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City of Lakewood
Full-time Building Inspector Position

The City of Lakewood has an immediate opening for a full-time Building Inspector I in our Division of Housing and Building.  The pay range for this position is $47,612.71 – $52,903.01 (eff. 1-1-2015).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Licensing Requirements: APPLICANT MUST POSSESS AT TIME OF APPLICATION
    • Valid Driver’s License and
    • OBBS Building Inspector Certification (BI) (Valid interim at time of hire may be considered)* and
    • OBBS Residential Building Inspector Certification (RBI) (Valid interim at time of hire may be considered) * A Valid OBBS Residential Building Official Certification (RBO) may be substituted for the OBBS Residential Building Inspector Certification (RBI) and either 
    • OBBS Electrical Safety Inspector Certification (ESI) OR
    • OBBS Plumbing Inspector Certification (PI) & OBBS Residential Plumbing Inspector (RPI)
  • Three (3) to four (4) years of progressively responsible related experience or any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have the ability to communicate effectively and must have knowledge of building code inspection, plans examination and inspection for compliance with codes and ordinances, and experience in construction and/or renovation of commercial and/or residential units, including the ability to conduct inspections of new and renovated structures, for compliance with construction work with approved construction documents, identifying code violations, issuing permits and certificates of occupancy; must have the ability and knowledge, investigate complaints and respond to requests related to building and property maintenance including the inspection of fire damage; must possess the knowledge of state, federal and local ordinances, codes, laws, rules and regulations, along with techniques of building construction; must possess the skill to read and interpret construction documents and maps and be able to prepare clear and concise reports and correspondence utilizing information technology with Microsoft Office, mobile applications and proprietary software; must be able to work independently in organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, following up on assignments and problem solving

TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants should apply on line on www.onelakewood.com or complete an application and submit with your resume to the City of Lakewood, Office of Human Resources, 12650 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107. 

Application deadline is January 19, 2015.

The City of Lakewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Law Clerk
Department of Law
PART-TIME POSITION

The City of Lakewood Department of Law seeks a law student for a paid, part-time legal clerkship. The position provides an opportunity to gain valuable experience in a collegial, rewarding public sector environment that involves a wide array of work including legislative research and writing, some transactional work, and assistance with criminal prosecution and civil litigation.  Applicants who are first- and second-year day students, or first-, second- and third-year evening students will be preferred.  Hourly pay of between $13 and $17 is offered. 

This position allows flexibility of scheduling. The selected candidate may rarely be asked to work some evenings and will work 10–20 hours per week.

Interested applicants should submit a current resume, cover letter, writing sample and an application form (found on www.onelakewood.com) to the City of Lakewood, Office of Human Resources, 12650 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107, or by email to humanresources@lakewoodoh.net.

Application will be accepted until December 23. 2014.

The City of Lakewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Lakewood
Human Services Case Manager
Human Services Department

The City of Lakewood is currently accepting applications for the position Human Services Case Manager in the Department of Human Services.  This position serves as a lead worker and is responsible for managing assigned cases, including: conducting home visits and/or meeting with clients; assessing client; developing service plan and goals; making referrals to appropriates agencies; organizing meetings; providing crisis intervention; participating in disaster intervention; serving as advocate for client; facilitating support groups; corresponding with referral agencies; collaborating with various agencies; providing relocation assistance/placement of clients; providing education programs; meeting with staff for case review and consultation; assisting clients in completing applications for services; attending court hearings; serving as consultant to staff of community agencies; and preparing and submitting reports and related correspondence/documents and maintaining files.  The pay range for this position is $48,777.06 - $54,196.74.  Normal working hours are typically 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, however hours may vary depending on cases so some evening and weekend work may be required.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field;
  • Minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible related experience; or, any combination of education, training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • State of Ohio Social Worker License (LSW) REQUIRED.

Qualified interested applicants should submit an application form (obtained from the Department of Human Resources or found on www.onelakewood.com) to the City of Lakewood, Office of Human Resources, 12650 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The City of Lakewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer

School Guard

The City of Lakewood is seeking applicants for the part-time (approximately 2 hours per day) position of School Guard. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED and be able to satisfactorily complete a physical examination, including drug screening, and police background check. Salary $11.82 per hour. Applications are available in the Office of Human Resources, 2nd Floor of City Hall, 12650 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio or online.

The City of Lakewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer