Land Development Inspector, Senior

DeKalb County Government
Decatur, Georgia

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Leads and coordinates daily work activities of assigned co-workers; confers with supervisor to obtain direction regarding work assignments and priorities; organizes tasks in order to complete assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; confers with co-workers; assists with complex/problem situations; provides technical expertise; assists with training and instructing co-workers regarding operational procedures and proper use of equipment; and assists with supervision of co-workers by reporting employee problems and providing input on disciplinary action and employee performance evaluations.
  • Reviews and processes land development plans; performs inspection of detailed drawings, design specifications, and construction plans; ensures compliance with environmental control, storm water mitigation and pollution prevention code requirements, specifications, guidelines, and processes; and oversees quality control of the permitting process.
  • Provides customer service; responds to citizen’s concerns; resolves customer service desk inquiries and development issues; and supervises and advises staff on plan intake and permitting procedures.
  • Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures; receives and reviews various documentation, including design specifications, construction plans and code requirements; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate; prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including permit applications, design standards, intergovernmental agreements, and customer inquiries; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records.

Job Requirements

  • Associate degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field required;
  • Two years of experience in civil engineering, site development or construction management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.
  • Must possess and maintain Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC) Level 1 B Inspector Certification.

Salary & Benefits
Salary range: $44,731 – $69,335

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