Under general supervision, is responsible for performing inspection and enforcement work in securing and maintain compliance with rules and regulations relative to an assigned section. Exercises functional supervision over assigned staff.
Essential Job Functions
Responds to citizen complaints regarding code violations related to the Historic Preservation Code and Certificates of Appropriateness, conservation districts approved by City Council and other related Unified Development Code regulations.
Coordinates investigative and enforcement work with City staff and the City Attorney's Office for Boarding Home compliance with adopted regulations.
Performs on-site inspections for compliance with new and existing requirements.
Issues written orders for the correction of defects in material or workmanship and any other violation of codes and ordinances.
Notifies contractors when codes violations are found and advises them on the necessary changes or actions that need to be taken to meet code requirements.
Advises and provides information regarding procedures and follow-up actions.
Prepares reports and recommendations showing results of daily inspections and recommends necessary changes and corrections noted from daily inspections.
Prepares and maintains records of Inspectors' Licenses, permits issued, inspections performed, investigations conducted or complaints received.
Assists with more complex inspections to ensure compliance with code requirements.
Conducts research and investigations within an assigned area.
Implements personnel rules and standard operating procedures.
Provides training, instruction, and functional supervision for assigned staff.
Monitors field inspectors' work load, quality of work, plan checking abilities, daily inspection reports, investigation reports, vehicle, and overall work performance.
Assists the Inspections Supervisor with the administration of all phases of the programs and assumes the responsibilities of the supervisor in his/her absence.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).
Six (6) years of inspection or technical building experience.
Must obtain International Code Council (ICC) certification as a Building Inspector within one (1) year of employment.
This position requires a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License OR valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at time be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
including exposure to temperature variations, dust, and building hazards unfavorable fumes, high noise levels, and damp/wet surfaces. .
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of City Historic Preservation and Urban Design codes and ordinances.
Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
Knowledge of policies and procedures for the review of applicable plans and the issuance of permits.
Knowledge of various materials and practices used in respective area of expertise.
Knowledge of basic mathematical principles.
Knowledge of safe work practices.
Skill in interpreting and applying pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
Skill in conducting research to identify property owners and other responsible parties when a violation occurs.
Skill in responding to inquiries and concerns from the public, City staff, contractors, and architects.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the public.
Ability to inspect and identify violations of applicable codes and ordinances.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the job.
City Of San Antonio, TX