City of Glendale Careers – Code Compliance Inspector

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Job Description:

In addition to the responsibilities of the Associate Code Compliance Inspector classification, this position conducts a variety of complex duties related to neighborhood community problem resolutions, including performing inspections, field investigations, tenant and owner research, and providing guidance based on expertise to the Assistance and Associate Code Compliance Inspectors.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspects vacant and improved properties for litter and/or substandard conditions, with particular attention given to alleys, parkways and adjacent areas.
  • Helps mediate and resolve neighborhood disputes.
  • Sweeps and cleans streets, alleys, sidewalks, vacant lots, and individual properties.
  • Researches applicable codes and policies, analyzes, interprets, and communicates City policies, procedures, regulations and ordinances to the public.
  • Performs various abatement activities, including but not limited to, graffiti removal, weed abatement, and trash and debris removal.
  • Works with and supervises Community Service workers/volunteers.
  • Performs power washing, rough repair, miscellaneous maintenance work and clean-up activities using power equipment and/or hand and pneumatic tools.
  • Represents the Community Development Department in public forums, including but not limited to, Business and Homeowners’ Association meetings and events.
  • Conducts routine field inspections to determine violations of applicable City Codes, including but not limited to, public nuisance, building, housing, commercial, licensing, property maintenance and zoning codes.
  • Exercises good judgment and tact.
  • Uses good interpersonal skills to obtain public cooperation and compliance..

Job Requirements:

  • Dealing effectively with persons of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds, using tact and discretion.
  • Effective communications, both on a one-on-one and in a group setting.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to those using the Community Development Department services.
  • Deal effectively with the public to obtain compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
  • Collect and analyze field data through interviews, observations and inspections.
  • Making independent judgments and decisions based on standard policy and procedure.
  • Assessing, prioritizing, and organizing multiple tasks, projects and demands to meet deadlines.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Valid Class C California driver’s license.
  • State of California P.O.S.T. 832 P.C. certificate (Powers of Arrest) is desirable.
  • Housing Quality Standards Certifications (HQS) and/or equivalent certification within one year of employment.
  • Graduation from high school or attainment of GED or CHSPE certificate.
  • Certification from International Code Conference (ICC) as a Building Inspector or

Job Details:

Company: City of Glendale

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Administrative

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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