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Permit Technician - Douglas County
Hourly Salary - High $23.01/ Low $16.75
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Building Department
Full Time Position / Position works 40 hours per week, includes excellent full-family benefit package, PERS/OPSRP retirement and availability of deferred compensation retirement savings.


This position coordinates the building permit application process between the public and County departments.  Position provides information to the public related to department procedures, reviews construction plans and specifications for compliance to appropriate state and local building and planning codes and ordinances; issues building permits, receives and answers public questions.  Position also performs inspection duties when necessary.

Essential Functions:  Represent the department to the public, other departments and agencies.  Interpret to public and other departments or divisions information requiring a thorough knowledge of departmental policies and procedures, statutory authority in order to provide assistance, exchange information and solve problems.  Receive questions and provide information regarding permits, specialty codes and compliance procedures with to architects, engineers, builders and the public.  Coordinate permit application process, determine fees and permits required; compute fees and issue permits.  Examine and evaluate plan submittal documents for completeness.  Participate in department budget process; reconcile accounts with Management & Finance printouts; code invoices for payment.  Develop procedures, policies, materials, forms, filing and other support systems for efficient office operations; responsible for workflow and communication coordination.  Process and maintain confidential documents including personnel, payroll and medical records; assist with department recruitments.  Type, design and compose correspondence, forms, graphics and reports using computerized equipment.  Research, compile and summarize information for a variety of reports, to address, resolve issues or problems. Assume responsibility for unit computer systems and equipment, database development and maintenance.  Provide clerical support as needed; coordinate incoming/outgoing information, paper flow, calendars and travel arrangements; assist in coordinating and scheduling.  This position requires regular and consistent attendance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Four years code or zoning administration, plan review or building inspection, architectural or engineering experience/training OR an Associate's degree plus two years work related experience OR any combination of education, experience or training.  At time of appointment, must possess valid Oregon driver's license.

Successful applicant will need to become a certified ICC permit technician within a year of hire.

In addition to the above requirements, applications will receive further evaluation based on considerable knowledge of general office practices and procedures; considerable knowledge of recordkeeping and reporting; considerable knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles; considerable knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software capabilities; considerable knowledge of database development, statistical data collection, research techniques and procedures.  Skill in report writing and composing correspondence; typing accurately; processing information using automated equipment; budget preparation; collecting and analyzing data.  Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms; utilize problem identification and resolution techniques; remain calm and use good judgment during confrontational or high pressure situations; maintain confidentiality; plan and organize office operations, including developing office systems, policies and procedures; establish and maintain records, reports and statistical data; make decisions independently in accordance with established policies and procedures, establish new policies when applicable, and use initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities; represent department in a variety of settings; courteously meet and deal effectively with other employees, other agency representatives and the public;  multitask in a hectic office environment.

Work is performed in an office environment and is generally sedentary requiring bending, color identification, gripping with hands and fingers, hearing voice conversations, keyboarding, occasionally lifting up to 30 pounds, pulling, pushing, reaching, sitting, standing, twisting and walking.

While not part of the initial applicant screening, successful candidates for this position may be required to pass a criminal history background prior to receiving an offer of employment, or as part of a contingent offer of employment.

DRIVING RECORD:  Applicants selected for interview will be required to bring to the interview a  Court Print driving history obtained from the DMV.  Please allow 5-7 days for delivery; longer for out-of-state.

DOUGLAS COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Bill Clemens
Phone Number: 541.440.4287
Contact Email: wrclemen@co.douglas.or.us

 

City Planner II-Land Use - City of Portland, Bureau of Development Services
Hourly Salary - High $36.34 / Low $31.44
Closing Date: June 5, 2017

The City of Portland, Oregon invites applications for City Planner II - Land Use. Please see PDF for details.

