This is technical work in enforcing compliance with building codes and ordinances governing building construction, alterations, and repair. Work involves the inspection of buildings and the examination of building plans for compliance with zoning, safety, and related regulations and requirements. Although new or difficult situations may be referred to a supervisor, the employee ordinarily works alone in the field and is responsible for independent decisions requiring technical discretion and judgment in inspecting a wide variety of projects.
Graduation from high school; and 3 to 5 years’ experience in the building construction trades including one to three years supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of modern building construction practices, methods, materials, and equipment; Considerable knowledge of building and zoning codes and related laws and ordinances; Knowledge of the principles and practices of modern building inspection programs; Ability to develop a working knowledge of demolition ordinances and related laws and ordinances.
SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT:
State of Connecticut certification as an Assistant Building Official or Building Official is required at time of application. Possession of a valid driver’s license at time of application.
See job posting and description for all requirements.
In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.
2) Click on the “Employment Opportunities” link in the right margin (or found under “Expand Menu” if on a handheld device) and follow all instructions provided on that page. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.
Those persons meeting minimum requirements will be invited to participate in a Civil Service exam process at a later date.
Applications for this position only accepted online at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/ .
If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email NHJobs@newhavenct.gov.
SALARY RANGE: $44,818 - $63,213 ANNUALIZED
LOCAL 3144, RANGE 8
This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 3144, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a pre-employment background check, (2) a pre-employment physical examination, including pre-employment drug screening, (3) registration in the New Haven COVID Vaccination/Testing portal and providing proof of full vaccination as per the Mandatory COVID Vaccination/Testing Policy (available to review at www.newhavenct.gov/gov/depts/hr/default.htm ), and (4) a 90-day probationary period. Instructions and information on this pre-employment process are included in Conditional Offer of Employment.
Current Bargaining Union Contract contains information on union membership, employee benefits, seniority, pensions, and more. It can be reviewed at https://www.newhavenct.gov/gov/depts/hr/city_employees/city_bargaining_union_contracts.htm