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JOB VACANCY # JV 2021-55 (Property Maintenance Inspector)

 

THE POSITION OF:                        Property Maintenance Inspector

 

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:            CD/Codes

 

CLASSIFICATION:                         AFSCME- Rank & File

 

POSTING DATE:                             October 21, 2021

STARTING PAY RATE:                 $21.50 per hour, 40 hours per week              

 

Qualified, interested candidates must submit an application and a current resume

at www.readingpa.gov under Employment Opportunities.  Questions – Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

This position will be responsible for inspecting single and multi-family dwellings within the City to ensure compliance to City-Housing Codes.  This position will entail frequent contact with other employees in the Division; as well as daily contact with housing dwellers. There is limited contact with City employees outside the Division.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Conduct daily inspection of single and multi-family dwellings.
  • Prepare inspection reports and send copy to owner of dwelling in violation, giving the appropriate amount of time to comply.
  • Make re-inspections after designated time to ensure compliance.
  • File prosecution with District judges if violations are not corrected.
  • Compile daily, weekly and monthly reports indicating quantity of inspections performed, number of violations found and status of corrections to violations.
  • Act as public relations representatives for City when making inspections.
  • Investigate complaints and attend court hearings as necessary.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:     

Educational Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • ICC Property Maintenance Inspector Certification (#64) must be obtained within five (5) months of hire or promotion (2012 version).
  • Must possess a valid Class C PA driver’s license with clean driving record.

Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years of construction experience (or related certifications/coursework) required.

 

 

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