Klamath County Oregon
  • 16-Jun-2017 to 31-Dec-2018 (PST)
  • Community Development
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • LH24 $25.32-27.40
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Local 737


Performs inspections of building and structures of all complexities in order to ascertain that building codes are enforced in accordance with the State of Oregon and County Ordinances. Must pass a Non-DOT drug screen test, and fit for duty physical to be eligible for employment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Conducts plan reviews and field inspections of buildings and structures to verify compliance with State Building Codes.

02 Recommends or takes appropriate corrective action to obtain compliance of construction projects with applicable codes. 

03 Consults with and advises contractors and builders regarding applicable regulations.

04 Assists other departments and the public regarding applicable building regulations. 

05 Investigates violations, interprets building code requirements and takes appropriate action.

06 Answers code related questions and assist the public at the Building Division front counter, by telephone and by e-mail.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

At least 3-5 years of experience working in jobs having similar duties or knowledge of principles and practices of structural building codes and government legal procedures and terminology in the area of structural building codes and regulations, materials, techniques and safety standards.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Three State Certification at the "A" Level Inspector, or equivalent of three "A" level. (to be determined by the Klamath County Building Official).

02 Oregon Inspector Certification

03 Current Driver's License

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Schedule

The normal work schedule is 8.00 hours per day 5 days per week; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

DRUG POLICY                        

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing.

Klamath County Oregon
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