POSITION TITLE:      BUILDING INSPECTOR

DEPARTMENT:          GROWTH MANAGEMENT

POSITION NO.:            18-0024

SALARY RANGE:       $33,152.61- $53,200.21

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Building Inspector.  This position requires technical work conducting building inspections to ensure compliance to existing codes, ordinances and/or statutes.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Growth Management/ Certified Building Official.

This position will conduct site visits to make inspections of construction work; records and documents all inspections; provides information and assistance to the public, contractors, and other employee; assists with maintaining cemetery records and marking graves; investigates and enforces code violations of building code, zoning codes; State of Florida and City Statutes and Ordinances; reviews construction plans and advises plan reviewers on deficiencies; interprets codes and may assist code enforcement employees; and discusses plans with Architects, Engineers, and contractors. 

Ideal candidate will possess knowledge of City Code of Ordinances of the City; knowledge of principles and practices of building construction; knowledge of building, plumbing, mechanical gas and electrical codes; the ability to interpret technical designs and blue prints; the ability to enforce codes; the ability and skills to work with the general public; the skills and ability to use standard equipment and testing devices; the skill to correct defects in building construction and code violations; the ability to obtain a Provisional Inspectors License from the State of Florida or possess a Standard Certificate in at least one inspection discipline; and knowledge and ability to operate computers and basic programs

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have at least a High School Diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED) with five (5) years’ experience within the construction industry as a supervisor of people or a licensed contractor or inspector in accordance with Chapter 489 or 468, Florida Statutes.  Education training from approved college courses may be substituted for experience. Applicant must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and successfully complete physical and drug screen requirements.

Applications may be obtained from and returned to Human Resources, City Hall, 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL 32055.  For a complete listing of our current openings and to download an application, please visit our website at www.lcfla.com.  The City of Lake City is an EEO/AA/ADA/VP employer.

This position will remain open until filled.

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