Fairfax County boasts a top-notch school system, safe neighborhoods, thousands of acres of parkland, and bustling town centers. County government sits at the heart of this dynamic community of 1.1 million residents and seeks employees eager to bring their energy, enthusiasm and skills to serve Fairfax residents and to shape the county's future. Land Development Services (LDS) is the steward of the county's land development and building construction codes and regulations, and its staff members embrace their essential role as "first preventers." Every day, through careful review, permitting and inspection of site and building construction, our staff protects the health, safety, welfare, and environment for those who live in, work in, and visit Fairfax County. Our department also serves as the gateway to much of the county's economic development, reviewing over 26,000 building and site plans, issuing nearly 60,000 building permits, and conducting over 216,000 building and site inspections each year. If you would like to join a creative, collaborative, innovative team doing meaningful work, then LDS is the place for you. The Building Division of Fairfax County is currently seeking to fill a Critical Structure Inspector position by highly qualified and experienced candidate.Under the supervision of Chief of Critical Structure of the Building Division performs duties including but not limited to:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor's degree in the appropriate engineering or architectural field; plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:The appointee to this position will be required to complete a pre-employment physical evaluation, a criminal background check, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Sufficient mobility to perform on-site building inspections. Ability to climb stairs in High-Rise building. Ability to lift plans up to 25 lbs. Ability to operate keyboard-driven (computer) equipment. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations. SELECTION PROCEDURE:Panel interview; may include a written exercise.It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.