The City of Houston COMMUNITY SERVICE INSPECTOR in Houston, Texas
COMMUNITY SERVICE INSPECTOR
COMMUNITY SERVICE INSPECTOR
$16.36 - $25.00 Hourly
7125 Ardmore, TX
6/26/2018 11:59 PM Central
ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
PN # 19675
7125 ARDMORE, 4TH FLOOR
MONDAY – FRIDAY, 7AM – 3 PM*
*Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Completes thorough investigations and related activities. Prepares incident reports, case file documentation and files charges. Conducts follow-up investigations regarding remediation, making updates and keeps the complainant informed. Files criminal charges, issues citations and warnings, and provides court testimony. Collects evidence and samples within the limits of Federal and State law, and according to standard procedures. Receives training and demonstrates self-initiative in increasing job knowledge in self and others. On call 24 hours a day for emergency response and may be required to maintain a City vehicle at their residence.
There are routine discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions. The position may involve routine exposure to soiled materials and light chemical substances such as cleaning solutions.
"Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required."
Requires a high school diploma or a GED certificate and up to eighteen months of specialized education or training in a specific area or trade.
One year of experience related to customer service or an area of inspection to be performed is required.
Depending on the area of specialty, the position may require the experience listed above to be journey level, received after completion of an apprenticeship program.
Must have a valid Texas Class "C" driver's license and be in compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving. (AP 2-2)
*Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6. *
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
None, however the Department may administer a skills assessment evaluation.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION YES
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Pay Grade 16
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov. To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm. For application status inquiries please contact 713-308-1286.
Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information. If you need special services or accommodations call TTY 7-1-1.
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.
• Life insurance
• Long-term disability
• Retirement pension
• 457 deferred compensation plan
• Employee Assistance Program
• 10 days of vacation each year
• 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday
• Flexible schedules
• Professional development opportunities
• Transportation/parking plan
• Section 125 pretax deductions
• Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan
• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
For plan details, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/benefits.html
What is the highest level of education obtained?
Less than GED/High School Diploma
High School Diploma or GED
Associate Degree or higher
How many years of customer service experience do you have dealing with the public?
Less than 1 year
At least 1 year to 2 years
2 years to 3 years
3 years or more
Do you have a valid/current Texas Class "C" driver's license?
My license is presently restricted, suspended or revoked
Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?