The fundamental reason this classification exists is inspect residential structures and lots for compliance with, International Property Maintenance Code, ordinances and related regulations and requirements. Employees in this class perform specialized work functions associated with enforcing International Property Maintenance Codes and City of Montgomery codes and ordinances pertaining to deteriorated, dilapidated, and unsanitary residential housing, the accumulation of litter, junk, trash, stagnant water and abandoned vehicles on residential lots hazardous to the public’s health and safety. Although employees receive assistance on new or difficult inspections, most field work is performed independently and requires technical discretion and judgment in inspecting a variety of projects. The Work Responsibilities include performing interior/exterior inspections; inspecting properties such as lots and other parcels of land within the City limits for compliance with City codes, ordinances and council resolutions; coordinating abatement of weeds and nuisance on vacant lots and other premises; accepting additional assignments and performs additional duties as required. The work is subject to periodic inspection and review by the Chief Property Maintenance Inspector.
High School Diploma or G. E. D. equivalent and five (5) years’ experience in the construction, renovation, maintenance or inspection of residential or commercial buildings including one (1) year of experience in a leadership capacity. Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must be willing to work outdoors in all type of weather and be exposed to insect, rodents, unfriendly pets and poisonous vegetation. Must obtain Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector certification within one (1) year of employment with the City of Montgomery Inspections Department. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license as needed to operate city vehicles.