Brentwood

Municipal Codes Enforcement Officer 2

CITY OF BRENTWOOD, TENNESSEE JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Municipal Codes Enforcement Officer II Department: Planning & Codes Date October 2018 Reports To: Chief Building Official Purpose of Job The purpose of this job is to ensure that buildings and related systems meet or exceed minimum standards for protection of the safety and welfare of the consumer, general public, owners and occupants. Duties and responsibilities include providing information; performing inspections; completion of building and site plan reviews accepting and processing permit applications; and assisting the public in providing input concerning review and approval of permits and certificates of occupancy. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs inspections of physical buildings, plumbing and mechanical systems, so as to determine compliance with established standards and guidelines. Accepts and processes related permit applications. Reviews residential building plans, site layouts, maps, specifications and construction methods for conformance with all related code provisions. Provides advice and guidance to permit applicants on necessary revisions or additions to plan submissions to achieve conformance. Initiates communications with and/or responds to routine requests for information from builders, residents, officials, other inspectors, members of the staff, the public or other individuals. Serves as secondary office support for the department, as needed. Answers the telephone; provides information; returns calls as necessary; takes and relays messages and/or directs calls to appropriate personnel. Prepares and/or generates routine correspondence, letters, memoranda, forms, reports and other documents. Maintains file system of departmental records. Knowledge of various software programs to operate a computer in an effective and efficient manner. Attention to detail. Performs other duties as required. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions High school diploma (or GED) required with Associates of Bachelor degree preferred. Minimum of five years of experience of an increasingly responsible administrative nature in work involving building inspection, design or construction; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Requires the following valid/current certification/licensure: Valid Driver's License, International Codes Council (ICC) Certified Building Inspector, Certified Plumbing Inspector and certified Mechanical Inspector. City of Brentwood, Tennessee Codes Enforcement Officer II Page 2 December 5, 2018 (ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment which includes a motor vehicle, computer, permitting software, calculator, telephone, camera and flashlight, and construction-related tools such as a probing rod, level, GIS, etc. Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to twenty pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to ten pounds of force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for light to medium work. DATA CONCEPTION: Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable functional, technical, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things. INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange administrative and construction-related information. Includes giving assignments and/or directions to co-workers or assistants. LANGUAGE ABILITY: Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documentation, directions, instructions, methods and procedures related to the job of Building Inspector. Requires the ability to write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control, and confidence using correct English and a well-modulated voice. INTELLIGENCE: Requires the ability to learn and understand basic to complex principles and techniques; to make independent judgments in absence of supervision; to acquire knowledge of topics related to the job of Building Inspector. VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information to supervisors and officials; to explain procedures and policies; and to follow verbal and written instructions, guidelines and objectives. NUMERICAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add and subtract totals; multiply and divide; determine percentages; determine time and weight; and utilize statistical inference. FORM/SPATIAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape, visually with equipment. MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using automated equipment. MANUAL DEXTERITY: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, equipment, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination. COLOR DISCRIMINATION: Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color. INTERPERSONAL TEMPERAMENT: Requires the ability to deal with people (i.e. staff, supervisors, general public, and officials) beyond giving and receiving instructions such as in interpreting departmental policies and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency related to the job of Building Inspector. PHYSICAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to talk and/or hear: (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words). (Hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear). City of Brentwood, Tennessee Codes Enforcement Officer II Page 3 December 5, 2018 KNOWLEDGE OF JOB Within six-months of employment have considerable knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the City and Planning and Codes Department practices as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the job of Codes Enforcement Officer II. Have working knowledge of Planning and Codes Department practices as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities. Know how to administer operations and staff plans so as to fulfill effectively the specific duties of the department. Maintains current knowledge of changes in policy, methods, computer operations, equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to departmental operations and activities. Ability to effectively communicate and interact with supervisors, members of the general public and all other groups involved in the activities of the department. Ability to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner. Have good organizational, human relations, and technical skills. Is able to use independent judgment and work with little direct supervision when necessary. Has the ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures, and related information. Have comprehensive knowledge of the terminology, principles, and methods utilized within the department. Have the ability to process mathematical calculations. Contact City of Brentwood, Tennessee 615-371-0060