Field Inspector I (Building)

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Salary Disclosure:
Starting Salary: $19.80
Pay Grade: N34
Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information.
General Description: Technical work in inspecting building construction, alteration, and repair to enforce compliance with adopted building codes. Investigative work in contractor licensing investigations and building construction investigations.
Essential Job Functions:Inspects all building construction to ensure compliance with codes and regulations. Makes final inspection of building against approved plans to ensure compliance. Performs records maintenance, clerical work, and activity reports. Issues verbal and written instructions to contractors and other interested parties to correct building violations. Prepares and submits reports of buildings found to be in an unsound condition structurally or in violation of the building code. Investigates complaints of violations concerning unlicensed contractors and unpermitted construction. Performs as back up for inspector staff. Performs related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of the materials and methods used in general building construction. Knowledge of the building trade and of stages of construction when possible defects and violations may most easily be observed and corrected. Ability to understand established codes. Ability to recognize faulty construction or hazardous conditions. Ability to read and interpret building construction plans and specifications. Ability to enforce codes and regulations firmly, tactfully, and impartially. Ability to maintain records and to prepare and submit reports. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors, engineers, and the general public. Knowledge of construction codes, condemnation, and minimum housing requirements and procedures. Knowledge of County ordinances and policies dealing with licensing. Knowledge of State statutes dealing with construction and licensing. Ability to operate a computer. Ability to investigate complaints dealing with violations of laws and ordinances.
Minimum Requirements:PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to lift and/or move up to 45 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects. May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Ability to communicate effectively using speaking, hearing, writing, and vision skills. Requires working indoors and outdoors. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle to visit job sites. Must be able to walk, stoop, bend, and climb to make inspections.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, supplemented by five years of experience in building construction trade as a supervisor, foreman, building contractor, or building inspector.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Standard certification in accordance with Chapter 468, Florida Statutes, as a Building Inspector, or must qualify to be provisionally licensed, and obtain provisional license within 120 days, as a Building Inspector and successfully pass examinations to achieve standard certification as a Building Inspector within one year from date of hire. Must possess a valid driver's license.
ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.

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