Property Maintenance Inspector

Recruitment #19-CI2901-02

Nature of Work

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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Special Requirements

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. 

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any 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 and supplemental questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and the supplemental questionnaire 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, the supplemental questionnaire will be used to rank applicants. 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

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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