Pay Range 12 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$15.4227$23.1340
Hourly (42 hrs.)$14.6883$22.0324
Hourly (56 hrs.)$11.0162$16.5243

Inspections Technician

Range: $32,079.14 - $48,118.70 (12)
Position Number: 31

JOB SUMMARY:  This position performs technical and administrative duties in the facilitation of permits, applications, and requests for inspections.
Prepares, routes, processes, and distributes building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, insulation, fire, sign, and demolition permits.
Receives and processes gas, water, and sewer taps and processes monies for each.
Enters inspection requests and results in computer programs.
Receives monies; balances cash drawer; receives credit card payments.
Mails certified notices for abandoned vehicles, nuisance abatements; maintains accounts payable and receivable for contract work; bills appropriate owners.
Receives incoming calls and customers and directs accordingly.
Takes and prepares minutes for various meetings; prepares correspondence; updates computer files; purchases and maintains supplies for department; process requisitions, purchase orders, refunds, and travel expenditures.
Assists in registering staff for training workshops; makes travel arrangements.
Updates and maintains office listing of addresses assigned to subdivisions.
Processes asbestos permits.
Notarizes documents as needed.
Processes payment for state for homeowner’s recovery fund.
Maintains occupancy load data and types certificates for commercial properties as required.
Applies code enforcement fines for necessary properties.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of department and city policies and procedures and federal, state, and local codes, laws and regulations.
Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
Skill in the operation of computers and other standard office equipment.
Skill in planning, organization, and decision making.
Skill in interpersonal relations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Director assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include department standard operating procedures, zoning ordinances, and relevant city, state, and federal laws, and regulations.  These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related technical and administrative duties.  Frequent changes in codes and regulations contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to perform technical and administrative functions in support of the department.  Successful facilitates the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, builders and contractors, property owners, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office.
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.