Walla Walla County

Building Inspector
Location: Walla Walla, Washington

Position Description
Position: Building Inspector
Salary: $3,810 Month
Location: Community Development Department
Employment Type: Full-time (40 hrs./wk.), Benefits Apply, Courthouse Union

Closes: February 1, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Inspects construction work, installation methods, and materials to determine and assure compliance with building, fire, plumbing, mechanical and related County, City, State and national construction codes, ordinances, regulations and safety standards. The Building Inspector also investigates public complaints. Work is performed under the policies and administrative guidance of the Building Official.

Working Conditions: Work is performed both within an office setting and out of the office at construction and inspection sites. Inspector is required to climb ladder, walk on scaffolding, enter crawl spaces under structures and operate a motor vehicle. Required to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Require sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate verbally. Require manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate a computer, telephone, and peripherals.

Minimum Qualifications: Two (2) years’ journey-level experience in construction trades, and/or two (2) years’ college-level of trade school work in Structural Engineering, Construction Technology, Architecture, Building Inspection Technology, or a related field. One (1) year experience performing building inspections. Valid driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the County insurance carrier required. Must possess or obtain ICC certification as a Building Inspector with Plumbing and Mechanical certification within two (2) years of hire date.

Application: Employment application, resume and cover letter required. Contact the Human Resources Department at the County Legislative Building, 314 W. Main Street, Room 216, Walla Walla, WA, or visit our website at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us to download a copy and apply online. Mailing address: Human Resources/Risk Manager, PO Box 1506, Walla Walla, WA 99362, fax (509)524-2603, call (509)524-2600 or email hr@co.walla-walla.wa.us


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