SUMMARY:The Electrical Inspector works in the Community Development Department of the City of Peoria. The purpose of this position is to inspect and evaluate the electrical installation of all structures. This is accomplished by providing general electrical assistance; verifying permits; and keeping records.
IMPORTANT ATTRIBUTES: Knowledge of inspecting and evaluating electrical installations by ensuring safety, durability, capacity, and compliance and providing multiple inspections for each stage of completion. Provides general electrical assistance and training by assisting Code Enforcement with technical electrical concerns; assisting Fire and Building Inspectors; responding to electrical questions from contractors, engineers, and general public; and creating the Electrical Contractor’s License Test. Skill in using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines; communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to locate, interpret and quote National Electrical Code articles and tables; write routine reports and correspondence; read and interpret building construction plans, blueprints and schematics; solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
LETTERS OF INTENT FROM QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES AND APPLICATIONS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, CITY HALL, 419 FULTON, ROOM 403, PEORIA, IL 61602 UNTIL THE DEADLINE DATE. FAX# (309) 494-8587, PHONE# (309) 494-8575; E-MAIL email@example.com ; WEBSITE www.peoriagov.org. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ESTABLISH RESIDENCY WITHIN PEORIA CITY LIMITS WITHIN ONE YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT. HOWEVER, IF YOU CHOOSE TO WAIVE THAT REQUIREMENT, YOU MUST LIVE WITHIN A TWENTY (20) MILE RADIUS OF CITY HALL AND GIVE UP 2% OF YOUR BASE PAY FOR FIVE (5) YEARS. YOU WILL NEED TO COMPLETE A WAIVER OF RESIDENCY FORM IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST PASS MEDICAL EXAMINATION INCLUDING A DRUG SCREEN PRIOR TO HIRE. OFFICIAL CLASS SPECIFICATIONS AVAILABLE IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Associates degree or equivalent from an accredited two year college or technical school, over two years up to and including four years progressively responsible related experience and a valid State Driver’s License required. Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job considered.
Located on the Illinois River in Central Illinois, Peoria is the oldest, and presently the third largest municipality in the State of Illinois and is the economic center of the Peoria Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), the second largest MSA in Illinois. The 1990 census lists the Peoria MSA population as 339,172 while the City of Peoria itself has a population of 119,218. The City is an econom...ically and ethnically diverse community and is centrally located within three driving hours of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.
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