Assistant Chief Property Maintenance Inspector

Recruitment #18-CI2921-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform supervisory and technical work in administering and enforcing the International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) and associated City of Montgomery Code of ordinances. The employee is responsible for assisting in directing the inspection of properties, buildings or structures in the City to assure adherence to minimum property maintenance code requirements and applicable standards of construction, maintenance and safety. Work Responsibilities include supervising employees; providing technical support to inspectors and clerical staff; overseeing demolition cases; Municipal or higher court cases; supervising the enforcement of litter, weed and parking in front yard ordinance; and performs departmental administrative duties.  Supervision is exercised over subordinate inspectors and office personnel. This position reports to the Chief of Property Maintenance. Decisions which involve inspection and enforcement activities are usually made independently but matters of departmental policy are subject to review by the Chief Building Official.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Must have at least five (5) years of experience as an architect, engineer, inspector, contractor, or superintendent of construction to include two (2) years of responsible experience in a leadership capacity.

Special Requirements

Ability to obtain a valid Alabama Driver’s License to operate a city vehicle. Must be certified, or obtain certification within one year of employment, as a Property Maintenance Inspector through the International Code Council. Must be certified or receive an accreditation as a lead base paint and asbestos inspector in the State of Alabama within one year of employment.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one vacancy and any other vacancies that may occur during the life of the register. The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery Inspections Department. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were.   If more than five qualified applications are received,a selection procedure will be administered in order to rank applicants on the employment register.  Tied scores will not be broken (in accordance with Personnel Rules and Regulations, Rule VII, Section 3). If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order. 


Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

This position is open only to City of Montgomery Inspections Department employees who have completed their probationary period and meet the minimum qualifications.

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