Building Inspector – Code Enforcement
JOB SUMMARY: This position performs technical work in the inspection of all phases of building plans and construction.
o Performs field inspections of residential, commercial, industrial, and public facilities for compliance with zoning, building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical codes, the Americans for Disabilities Act, the CABO/ANSI A117.1, the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, and the Virginia Maintenance Code.
o Conducts plan reviews and enforces compliance with city ordinances and state codes.
o Conducts inspections for compliance with Virginia Amusement Device regulations.
o Conducts inspections for compliance with the Virginia Soil and Erosion Control Handbook.
o Enforces the city’s building regulations for unsafe structures and drug blighted properties.
o Enforces sign ordinance; weed and grass ordinance; trash and debris ordinance; and the inoperative vehicle ordinance.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Virginia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain the appropriate state certification for the type of inspection(s) conducted.