Field Inspector

City of Laurel Inspection Department | $32,694.48 + attractive benefits package | Open From: Feb 10, 2020 - Until Filled

Job Description

A Civil Service Examination for the position of Field Inspector in the City of Laurel Inspection Department will be given on Saturday, March 28, 2020. All interested applicants must sign up to take this test by Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.


• Minimum age of 21

• Must attain a passing score of 70% on Civil Service Examination

• Knowledge of computers, computer software, cameras, and other office equipment

• Ability to process complaints on residential maintenance, as well as, improperly parked vehicles and/or derelict equipment, as identified by adopted ordinance

• Ability to prioritize daily workflows and meet specified deadlines

• Ability to work autonomously and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions

• Knowledge of proper grammar and proper use of English in speaking and writing

• Ability to deal with others in a professional manner and maintain professional composure in heated situations

• Ability to learn and retain knowledge of City codes and ordinances in relation to the duties and responsibilities of this position

• Must be able to learn necessary elements of the International Property Maintenance Code, as required by the position

• Ability of conversational Spanish is preferred, but not required

• Must be able to demonstrate a willingness to learn processes and areas of emphasis he/she does not currently possess

Fine Print

Applications may be picked up in the Human Resources Office, Room 302, City Hall between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. and 1:30 pm. and 4:30 pm., Monday – Friday. Application and required documents must be returned on or before Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.

Required Documents:

✓ Social Security Card

✓ High school diploma or equivalent; Associate’s degree in related field, preferred

✓ Valid MS driver’s license

✓ Voter registration in the county that you reside