Construction Inspector (On Call)

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POST DATE 9/19/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

City of Denver Denver, CO

Denver, CO
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


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Job Description THIS POSITION HAS BEEN REOPENED. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY APPLIED, YOU DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY.On Call: An on-Call position is one in which the employee works asneeded. On-call positions are not eligible for City benefits.The Building Inspections section within the City and County of Denver's Community Planning and Development Department has an opening for a Construction Inspector. This position will assist our inspection team promote and preserve building safety in the in the areas of life safety, structural, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, fire suppression, energy conservation, fuel and gas. The Denver Building Code and Amendments provide standards to safeguard life, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction and quality of material, use, occupancy, location and maintenance of all building and structures in the city. About Denver Community Planning and DevelopmentAt Community Planning and Development we envision, enable and ensure a better Denver. Denver's Community Planning and Development Department is responsible for visionary city planning and ensuring safe, responsible, sustainable building. Community Planning and Development plays a role in growing our world-class city, while keeping its beloved features intact. From the skyscrapers of the central business district; to the walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods of Stapleton; to the charming Victorian effects of the Baker district, the staff at Community Planning and Development works to make Denver a great place to live, work and play. Learn more about us at and . Interested? At the City and County of Denver and CPD you can apply your expertise and contribute directly to the community. Please review the required qualifications and submit your application/resume for consideration by clicking the 'Apply' button at the top of this posting and/or visit .Job Responsibilities The position is responsible for performing complex on-site inspections on new construction, alterations and roofing construction on all types of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings to ensure compliance with the Denver Building Code and Amendments related to the International Building Code and International Residential Building Code. Building codes and standards are the primary means by which building construction is regulated in the United States for health and safety of the general public. Construction Inspectors monitor compliance with regulations by making an initial inspection during the first phase of construction and following up with further inspections throughout the construction project. This includes inspections pertaining to the proper design, construction, and use of buildings and assuring that permitted work is done properly. Investigate complaints of code violations, recommend appropriate corrective and/or enforcement action which may include issuing \\"stop work\\" orders, summons, and/or canceling permits; and reinvestigates to verify code compliance. Inspectors may also perform emergency inspections of damaged structures. Qualifications Education Requirement: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate. Experience Requirement: Five years of construction experience which may include inspection work, and/or design experience. Plan Review experience is highly desired. Licensure and/or Certification: Possession of one of the following certifications at time of application. License(s) and/or certification(s) must be maintained as a condition of continued employment: International Code Council Certification as a Building Inspector. International Code Council Certification as a Residential Combination Inspector. International Code Council Certification as a Commercial Inspector. International Code Council Certification as a General Contractor. Supervisor Certificate Construction A issued by the City and County of Denver. Possession of a valid driver's license at the time of application and must maintained as a condition of employment. Additional Information The City and County of Denver values leadership that influences the commitment, ability and willingness of employees to provide quality service to the citizens of Denver. Please Note: You will no longer receive communications via e-mail or regular mail regarding your application status. Please check your status throughout your application process by clicking HERE. Classification Title: Construction Inspector [CJ2501]Working Title: Construction Inspector On CallPay Grade: 621-JHiring Range: $24.15 - $35.26 HourlyAgency: Community Planning and DevelopmentTo Apply: Please select the apply button at the top of this posting / visit: Assessments / Testing: This position may require an online or in-person assessment. If testing is required, you will receive an email from with further information about the testing process after the position has closed. Please add to your safe sender list and check you spam or junk mail for this email. For a list of positions that require testing and more information about our testing process, click here .Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions. For more information about the selection and employment screening process, click here .Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver. For more information about the probationary period, click here . The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. BB#ZR

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Denver ranks as one of the top 10 Best Cities for Jobs and the 6th fastest-growing city in the nation by Forbes Magazine. Denver is committed to the environment and sustainable living. The metro area has become a model for creating green and sustainable communities. Known for its parks and recreation, Denver is the 5th healthiest metro area ranked by American College of Sports Medicine; and with over 300 days of sunshine a year, it provides the ideal setting for both work and play. The City and County of Denver also provides one of the states most exciting places for year-round adventure at Winter Park Resorts just 90 minutes from Downtown Denver, outdoor enthusiasts can take in skiing, hiking and biking.