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Hillsborough County Government

Cross-Connection Control Inspector (#CCCINPCPR4) CPR4
$23.19-$37.11 Hourly / $4,019.60-$6,432.40 Monthly / $48,235.20-$77,188.80 Yearly


Performs inspection of installation for backflow prevention devices, and repair, and enforces construction in compliance with state and county codes.  Lead inspector reviewing and interpreting approved plans and specifications.


  • Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; AND     
  • Five years of experience as a licensed Plumbing Inspector under Chapter 468 of the Florida Statutes with at least one year in a supervisory capacity; and two years of experience reviewing construction plans for compliance with the Florida Building Codes and Hillsborough County’s Construction Ordinance; and two years of experience as a registered Certified Tester of backflow assemblies; and; Employee to maintain the continuing education, as required by the State. 


  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted above; AND
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals


  • Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.


  • Ability to bend, stoop, kneel or crouch in confined spaces.        
  • Ability to work outside in a subtropical climate in adverse weather conditions.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below. 

  • Inspects new installation and existing projects to ensure backflow prevention devices are in compliance with State and County codes, laws and ordinances.       
  • Reviews plans and specifications submitted for building permits, checking for compliance with existing State of Florida Building Codes and Hillsborough County Construction Ordinance.       
  • Supervises subordinates by planning, assigning, directing and reviewing work, providing counseling, and evaluating performance to ensure that all work activities are carried out properly and in accordance with governing directives.        
  • Furnishes technical advice and information to field and office personnel.        
  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts training courses for field Inspectors when so directed.        
  • Issues citations or notices of violation for non-compliance of Florida Building Codes or Hillsborough County Construction Ordinance.        
  • Performs and documents cross-connection surveys and investigations.        
  • Prepares and maintains technical records and reports.       
  • Inputs and retrieves data in researching violations and scheduling inspections.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Knowledge of State and local codes and laws governing building codes that relates to plumbing and cross-connection control.      
  • Knowledge of inspection methods and procedures.      
  • Knowledge of applicable County and office policies and procedures.      
  • Knowledge of OSHA construction site safety requirements.       A
  • bility to read and interpret construction plans, diagrams, blueprints, and specifications.
  • Ability to train others.        
  • Ability to oversee the work of Tier 1 inspectors.      
  • Ability to work effectively with others.       
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.      
  • Ability to prepare reports and maintain records.      
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.      
  • Ability to maintain current certifications.       
  • Ability to properly and safely operate a motor vehicle.     
  • Ability and registration to perform field and bench testing of backflow assemblies.
  • Ability to interpret backflow assembly test results.


In the event of an emergency or disaster, an employee may be required to respond promptly to duties and responsibilities as assigned by the employee’s department, the County’s Office of Emergency Management, or County Administration. Such assignments may be for before, during or after the emergency/disaster.

CLASS: CCCINPCPR4; EST: 1/7/2018; REV: ;