property maintenance code inspector (i, ii or iii)
the city of alexandria’s code administration team is looking to hire a property maintenance code inspector i, ii or iii. the positional level that the selected candidate will be classified as will be commensurate to the attributes displayed in their application.
employees selected for this class are assigned to the property maintenance. maintenance code inspectors are responsible for conducting proactive inspections, reviewing complaints, and identifying applicable code violations. inspectors in the class also perform on-site inspections; negotiate compliance solutions with property owners, tenants, and business owners when violations of the codes are discovered and recommend effective, corrective abatement actions.
the code inspector i class serves in an entry-level capacity within the code inspector career ladder. the code inspector i is distinguished from the code inspector ii and iii in that the code inspector i performs entry-level code inspection related work and the code inspector ii, and iii class performs developmental and advanced level code inspection work where the incumbent begins to apply basic code inspection related principles and techniques.
• performs entry level work and develops skills in code inspections in accordance with the usbc; and all the duties of a code inspector i as applicable;
• assists staff by researching specific code provisions, ordinances, and related city policies;
• addresses complaints, communicates abatement action, and provides required follow up;
• enters inspection data, results and reports into an automated database, prepares violation notification and corrective direction;
• operates and maintains a city vehicle and all other issued equipment;
• manages inspection schedule and maintains inspection reports;
• attends community meetings and testifies in court, as required;
• follows established industry safety guidelines and practices, and utilizes necessary safety equipment;
• attends training to earn and maintain continuous education and certification requirements as required by the virginia department of housing and community development and the department of code administration;
• maintains a current knowledge of city and department policies, procedures and guidelines;
• attends meetings and testifies in court, as required.