Under general direction, performs field inspections of all commercial, industrial, institutional and residential structures for compliance with related codes and regulations. Prescribes action for conformance to codes and standards. Assists in the planning and implementation of owner-occupied and rental housing rehabilitation programs. Primary job assignments will be related to the systematic inspection of rental housing.
Associate’s degree from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body or equivalent experience in a related field required. Individuals are required to hold International Code Inspector Certification required within 12 months. International Residential Code for one and two family dwellings preferred within 12 months. Certification(s) required as identified in the position vacancy announcement (depending on primary inspection assignment) within one year of hire. Certified Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor certification required within one year of hire if position works within Neighborhood Services division. Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body or three years’ experience in construction/building trades preferred. Experience in construction/building trades preferred. Additional certifications above what is required in position announcement preferred including certified building inspector, certified plans examiner, electrical inspector, plumbing inspector, heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning inspector.
A full job description including a listing of essential duties and responsibilities and necessary knowledge, skills and abilities is available at www.icgov.org/jobs under Job Descriptions.
About City of Iowa City
Employing approximately 600 permanent employees and 400 temporary and seasonal employees, the City of Iowa City provides a full range of services including police and fire protection, construction and maintenance of roads, streets and infrastructure, inspection and licensing functions, solid waste collection and recycling services which include the operation of a landfill serving all of Johnson County, a municipal airport, library, recreational activities and cultural events. The City owns and operates its water supply and distribution system and sewage collection and treatment system with secondary treatment also provided. The City operates a municipal off-street and on-street parking system in the downtown area. The City also operates a transit system. The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive wages and an excellent benefits package for eligible positions."