Building Inspector II

$64,000 - $79,000 yearly
  • County of San Diego
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Aug 13, 2019
Full time QA-Quality Control Safety

Job Description


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County of San Diego 
Planning & Development Services 


The County of San Diego is currently accepting job applications for Building Inspector II.  Positions in this job class are assigned to the County's Planning & Development Services. 

Planning & Development Services 

Planning & Development Services (PDS) is responsible for recommending how and where our communities will grow through programs such as the County's General Plan and community plans. PDS reviews development applications in the unincorporated County to ensure they are properly designed and safely constructed. Other services include code compliance to ensure public health and safety, as well as hosting the County's sustainability efforts. PDS has six divisions: Advance Planning, Building Services, Code Compliance, Land Development, Project Planning, and Support Services. For additional information on this department, please click here

The Position 

The duties of the Building Inspector II consist of performing inspections of residential dwellings, commercial, and industrial buildings for conformance with building construction, zoning and grading codes, and approved building and land use permits.  

Minimum Qualifications
  1. A valid Residential Combination Inspector certificate or equivalent at the time of application; OR,
  2. A valid Residential Building Inspector certificate, or equivalent and any two (2) of the following: Residential Electrical Inspector, Residential Plumbing Inspector, or Residential Mechanical Inspector or equivalent at the time of application; OR,
  3. A valid CALBO Field Inspector credential at the time of application.

Anyone of the following certifications or equivalent at the time of application:
  1. Commercial Combination Inspector
  2. Commercial Building Inspector
  3. Commercial Electrical Inspector
  4. Commercial Mechanical Inspector
  5. Commercial Plumbing Inspector
  6. Building Plans Examiner
  7. Certified Building Code Official
  1. One (1) year of experience as a Building Inspector I with the County of San Diego; OR,
  2. Two (2) years of post-certification experience as a building inspector for a public agency responsible for enforcing municipal, county and state building and construction codes and land-use, zoning and grading regulations.
Qualified applicants will be placed on a six (6) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications. 

Please ensure all information is complete and accurate, as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
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