POSITION: Building Inspector II
DEPARTMENT: Building

SALARY RANGE: $21.6428 - $27.0288 Hourly

REPORTS: Building Official
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
PAY GRADE: 107


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Inspects new and existing buildings, both commercial and residential, to ensure compliance with
State and County building codes.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 Plans and schedules inspections of new and existing buildings, both residential and
commercial.
 Performs detailed inspections of buildings during and following construction/remodeling for
compliance with State and County Building Codes, including Building, Mechanical,
Plumbing, Electrical and Gas Codes. Prepares reports of violation and necessary corrective
actions.
 Inspects mobile homes for compliance with State requirements pertaining to set-up,
electrical, plumbing and mechanical requirements.
 Reviews building plans, site plans and specifications for compliance with applicable
regulatory standards, including building codes, handicap accessibility and flood zone and
zoning requirements.
 Reviews building permits for compliance.
 Receives inquiries and complaints from contractors, property owners, County officials and
the public; interprets and explains regulatory provisions and negotiates compliance.
 Issues warning notices, stop work orders, summonses; obtains inspection warrants; testifies
in legal proceedings as directed.
 Performs re-inspections; provides intensive follow-up and keeps accurate daily records to
ensure resolution of all cases.
 Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all building codes and inspection/enforcement
procedures.
 Maintains required certification through State-mandated continuing education.
 Ensures timely maintenance of assigned vehicle.
 Performs a variety of routine administrative/clerical duties as required, which include but are
not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, entering computer data, attending
meetings, answering the telephone, etc.
 Prepares, processes and submits various documents, including daily inspection logs, vehicle
mileage log, permits, violation notices, stop work orders, logs, memos, correspondence, etc.
 Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as immediate
supervisor, subordinates, Building Official, co-workers, County personnel, County
Commissioners (VIA County Manager), complainants, property/business owners,
contractors, architects, engineers, various community/civic organizations, Government
agencies, vendors and the general public.
 Operates a vehicle and a variety of equipment which may include a computer, fax machine,
copier, calculator, telephone, two-way radio, cameras, etc, utilizes measuring devices,
ladders and scaffolding to perform inspections.
 Attends and remains at work regularly and adheres to policies and procedures regarding
absenteeism and tardiness. Provides adequate notice to higher management with respect to
vacation time and leave requests.
 Performs related duties as required.
(These essential functions are not a complete statement of all duties required of the job. Employees will be required
to perform such other related job duties as may be assigned or required.)
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent and five (5) years of being a building
inspector. Must possess Florida Standard Inspector Licenses/Certifications in all areas of
construction inspection (building, residential and commercial electrical, mechanical and
plumbing). Must possess a valid State Driver’s License.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
 Knowledge of the methods, policies and procedures of the Department and County as they
pertain to the performance duties of the Building Inspector II.
 Knowledge of the functions and interrelationships of County and other Governmental
agencies.
 Knowledge of the laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific
duties and responsibilities of the position.
 Ability to plan and schedule inspections.
 Knowledge of building construction techniques, codes, methods and acceptable practices as
required to perform thorough and accurate inspections and to determine code compliance.
 Ability to review construction plans and drawings to execute job responsibilities.
 Knowledge of codes and regulations related to issuing permits in building, plumbing,
electrical, mechanical and related areas.
 Ability to offer assistance to co-workers and employees of other departments as required.
 Ability to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct
supervision.
 Ability to plan, organize and prioritize daily assignments and work activities.
 Ability to learn and utilize new skills and information to improve job performance and
efficiency.
 Knowledge of proper English usage, punctuation, spelling and grammar.
 Knowledge of modern office practices and technology.
 Ability to use a computer for word and data processing and records management.
 Ability to perform required mathematical calculations.
 Ability to read and interpret various materials pertaining to the responsibilities of the job.
 Ability to assemble and analyze information and prepare reports and records in a concise,
clear and effective manner.
 Knowledge of the terminology and various professional languages used within the
department.
 Ability to maintain effective relationships with co-workers and personnel in other
departments, professionals and members of the public through contact and cooperation.
 Ability to react calmly and quickly in emergency situations.


ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:
 Stooping
 Kneeling
 Bending
 Crouching
 Reaching
 Standing
 Walking
 Lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs.
 Pushing and pulling
 Climbing on ladders, on steps, on scaffolding or on the ground
(Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability)
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
 Works inside and out of doors in various weather and environmental conditions.
 Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the industry.
 Ability to work effectively despite exposure to extreme weather conditions of heat and cold,
wetness, humidity, machinery hazards, electrical currents, violence, smoke/dust, odors,
dirt/pollen, dangerous animals, traffic hazards, noise extremes, and working at heights.

 

Applications will be accepted until filled.
Application and job description can be obtained
from the Human Resources Department located at
96135 Nassau Place, Suite 5, Yulee, Florida
32097, Telephone (904) 530-6075 or Fax (904)
321-5797, or at www.nassaucountyfl.com. Drug
Free Workplace. This position is eligible for
Veterans’ Preference in accordance with
applicable laws.