Concentrated Code Enforcement Inspector - Limited Term/Grant Funded - Planning


Concentrated Code Enforcement Inspector - Limited Term/Grant Funded - Planning (Open Positions: 1)

Department: Planning
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Hour Per Week: 40
Rate of Pay: Starting $23.12/hr to $26.02/hr - plus comprehensive benefits package
Details: Depending on Experience
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Job Description

Grade 17

This position is grant funded and term limited (through 2026) as it is using ARPA funds.

General Statement of Duties

Performs building inspections to ensure compliance with City standards; performs directly related work as required.

Examples of Essential Work

  • Inspects and re-inspects properties for compliance with the Certificate of Compliance Program requirements, including the Life Safety Code, Zoning Ordinance, Building Code, heating and plumbing systems, electrical systems and structural requirements;
  • Responds to and investigates complaints from citizens and other City departments relating to sub-standard conditions existing in rental units and exterior areas of property;
  • Educates landlords, managers and tenants with regards to Housing Standards issues;
  • Researches legal status of buildings and investigates illegal dwelling units;
  • Prepares violations notices, issues and delivers citations, prepares legal documents and testifies in court as necessary;
  • Insures the intent of the licensing laws of the State of New Hampshire are maintained through confirmation of required license status at the time of permit issuance and installation inspections;
  • Serves as an information resource for all interested members of the public in all related compliance issues including property maintenance and zoning requirements;
  • Provides information to owners with regard to the Certificate of Compliance Program and the Zoning Ordinance, and seeks to promote a process of cooperation between rental owners and the City of Manchester;
  • Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; and more.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from High School or completion of GED; and
  • Some experience in construction with some building inspection experience; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications

  • Valid New Hampshire driver's license;
  • ICC Certification as a Housing Inspector must be obtained within the probationary period.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ability to read and understand land-use regulations, such as zoning ordinances and site-plan regulations;
  • The ability to inspect sites for conformance with land-use regulations;
  • The ability to research permitting history of properties; and
  • The ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing, with members of the public.
City of Manchester
Close Date: 
Friday, September 29, 2023
Starting $23.12/hr to $26.02/hr - plus comprehensive benefits package