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Public Works Inspector job in San Marcos, CA

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Organization:  City of San Marcos
Job Category:  Other
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  California (CA)
City:  San Marcos, CA
Post Code:  92069
Salary and Benefits:  $4,541-$6,286 per month (Steps 1-10)
10/04/2013

FILING DEADLINE: October 24, 2013


POSITION: Under general supervision, inspects grading, street and drainage improvements, concrete structures, general surface improvements, storm water pollution prevention practices and other public works construction. Ensures conformance to plans, specifications and contract requirements. Performs other related duties as assigned.


DUTIES/ABILITIES: Duties and abilities include, but are not limited to, those listed on the attached Public Works Inspector Job Description.


Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from high school and five (5) years of public works construction experience, which enables the employee to successfully perform the duties of the position. Additional education and certifications in areas related to Public Works construction methods, techniques, quality control and management are highly desirable.


Knowledge of: Approved street construction methods and materials; approved drainage system construction methods and materials; survey party techniques of setting line and grade; compressive strength values of earth and aggregates; methods and materials of underground construction and safety requirements; and basic formulas for converting material volumes to weight and other units of measure.


Ability to: Read and interpret public works construction plans, grade sheets and specifications, apply proper inspection techniques to obtain specified construction defined by City requirements and contract award documents; gauge grades and mixes of asphaltic and cement concrete construction materials; estimate quantities; make accurate arithmetical calculations; establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with City employees, contractors and members of the public; enforce requirements with firmness and tact; and demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community.


License: A valid California Driver’s License is required, not subject to waiver. A Qualified Stormwater Practitioner (QSP) certificate must be obtained within one year of appointment.


APPLICATION PROCESS:
All applicants are required to fully complete a City application form. (Resumes without an application are not accepted.) Information and application are available at www.san-marcos.net or at the Lobby Information Desk, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069, 760-744-1050, ext. 3200. Completed applications are accepted by mail, email HumanResources@san-marcos.net or in person only, not by facsimile, and must be received by 5:30 p.m. on the closing date. Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Division, City of San Marcos, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet EACH of the employment standards outlined on the previous page. All properly completed applications will be reviewed and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of written, performance and oral exams in order to evaluate the applicant’s skills, training, experience and personal qualifications. An oral examination will be administered to determine eligibility. Background check including pre-employment physical, fingerprints, and driver’s license check will be required upon selection.


The City of San Marcos is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, political or religious affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, other non-job related physical or mental disability, medical condition, or other functional limitation in employment or the provision of service. The City is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in this recruitment, please contact the Human Resources Office prior to the filing deadline. We will attempt to reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request.

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any of the provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by incumbents in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

 



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