Public Works Inspector

Public Works
Northern California Inland
Until filled
$6,164.00-$7,522.00 Monthly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


401 Grove Street Healdsburg, 95448


Duties will include: performing skilled inspections of varied public works, development and related projects; reading and interpreting construction drawings, plans, specifications and public works construction contracts; overseeing a variety of tests performed by contractors to verify compliance with City Standard Specifications and Details; scheduling and conducting preconstruction meetings that include contractors, project engineers, utility company representatives. Responsibilities also include preparing estimations of the time, materials, and costs related to the construction of a wide variety of public works facilities and infrastructure. Must be certified, or be able to become certified, to use a nuclear gauge for performing relative compaction testing on a variety of materials. Resume and City application required.

Ideal Candidate

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way of gaining the knowledge and abilities outlined above would be equivalent to EITHER graduation from high school, supplemented by mathematics coursework through trigonometry and two years of experience in engineering technical support, inspection, plan checking or surveying OR completion of two years of college level coursework in pre-engineering, construction technology or a related field supplemented by one year of such experience.



Retirement: Membership in CalPERS (as defined by PEPRA). Employees pay the employee contribution on a pre-tax basis. The City does not participate in Social Security.

Life Insurance: $75,000 group term life.

Vacation: 10 days per year, increasing with service.

Holidays: 12 paid holidays per year.

Sick Leave: Accrual of 12 sick days per year.

LTD: 100% paid by City.

Health: Dental and vision care insurance premiums for employee and dependents paid by City. Employee may choose from Kaiser, Sutter or Anthem Blue Cross for medical coverage. Employees choosing Kaiser or Anthem pay  a portion of the medical premium on a pre-tax basis.

Longevity Pay: 2% to 6% additional compensation may be granted for 5- 25 years of service.

EAP: EAP Program for employee and dependents.

Addt’l Benefits: Credit union, deferred compensation plans and Vantage Care Plans are available.

Special Instructions

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a completed City of Healdsburg application, cover letter and resume. Apply online at www. ci.healdsburg.ca.us or download the required application and mail your application materials to the City of Healdsburg Personnel Office, 401 Grove Street, Healdsburg, CA  95448. Position is open until filled.

The qualifications of each applicant, as set forth in the application, will be reviewed by a screening committee. A limited number of qualified applicants possessing the most desirable qualifications may be invited to participate in the subsequent phase of the evaluation process which is the oral interview. 

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