the time of hire.

NOTE:

* You must provide your own vehicle for which mileage will be reimbursed.

HIGHLY DESIRABLE:

* Experience in the enforcement of a variety of laws, ordinances, and codes.
* Experience in methods of investigation utilized in code enforcement activities.
* Experience enforcing and training staff on state and local codes, ordinances, laws, and regulations pertaining to building, substandard housing, zoning, nuisance abatement, health and safety, and related areas.
* Experience in using appropriate safety, hazardous materials and fire prevention techniques and requirements.
* Experience in zoning, housing, fire codes, landlord/tenant law, and inspection warrants.
* Experience in record keeping, report writing and court evidence documentation.
* Experience operating computers and a variety of software and database applications (e.g., word processing).
* Experience in researching property ownership and zoning backgrounds.
* Experience in office procedures, methods, and equipment, occupational hazards, and standard safety practices.
* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using proper English, grammar and punctuation.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (MUST SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION):

* Proof of degree/transcripts, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
* Proof of certificate or registration, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
* Proof of apprenticeship completion, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.

Required documents should be attached electronically to your application.If you are unable to attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax: (619) 533-3337;or to the Employment Information Center: City of San Diego Personnel Department, 1200 Third Avenue - Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101.Include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying.

SCREENING PROCESS

Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met. Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next one year. For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes that are applicable to this job, which may include but are not limited to the following: Confirmation of citizenship/legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review/exam (which may include drug/alcohol testing); reference checks; and a fingerprint check. The fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report. Certain positions may require additional screening processes which may include a polygraph examination and/or background investigation. All of these processes must be successfully completed before employment begins. A positive test for alcohol, illegal drugs, including marijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening/selection process may be cause for disqualification and/or termination of employment. Nothing in this job posting constitutes an expressed or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego. Applicants must notify the Personnel Department of any changes in their name, address (home, email), or phone number or they may miss employment opportunities.

Rev. 7 - July 28, 2017 (New Recruitment Date)