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Crystle Cowen
Phone Number: 503.823.7511
Contact Email: Crystle.cowen@portlandoregon.gov

 

Building Inspector II - City of Issaquah, Washington
Monthly Salary - High $7,049.00 / Low $5,010.00
Closing Date: June 12, 2017

TThe City of Issaquah is currently seeking to hire a full time Building Inspector to join our Development Services team. This position is responsible for performing inspections of buildings for compliance with the International Building and Residential codes with Washington State amendments. The range of inspections include building, structural, plumbing, mechanical, accessibility, and energy code from simple structures to complex, mixed use, fire rated structures involving hazardous materials and complex exiting. Successful candidates must demonstrate thorough familiarity and experience with these types of inspections. Come join our team!

Our mission - We enhance lives through public service. All applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check and have a valid Washington State driver's license with a driving record free of serious or frequent driving violations. Applicants called for an interview will be requested to send in their driver's abstract prior to the interview. The person hired for this position must pass a pre-employment physical as determined by the employer. Visit https://apply.govjobstoday.com for complete description and to apply.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Lauren Knox
Phone Number: 425.837.3037
Contact Email: laurenk@issaquahwa.gov

 

Building Official - City of Issaquah, Washington
Monthly Salary - High $10,878.00 / Low $8,524.00
Closing Date: June 5, 2017

This position has overall responsibility for administration and enforcement of the Building Codes and other codes for the City and plans, organizes, directs and controls all activities of the Building Department. Oversees City licensing operations, plan review, permit tracking and issuance, on site building inspections, and code enforcement to regulate the design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, public safety, location and maintenance of all structures and approved land use activities within the City. Duties include researching and interpreting codes, resolving difficult and sensitive code and requirement issues, and deciding in conjunction with other permit authorities whether or not a building is ready for occupancy. The City of Issaquah is inviting qualified candidates to apply for the position of Building Official.

The City of Issaquah was listed by Sunset Magazine as one of the Best Burbs in America and by Family Circle magazine as one of the best places to raise a family. Our community of more than 34,000 is conveniently located off the interstate 90 corridor, just 16 miles east of Seattle. Issaquah - nicknamed Trailhead City - is centered within the Issaquah Alps (Cougar, Squak and Tiger Mountains). It's a destination for countless outdoor enthusiasts, including hikers, mountain bikers, and para-gliders. Come join our team! Our mission - We enhance lives through public service. Visit https://govjobstoday.com for complete description and to apply.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Lauren Knox
Phone Number: 425.837.3037
Contact Email: laurenk@issaquahwa.gov

 

Building Official - City of McMinnville
Monthly Salary - High $7,948.00 / Low $6,224.00
Closing Date: June 9, 2017

BUILDING OFFICIAL - City of McMinnville, Oregon, $6,224 - $7,948/month D.O.E., plus an excellent benefit package.

The City of McMinnville is seeking a talented and experienced leader to fill the position of Building Official within the Planning & Building Department. This is a unique opportunity for a talented leader to develop and expand the Building Division, and the City's building code program, as the community continues to grow. The Building Official will play a key role in helping shape a growing community, and will be instrumental in enhancing a full-service building codes program that meets the high standards set by City leaders and community members.

For additional information on this recruitment, please go to the City's website at www.mcminnvilleoregon.gov or Erica Thomas at 503.434.2328 or at erica.thomas@mcminnvilleoregon.gov. The City of McMinnville is an equal opportunity employer.

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Erica Thomas
Phone Number: 503.434.2328
Contact Email: erica.thomas@mcminnvilleoregon.gov

 

Senior Plans Examiner or Plans Examiner II - Lane County Public Works
Monthly Salary - High $5,938.40 / Low $3,608.80
Closing Date: June 5, 2017

Join us in creating the future of our community! Lane County Public Works seeks EITHER a Senior Plans Examiner ($24.74 - $34.26 hourly) OR a Plans Examiner II ($20.82 - $28.85 hourly) for its Land Management Division's Building Program. Generous Benefits Imagine yourself living here! Lane County, Oregon, stretches from the Pacific to the Cascades, and offers residents a moderate climate and great outdoor experiences: fishing, hiking, camping, etc. Imagine yourself living here! Lane County, Oregon, stretches from the Pacific to the Cascades, and offers residents a moderate climate and great outdoor experiences: fishing, hiking, camping, etc.

