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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: MABCD
Job Title: Electrical Inspector II
Salary: $0 

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:


Usual working days/hours:

M-F 7:30 A.M. -4:30 P.M.

Location of work:

271 W. 3rd St.

$17.50-$25.62 hourly (Depending on experience and qualifications)


Job Objectives:
This is an inspection position in code enforcement work securing compliance with the Unified Building Code for Wichita and Sedgwick County as it relates to building, electrical, and elevator, and zoning. This position will also enforce codes of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Inspector may work independently but difficult and technical questions or situations may be referred to the section supervisor or a higher level of authority.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Inspects buildings in the process of construction for compliance with electrical and building codes.
  • Follows up inspections for violations and secures compliance with codes and laws.
  • Responsible for and investigates compliance.
  • May write reports, prepare correction notices, write tickets, issue Uniform Criminal Complaints, and appear in court.
  • Knowledge of the various types of building construction and electrical trades required.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and explain codes, ordinances, resolutions, and regulations relating to building and trades.
  • Ability to traverse uneven terrain, floor, surfaces, ascend or descend steps and ladders, and to bend, stoop, and/or crawl into or under building crawl spaces, cellars, attics and foundations.
  • Ability to load and unload, carry, set up and breakdown a ladder of approximately 35 pounds.
  • Ability to take appropriate and complete inspection report notes in the field and enter database information into a computer/laptop and/or electronic mobile device.
  • Ability to operate a camera or cellphone to take pictures of violations in the field.
  • Ability to use a computer, laptop, and other electronic devices.
  • Driving is a requirement of this job.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas Driver's License.
  • Ability to develop and maintain an effective working relationship with associates, representatives of other organizations, contractors and the general public, including elected officials.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing .
  • Shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
  • These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive.
  • Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

Job Standards:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a journeyman or masters certificate in electrical or 5 years in the trade for electrical, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, shills and abilities.
  • Any combination of training, bona fide inspection certifications and degree(s) may be considered in lieu of experience for inspector position.
  • Once hired, must obtain a commercial electrical inspector certification of a single trade inspector level within 12 months of hire date.

Testing/Screening Requested:

  • Must have a valid Kansas Driver's License.
  • Must pass KBI background check.
  • Must pass pre-employment urine and drug screen.
  • References requested upon job offer.


  • Cellphone with camera
  • Laptop or Notebook
  • Ladder, Flashlight .Copier, fax, scanner equipment
  • Electrical circuit testers
  • Tools necessary to access elevator equipment

Work Environment:

  • Indoor and outdoor field inspections.
  • May be exposed to extreme conditions such as cold, heat, rain, snow and sleet.
  • May be exposed to construction debris, and dirt.
  • May be exposed to electrical hazards.



*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.

Vacancy Number: 20009000

Open Date: 8/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 11/10/2017 11:59:59 PM