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Chief Inspector

Company: Albemarle County
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Albemarle County has an immediate opening for a Chief Inspector to supervise and coordinate the work of the County's residential and commercial building inspectors. This experienced-level position performs functions that enforce the Virginia Statewide Building Code (VUSBC) and ensures safety to life and property with respect to building design, construction, use, repair, removal, and demolition. The County offers a robust benefits package including paid leave, health benefits, tuition reimbursement, and membership in the Virginia Retirement System. Personal and professional growth are encouraged and fully supported with funded opportunities for training classes, seminars, conferences, and professional certifications. The Expectations Supervises, trains, schedules, and evaluates the efficient and effective work of both residential and commercial inspectors for compliance with relevant codes and policies. Reads and interprets building plans, specifications, and onsite work for compliance with and all Code references. Performs multi-disciplinary and complex inspections including but not limited to residential and commercial building, electrical, mechanical, gas, fire suppression, and plumbing inspections and re-inspections for compliance with approved plans. Investigates complaints of unsafe structures or other problems and issues stop work orders or other notices of correction dependent upon the site conditions and findings. Prepares a variety of correspondence and reports to communicate the work efforts of the Building Division to both internal and external customers, agencies, colleagues and organizations. Maintains all records in compliance with County policies and the records retention requirements of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Gathers evidence and testifies in court as needed relative to code violation cases. Provides every customer with a professional, empathetic, and responsive experience. Performs other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Supervises and assigns work to the Building Division staff of up to 15 people including inspectors, supervisors, and certified professional staff. THE QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Education: High School graduation or equivalent Certifications required for a Combination Residential Inspector and a Combination Commercial Inspector, as outlined by the Virginia Certification Standards. Fire Protection Inspector certification is preferred Experience: Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience Minimum of 6 years of experience as licensed residential or commercial building inspector, combination inspector, or construction-related position Special Requirements: Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 5 - 10 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Albemarle County, Charlottesville , Chief Inspector, Professions , Charlottesville, Virginia

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