NEIGHBORHOODS & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT – BUILDING
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
The purpose of this position is to provide on-site inspections of premises and structures to ensure compliance with state and local codes and ordinances. Duties and responsibilities include serving as lead worker in performing field inspections and preparing related records and reports.
DUTIES: Performs on-site inspections of proposed, under construction, and existing structures/buildings to ensure compliance with applicable local, state and federal codes to ensure public safety, and reviews for compliance with local zoning ordinances. Works with architects, contractors, property owners, and tenants on matters involving building codes and building code violations; collects documents and photographs as required. Prepares and maintains reports and records of all inspections performed, and prepares correspondence concerning codes and other violations for appropriate distribution. Communicates with division supervisor on status of inspections, re-inspections, investigations, code interpretations, report follow-up and other matters as required. Responds to citizen complaints regarding building code violations; makes on-site inspections; completes necessary forms, and follows up to make sure violations are corrected. Reviews commercial and residential building permit applications for compliance with applicable codes; notes issues or discrepancies, communicates with applicant to resolve and follow up to ensure appropriate changes are completed. Performs clerical tasks such as data entry, reporting, preparing correspondence and memoranda, downloading photographs into computer system, telephoning, scanning, faxing, and photocopying. Attends staff meetings to exchange information; attends technical or professional classes, seminars, or conferences to improve professional skills and knowledge, and to advance the level of required certification.
REQUIREMENTS: Prefer an associate’s degree relating to building or construction field with three to five years of practical experience as a building official and/or inspector or related; three to five years’ practical experience as a contractor and/or in the building trades; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Requires a valid driver’s license. Must possess or have the ability to earn State certification as a Building Inspector Level II; and must have or be able to successful complete the following International Code Council Examinations: B1- Residential Building Inspector, B2- Commercial Building Inspector, M2-Mechanical Inspector. The certifications referenced herein should be completed within two years
SALARY: Pay Grade 119; $49,420/yr., $23.76/hr. ; plus full benefit package
WORK HOURS: 40 hours per week; Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with occasional overtime
The City of Bowling Green is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.
Apply online www.joinbgky.org or in City Hall, 1001 College Street, Bowling Green.
HUMAN RESOURCES & RISK MANAGEMENT
City Hall 1001 College Street PO Box 430
Bowling Green, KY 42102