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The Building Inspector performs inspections of commercial structures and residential, single-family detached structures for compliance with applicable codes and ordinances. Reporting to the Chief Building Official, the Inspector receives guidance regarding overall mission and priorities but may set work methods, timetables, and more independently.
This position is non-exempt, and some overtime will be required as necessary.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
While performing the duties of the job, the employee typically handles office equipment, objects, or controls and frequently communicates with others. Moderate physical exertion is present because some stooping and kneeling are required. The employee will sit, and/or stand for long periods of time and may occasionally move up to 25 pounds. Must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle and perform tasks involving manual dexterity, such as the use of a computer. Work may at times require more than 8 hours per day or require irregular hours to perform the essential duties of the position. Will require travel between facilities or to external agencies.
The employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. The employee may work in the field and occasionally be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and/or hot temperatures, noxious odors, gases, fumes, contact with water and/or wastewater, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, mechanical and/or electrical hazards. Great mental effort is required daily; moderate mental pressure and fatigue exist during a normal workday due to constant exposure to deadlines; frequent contact with high-profile individuals. Predominantly indoor work. Conditions also involve some travel and attendance at meetings. The work schedule may include occasional irregular hours.
Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request to Human Resources to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City of Johns Creek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, or any other class or status protected by law.
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The Building Inspector's starting pay will be competitive and commensurate with the chosen candidate’s qualifications and experience. The targeted starting pay is between $28.41 and $32.35/hour. This is a non-exempt position. The City of Johns Creek also offers an attractive benefits package, including health benefits, retirement (401(a) and 457 Plans), and paid leave.
Interested professionals should submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for professional references via this online portal. No unsolicited letters, emails, telephone calls, or in-person submissions will be considered in fairness to other potential candidates for this position.p >