Code Enforcement Supervisor
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government - Lexington, KY

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Supervises and performs work of substantial difficulty in the inspection of residential and commercial buildings, sidewalks, nuisance abatement, signs, swimming pools, electrical work, renovations, additions, and garages to ensure compliance to the various codes and ordinances and administers the testing and licensing process for Electricians and Electrical Contractors.


Considerable knowledge of:
* federal, state and local codes in areas of signs, electrical, zoning, buildings and housing;
materials, methods and practices used in the building construction trades and the enforcement process
* the possible defects and flaws in building, housing, sign, swimming pool and electrical construction; of the stages whereby possible defects and violations may be detected; and of effective corrective measures of nuisance related issues; weeds, trash, debris and junk vehicles
* the principles and practices used in constructing, installing and maintaining a wide variety of electrical systems, equipment and facilities

Skill in:
* the use of measuring and drafting equipment
* making necessary engineering and mathematical calculations

Ability to:
* read and interpret plans and specifications accurately and to compare them with construction in process
* establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, owners, other employees and the general public
* assign, coordinate and inspect the work of others
* detect structural or electrical faults; and to determine problems and appropriate corrective measures
* convey concise and accurate explanations and interpretations of various ordinances, regulations and building codes
* communicate effectively to employees, architects, contractors and the general public both orally and in writing
* assemble evidence to support cases and testify for the prosecution of violators of ordinances in court
* maintain accurate records and prepare a variety of reports
* make investigations and gather information related to the work


Completion of an associate's degree in architecture, electrical engineering, construction or a related field and three (3) years experience in the area of assignment one (1) of which must be at the supervisory or an inspector level; or equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


All applicants will be required to obtain the following certifications, paid for by LFUCG, within six months from date of hire:

Must have documentation of successfully passed the NCPCCI One and Two Family Dwelling Code Building test (1A)


Possession of a Level 1 inspector certification


Obtain the Property Maintenance certification within 6 months


EXAMINATION will be a training and experience evaluation from information provided on the application at filing deadline date weighted at 100% of the final score.

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