|CODE INSPECTOR II|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Under general supervision, performs field inspection work ranging from routine to moderately difficult in assigned functional area, such as stormwater or solid waste disposal, to determine compliance with City code, ordinances, and other requirements; issues violation notices; advises owners and others on codes, regulations, and other requirements; makes recommendations on methods of obtaining compliance; and performs other related work as assigned. Note: Employee may be promoted to Code Inspector III upon meeting minimum requirements, demonstrating sufficient knowledge and ability, and with supervisory approval.|
|Performs field inspections in assigned area to determine compliance with applicable City codes, ordinances, or other regulations; if violation exists, issues violation notice; confers with owners, contractors, or others to explain codes, regulations and requirements to obtain compliance. Following are some functional areas where code inspectors may work:
Stormwater: Inspects various types of ponds, underdrains, exfiltration, underground vaults, control structures, and other related stormwater management systems of private facilities to ensure systems function properly
Solid Waste: Inspects solid waste including sludge, garbage, refuse, combustible materials, and other material including liquid, semisolid, or contained gaseous material resulting from domestic, industrial, commercial, or other operations in order to prevent disease or hazard to human health or the environment when improperly transported, discarded, stored, treated, or otherwise managed.
Investigates complaints to determine issues and deviation with codes, regulations and ordinances; researches records including plats to determine ownership of property or responsible party to contact and resolve issue; may issue violation notices as appropriate.
Inspects premises/operation of applicants or customer to determine appropriate action; such as for new or renewal of licenses/permits, checks processes; check licenses; collects samples for analysis, recommends sampling frequency and surcharges, checks proper functioning of equipment or installation such as meters or determines approximate elevations of pond by measuring from control structures.
Provides information to owners or interested parties related to assigned area such as codes, regulations, standards and other requirements such as information about permits, contractors licensing requirements, and other related matters.
Meets with owners and others to settle deviations, resolve issues, and develop compliance schedule; may work with legal staff when responding to lawsuits regarding code violations as necessary.
Completes inspection reports and supplements records with photographs as appropriate; completes daily logs; organizes and maintains accurate files; performs other related work as assigned.
|Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply applicable City codes, ordinances, and other requirements pertaining to assigned functional area such as:
Stormwater: knowledge of stormwater system design techniques, construction practices including various types of pipes and diameters; function of various types of ponds and nuisance vegetation; exfiltration, underdrains, underground vaults, control structures, and other related stormwater management systems; City's Stormwater Utility Code and drainage system; Water Management District criteria.
Solid Waste: Knowledge of rules and regulations concerning the collection, conveyance, and disposal of solid waste as deemed necessary, including but not limited to City's requirements or regulations concerning methods of disposal, days of collection, types of containers, and locations.
Knowledge of inspection methods and techniques for assigned functional area.
Communication skills, both in writing and verbally, to effectively convey information, listen and understand information presented by others; to write inspection reports and recommended approaches for resolution of compliance issues.
Knowledge of code enforcement practices, including proper documentation needed for case challenges for court and other legal proceedings.
Interpersonal skills necessary to deal tactfully and resolve compliance issues with stakeholders and stressful situations.
Ability to read and interpret technical information including construction plans, blueprints, drawings, plats, maps, and other related documents to determine compliance with standards.
Ability to inspect, identify, and diagnose problems to determine compliance; for stormwater, to determine cause of drainage problems or approximate elevations in pond systems to determine compliance with standards and resolve problems.
Ability to organize and prioritize work in order to meet timelines effectively.
Ability to organize and maintain accurate records, reports, and documents.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with owners, representatives, staff, management, and other governmental agencies.
Ability to operate various inspection tools and equipment including computer, digital camera, scanner, measures and other inspection tools.
Ability to physically perform field inspections in various weather conditions involving walking, standing, kneeling, stooping on uneven terrain, and lifting heavy objects such as manhole lids.
Ability to drive a vehicle, locate sites, and navigate around the City efficiently.
|Associate degree in engineering/construction technology, earth/environmental science, or other relevant field and two years specialized experience performing stormwater compliance inspection, water management inspection, solid waste inspection, or other similar combination of education and experience.
Stormwater Requirement: Must possess an Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector Training certificate or other comparable certification. Also, a Florida Stormwater Association or Florida Water Pollution Control Operators Association certificate, or other comparable certificate, is desirable or must be obtained within a year of employment.
Must possess valid Florida driver's license.
PROMOTION TO CODE INSPECTOR III: Last performance evaluation must have resulted in an overall "Exceeds Standards" rating or better with no goal rating of less than "Meets Standards" and meet the minimum requirements. .
Position requires background check and passing polygraph examination. Revised: 6/4/02; revised to include Stormwater 3/26/09 - STM