Building Inspector II - Moss Landing - job 746402

County of Monterey, CA

Date: 05/04/2021

City: Moss Landing, California

Salary: $5,512 - 7,523 per month

Employment type: Full-time


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$5,512 - $7,523 per month


Application Filing Deadline:
Wednesday, June 2, 2021

The Housing & Community Development department seeks candidates for the Building Inspector II classification. This classification is the full working level class in the Building Inspector series. Incumbents at this level are responsible for conducting on-site inspections and investigations in all of the following areas: structural, electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, sewer, water, gas, disposal and grading.


The ideal candidate will demonstrate integrity; flexibility and adaptability; be able to navigate complex situations with professionalism and poise; be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing to diverse audiences; and organize information, resources and people to drive projects of varying scope to completion. This candidate must be highly organized and demonstrate an understanding of the ripple effects of their decisions. The ability to relate well to the public, management and employees at all levels; exemplify an enthusiastic, resourceful and effective customer service attitude; and demonstrate good judgment.

This classification is part of a flexible series. Incumbents appointed at the lower level of the career series may be promoted up to the higher level of the career series subject to their meeting the employment standards for the higher class and a recommendation for their promotion by the appointing authority in accordance with the Flexible Staffing Program and Guidelines.

The Eligible List established by this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies on a regular full-time, part-time, or temporary basis.

Examples of Duties

Paramount duties include:

  • Inspects the structural components of buildings such as foundations, floors, framing, roof framing, and structural masonry walls.

  • Inspects electrical, heating & ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, glazing, solar, plumbing, systems, sewer, gas, water, disposal systems, sustainability, and grading operations for compliance with approved plans Approves or indicates corrective action; assists permit holder by advising of possible modifications to bring construction into compliance; prepares reports of inspection and work completed.

  • Inspects construction for compliance with approved plans.

  • Serve as the duly appointed representative of the Building Official, as directed, for inspection of permitted work for compliance with code requirements.

  • Perform site reviews for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and accessibility

To view the complete job description visit the Monterey County website:


Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Thorough Knowledge of:

California Code of Regulations Title 24 as adopted and amended by County of Monterey including, but not limited to, building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes; Principles and practices of current building construction including heating, plumbing, electrical, structural and safety requirements.

Skill and Ability to:

Interpret, explain and apply building codes, ordinances and related laws and regulations; Make inspections and detect deviations from approved plans and specifications and substandard materials and workmanship; Indicate modification of plans and construction to bring deficiencies into compliance with codes; Prepare clear, concise instructions, reports and correspondence using hand writing and through computer related technology and equipment; Read and interpret building plans and specifications and to enforce their application in building construction

Examples of Experience/Education/Training

Any combination of training, education and/or experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities and required conditions of employment listed above is qualifying. An example of a way these requirements might be acquired is:

One year of experience as Building Inspector in a public agency;

Two years' experience working with construction building codes in the construction building trades, building inspection services, architectural or structural design drafting trade;

A qualified Journeyman Tradesman working in the above noted trades and successful completion of vocational/technical training program associated with building technology and the application of building codes and regulations.

Additional Information

Required conditions of employment:

As a condition of employment, the incumbent will be required to:

  • Possess a valid California Class C Driver License and maintain a satisfactory driving record.

  • Within one year of appointment, possess and maintain a current certification from the International Code Council as a Residential Combination Building Inspector, covering all four construction trades, or equivalent certification level.

  • Complete a minimum of 45 hours of qualified continuing education, as determined by the certifying agency, in each three year period with at least 8 hours regarding disabled access requirements.


Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package. To view the "J" Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing.


Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary.


Apply On-line!

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Applications may be obtained from and submitted to:

Monterey County Resource Management Agency

Attn: Julie Aulenta, Associate Personnel Analyst

1441 Schilling Place, 1st Floor, Salinas CA 93901


Phone: (831) 755-5014 Fax: (831) 784-5603

The selection process is tentative and applicants will be notified if changes are made. The competitive selection process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application packet will include:

  • A completed County of Monterey Employment Application

  • Responses to all of the Supplemental Questions

All required materials must be received no later than final filing date:

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Applicants who fail to provide all required materials will not be considered. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applications that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process. To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the process may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercises, performance exam, and/or written examination.


Monterey County is a drug-free work place and an equal opportunity employer. The County seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County provides reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Human Resources Analyst at (831) 755-5014.

The County of Monterey is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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