City of Tucson


$20.54-$33.97 Hourly / $42,723.20-$70,657.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 919

General Description

Leads building inspectors in conducting inspections of commercial and residential property and related equipment for conformance with building safety codes. Compiles and maintains related information and completes reporting requirements.

Essential Functions

This is a lead position affording guidance to other positions performing the same tasks. This lead position also reviews workloads, assigns work and coaches employees with specialized instructions and practices for job accomplishments. Lead personnel may contribute to other employees' performance evaluations, assist with the hiring process by interviewing and making recommendations and providing input to supervisory staff.

Inspects construction, manufactured buildings, and plumbing, electrical, and mechanical equipment and systems to ensure conformance to building codes, plans and standards.

Reviews building plans and specifications for conformance with structural building codes and construction standards. Advises property owners and contractors of requirements and regulations, and assists applicants for building permits in modifying plans to meet requirements.

Instructs building inspectors in inspection techniques, code requirements, construction and inspection processes and in standard methods of procedure.

Assists in scheduling and monitoring inspections; performs special inspection and investigation assignments and routine inspections as necessary to meet department objectives.

Reviews reports of inspections and records of inspection activities; investigates new materials, techniques and technical developments; makes appropriate recommendations for code or procedure changes to meet new requirements.

Prepares reports and correspondence relating to inspection activities and code enforcement; maintains inspection records; prepares materials for legal actions and provides testimony in court.

May conduct plans reviews.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 4 years inspecting commercial and residential properties for compliance with building codes and specifications or journeyman level experience in one of the building construction trades

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License

Special Job Requirements

Certification as an inspector by an approved organization in a approved category

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 17

Occupation Group Description: General Inspections

EEO Job Category Code: C

EEO Job Category Description: Technicians

Organizational Level: Lead

NCCI: 8720

Bargaining Unit: CWA

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 2552; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;