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Job Type:
Full-time
Minimum USD hourly rate: 35.80
Maximum USD hourly rate: 47.96

Industry: Community Development Department; CDD Building Inspector

Company: City of Beaverton, OR

Salary: $35.80 – $47.96 Hourly

Location : City Hall – The Beaverton Building, OR

Job Type: Full time

Job Number: FY23/24-00988

Department: Community Development Department

Division: CDD Building Inspector

Opening Date: 07/08/2024

Closing Date: Continuous

The Position

The City of Beaverton is seeking qualified Building Inspectors to inspect residential, commercial, and industrial installations for compliance with all building, fire, mechanical, and manufactured dwelling standards and code requirements. This position reviews materials, construction, designs, plans, and specifications and communicates code requirements to the public.

This is a full-time, non exempt, SEIU classified position. There are two vacancies.

Please click APPLY to submit your application via the City of Beaverton’s online portal. You will need to fill out your work history and respond to several supplemental questions. Your education, skills, and experience will be evaluated using the main application form and supplemental questions; a resume and cover letter are not required and do not substitute for a complete application and work history.

This position will be open until filled and may close at any time. First review of applications will begin July 29, and applications received after that date will be reviewed on a rolling basis, approximately every two weeks.
Responsibilities

  • Inspect new and existing residential, multi-family, commercial, and industrial buildings for compliance with State of Oregon Building, Manufactured Dwelling, and Mechanical Codes and related standards.
  • Review plans, specifications, construction materials and techniques, system installations, and building design.
  • Communicate effectively with the public.
  • Write inspection reports. Keep accurate inspection records, entering reports into electronic tracking system and filing necessary records and plans. Track inspections, temporary certificates of occupancy, stop-work orders and expired permits. Calculate and explain permit fees.
  • Conduct plan review of multi-family residential, commercial, and industrial buildings for compliance with building, mechanical, and fire codes, standards, and ordinances as. Check for compliance with Oregon Building, Mechanical, and Fire Codes. Calculate permit fees and explain fees to permit applicants. Enter permit information into computer system.
  • Consult and advise contractors, builders and the public regarding building and mechanical rules and communicate code requirements.
  • Assist in developing and implementing procedures.
  • Additional duties are outlined in the

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in building inspection technology or a related field, and
  • Three years’ experience in building inspection; or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience enabling the incumbent to perform the essential functions of the position.

Licensing and special requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet the city’s driving standards.
  • State of Oregon Inspector certification.
  • State of Oregon A-level Building Inspector or ICC* Commercial Building Inspector certifications.
  • State of Oregon A-Level Mechanical Inspector or ICC* Mechanical Inspector certification.
  • State of Oregon Residential Inspector or ICC* Residential Building Inspector certification.
  • State of Oregon Post Earthquake Damage Inspector registration.
  • Ability to pass reference checks and education verification, and satisfy the requirements of a background check.
  • Ability to satisfy the requirements of a pre-employment drug screen (includes marijuana).

*International Code Council (ICC) certification is a nationally recognized certification adopted in the State of Oregon OAR’s as an approved equivalent certification. All ICC certified individuals require an Oregon Inspector Certification (OIC) in addition to their ICC certifications to be considered for employment in the State of Oregon.

The City of Beaverton is committed to supporting a culture of accountability, equity and inclusion for all, especially marginalized groups. We pledge to continue the ongoing, difficult and essential work needed to address institutional racism and historical inequities in all forms.

Beaverton is a diverse city, boasting a large population of qualified persons, including women, veterans, Black, Indigenous and people of color, persons with disabilities, generational groups, persons who speak many languages and are of diverse national origins.

Studies have shown that many candidates, especially women, are less likely to apply for a job if they do not believe they meet 100% of the hiring criteria. The city’s talent acquisition goals include hiring the candidate who is best able to meet the performance objectives of the role. We therefore encourage persons with non-traditional skill sets and experiences to apply, even if you believe you do not meet 100% of the qualifications and hiring criteria described. Studies have shown that many candidates, especially women, are less likely to apply for a job if they do not believe they meet 100% of the hiring criteria. The city’s talent acquisition goals include hiring the candidate who is best able to meet the performance objectives of the role. We therefore encourage persons with non-traditional skill sets and experiences to apply, even if you believe you do not meet 100% of the qualifications and hiring criteria described.
Compensation

Wage range: $35.80 – $47.96 hourly**
** Inspectors may receive up to an additional 9% premium pay added to their base rate of pay, per the SEIU collective bargaining agreement (Article 22.8 & Appendix C), for possessing certain additional inspector certifications.

Total compensation package and benefitsIn addition to competitive pay, the city offers a wide variety of benefits to regular employees which make up an exceptional total compensation package.

The city pays the full retirement contribution to PERS including the employee portion; provides employees with an opportunity to participate in a deferred compensation retirement plan; makes available a public service loan forgiveness program and tuition reimbursement program; and offers excellent health, dental, vision and life

Additional benefits include excellent , PTO cash out options, wellness programs and incentives, a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) VEBA with 3% employer contributions, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and bilingual pay premiums.

City of Beaverton Compensation Break Down

Gross cash compensation
Starting stepStep 1Step 4Step 7Yearly salary$74,455.68 $86,200.44 $99,763.68
Estimated benefits paid by the city – non-cash compensation
Public Employees Retirement System fully paid contributions for employee $3,908.92$4,525.52$5,237.59Medical & Dental – Max city contributions for employee +1 (dollar value)$29,819.04$29,819.04$29,819.04Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) VEBA; 3% contribution$2,233.67$2,586.01$2,992.91No-cost Tri-Met public transportation pass (dollar value)$1,200.00$1,200.00$1,200.00Total estimated non-cash compensation/benefits$37,161.63$38,130.58$39,249.54 Total salary and estimated non-cash compensation value$111,617.31$124,331.02$139,013.22

The City of Beaverton provides a generous benefit package, including excellent medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage; and employer-paid PERS retirement. Learn more about your options and employee-based benefits by clicking the link below.

01

Do you have a valid driver’s license and ability to meet city driving standards?

  • Yes
  • No

02

What is your highest level of education?

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Some College
  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree or higher
  • None of the above

03

Do you possess full professional proficiency to read, write and speak one or more of the city’s priority languages (Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Arabic, Japanese, Russian)?

  • Yes
  • No

04

If you answered YES to the question above, which priority language(s) do you speak?

05

How many years of experience do you have in building inspection?

  • Less than 3 years
  • 3 – 5 years
  • 5 – 8 years
  • 8+ years

06

Do you have a current and valid State of Oregon Inspector certification?

  • Yes
  • No

07

Do you have a current and valid State of Oregon A-level Building Inspector or ICC Commercial Building Inspector certification?

  • Yes
  • No

08

Do you have a current and valid State of Oregon A-level Mechanical Inspector or ICC Mechanical Inspector certification?

  • Yes
  • No

09

Do you have a current and valid State of Oregon Residential Inspector or ICC Residential Building Inspector certification?

  • Yes
  • No

10

Do you have a current and valid State of Oregon Post-Earthquake Damage Inspector registration?

  • Yes
  • No

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