This position will: 

  • Examine building plans for compliance with applicable state and local codes: Senior Plans Examiner - Commercial & Residential Structures Plans Examiner 2 - Residential Structures 
  • Assist with on-site inspections to ensure compliance to state codes and County ordinances. 
  • Meet with developers, designers and contractors to help identify and resolve code issues.
  • Provide general information to the public regarding construction codes, policies and procedures. 
  • Experience with computerized permit tracking systems preferred .

POSITION CLOSES 6/05/17. Posting 201700113 To apply, visit www.lanecounty.org/jobs Look for posting 201700113. For additional questions, contact Human Resources at 541-682-3124. EOE / ADA

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Contact Name for Additional Information: Lane County Human Resources
Phone Number: 541.682.3124
Contact Email: jobs@co.lane.or.us

 

Building Official - City of Scappoose
Monthly Salary - High $7,173.00 / Low $4,422.00
Closing Date: May 26, 2017 at 5pm

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: City Manager Michael Sykes
Phone Number: 503.543.7146
Contact Email: msykes@cityofscappoose.org

 

Building Permit Technician III - City of Bend
Monthly Salary - High $5,326.97 / Low $4,173.81
Closing Date: May 26, 2017

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Anita Bothwell
Phone Number: 541.617.4521
Contact Email: abothwell@bendoregon.gov

 

Commercial Plans Examiner - City of Portland, Bureau of Development Services
Monthly Salary - High $6,971.50 / Low $6,021.58
Closing Date: May 29, 2017

THE POSITION: The City of Portland's Bureau of Development Services is seeking a Commercial Plans Examiner. This position reviews plans of all building types, including residential, for compliance with State building codes and other applicable City and State regulations. Duties include advising design professionals, owners and builders of minimum code requirements during all phases of design, identifying possible solutions, working with City inter-agency partners, and helping guide applicants through the building permit process as smoothly as possible towards their goals. Commercial Plans Examiners are able to effectively communicate in person and in writing to a diversity of customers with wide ranges of technical expertise. This position carries out individual responsibilities with initiative, independence and creativity while exercising sound professional judgment and problem-solving skills. This position will also meet the bureau's expectations of providing excellent customer service in an equitable manner to meet the growing needs of the City of Portland's diverse community. Fluency in a second language is desirable, but not required. This classification is represented by the District Council of Trade Unions (DCTU). To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/27840 and click on the appropriate link. The City is offering an optional informational session for this recruitment. Please see the Optional Information Session section below for details and location.

TO QUALIFY: The following minimum qualifications are required:

  • Knowledge of, and experience reading, interpreting and applying Oregon Specialty Codes.
  • Skill and experience reading and interpreting site, architectural and structural plans.
  • Skill and experience explaining technical information and code requirements verbally, in written, and by graphic means.
  • Ability and experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and resolving issues with employees, applicants, builders, designers, and the public, including a diverse population having a wide range of experience and expertise.
  • Applicants must also possess: •Oregon Inspector Certification (OIC) at time of hire. •Structural Plans Examiner •A-level Certification (PEA) at time of hire. •Oregon Residential Plans Examiner Certification (CAX) at time of hire. •Oregon Fire and Life Safety Plans Examiner Certification (PEF) at time of hire.

OPTIONAL INFORMATION SESSIONS To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we are offering Optional Information Sessions that will provide you with details about the position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job. You are welcome to join us for the optional session below: CH2M Center Lincoln Room 2020 SW 4th Ave., Portland, OR 97201 At the corner of 4th Ave & Lincoln Street Wednesday, May 10, 2017 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm or Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm For instructions on how to participate remotely, please contact Lorena Ramirez by 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time within two business days of the informational session date by email, Lorena.Ramirez@PortlandOregon.Gov, or by phone at 503-823-5333.

