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City of Ennis

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Job location: ENNIS, TX 75119 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 06/06/13
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Code Enforcement

Job Description

Job description:
for City of Ennis (about 20 miles south of Dallas)

$21.46/hr TO $26.83/hr

Under general supervision of the Chief Building Official, inspects buildings, construction sites, signs and building components for compliance with various codes, ordinances, regulations, and zoning restrictions as adopted by the City and State; issue notices or citations when appropriate. This is accomplished by reviewing and interpreting plans, inspecting construction sites and structures, completing follow up inspections when necessary and completing final inspections of completed construction site; meet and confer with contractors, builders, property owners, other City employees and citizens.

Knowledge and ability to communicate effectively using the English language for all oral and written communications. Knowledge of modern methods used in construction of commercial and residential buildings; Federal, State, and City regulations, ordinances, and codes regulating building code enforcement, inspections and training; safety standards and methods of construction for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings; skill in visual and manual inspections. Knowledgeable in the use of computers and related equipment, hardware and software.

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in engineering, architecture or other related field and five (5) years increasing responsible experience in multi-discipline residential and commercial inspections; or equivalent combination of education and experience; and the following:

• Texas State Licensed Plumbing Inspector required; and
• Valid Class C Texas Driver’s License in good standing
• Possession of Texas Code Enforcement Officer’s Registration desired
• Possession of TCEQ On-Site Sewage Facility Designated Representative license is desired
• Possession of International Code Council certification as Building Inspector is desired
• Possession of International Code Council certification as Residential Combination Inspector is desired

Must pass a medical physical examination including a color vision exam, hearing test and drug test; maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities. Must be able to work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others. Work is performed indoors and outdoors including field work during inclement weather and extremes. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds up to chest level; required to maintain an effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, reading and writing, operating assigned equipment, and communicating with others.

Qualified individuals may obtain an employment application at the City of Ennis, 115 West Brown Street or on-line at . Completed applications and resumes may be mailed or delivered to attention Human Resources Department or sent to . Job posting will remain open until the position is filled.


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