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Commercial Plumbing Inspector 3

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $33.69 - $41.24 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 20-0137-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Community Development Dept

Job Summary
The City of Salem is hiring a Commercial Plumbing Inspector 3! We are looking for an outstanding individual who has a proven record in commercial and residential plumbing inspections to assist our Building and Safety Division (BSD) to better serve our community. This position conducts residential and commercial plumbing inspections and electronic plan review of plumbing plans while meeting BSD guarantees and goals. The candidate will inspect all types and stages of plumbing installations and plans for compliance to the Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code and other related duties as required. The candidate will also respond to inquiries from the public and other city departments. The ideal candidate is a seasoned electrical inspector with people-oriented skills who can work independently accomplishing daily work load goals while working with on-site customers.


Our Building and Safety Division provides exceptional service to the Salem area construction industry. We provide plan review, permitting, and inspection of commercial and residential construction to ensure compliance with Oregon State Building Code and city of Salem codes. In a recent audit, our stakeholders described our division as:

Service oriented, positive in their approach to issues, flexible without compromising code requirements and problem solvers.

We are the only city or county building department in Oregon that has been accredited by the International Accreditation Services meaning we operate in full conformance with recognized best practices.

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check.
  • Must have an Oregon Driver license and meet the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Graduation from high school or trade school and two or more years of experience performing journey level (independent) work related to the area being inspected by the position, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
  • A-Level Plumbing Inspector, State of Oregon Plumbing Inspector (PI), and State of Oregon Inspector (OIC) certifications required (must maintain certifications during course of employment).
  • Additional State of Oregon Inspection or Plans Examining certifications preferred.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Commercial Plumbing Inspector 3 or view by clicking here.

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.
You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards - sign up today!
For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .


Posted: 2020-12-28 Expires: 2021-01-29

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