Neighborhood Inspector II (Part-Time)

Under general supervision performs skilled inspections and investigations in securing compliance with State law and the City’s nuisance and zoning Code related to building, signage, environmental regulations, land development, construction repair and refurbishment, and demolition of structures; and other related assigned duties. *This position is a part-time position.

Position Category: Office Support and Technical
Requires Background Check: True
Position Code: 4438-0036KV (Part-Time)
Department: Working In Neighborhoods
Division: Neighborhood Inspections
Pay Grade: OT-18
Starting Salary: $16.47

Essential Job Functions:
Analyzes and investigates onsite health and safety or code violations on private property

Conducts detailed legal research including but not limited to land records, financial records land use history, and utilities of property owners and interested parties

Documents findings through reports and photographs

Develops and completes lawful nuisance zoning and property maintenance notices of violations

Counsels, mediates, educates and directs concerned citizens

Implements enforcement to cause compliance

Coordinates with City, County, State, Federal and private parties on issues related to public safety and the welfare of citizens

Performs lead based paint inspections and risk assessments to determine whether hazards exist

Must report to work on a regular and timely basis

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

Minimum Requirements:
Graduation from a high school or possession of a General Educational Development certificate (GED) and fifteen (15) hours of college coursework from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in public administration, legal studies,  or a closely related field; and at least three (3) years of skilled experience in code enforcement, property development, claims adjusting, or legal related profession, including one (1) year as a Neighborhood Inspector I with the City; or an equivalent combination of training and experience per Personnel Policies and Procedures, Section 128.

Considerable knowledge of City ordinances relating to zoning, land use, existing structures and nuisances, or construction refurbishment and remodeling; and good knowledge of property maintenance methods and principles, construction materials and methods and safety precautions.  Ability to make decisions recognizing precedents and practices; ability to present ideas effectively to groups and individuals;
ability to deal with people in difficult negotiations and discussions; ability to write clear, concise, and accurate reports; ability to discuss the application of City ordinances to citizens and citizen groups; and the ability to understand and influence the behavior of others within the organization, customers, or the public in order to achieve job objectives and cause action or understanding.

Physical Requirements:  
Physical requirements include arm and hand steadiness and finger dexterity enough to use a keyboard and telephone; occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds; may be subject to extended periods of walking; standing, sitting, reaching, balancing, bending, kneeling, crawling, handling, feeling, climbing, smelling, and twisting; and vision, speech, and hearing sufficient to perform the essential tasks.

Licenses and Certificates:  
Possession of a valid Oklahoma Class "D" Operator's License; obtain Oklahoma Code Enforcement Association (OCEA) certification within one (1) year of hire date; obtain lead-based paint risk assessor certification in certain positions within one year of hire date.

Skills Tests Required:
Word and Excel assessments will be administered.

Working Environment:
Working environment is primarily outdoors and in inclement weather and occasionally indoors; requires some traveling to various locations for inspections; and may be exposed to unsafe buildings, sickness, insects, rodents, raw sewage, noxious plants, and animal bites.  *This position is a part-time position.