Inspector I -Code Enforcement

at City of Dover in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Come work as an Inspector I in a collegiate town that offers great benefits. The City of Dover is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Inspector I in the Code Enforcement Division. This position is to perform inspections for code compliance. The position is responsible for performing interior and exterior inspections, reviewing codes and laws, code compliance, permits, licenses, investigations, and reporting. The position works under general supervision according to some procedures; decides how and when to complete tasks. Job Responsibilities Performs review of all laws, ordinances, regulations, and standards to ensure compliance with all applicable ordinances and adopted codes. Performs field inspections on properties and buildings to ensure compliance with but not limited to general welfare, life safety, property maintenance to ensure code/ordinance compliance. Performs periodic review of permits and licenses to ensure currency of same. Conducts investigations; determines and documents the findings of the investigation; testifies in court as required. Prepares routine reports for the area of responsibility and submits them to supervisor. Inspects and maintains equipment of responsibility in a clean, functioning manner. Issues violation notices and citations when a property does not comply with ordinance or code. Condemns buildings or properties when necessary to protect the general welfare and life safety of the occupants or the general public. Organizes abatements of violations that fail to comply with the code including but not limited to towing vehicles, grass cutting, boarding vacant buildings, and/or other repairs deemed necessary. Secures vacant structures to protect the general public and to prevent unlawful entry. Performs other related duties as assigned. Compiles, examines, or evaluates data or information and acts based on results. Makes decisions with moderate to serious impact on daily basis that affects the citizens. Interacts with the general public and contractors to provide code-related information regarding such matters as zoning, licensing, fire protection, abandoned vehicles, or building construction, and to assist with resolution of issues/complaints. Performs field inspections on properties and buildings such systems as but not limited to general welfare, life safety, general property maintenance for code/ordinance compliance. Assists staff within the department to complete tasks. Performs other related duties as assigned.
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Job Posting: 1241373

Posted On: Feb 19, 2024

Updated On: Mar 19, 2024

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