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.
Associate degree from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body or equivalent experience in a related field required. State of Iowa Journeyman Electrician License required. International Code Council Residential Building Inspector (B1) and Residential Electrical Inspector (E1) certification required within 6 months of hire, and Commercial Electrical Inspector (E2) required within 12 months of hire. 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. Additional International Code Council certifications such as Commercial Building Inspector (B2), or other Residential, Commerical, or Plans Examiner certifications (M1-3, P1-3, E-3, B-3), or the ability to obtain such certification within 12 months of hire is highly desired.
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.
It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees.
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."