Property Maintenance Inspector I « The City of Lakewood, Ohio -

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Property Maintenance Inspector I

Full-time Job Opportunity
Property Maintenance Inspector I

The City of Lakewood is currently accepting applications for a Property Maintenance Inspector I to join our Housing and Building team.  The successful incumbent must have the ability to conduct property maintenance and zoning  inspections; researches street files to determine property status and ownership; ensures code and ordinance compliance; identifies violations; meets with property owners to discuss and explain code violations; recommends corrections needed for compliance; develops and sends follow-up letters to property owners; conducts re-inspections of properties; maintains and submits all inspection records; issues violation letters, requests summons; and forwards case information to legal staff for prosecution; appears in court/hearings and testifies to assist in prosecuting violators;; maintains and upgrades knowledge, skills and development by attending seminars and training programs; performs other related duties as assigned; must have knowledge of techniques of building construction; court procedures; standard arithmetic, including percentage and decimals, and calculating area, volume and related mathematical functions; recordkeeping; report presentation; filing methods; and records management techniques. May be required to perform permit inspections commensurate with Residential Building Inspection certification, or other training as necessary.


  • Full-time employee.
  • Must possess an Ohio Driver License with less than (8) points and the use of a personal vehicle.
  • High school diploma or GED and one (1) to 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.
  • May be required to participate in testing at the discretion of the City.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a police background investigation and drug screening.


This is a bargaining unit position and the incumbent may be required to work overtime pursuant to the provisions of Article 5 and Article 15 of the current negotiated agreement.  Employees may be reassigned as required.

Wage Rate:                        $40,347.78 – $44,830.87

Normal Work Hours:      7:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. (M-F)

ONLY QUALIFIED interested applicants should submit a resume AND an application (at either on-line or to the City of Lakewood, Office of Human Resources, 12650 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

The City of Lakewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting date:  Wednesday, June 5, 2019