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Contact Name for Additional Information: Tamara Larison
Phone Number: 503.823.3523
Contact Email: Tamara.Larison@portlandoregon.gov

 

Building Official or Building Director - City of Woodland
Monthly Salary - High $6,396.00 / Low $3,279.00
Closing Date: May 31, 2017

BUILDING OFFICIAL OR BUILDING INSPECTOR CITY OF WOODLAND Salary range for the Building Official: $5,241 (Step 1) to $6,396 (Step 9) DOQ /month, plus excellent benefit package. This is an exempt position. Salary range for the Building Inspector (2017): $3,279 (Step 1) to $3,704 (Step 5) DOQ/month, plus excellent benefit package. This is a non-exempt, union position. 2018 pay rate will increase by 2.75% COLA. An application package and complete job descriptions are available at City of Woodland, City Hall Annex, 230 Davidson Avenue, Woodland WA or www.ci.woodland.wa.us. Candidates must submit City application and resume to be considered for either position. Indicate on the employment application which position you are applying for. Please apply by May 31, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. Position open until filled.

For a Word doc of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Amanda Smeller
Phone Number: 360.225.7299
Contact Email: smellera@ci.woodland.wa.us

 

Electrical Inspector I/II  - City of Hillsboro
Monthly Salary - High $7,840.00 / Low $5,508.25
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Do you love red tape? Neither do we. We're looking for a collaborative, relationship-driven electrical professional with a track record of delivering world class customer service to join our team as an Electrical Inspector. If you're looking to make a difference in a thriving community, be part of an innovative and dynamic team of professionals, and be valued for your creative problem-solving skills, we'd love to meet you!

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Human Resources
Phone Number: 503.681.6455
Contact Email: HumanResources@hillsboro-oregon.gov

 

 
Building Official - City of Bremerton, WA
Monthly Salary - High $8,644.00 / Low $7,094.00
Closing Date: First Review, May 21, 2017

For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Current Searches." For questions, call 206-368-0050.

Under the direction of the Community Development Director, the Building Official is second in command of the City of Bremerton's Community Development Department. The Building Official performs work necessary to manage the city's Permit Center and the daily operations of the city's building plan review, inspection and permitting functions, and tax and licensing.

Associate degree in construction management, architecture, engineering, or related field; 7 years of experience in building code enforcement as an inspector, plans examiner, or comparable private sector position; and 2 years of experience in a supervisory or managerial position required. Certification as a Building Inspector, Plans Examiner, or Building Official through ICC required.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Prothman
Phone Number: 206.368.0050
Contact Email: info@prothman.com

 

 
Construction Inspector or Plans Examiner - Jackson County 
 Hourly Salary - High $30.06 / Low $22.82
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

For a PDF of the job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Cristy Kell
Phone Number: 541.774.6012
Contact Email: kellcm@jacksoncounty.org


 

Building Official - City of Cannon Beach
 Monthly Salary - High $6,666.00 / Low $5,834.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Overview:

The City of Cannon Beach is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Building Official. The position is under the direction of the City of Cannon Beach City Planner and is a regular benefited position with a yearly salary of $70,000-$80,000, depending on qualifications. This position may assist the City of Manzanita in the Building Official capacity up to 15 hours per week.

Requirements:

  • Possession of a State of Oregon Building Officials Certification, Residential Plan Review Certification, Level Plan Review Certification, Level Mechanical and Structural Inspector, and Manufactured Home Certifications are required for this position.
  • Residential Plumbing Certification and preferably Level Commercial Plumbing Certification and Fire Life and Safety Plan Review.
  • Must pass criminal background check post job offer. Must possess a valid drivers license and have a safe driving record. Previous experience as a building official desirable.

Job Duties:

Duties include general department operation, plan review and field inspection of construction work within the City, issues permits, preparation and reporting to State Building Codes Division, support to the construction community, city and state building code enforcement and cooperative work exchange support to neighboring jurisdictions. This position requires some crawling and climbing as part of the field inspection work. The successful candidate will exhibit a professional attitude, enjoy working with the public, and take pride in their work.

