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Code Inspector II
Working Title Code Inspector II
Department/Division Fire - Fire Marshalls Office
Job Type Part Time
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Requisition ID:
Work Location:
Fire - Municipal Center
Pay Range:
H.627, $22.05 - $22.05
Starting Salary:
Minimum of the Pay Range
Work Schedule:
2 days per week; 10 hours per day
Part Time Hours/Wk:
Job Open Date:
Application Deadline:

Job Duties:

  • Inspect commercial properties, industrial, hotel/motel, mercantile, institutional, and other structures and facilities by making on-site inspections for compliance with applicable State, and City codes; and leave detailed written inspections report with the owner/manager or responsible party documenting the results of the inspection.
  • Issue required fire code permit applications.
  • Respond to complaints of violations or alleged unsafe conditions.
  • Complete re-inspections to ensure compliance with previously noted violations.
  • Issue permit for activities involving the handling, storage, use of substances, materials or assembly of any devices regulated by the SFPC, or for any process that produces conditions hazardous to life or property.
  • Coordinate multi-agency inspections and communicate suspected violations of other codes to appropriate agencies.
  • Complete daily activity reports which include places inspected, times of inspections, results of
  • inspections, and total inspections made.
  • Issue a Notice of Violation and/or summons to property owners, managers, responsible parties or corporations for violations of the applicable code and failure to comply within the time allowed by the inspector.
  • Provide testimony in court cases where there are code questions.


Working Conditions:

There is no working conditions statement available for this position at this time.

Minimum Requirements:

MINIMUMS: High school or GED plus five (5) years experience in fields such as a firefighter, builder, building superintendent; or in the installation of fire protection equipment, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must possess a valid Virginia fire inspector certification issued by the Virginia Department of Fire Programs and approved by the Department of Housing and Community Development. Must attend the Virginia Building Code Core Academy within one year as identified in the Virginia Certification Standard (13 VAC 5-21-10 et seq.). Must have, or obtain, a current and valid Virginia or North Carolina drivers license in accordance with Virginia or North Carolina DMV drivers license eligibility requirements.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.Must be available to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime when required to meet operational needs.This position may require that incumbents to wear and maintain appropriate personal protective equipment such as, but not limited to, steel toed shoes, hard hats, safety glasses, gloves, or other safety attire and equipment in designated areas of risk. Specific requirements will be determined and communicated by the employees supervisor based on position assigned.

Additional Requirements:

DMV Transcript:  Required
CDL:  Not Required                                       
DOT History:  
Not Required                                                 
CPS Check:  Not Required
Physical:  Not Required    
Respirator:  Not Required
Polygraph Review:  
Not Required
Psychological Screening:  Not Required

Attachments Required: 


Special Instructions:

  • Please complete the application in its entirety. The application is the primary required document used to screen qualifications and years of experience. A resume does not replace a completed application. Fields on the application left blank, including but not limited to job duties, dates of employment, and hours worked, may cause your application to be incomplete. 
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  • ​Your responses to any "Supplemental Questions", if attached to this requisition, must be supported by the information you give us in the work experience section of this application. Be sure you are thorough in describing your skills and duties as you complete the work experience section. If the information cannot be verified you will not receive credit. 
  • Please provide a copy of any certifications or related professional licenses.


VRS Contribution:   All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.  

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