Cross-Connection Control Inspector (Backflow)

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Tampa, FL

Hillsborough County

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$42,827.20 - $68,952.00/year

Overview: Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.<br /><br />Performs entry-level inspection of the installation for backflow prevention devices,&nbsp;alterations, and repair, and&nbsp;enforces construction regulations in compliance with state and county codes.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><br /> <p><strong>WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU</strong></p> <p>We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.</p> <ul> <li><strong>Health Plan:&nbsp;</strong>The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.</li> <li><strong>Dental Insurance:&nbsp;</strong>Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.</li> <li><strong>Vision Care:&nbsp;</strong>Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.</li> <li><strong>Employee Assistance Program:&nbsp;</strong>This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.</li> <li><strong>Tuition Reimbursement:&nbsp;</strong>Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.</li> <li><strong>Holidays:&nbsp;</strong>Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Visit our&nbsp;</strong><a href=""><strong>Employee Benefits</strong></a><strong>&nbsp;page for more exciting details.</strong></p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Inspects new installation and existing projects to ensure backflow prevention devices are in compliance with State and County codes, laws, and ordinances, and signs permits giving final approval.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>&nbsp;Issues notice of non-compliance where work is not in compliance with the Florida Building Codes and Hillsborough County Construction Ordinance.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>&nbsp;Makes routine and periodic inspections of assigned area to check for violations and hazardous conditions.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Investigates complaints of defective building and trade installations and reports findings and recommendations to appropriate staff.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Inputs and retrieves data in researching violations and scheduling inspections.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Explains and interprets applicable codes and regulations to contractors and property owners.</li> <li>Reviews construction plans and specifications for compliance with Florida Building Codes and Hillsborough County Construction Ordinances.</li> <li>Performs other related duties as required.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <h2>IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE</h2> <div> <ul> <li>High school graduate or in possession of a GED certificate.</li> <li>Possesses a Standard Plumbing Inspector License issued under Chapter 468 of the Florida Statutes.&nbsp;</li> <li>Has a working knowledge of the Florida Building Code - Plumbing and other industry codes and standards.</li> <li>Has a minimum of two years of work experience inspecting, installing, or testing backflow preventers.</li> </ul> </div> <h2>&nbsp;</h2> <h2>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS</h2> <div> <p>Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate; and&nbsp;<br />Possession of Standard Plumbing Inspector License issued under Chapter 468 of the Florida Statutes.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>OR</strong></p> <p>Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate; and&nbsp;<br />Successful completion of a State of Florida Building Code Administrator and Inspector Board (BCAIB) approved vocational training program in a related construction field; and&nbsp;<br />Must qualify for and obtain a Provisional License as a Florida Standard Inspector in the applicable trade within six months of hire.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>OR</strong></p> <p>Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate and&nbsp;<br />Five years of years of work experience in the plumbing construction trade or related field inspection; and&nbsp;<br />Must qualify for and obtain a Provisional License as a Florida Standard Inspector in the applicable trade within six months of hire.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>AND</strong></p> <p>Possession of a valid Driver&rsquo;s License.</p> </div> <h2>CORE COMPETENCIES</h2> <div> <ul> <li><strong>Customer Commitment</strong>&nbsp;- Proactively seeks to understand the needs of the customers and provide the highest standards of service.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li><strong>Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity</strong>&nbsp;- Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li><strong>Organizational Excellence</strong>&nbsp;- Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li><strong>Success through Teamwork</strong>&nbsp;- Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.</li> </ul> </div> <h2>WORK CATEGORY</h2> <div> <ul> <li><strong>Light work</strong>&nbsp;- Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.&nbsp; If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.</li> </ul> </div> <h2>PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS</h2> <div> <ul> <li>Ability to bend, stoop, kneel or crouch in confined spaces.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>&nbsp;Tasks require infrequent exposure to adverse environmental conditions.</li> </ul> <h2>JOB SPECIFICATIONS</h2> <div> <ul> <li>Knowledge of State and local codes and laws governing building codes that relates to backflow prevention.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of inspection methods and procedures.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of OSHA construction site safety requirements.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of applicable County and office policies and procedures.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to read and interpret plans diagrams, blueprints, and specifications.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to work effectively with others.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to prepare reports and maintain records.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to use a computer and related software.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to maintain current certifications.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to properly and safely operate a motor vehicle.</li> </ul> </div> <h2>SPECIAL PROBATIONARY NOTE</h2> <div>Employees hired based on qualifications listed above without a Standard Inspector License must obtain a Standard Inspector license in the applicable trade within 12 months of hire or prior to the expiration of the provisional license not to exceed 24 months from date of hire.</div> </div>