Download an application form and full job description from our website: http//www.ci.cannon-beach.or.us/jobs.html. Send application, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Barrett, barrett@ci.cannon-beach.or.us Open until filled.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Jennifer Barrett
Phone Number: 503.436.8048
Contact Email: barrett@ci.cannon-beach.or.us

 

 
Electrical Inspector A Level - Northwest Code Professionals
 Monthly Salary - High $6,000.00 / Low $5,100.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Overview:

Tired of the red tape? Or are you tired of working with the tools, not working 40 hours a week all year, but still enjoy this trade and getting consistent pay? Consider joining our team of inspectors in beautiful Southern Oregon, Josephine and Jackson County areas. Northwest Code Professionals is seeking A-Level electrical inspectors:  one full time position in Southern Oregon, and one part-time position, 2-3 days per week location varies, call for details. (Hourly Wage DOE) Both positions require an A-Level Electrical Certifications, as well as Oregon Inspector Certification (O.I.C.). The SRI Certification is required to be obtained within 30 days of hire. Other certifications for Oregon Building Codes is a plus. Salaries range between $5,100-$6,000 per month. Full time position comes with attractive benefits package. For Further Information, contact: Don Meier, Chief Electrical Inspector: Don@thebldgdept.com or Jack Applegate, Manager: Jack@nwcodepros.com Northwest Code Professionals

Contact Name for Additional Information: Don Meier
Phone Number: 800.358.8034
Contact Email: don@thebldgdept.com

 
Civil, Electrical & Mechanical Projectors - Project Solutions
 Monthly Salary - High: $6,413.00 / Low: $5,200.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

We are seeking construction inspectors for civil, electrical and mechanical projects on several dams and locks along the Snake and Columbia Rivers. These are full time positions, paying competitive wages and full benefits. If you have 3 years of recent construction inspection experience, preferably on U.S. Army Corp of Engineers projects, you are encouraged to apply. Any employee hired, must be able to successfully complete a security clearance as required on this project and be eligible to work in the United States. We are an equal opportunity employer, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply. If you meet the specified requirements, please email resume to jody@projectsolutionsinc.com.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Jody Pease
Phone Number: 605.737.0377
Contact Email: jody@projectsolutionsinc.com

 

Engineer/Structural Plans Examiner - Clair Company
 Salary - Depends on Experience & Qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Seeking structural plans examiner/PE throughout our Oregon locations. Please see announcement details, visit our website, or give us a call!

For a PDF of the job description and information on how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Human Resources
Phone Number: 800.383.8855
Contact Email: info@claircompany.com

 

Plans Examiner/Inspector - Clair Company
 Salary - Depends on Experience & Qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Seeking combination plans examiners and inspectors throughout our Oregon locations. See announcement, visit our website, or give us a call!

For a PDF of the job description and information on how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Human Resources
Phone Number: 800.383.8855
Contact Email: info@claircompany.com


Code Enforcement Officer - Curry County
Monthly Salary - High: $3,688.00 / Low: $2,890.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position performs technical work enforcing County ordinance codes and State Laws for environmental health, safety, nuisances, building, and zoning code violations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: 

Work is supervised under the general direction of the Sheriff, or Sheriff’s designee who assigns work, establishes goals and reviews the results obtained for overall effectiveness.  Employee will collaborate and communicate with a variety of County departments regarding a variety of code enforcement matters but will answer to his/her supervisor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Duties may include, but are not limited to the following)

