Full Job Description
This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year.Why It's a Great Opportunity: The Planning and Development Services Department has an excellent reputation for being an employer that is committed to providing top-notch service to its customers.You will be part of a team that is the face of the City, conducting inspections while developing and nurturing strong relationships with a diverse group of customers. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package as well as the opportunity to be a part of an organization that prides itself on customer service. We are dedicated to continually improve the City, with an emphasis on working collaboratively to promote equity as well as equality and keep Vallejo moving forward.THE DEPARTMENTThe Planning and Development Services Department is organized across four divisions: Planning (Current Planning and Advanced Planning), Building, Administration, and Code Enforcement. The Building Division is responsible for the building and safety standards for design, construction, use, and occupancy of all buildings and structures within the City of Vallejo. They provide plan checking, permitting, and inspection services for new construction, additions, renovations, alterations and remodels to assure all structures meet the minimum life safety standards of State and local codes adopted by the City of Vallejo.THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. For more information please click City of Vallejo.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Inspect industrial, commercial and residential buildings during various stages of construction and remodeling to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances and regulations.Inspect existing buildings for change of use, occupancy, or compliance with applicable codes and ordinances.Inspect foundation, concrete, steel, masonry, wood construction, framing, plastering, plumbing, heating and electrical installations and a large variety of other complex and routine building system elements.Issue notices to comply on violations; maintain records of history of facts for possible legal actions.Approve the issuance of building and occupancy permits based on level of assigned duties.Coordinate inspection activities with other City departments and divisions as required.Confer with architects, contractors, builders and the general public in the field and office; explain and interpret requirements and restrictions.Maintain files and reports regarding inspection activities and findings.Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Working ConditionsOffice and inspection site environment; exposure to dust and noise; some climbing, stooping, light lifting and inspecting in confined areas.The Recruitment & Selection Process: MUST ATTACH CERTFICATION TO APPLICATION: I.C.B.O/I.C.C. other city approved agency's certification as a combination building inspector.NOTE: Separate Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical ICC/ICBO certifications will be accepted as equal to a Combination Building Inspector certification.1. Applications will be screened for overall qualifications the week of April 20, 2023. 2. Candidates who are deemed to be the best qualified will be invited to take part in an assessment process which may consist of written, online, oral, or performance exercises. Candidates invited to the assessment process will be notified by email of the date, time, and location of the assessment. The tentative date is first week of May 2023. 3. Candidates placed on the Register of Eligible (eligible list) will be referred to the department for final interviews based on their performance in the exam. The number of candidates referred for a hiring interview is at the discretion of the hiring department.The City reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, current resume, and responses to supplemental questions.REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS The City of Vallejo is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, assessment or selection process may contact the Human Resources Department to request an accommodation. PRIOR TO HIREThe selected candidate will be required to: 1) Submit to reference checks 2) Submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, including fingerprint check. 3) Successfully complete a job-related pre-placement medical exam. 4) Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States.Disaster Service Workers - All City of Vallejo ("City") employees are designated Disaster Service Workers ("DSW") by state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all DSW-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.Veteran's Preference - Veteran's preference points will be applied in accordance with Civil Service Rule 24. A copy of the DD 214 form must be filed at time of application.Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - The City of Vallejo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Vallejo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors.Note: The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.