• Full Time
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • $69,721.60 - $95,846.40 Annually USD / Year

Website San Bernardino County

The Land Use Services Department, Building and Safety Division is recruiting for experienced Building Inspector III’s to act as lead workers and take responsibility for the more complex assignments.  Building Inspectors are charged with enforcing building standards to protect the public’s health, safety, and property, by ensuring compliance with codes, ordinances, and regulations concerning building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, energy, and disabled access. Inspections include a variety of residential, commercial, and industrial projects under construction, including new, altered, repaired, and completed structures.

For more details, refer to the Building Inspector III job description.

Applications are also being accepting for Building Inspector I and Building Inspector II. A separate application is required for each position.


Pre-Employment Process: Applicant must successfully pass a background check prior to appointment.

Travel: Travel throughout the County is required. A valid California Class C driver license is required at time of appointment. Employees in this class may be required to use personal vehicles and show proof of automobile liability insurance.

Physical: May require frequent climbing, kneeling, crawling, lifting and carrying of items weighing up to 25 pounds, and work on rough, uneven, rocky, or slippery surfaces.

Education: Employees must complete a minimum of 45 hours of continuing education for every three-year period.

Certification: Employees must maintain certification with a recognized state, national, or international association (as determined by the County).

Minimum Requirements:

Certification: Current possession of an International Code Council (ICC) certification, or equivalent, in one of the following Inspector certifications: Building, Plumbing, Electrical, or Mechanical -OR- possession of certification as a California Commercial Building Inspector.


Experience: Two (2) years of experience (within the last 5 years) in a public Building and Safety agency as a combination building inspector where the primary duty consisted of inspecting building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing for compliance with nationally recognized model codes and applicable state and federal regulations, and with the authority to certify conformance, and issue notices of correction and violation.

Selection Process:

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in your Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire; resumes will not be reviewed. It is to your advantage to be explicit in your responses on the application and supplemental questionnaire as only the most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, may be referred for interview.

Application Process: To receive priority consideration, apply by 5:00 pm Friday, February 2, 2024. Applications received after this date will be processed as needed; recruitment may close at any time once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

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