Construction Inspector II - The City of Madera

SALARY: $49,892.52 - $63,686.27 Annually * 2% COLA effective July 2023 and July 2024 *

* $1,500 lump sum July 2023 and July 2024 *

* $2,400/year tuition reimbursement for college *

* 3% pay incentive for BA/BS Degree *

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, July 20, 2022

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The Construction Inspector II is an integral part of the City’s Engineering Department, supporting the ongoing development activities in the City of Madera. Construction Inspectors are responsible for making field inspections of a variety of public and private construction projects related to City facilities and private development, ensuring that construction work is completed in conformance with applicable standards, plans, specifications, and City ordinances. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of infrastructure development and improvement best practices, be a team player, and be committed to making our community the best it can be.


Construction Inspector II: 3 years of experience in construction, inspection, paraprofessional engineering or the performance of related work and a high school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by one year of directly related college level course work. Valid Class C California Drivers License.


Only those applicants who meet the qualification standards of this position by the application filing deadline will be allowed to participate in the examination process. Examination scores determine standing on Civil Service eligibility lists. The City Manager, upon recommendation of the department head, will make the final selection and appointment from the established eligibility list.

The examination process may consist of the following parts: Application Package Review: Qualifying Only; Oral Exam; 100% Weight Value. Candidates must earn a score of 70% or higher to be considered for the eligibility list.

Applicants who require special examination accommodations due to a disability should contact the Human Resources Department five (5) business days prior to any scheduled examination at (559) 661-5401.

Applicants may be eligible for Veteran’s Preference Points (5 points) and should attach a DD214 to their employment application for consideration of this preference.


Compensation & Benefits


Compensation and benefits for the Construction Inspector II position are defined in the Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the General Bargaining Unit, as well as the City’s Personnel Rules. The City pays its employees every 2 weeks, or 26 times per year. The bi-weekly steps for the Construction Inspector II position are listed below.

Step A $1,918.94 Step B $2,015.07 Step C $2,115.88 Step D $2,221.36 Step E $2,332.56 Step F $2,449.47

LIFE INSURANCE The City provides a $25,000 life and accidental death and dismemberment policy along with $5,000 dependent life. The employee may purchase additional supplemental life insurance for him/herself, spouse and/or dependents.

MEDICARE The City contributes an amount equal to 1.45% of the employee’s salary; the employee also contributes 1.45%.

LONG TERM DISABILITY This city paid benefit provides up to 2/3-income protection.

BILINGUAL INCENTIVE English/Spanish for qualifying individuals and positions after passing annual bilingual test.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION The City offers a paid/vested contribution of 4.2% of base pay to one of two 457 plans offered to the employee. In addition, the employee may also contribute, though not required.

EDUCATION INCENTIVE Incentive for an approved Bachelor’s Degree equal to 3% of base pay. Up to $2400/year reimbursement for college coursework.

RETIREMENT The City participates in the CalPERS defined benefit retirement system. Retirement formulas and contributions are as follows. The terms “Classic Member” and “New Member” are as defined by CalPERS. Classic Members employed with the City prior to 10/20/2012 ▪ 2.5% at 55 formula, single highest year final compensation ▪ Employee Contribution paid by the employee pre-tax: 3.375% Tier I Members employed with the City on or after 10/20/2012 ▪ 2% at 60 formula, average three year final compensation ▪ Employee Contribution paid by the employee pre-tax: 3.375% New Members employed with the City on or after 1/1/2013 ▪ 2% at 62 formula, average three year final compensation ▪ Employee Contribution paid by the employee pre-tax: 7%

HEALTH INSURANCE The City contributes a monthly amount for the employee to use to purchase health, dental and vision coverage. For medical coverage, the City contracts with Anthem Blue Cross or Kaiser. Dental insurance is through Delta Dental and vision coverage is through Superior.

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM The City of Madera offers an employee assistance program or employees and dependents that provides counseling and other services for dealing with life’s challenges at no cost to the employee.

PAID LEAVE The City of Madera offers a generous paid leave program, including paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation.

GENERAL INFORMATION Applications may be obtained from the City’s website apply or by calling the City’s Human Resources Department at (559)661- 5401. Applications must be submitted to the City’s Human Department prior to the application deadline. Appointment will be contingent upon an extensive background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.

The City of Madera is an equal opportunity, drug free, and affirmative action employer.

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