Rental Certification Inspector

Description :

THE CITY OF PORT HURON IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

RENTAL CERTIFICATION INSPECTOR

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  To perform housing inspection work including the assessment of rental units as outlined in the "Rental Certification Ordinance"; to prepare correspondence, records and reports; to coordinate rental and housing inspections with other City Inspectors.  To perform other duties as assigned by the Planning/Community Development Director or their designee. 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Chief Inspector, Planning/Community Development Director or their designee. 

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK:  An employee in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following:  (These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.) 

  • Perform inspections of rental units within the City of Port Huron.
  • Coordinate corrections of rental inspection violations with the appropriate licensed inspector.
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports of inspections, complaints, and investigations. 
  • Prepare and follow up on Notices of Violations.
  • Testify in Administrative Hearings, when necessary.
  • Perform other housing inspections as directed by licensed inspectors.
  • Operate in conformance with the City of Port Huron Civil Infractions Ordinance.
  • Perform related work as required. 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: 

An employee in this class, upon appointment, should have the equivalent of the following training and experience: 

  • Graduation from an accredited high school.  Associates Degree preferred.
  • Knowledge or training in building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical trades in order to perform housing inspections and recognize deficiencies.  Builder’s license preferred.
  • Ability to interpret rental inspection code and apply it to each residential inspection.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain correspondence, records and reports.
  • Ability to work effectively with the public and other employees. 

Working Hours:  Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Salary Range:  $48,000 - $53,000 

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors in all types of weather.
  • Must be able to sit, stand or walk for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to climb stairs.
  • Good observation skills in order to identify code violations. 

Benefit Package, including: 

  • Paid vacation leave, sick leave, personal days and holidays
  • Healthcare, dental, life and optical insurance
  • Disability income plan
  • Qualified retirement plan
  • Deferred compensation plan (457)
  • Healthcare savings plan. 

Date Posted:    Monday, October 26, 2020
Application Deadline:  Friday, November 13, 2020

Contact :

  • Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from here
  • A resume must accompany the completed job application.
  • If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed above.
  • Original job applications will be accepted in-person or by mail at:

City of Port Huron
Human Resources
100 McMorran Blvd.
Port Huron, MI  48060 

** EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER **

Deadline for Applying : Nov 13, 2020 04:30 PM