Building Inspector Ii

  • City of Newport Beach, CA
  • Newport Beach, California
  • May 17, 2024
Full Time Building and Safety Code Enforcement and Inspections Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $6,655.65 - $9,837.91 Monthly USD

Job Description


Come join the City of Newport Beach Community Development Department team! Check out our video to see what working for the City of Newport Beach is like!

Currently, the City of Newport Beach is seeking one full-time Building Inspector to join our Community Development Department. This position will perform a variety of building inspections at various stages of construction, alteration, and repair. In addition, this position will require the maintenance of inspection records and provide information and assistance to the public.

Selection Components:

1. Application Evaluation: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with the first review of applications on May 30, 2024, or at 150 applications - whichever occurs first . In order for the application package to be considered complete, candidates are required to attach their resume to the online application. The most qualified candidates will be invited to a virtual interview.

2. Virtual Interview: Tentatively scheduled for Tuesday , June 25. Passing applicants will be placed on an eligibility list that may be used to fill future full-time vacancies as they occur.


This position works a 9/80 schedule.

The career path for this position is: Senior Building Inspector and Principal Building Inspector.

The City offers an excellent benefit package and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). The retirement formula is based on appointment date and membership status with CalPERS and the employee is required to contribute 11.5% of pay toward the retirement benefit.

Essential Duties

Please view online job specification for a more detailed description of specific job duties.


Please view online job specification for a more detailed description of specific qualifications.

Experience & Education and License/Certificate

A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Two years of responsible combination residential building inspection experience in the building construction field as a journey level plumber, electrician, carpenter or related craftsperson is highly desirable.

Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

License/Certificate : Possession of ICC Building Certification is required; certification as Combination Building Inspector is highly desirable.

Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid and appropriate California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

Additional Requirement: Candidates deemed most qualified, as reflected in their application materials, will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. The prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review, including being fingerprinted by the Newport Beach Police Department. The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature, date, surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.

Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Newport Beach Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.

Job Address

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