Pay Range 23 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$30.7913$46.1869
Hourly (42 hrs.)$29.3250$43.9875
Hourly (56 hrs.)$21.9938$32.9906

Inspections Manager

Range: $64,045.82 - $96,068.74 (23)
Position Number: 9

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for the day to day operations of the Neighborhood Improvement and Construction Standards Program Areas of the Department.
Plans, directs, supervises and participates in various inspection and code enforcement activities
Prepares and maintain appropriate records and files.
Instructs, assigns and reviews the work of subordinates.
Performs site visits with staff as required to offer assistance and review problem cases.
Interprets the building, minimum housing and nuisance codes.
Assists in the development of departmental policies, budgets and work plans.
Issues stop work orders, citations and warnings as appropriate in order to achieve compliance with building, housing and nuisance codes.
Works with boards, commissions, citizens groups and trade organizations to improve service delivery.

Maintains current knowledge of best inspections practices and willingness to provide alternatives to customers to achieve compliance with appropriate codes.

Advises the department head on building, nuisance, housing and zoning code matters.
Knowledge of building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems construction and installation.
Knowledge of department and city policies and procedures and federal, state, and local codes, laws and regulations.

A skillful team builder and manager of subordinates and projects as assigned.

Ability to communicate effectively and to handle contentious situations appropriately.
Skill in performing inspections of new and existing homes and commercial buildings.
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.
Ability to prepare factual reports and present same to appropriate boards or commissions.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Director assigns work in terms of general instructions.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include department standard operating procedures, zoning ordinances, local, state, and national building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing codes, and relevant city, state, and federal laws, and regulations.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied administrative and technical duties.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to perform inspections of new and existing buildings to enforce codes and ordinances.  Successful performance ensures compliance with building, housing and nuisance codes.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, builders and contractors, attorneys, property owners, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, and negotiate or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table, or while intermittently sitting, standing, or walking.  The employee occasionally lifts light objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office and at inspection sites.  Work may be performed outdoors and occasionally in cold or inclement weather.  The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  The position has direct management responsibilities for the day to day operations of the Neighborhood Improvement and Construction Standards program areas of the Department.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, architecture, construction management or a related field.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with a minimum of six years experience or service.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain the appropriate state certification for the type of inspection(s) conducted.  At a minimum, a Level II certification shall be held in all and a Level III certification shall be held in one of the following trade areas: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical or Electrical. 
Extensive knowledge of supervisory practices commonly associated with at least three years previous supervisory experience in the inspections field.
Rev 7-13