  1. Interprets nuisance abatement (i.e. high grass, noxious weeds, noise, abandoned vehicles, etc.), wrecking yard, County right-of-way, and land use zoning regulations/statutes, and environmental health regulations as they pertain to related enforcement activities.  Provides information on these regulations to the general public and other agencies in oral and written form. 
  2. Meets with alleged ordinance violators in attempts to achieve compliance.  Consistent with County policy for receiving complaints, responds to citizen complaints about violations.  Serves as contact person between the county, departments, and concerned parties in an attempt to resolve complaints. 
  3. Performs field investigations and inspection duties to assist in the development of effective code enforcement programs for compliance with State and County requirements.
  4. Prepares correspondence and documentation of specific violations and copies to Legal Counsel and affected department.  Researches deeds, car ownerships, tax records or other legal documents in relation to enforcement complaints.           
  5. Serves legal papers on behalf of the County Sheriff. May provide sworn testimony on conditions or enforcement of zoning and health, and appear in court representing the County.  Will consult with County legal counsel as needed.
  6. Maintains accurate records of the type and number of actions being processed through the Sheriff’s CAD Program, or other program deemed suitable.  Will input/retrieve data for situs information, permit history, land use status, environmental health related issues/permits, ownership information, etc.  Will provide written reports at regular intervals.
  7. Participates in community meetings and professional groups, task forces and committees as necessary.
  8. May perform special assignments or projects as assigned by the Sheriff or Sheriff’s designee.  Performs other related work as required.
  9. Works with County Counsel on the submission of necessary legal documents to the court to support enforcement actions.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of or capacity and willingness to learn a variety of County enforcement ordinances, state statutes and any other regulations that serve as authority for enforcement actions including, but not limited, rules on search and seizure, evidence, and courtroom testimony.
  • Ability to work with the public to obtain compliance through professional and courteous persuasion and reason.
  • Ability to maintain positive effective relationships with co-workers, County department staff, other agencies and the public.
  • Writing skills to effectively  compose written material in a professional and understandable manner.
  • Good verbal skills.
  • Ability to maintain composure when dealing in stressful situations and dealing with difficult people.
  • Commitment  to maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues;
  • Willingness  to wear a uniform appropriately, if required. 
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and equipment specific to the position's area of assignment.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices and ability to use office equipment.
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions, high places, and confined areas.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

Two (2) years college course work in planning, environmental science, sanitation or health, law enforcement, or a related field; and two (2) years’ experience working with the public in areas that relate to ordinance enforcement, planning, building and land use inspection, environmental health and science or closely related field; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the position.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Possession of or ability to possess within 30 days of hire, a valid Oregon driver license and the ability to meet County driving standards.  Must maintain an acceptable driver’s record.
  2. Must pass a criminal history background investigation.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Visual/hearing ability sufficient to comprehend written/verbal communications.
  • Ability to drive a vehicle in a variety of adverse weather conditions, occasionally for lengthy distances, or at night.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is performed in the field both at construction sites and moving from one County location to another for various enforcement services.  Work may require evening and weekend assignments.  Schedule may be adjusted depending on job needs.

Work requires visual and sensory inspection of a variety of conditions concerning construction, health and safety issues involving entering private property, businesses, and assessing obstructions in the right-of-way.  Enforcement duties require presenting unwelcome information in a courteous manner, and interacting with the public, businesses, and property owners who may react negatively to the enforcement.

Some duties of this position require field inspections in an outdoor environment and during adverse weather conditions.  Field inspections may be at relatively remote sites in the county.  Employee may encounter various situations or environmental hazards in performing site visits.

For application and job description contact Julie Swift in the Personnel Office, 94235 Moore St., Ste. 125, Gold Beach, OR  97444, or call (541) 247-3233 or e-mail to swiftj@co.curry.or.us

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Contact Name for Additional Information: Julie Swift
Phone Number: 541.247.3233
Contact Email: swiftj@co.curry.or.us

   
Plans Examiner - Douglas County
Monthly Salary - High: DOE / Low: DOE
 Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description:

Assists county in gaining compliance with state building codes and county building ordinances. Essential Functions: Perform inspections in building construction, remodeling and repair, installation of mechanical devices and plumbing system to assure compliance to appropriate codes. Examine and evaluate all plans for review to meet minimum fire life safety, including manufactured home and RV parks. Provide information at front counter regarding codes, etc. Meet with architects, engineers, and other professionals for code compliance issues. Requires regular and consistent attendance.

Pay Range:

DOE. Plus excellent full-family benefit package, OPSRP/PERS retirement and availability of deferred compensation retirement savings.

Minimum Qualifications:

Plans Examiner is a multi-certified classification requiring A-level Plans Examiner, Fire Life Safety, A-Level Mechanical, & 1&2 Family Plans Examiner. Must possess a valid Oregon driver's license & OIC Certification.

