CITY OF CAMAS
Union Status: Represented
BUILDING INSPECTOR I
BUILDING INSPECTOR II
Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the
class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Under general supervision (Building Inspector I) or direction (Building Inspector II), to conduct building
inspections during all phases of construction, alteration and repair; to enforce compliance with applicable
Federal, State and local building, mechanical, plumbing, energy, indoor air quality, and accessibility
codes, regulations and ordinances; to ensure the provision of safe structures for building occupancy; and
to perform a variety of technical duties relative to assigned areas of responsibility.
Building Inspector I – This is the entry-level class within the Building Inspector series. This class is
distinguished from the Building Inspector II by the performance of the more routine duties and tasks
assigned to positions with the series including the less complex inspection and compliance duties. Since
this class is typically an entry-level class, employees may only have limited work experience.
Building Inspector II – This is the full journey level class within the Building Inspector series.
Employees within this class are distinguished from the Building Inspector I by the performance of the full
range of duties as assigned including the inspection and plan checking of the most complex projects.
Advancement to the II level is based on management judgement and/or certifications or testing which
validates the performance of the full range of job duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional
instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating
procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally
filled by advancement from the I leve