• City of Long Beach, CA
  • Long Beach, California
  • Apr 14, 2024
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $3,067.92 - $4,170.80 Biweekly USD

Job Description


Applications are available online beginning Friday, November 10, 2023, through 4:30 pm, Friday, June 21, 2024. Extended.

Vacancy Information:

The current vacancy is in Community Development. This classification also exists in the Harbor Department


Under general supervision, inspects major electrical projects presenting difficult, complex or unusual construction and installation problems; checks electrical permits, plans and specifications for compliance with Municipal Electrical Codes and other applicable laws; enters and updates information in land management system using a personal computer; may schedule, assign, supervise and evaluate the work of other electrical inspectors; makes periodic maintenance inspections; investigates and reports on field problems and electrical installation plans; assists in the development of code changes; conducts examinations of journey- level electricians and registered inspectors; keeps records and prepares routine and special reports; may act for the section head in his/her absence or at his/her direction; and performs other related duties as assigned.


Current ICC certification as a Residential OR Commercial Electrical Inspector (proof required)*.


Applicants must meet either requirement Options A, B, C OR D below:

Option A: Three years of recent full-time, paid experience equivalent to the duties performed by an Electrical Inspector or Electrical Supervisor.


Option B: Four years of recent full-time, paid experience equivalent to the duties performed by a Building Inspector, Combination Building Inspector, Mechanical Inspector, or Plumbing Inspector.


Option C:. Five years of recent full-time, paid experience performing the duties of a journey-level Electrician or Electrical Contractor.


Option D: Six years of experience in any combination of the above items "A" through "C".

*Proof of required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristics on the form. Degrees must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate a field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to perform, plan and supervise the work associated with the more complex electrical inspections.
  • Ability to utilize personal computers and other related electronic devices used to enter, retrieve, and update inspection data and permit information, send and receive emails, take and upload photos.
  • Ability to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and overtime as required.
  • A valid driver's license and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at time of selection.
A valid driver's license and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at time of selection.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Bilingual skills in English/Spanish, English/Khmer, English/Tagalog is desired for some positions.



Application and Supplemental Application.........................................Qualifying

This selection procedure will be conducted using a non-competitive process. Applications are evaluated based on training, experience, education, certificates and/or licenses. There is no examination. This is a continuous eligible list, which will expire in six months but may be extended. All applicants meeting the minimum requirements to file will be placed on the eligible list. Applicants receiving Veteran's Credit will be placed on the eligible list first and then in the order in which applications were filed. Eligible lists may be established periodically.

If you have not received notification within two weeks of filing, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.


The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.

The City of Long Beach will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You are not required to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until you receive a conditional job offer. If the City of Long Beach has concerns about a conviction that is directly related to the job after making a conditional job offer and conducting a background check, you will have the opportunity to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide evidence to mitigate concerns, or challenge the accuracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visiting

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.

T his information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For the hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

J.O.B. K56NN-24 DRJ:SEI 11/08/2023

Employee Benefits

The City of Long Beach offers its employees opportunities to grow personally and professionally.As a permanent employee, you are eligible to receive fringe benefits that include:

Medical and Dental Insurance

Life Insurance

Retirement Plan (P.E.R.S.)

Paid Vacation, Personal Holidays and Sick Leave

Deferred Compensation

Credit Union Membership

Free Bus Transportation (Long Beach Transit)

Flexible Spending Accounts

Free Employee Parking
Paid Parental Leave*
*Paid Parental Leave - after six (6) months of City employment; up to 30 calendar days (160 hours/192 hours for sworn platoon) of PPL, taken in full-day increments, in connection with the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child, up to the age of seventeen (17).

Closing Date/Time: 6/21/2024 4:30 PM Pacific

Job Address

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