Desirable qualifications: In addition to the above requirements, applications will receive further evaluation based on considerable knowledge of building construction, mechanical, and plumbing principles, practices, and procedures as applied to commercial and residential construction; considerable knowledge of construction and manufactured home inspection methods; city and county ordinances that govern building, mechanical, plumbing inspection. Skill and ability to conduct inspections, document findings, determine correction actions, and implement compliance according to appropriate specialty codes. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms; conduct inspections, document findings, determine correction actions and implement compliance according to appropriate specialty codes; establish and maintain records and reports; make decisions independently in accordance with established rules and regulations and use initiative and judgment in carrying out tasks and responsibilities; utilize problem identification and resolution techniques; remain calm and use good judgment during confrontational or high pressure situations; efficiently manage time; courteously meet and deal effectively with employees, builders, architects, engineers, city officials and the public.

Driving Record:

Applicants selected for interview will be required to bring to the interview a Court Print driving history obtained from the DMV. Please allow 5-7 days for delivery; longer for out of state.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The work duties are divided between field and office locations. While in the office, work is mostly sedentary which requires gripping with hands & fingers, hearing voice conversation, keyboarding, sitting, and standing at the counter. Field inspections require bending, kneeling, color identification, lifting and carrying up to 60 pounds, reaching, standing and walking. Work environment is in structures under construction, uneven ground and involves everyday risks and discomforts and sometime adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions. An extensive amount of driving is required.

Physical Examination:

To determine if physically qualified to perform the essential functions, employment offer is conditional upon satisfactory results of a post-offer medical exam; conducted at county expense.

For a Word doc with a complete job description and how to apply, please click here.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Bill Clemens
Phone Number: 541.440.4287
Contact Email: wrclemen@co.douglas.or.us


  
Electrical Inspector II - Linn County Planning & Building
Yearly Salary - High: $72,324.00 / Low: $56,676.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

GENERAL JOB DUTIES: 

Conducts inspections of electrical installations; Performs plan review and field inspections of building construction for conformance with County Codes, the Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC), and other specialty codes and ordinances; Meets with contractors, engineers, architects and the public to discuss related building code questions and issues; Works under the supervision of the Building Official.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform field inspections consistent with Oregon Specialty Codes, the NEC, and related County Codes, in a manner that assures compliance and safety.
  • Complete inspection forms, maintain activity log, and prepare correspondence and correction notices.
  • Investigate alleged violations and complaints, check for hazardous conditions, and make official reports.
  • Provide the public with information regarding the specialty code and other codes where qualified.
  • Advise the public on how to achieve code compliance.
  • Assist staff with additional duties as necessary.
  • Maintain regular and predictable work attendance.
  • Develop and maintain effective, harmonious and reasonable work relationships with others.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Considerable knowledge of all types of electrical installations, materials and methods; of building construction, materials, and methods; and of the various points of construction where defects may be most readily observed and corrected.  Ability to read plans and specifications and to relate them to construction in progress; ability to read and interpret applicable electrical and building codes; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with contractors, the general public, and other county employees; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Graduation from a senior high school and a minimum of one year of experience as an inspector in a jurisdiction recognized by a model code group, or satisfactory equivalent combination of experience, education and training which demonstrates ability to perform the work described. Minimum Qualifications: OIC, Oregon Supervising Electrician’s License, A and C level Electrical Inspector Certifications, One other A Level, and two C Level Inspector Certifications; Additional Certifications preferred; Possession of a valid Oregon driver’s license and evidence of a good driving record required. 

COMPENSATION:  Salary range is $56,676 – $72,324 per year (DOQ) plus excellent benefit package, including comprehensive health insurance and County paid PERS.  Salary is based on a 7.5 hour work day.

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED 

HOW TO APPLY:  Submit a completed and signed Linn County Employment Application Form, along with a resume and cover letter, to Robert Wheeldon, Director, Linn County Planning and Building Department, PO Box 100, Albany, OR 97321; FAX: 541-926-2060.  Application forms may be obtained, along with the complete job classification, at the Linn County Web Page at http://www.co.linn.or.us or by calling 541-967-3816.  Application forms can also be obtained at the Oregon Employment Division in Albany.

