Building Field Inspector Job at City of Durham, Durham, NC

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  • City of Durham
  • Durham, NC

Job Description

Building Field Inspector

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Building Field Inspector

Salary

$58,442.00 - $90,656.00 Annually

Location

Durham, NC

Job Type

Full time with benefits

Job Number

24-04785

Department

City-County Inspections

Opening Date

02/29/2024

Closing Date

Continuous

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Position Description

Work, Serve, Thrive. With the City of Durham

Advance in your career while making a real difference in the community you serve.

*Hiring Range: $54,017 - $65,721

Hours/Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*The hiring range is dependent upon pre-qualification from the Department of Insurance, Code Officials Qualification Board).

The City-County Inspections Department helps Durham achieve its vision for a superior built environment by facilitating our customers' achievements. We strive to continually exceed customer service expectations while being a resource for N.C. code compliance success. This takes highly qualified staff with a passion for working in partnership and service with the community. If delivering quality customer service while advancing professionally interests you, join our team!

** Selected candidates will need to obtain a Standard Certification within timeframes set forth by NCDOI. Contact the North Carolina Department of Insurance, Code Officials Qualification Board at 919-647-0000 or by going to the website Pre-Qualify or Military Service , to obtain the level of certification you will be eligible to receive once employed by a jurisdiction.**

The purpose of this position is to enforce state and local building codes, local ordinances, and general statutes. This is accomplished by inspecting buildings, reviewing plans, traveling to job sites, interacting with homeowners and building officials, maintaining documentation, and monitoring active projects. Other duties include enforcing safety precautions, and attending project meetings.

Duties/Responsibilities

+ Oversees jobsite inspections by traveling to job sites performing building inspections; reviewing sites for safety regulations; and interacting with contractors and homeowners.

+ Schedules daily inspections by receiving phone messages, on-line requests, or requests through the IVR phone system; scheduling appointments; and reviewing daily assigned inspections.

+ Provides documentation by entering information into the computer and returning phone calls.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

+ Associates degree or equivalent.

+ Three years of building construction trade, design, plan review or inspections experience.

+ Six hours of continuing education units each year are required.

+ Become a Sworn Official of City-County within the first 30 days of hire.

+ A valid North Carolina Class C Drivers license with a satisfactory driving record within 60 days of hire.

+ A Probationary Certification,

Additional Preferred Skills

+ Knowledge of Building Code.

+ Knowledge of building standards and specification of the Building Codes.

+ Willing to abide by City of Durham Policies for positions with the privilege of taking City vehicles home and/or policies for positions eligible to work from home.

+ 12-13 paid holidays per year

+ 12 standard work days of vacation per year

+ 12 standard work days of sick leave per year, which accumulates indefinitely; sick leave may be used toward early retirement

+ Two weeks paid military leave per year

+ Medical, dental, vision, and supplemental life insurance plans

+ City contribution of 10.15% into the N.C. State Retirement System

+ Short and long term disability plans

+ Paid temporary disability leave for specified conditions

+ 401(k) retirement plan (4.5% of annual salary contributed by the City)

+ 457 matching 5%

+ Paid funeral leave

+ Employee Assistance Program - personal and family counseling

+ Paid life insurance equal to annual salary

+ 48 hours for volunteer work each year

+ Four hours parental leave each year

+ 457 Deferred Compensation Plans

+ Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care)

+ North Carolina 529 College Savings Plan

+ Transit Benefits

+ GuidanceResources Concierge Service

01

Where did you first hear about this opportunity?

+ City of Durham Website

+ Walk in

+ Job fair

+ Employee referral

+ Professional organization ***Please list the organization in "other" box below***

+ Internet posting ***Please list the specific web site in the "other" box below***

+ Craig's List

+ Facebook

+ LinkedIn

+ GlassDoor

+ governmentjobs.com

+ Monster.com

+ Indeed.com

+ Employment Security Commission

+ Magazine/Newspaper

+ Other

02

If you listed "other" above please give specific web site, organization, or publication.

03

Do you have a valid, unrestricted, North Carolina driver's license "or" if you currently have another state driver's license, are you willing to obtain a valid NC driver's license within 60 days of hire?

+ Yes

+ No

04

Please select your highest level of COMPLETED education.

+ Less than a High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED, HiSET, TASC)

+ High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED, HiSET, TASC)

+ Associates Degree

+ Bachelor's Degree

+ Master's Degree

+ PhD or Juris Doctorate

05

How many years of building construction trade, design, plan review or inspections experience do you have?

+ No related experience

+ Less than 1 year of related experience

+ 1 year but less than 3 years related experience

+ 3 years but less than 7 years related experience

+ 7 or more years related experience

06

Are you familiar with the Building Code?

+ Yes

+ No

07

How would you rate your knowledge of building standards and specification of the Building Code?

+ No experience

+ Beginner Level

+ Intermediate Level

+ Advanced Level

+ Expert Level

08

How would you rate your knowledge of Building Code compliance inspections?

+ No experience

+ Beginner Level

+ Intermediate Level

+ Advanced Level

+ Expert Level

09

How many years of building-related customer service experience do you have?

+ No related experience

+ Less than 1 year of related experience

+ 1 year but less than 3 years related experience

+ 3 years but less than 5 years related experience

+ 5 years or more years related experience

10

Are you willing to abide by City of Durham Policies for positions with the privilege of taking City vehicles home and/or policies for positions eligible to work from home?

+ Yes

+ No

11

Are you willing and able to complete six hours of continuing education units each year of employment?

+ Yes

+ No

12

Are you willing and able to be a Sworn Official of the City-County of Durham within the first 30 days of hire?

+ Yes

+ No

13

Do you currently hold a Standard or Probationary Certificate from the NC Department of Insurance, Code Officials Qualification Board?

+ Yes, I currently hold a Standard or Probationary Certificate.

+ No, I do not hold a certificate.

14

If you do NOT hold a Standard or Probationary Certificate from the NC Department of Insurance, Code Officials Qualification Board, have you contacted them at 919-647-0000 or COQB - Prequalify or Military to obtain your level of pre-certification?

+ Yes

+ No

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Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, For contractors, Local area, Work from home, Flexible hours,

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