Building Inspector

Walla Walla County   Walla Walla, WA   Full-time     Other
Posted on November 10, 2021
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  WALLA WALLA COUNTY

                                            Phone: (509) 524-2600  —  Fax: (509) 524-2603

 

   P.O. Box 1506 — Walla Walla, Washington 99362

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER / ADA COMPLIANT

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

Position:                Building Inspector I OR Building Inspector, Senior

Starting Salary:      $3,635 to $4,004/mo. DOE, DOQ OR $4,413 to $4,867/mo. DOE, DOQ

Location:               Community Development

Employment Type: Full time, Benefits Apply, Courthouse Union

                                Closes:  November 29, 2021 at 4 pm

 

Brief Duties and Responsibilities:  Both positions inspect construction and development to ensure compliance with building, fire, plumbing, mechanical and related County, City, State and natural construction codes, ordinances, regulations, and safety standards.  Both Inspectors are specialized in building and fire codes and also assists the department with administration of other development regulations and investigates public complaints.  Work is performed under the policies and administrative guidance of the Building Official and Director.  See the job descriptions for the complete list of essential functions and required duties for each position.

 

Qualifications: Building Inspector I: Two (2) years’ journey-level experience in construction trades, and/or two (2) years’ college-level of trade schoolwork in Structural Engineering, Construction Technology, Architecture, Building Inspection Technology, or a related field.  Requires minimum possession of at least one (1) International Code Council (ICC) certification or have the ability to obtain certification within six (6) months of the date of hire.

Building Inspector, Senior: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience at a level equivalent to a Building Inspector I.  Course work and training in supervision may substitute for up to six (6) months of the required experience.  Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures ability to perform the work may substitute for the above.  Requires minimum possession of at least three (3) International Code Council (ICC) certifications.

 

Working Environment/Physical Abilities:  Work is performed both within an office setting and out of the office at construction and inspection sites.  Inspector is required to climb ladders, walk on scaffolding, enter crawl spaces under structures and operate a motor vehicle.  Required to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Requires sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate verbally.  Requires manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate a computer, telephone, and peripherals.  Must be able to lift up to twenty (20) pounds.

 

Application: Walla Walla County application, resume and cover letter required. Visit the County website at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us to download a copy of the job descriptions and apply online.  Mailing address: Human Resources, PO Box 1506, Walla Walla, WA 99362, voice (509) 524-2600 fax (509) 524-2603, email hr@co.walla-walla.wa.us

 

SELECTION IS BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS, TESTING, BACKGROUND CHECK, DRIVING RECORD CHECK AND ORAL INTERVIEW.

 


Walla Walla County

Walla Walla , WA