City of Tucson

BUILDING INSPECTOR I (#2553)

$17.50-$28.35 Hourly / $36,400.00-$58,968.00 Yearly
Salary Grade: 917


General Description

Assist with and learn a range of development review functions and will be trained in building inspection. The trainee program is a structured program typically lasting for two years and involves instruction plus on-the-job training and work performance. Appropriate progress and successful completion of the training program is required for continuation in this classification. Upon successful completion of the prescribed training program and acquiring the required licenses and certifications, trainees will be eligible for appointment as Building Inspector II.

Essential Functions

Assists and learns to perform field inspections to identify code violations.

Assists in and learns to inspect, observe and monitor potential code violations.  

Assists in and learns to apply appropriate procedures.  

Assists in and learns to review building plans.  

Assists in and learns to explain code, policies and procedures to the public, in person, on the phone, and through other electronic means.  

Assists in and learns to organize and route work by priority to meet specified deadlines.  

Assists in and learns to coordinate with other bureaus and outside agencies or contractors to expedite development review.  

Assists in and learns to maintain accurate records including documenting inspections made, actions taken, conversations and extensions granted.  

Assists in and learns to perform arithmetic calculations needed to determine code compliance. Assists in and learns to update computer records  

Assists in and learns to perform research related to permits and development regulations.  

Performs related duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Minimum Experience Qualifications: No experience

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License

Special Job Requirements

Obtain ICC inspection certification within 1 year of hire.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

50 lb Lift Test

Other Information

Pay Grade:  917        

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 

Occupational Group: N - Protective Services Enforcement & Compliance 

EEO-4: C - Technicians 

Management Level: Individual Contributor   

Union: (If required, need code): CWA 

Workers Comp Code (NCCI): 9410 

Safety Sensitive (Driving Requirement): No 

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: 2553; EST: 2/22/2022 9:50:00 AM; REV: 2/22/2022 9:50:00 AM;