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Position: ENVIRONMENTAL INSPECTOR - HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES
  Salary: $16.00 Per Hour
Position Type: Full Time
Close Date: Until Filled
Minimum Training & Experience

A high school diploma/GED supplemented by two years experience in customer service or public relations and prior building and codes, law enforcement and other inspections related work. The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Knowledge of inspection methods and practices.

• Ability to explain and enforce regulations firmly, tactfully, and impartially.

• Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers. Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.

• Ability to present ideas effectively, orally and in writing.

• Knowledge and ability to use computer applications and web based products.

• Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare cases for presentation in court.

Specific Duties

• Responds to calls, emails, or other inquiries or complaints in a timely manner. Demonstrates the ability to inform and educate the public on the specific code requirements, as well as provide potential program options that may help resolve outstanding code violations.

• Proactively surveys, reviews, and inspects structures and properties for violations of the International Property Maintenance Code, City Municipal Code, and Zoning Ordinance and work toward achieving compliance with the responsible parties.

• Follows specific procedures for the code violation type to ensure proper notices and timelines are sent to responsible parties to alleviate code violations.

• Prepares and manages case files to accurately capture the violation(s). Case files are maintained to show all documents, photographs, correspondence, and follow-up inspections results.

• Organizes follow-up inspections for compliance of code violations to determine if the citied party has alleviated the violation.

• Accepts tasks that benefit the overall objective of the division, which is to eliminate blight. Assist with certain program initiatives that directly benefit the Inspections Division when necessary.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

 
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