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Building Inspector

Company: Coconino County
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Nature of Work Coconino County promotes a transformational leadership philosophy that elicits employee growth, cultivates inspiration, and creates future leaders by empowering employees to solve internal and external customer needs and exceed customer service expectations. As an award-winning organization with high regard for cultural diversity and the positive contributions of the many thriving cultures within our county, our nation, and our society, Coconino County leads a variety of initiatives that celebrate diversity; from our Annual Diversity Day, and monthly Heritage Lunch & Learns, to book clubs, and professional development academies which target diverse workforce segments. Coconino County's respect for diversity is shared throughout the organization. Be part of this optimistic, innovative team where outstanding customer service creates dynamic solutions and engages leadership at every level.

Under general supervision performs work of moderate difficulty in the permitting and inspection of various entities for compliance with relevant codes; performs related work as assigned. Typical Duties

(Illustrative Only)
Inspects various structures for compliance with safety codes and zoning ordinances
Identifies violations and secures compliance
Performs field investigations and resolves complaints
Provides information to the public in matters relating to construction codes and ordinances
Implements specialized programs
Prepares and maintains records and reports; assists with training

Essential functions of this position include but are not limited to: driving; standing, walking and sitting to perform duties; working with and around other staff, contractors and tradesmen; working alone; vision acuity (near and far) for driving and conducting inspections; hearing and speech for ordinary conversation.

Minimum Qualifications

BUILDING INSPECTOR I: Requires a minimum of two years construction or inspection experience, High School Diploma or GED; OR, any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Must obtain the ICC Residential Inspector (B1) Certification within twelve months of employment. Must obtain an Arizona driver's license by date of hire and maintain it throughout employment. Final job offer will be contingent upon a satisfactory 5-year Arizona Motor Vehicle Report.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years construction trades experience or building inspection experience with a government agency or a combination of education and experience in construction technology or trades. Preferred qualifications: A ny ICC Certification.

This position is safety sensitive.
This position is non-exempt from overtime.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of:
- Relevant federal, State, and County codes, laws and regulations
- Principles and practices of field inspection, compliance monitoring, and enforcement
- All types of building construction, materials, methods, and tools of the trade
- Architectural and engineering plans

Skill in:
- Interpreting applicable codes and ordinances
- Detecting violations
- Recommending appropriate measures to achieve compliance

Ability to:
- Organize and implement specialized programs
- Work safely and support the culture of workplace safety
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies
- and the public
- Follow written and verbal instructions
Coconino County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Coconino County, Flagstaff , Building Inspector, Other , Flagstaff, Arizona

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