Linn County Is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Contact Name for Additional Information: Suzanne Larson
Phone Number: 541.967.3816 ext 2367
Contact Email: sularson@co.linn.or.us

               

Building Inspector/Planner - Wahkiakum County
Monthly Salary - High: $4,599.38 / Low: $3,871.52
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Introduction:
Wahkiakum Building and Planning has a vacancy for a Building Inspector/ Planner effective immediately. Certification as an International Building Code or Residential Code Inspector preferred, training provided if necessary. 

Manage and administer all building code regulations and land development regulations:

  • Enforce all Building, Mechanical, and Plumbing Code.
  • Review all proposed development for consistency with Critical Areas Ordinance; Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance; Shoreline Management Master Program; Subdivision Ordinance; Short Subdivision Ordinance; and SEPA Ordinance.

Additional Job Duties:

  • Works closely with Public Works Department.
  • Supply staff support to the Wahkiakum County Planning Commission.
  • ADA compliance officer
  • County occupational safety officer.

Provides Customer Service by:

  • Courteously and professionally handle phone calls.
  • Courteously and professionally working with the general public.

Maintains Professional and Technical Knowledge by:

  • Attending appropriate educational classes offered by the County, State, and technical organizations.
  • Establishing personal networks.

Achieves Financial Objectives by:

  • Generate and Administer Housing and Community Development Budget.
  • Presents budget issues to Supervisor.

Job Skills:

  • Knowledge of county adopted building regulations, land use regulations, and comprehensive plan.
  • Ability to communicate factual information clearly to a variety of audiences with different levels of knowledge of the field.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with co-workers, other agencies, and the public.
  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of Excel Spreadsheet and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to operate general office equipment as required to accomplish the work assigned
  • Ability to maintain records, to assemble and organize data and prepare reports

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three years of increasing responsibility in the public or private sector in the field of land use and / or development regulations.
  • Certification as an International Building Code or Residential Code inspector.

Classification:

  • AFSCME Union employee, 89.5 hours a month.
  • AFSCME Union pay class 9; hourly pay range between: $22.34 - 23.93 per hour.

Contact Name for Additional Information: Chuck Beyer
Phone Number: 360.795.3301
Email: beyerc@co.wahkiakum.wa.us

 

Manager of Codes and Engineering - APA The Engineered Wood Association
Closing Date: Open Until Filled 

Responsibilities:

This key position will be responsible for the development of model and local (state) building codes.  Will draft engineered wood standards, test methods and their associated criteria and evaluate products produced by member companies, through testing and product evaluation. Duties also include performing engineering advisory services for the public, member manufacturers and APA staff.  May also assist in or take the lead in performing the necessary research on proposed new or modified applications of engineered wood products for construction and industrial markets.

Work involves a broad spectrum of activities, ranging from participating in the code and standard development, product testing at the APA Research Center, to technology implementation through seminars. Substantial opportunities exist for professional growth through regular contacts with the forest products industry, scientific/engineering community, regulatory agencies, and other research organizations throughout the world.

Qualifications:

A Bachelors of Science, or an advanced degree in Engineering or a related field, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in wood construction or in building code development, is preferred. A P.E. certificate is required. Working experience as a building official is a plus.  Experience in glued engineered wood products is desirable. The candidate must be willing to operate test equipment and conduct testing in the lab, in addition to periodic travel, both domestically and internationally.

The Company:

APA-The Engineered Wood Association is the premier industry trade association representing the majority of North American producers of engineered wood products.  We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program including health, life and LTD insurance, paid leave and holidays, 401(k) retirement program, and tuition and wellness reimbursement programs.

Based in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, our Headquarters and Research Center are located in Tacoma, Washington.  We are nestled between the Cascades and the Pacific Ocean with vast recreational opportunities and an excellent quality of life.

To Apply:

For confidential consideration, qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to hr@apawood.org.  For more information, please visit our website at www.apawood.org.

 APA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Email: john.hopp@apawood.org
Phone: 253.620.7447