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10/12/2017 11:59:00 PM
NATURE OF WORK: Protects public health, safety, private property and investment by inspecting installations, repairs, alterations, construction or demolition to new and existing buildings to ensure compliance with construction codes. These inspections range from single family residences to high rise office buildings, schools, hospitals and manufacturing plants. Must use communication skills with contractors, violators and complainants to achieve code compliance and if necessary, serves as an expert witness for prosecution of code violators.

MINIMUM EDUCATION: Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.).

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Applicant must meet one of the following requirements:

1. Possess a current State of Ohio full Building Inspector Certification.

2. Three years of experience as a construction contractor or supervisor for non-residential buildings or structures within the scope of groups regulated
by the rules of the Board of Building Standards.

3. Three years of experience as a skilled tradesworker for work subject to inspection under a non-residential building code.

4. Successful completion of a trainee program pursuant to Ohio Building Code Section 103.2.12 at time of application.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Must hold either an interim or full State of Ohio Inspector Certification for Building Inspector at time of application.

LICENSE REQUIREMENT: Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

GENERAL REQUIREMENT: Applicants who do not have a current full State of Ohio Building Inspector Certification at time of appointment must obtain said Certification, pursuant to Ohio Building Code Section 103.3.6, prior to the end of their 2 year interim certification.

NOTES: Examination dates and times are subject to change. Calculations will be provided for the Civil Service examination. Identical scores will be broken by a random selection method. Police background investigation will be required. Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identify. Applicants are responsible for providing all necessary employment dates, experience, training, or any other requirements as stated in the Exam Announcement, in order for their application to be considered for certification and admittance to the examination process.


Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Morning Session
Civil Service Board Office
371 West Second Street, Lower Level

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Evening Session
Civil Service Board Office
371 West Second Street, Lower Level

*Certified candidates will be provided a specific date and time for examination.
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