City of San Diego: Combination Inspector I – T11324-202203

at City of San Diego
Published May 7, 2022
Location San Diego, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

JOBSee NOTES below for future wage increases and/or additional compensation opportunities.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. NOTES:The following wage increase is scheduled to take effect for Combination Inspector I: 5% effective 1/1/23.Employees in job classifications represented by Municipal Employees Association (MEA) are scheduled to receive a 5% general wage increase effective 7/1/22.EXAMPLE OF DUTIESYou 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 AND a 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 NOT qualifying as a substitute for a college degree or certificate.City of San Diego employees using Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA) experience to qualify must submit written documentation signed by their appointing authority or payroll specialist, detailing the work performed, dates, and total number of qualifying OCA hours. OCA experience without the required documentation will NOT be considered.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.CERTIFICATE: A valid International Code Council (ICC) Residential Combination Inspector Certificate will be required within two years from date of hire.HIGHLY DESIRABLE:Experience in enforcement and the methods of investigation utilized in enforcement of a variety of laws, ordinances, and codes.Experience enforcing state and local codes, ordinances, laws, and regulations pertaining to building, substandard housing, zoning, nuisance abatement, health and safety, and related areas.Experience using appropriate techniques to adhere to safety, hazardous materials, and fire prevention requirements.Experience with zoning, researching property ownership, adopted codes and standards, 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 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, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.Proof of apprenticeship completion, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.For City of San Diego employees, proof of Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA), 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.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSPlease 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 INFORMATIONPRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:Employment offersare conditionalpending theresults of all screening processes that are applicable to this position, which may include the following:Confirmation of citizenship or legal right to work in the United States; completion of apre-employment medical review and exam (which may include drug and alcohol testing); referencechecks; confirmation of full COVID-19 vaccination; and fingerprinting.Fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau ofInvestigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report.Certainpositions may require additional screening processes, which may include a polygraphexamination and/or background investigation.All of these processes must be successfullycompleted before employment begins.A positive test for alcohol or illegal drugs, includingmarijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, or misrepresentation, falsification, oromission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening or selection process, may be cause fordisqualification or termination of employment.Nothing in this job posting constitutes anexpress or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego.Candidates must notifythe Personnel Department of any change in their name, mailing address, email address, or phonenumber, otherwise they may miss employment opportunities.COVID-19 VACCINATION: You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before your start date. NOTES:“Fully vaccinated” means a person has received, at least 14 days prior, either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or otherwise meets the criteria for full vaccination against COVID-19 as stated in applicable public health guidance, orders, or law. Acceptable COVID-19 vaccines must either be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or authorized for emergency use by the FDA or the World Health Organization.Candidates who receive a conditional job offer will be required to provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination.Employees and candidates with a disability or medical condition that makes it medically inadvisable for them to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, as verified by their healthcare provider, or those with a sincerely held religious belief, observance, or practice that prevents them from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, may request reasonable accommodation and exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. Candidates who receive a conditional job offer and wish to make a request for accommodation will be provided with more information. The City will review requests for medical or religious accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. A candidate’s start date may be adjusted to allow for the accommodation process.Rev. 10 April 15, 2022 (Closing Date Extended)

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