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Code Officer I
Salary based on qualifications and experience
Receives general supervision from the Building and Code Official. Expected to work independently. Inspects housing conditions for compliance with the International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC). Assists with the enforcement of other technical codes. Assists property owners with determining feasible ways of correcting housing deficiencies. Contacts” property owners to encourage rehabilitation of properties. Makes inspections of work in progress to ensure conformance. Keeps detailed records and makes reports of inspections. Inspects the erection of signs for compliance. Investigates complaints with regard to zoning setback, etc. Enforces the Nuisance Ordinance and the unsafe building abatement code. Makes court appearances when necessary. Checks contractors for proper licenses. Performs related tasks as assigned.
Should be certified in building and one other inspection field such as electrical, gas, plumbing, HVAC or IPMC. Have a thorough knowledge of all code requirements within areas of certification and state and City Ordinances, be able to read plans and recognize deviations from such plans in the construction and installation process, have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors and property owners along with enforcing regulations and code requirements with tact and impartiality, have good oral/written communication skills, and have the ability to communicate effectively with the public. Should have 3-4 years of previous experience in a building inspection department. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent with one year of post-secondary training.
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