City of Prescott
  • 07-May-2018 to 21-May-2018 (MST)
  • Building Inspection
  • Prescott, AZ, USA
  • $30.76 to $43.07
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

MAJOR BENEFITS FOR FULL-TIME REGULAR EMPLOYEES: Paid time off; ten paid holidays; employee and/or family health and life insurance; short term and long term disability; Arizona State Retirement and Social Security contributions; other optional benefits such as deferred compensation plans and additional life insurance. PROBATION: Each employee must satisfactorily serve a one year probationary period. NOTE: When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an “otherwise qualified applicant” with a disability to participate in any phase of the selection process.


CHIEF BUILDING OFFICIAL

Pay Grade: 79     Pay Range: $30.76 to $43.07 per hour plus benefits

New employees start at beginning level of pay range.

FLSA Status:  Exempt not eligible for overtime

 

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in construction management, civil or structural engineering or architecture and seven (7) years experience in the construction field as a foreman, building inspector, or trade involving building code enforcement which includes five (5) years supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of experience and education. ICC Certified Building Official preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license and pass pre-employment drug test. Any equivalent combination of education, work experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position will be considered.

 

Tasks:  Coordinates and supervises the Plans Examining and Building Inspection Division of Community Development; interprets and enforces building codes and ordinances and directs the technical inspection work of the division; establishes general policies; prepares and administers division budget under general direction from the Director.  Manages division operations and projects, compiles statistical information and creates reports and enters database information. Consults with builders, architects, engineers, attorneys, developers, City employees and general public on building code related issues; recommends code amendments, offers solutions to technical problems and required legal actions; makes final decisions on code interpretation; administers and provides assistance to various advisory boards. Interprets and explains fire codes and regulations. Conducts inspections and acceptance tests for efficiency of fire protection equipment, automatic fire extinguishing systems, fire alarm systems and associated devices. Issues written citations for failure to comply and assists in the prosecution of violators. Conducts inspections of facilities having hazardous materials to ensure compliance with Local, State and Federal regulations pertaining to storage, use and disposal of those materials. May assist with the investigation of fires for origin and cause, which can include activities such as evidence collection and preservation, detailed report writing and possible court testimony. Other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and City of Prescott rules, regulations, policies, procedures, codes, and ordinances related to building codes and enforcement.
  • Knowledge of all types of building construction methods and materials including electrical, mechanical and plumbing.
  • Knowledge of municipal building, zoning codes and related laws, ordinances and codes and plans examining.
  • Knowledge of legal process required to obtain code compliance and provide necessary information for legal action.
  • Knowledge of occupational safety and health regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Skill in safety inspecting and enforcing building code regulations.
  • Skill in operating computer programs used in the division day-to-day operation.
  • Skill in customer service, written and oral communications for administrative and technical purposes as well as one-on-one and group situations.
  • Skill in utilizing public relations techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with State, Federal, and other local officials, elected officials and City residents.
  • Ability to effectively manage office staff and field inspectors.

 

Physical and Visual Ability: sufficient to effectively and safely perform required duties and to safely operate required equipment and city vehicle as needed.

 

Hearing and Speaking Ability: sufficient to clearly, concisely and effectively communicate in person and over the telephone.

 

Deadline:  Applications must be received by 5:00 P.M. May 21, 2018.

To apply for this position, please visit our website at: http://cityofprescott.applicantpro.com/jobs/

 (928) 777-1347   (800) 748-6205   Fax: (928) 777-1213

Email: hr@prescott-az.gov    EEO/M/F/V/H/D/NSE    Posted: May 7, 2018

 

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MAJOR BENEFITS FOR FULL-TIME REGULAR EMPLOYEES: Paid time off; ten paid holidays; employee and/or family health and life insurance; short term and long term disability; Arizona State Retirement and Social Security contributions; other optional benefits such as deferred compensation plans and additional life insurance.  PROBATION: Each employee must satisfactorily serve a one year probationary period.  NOTE:  When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the selection process.    

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