Electrical Inspector

Recruitment #20-CI3110-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason the classification exists is to enforce the National Electrical Code, International Building Codes, Montgomery Electrical Ordinance and Product Safety Standards with regard to residential, commercial and industrial construction and repairs. The essential functions are: Inspect residential, commercial and industrial construction for the purpose of enforcement of a minimum standard of requirements to provide a reasonable level of safety, public health and general welfare with regard to the built environment; inspects existing residential, commercial and industrial buildings and facilities for the purpose of approving or denying certificate of occupancy, change of occupancy, business license, liquor license and fire/storm damage; investigates complaints regarding: illegal/unlawful construction activities, unapproved occupancy/use of existing buildings and facilities and initiates legal actions as necessary to obtain compliance and communicates inspection results to persons of interest for the purpose of providing information as needed to approve occupancy and authorize connection of utilities.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or G.E.D. Five years of experience in building electrical construction in a leadership capacity such as Electrical Inspector, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Construction Superintendent, or Electrical Foreman in charge of construction.

Special Requirements

Must be certified, or obtain certification within one (1) year of employment, as an Electrical Inspector (Commercial or Residential) through a recognized certification program in compliance with the International Code Council; and within two (2) years be certified in the other (Commercial or Residential).  Must have and maintain a valid Alabama driver’s license and insurable driving record as needed to operate a city vehicle in the inspection of commercial and residential buildings and sites under construction.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES: The ability to walk, run, stoop, bend, crawl, kneel, climb ladders and stairs as needed. The ability to use all tools associated with electrical construction and repair.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) 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 and supplemental questionnaire. For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and 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 scored to rank the qualified applicants on the eligible register and tied scores will not be broken. 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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