Plumbing Inspector

Union County Health Department

Plumbing Inspector

Union County Health Department

Full-Time, Classified, Hourly, Non-Exempt.  37.50 hours per week, Monday – Friday, with occasional evenings and weekends.  The pay range for this position is $23.73 - $30.00 per hour, based on experience.

Under direction from the Director of Environmental Health and/or a higher-level Plumbing Inspector, conduct plumbing inspections of residential and commercial buildings; including but not limited to air tests and water tests.  Evaluate inspection findings according to uniform departmental procedures.  Submit findings and recommendations to plumbing contractor and project coordinator or supervisor.  Establish and develop professional relationships with plumbers, contractors, clients, homeowners, and other governmental agencies/officials.  Accurately review and approve plans, drawings, and specifications of plumbing installation.  Authorize the issuance of permits and contractor registrations.  Compile and submit opinions and recommendations on complying with state law. Provide plumbing consultations to plumbing contractors. Communicate plumbing code information through formal training or informal communication.  Distribute educational pamphlets, brochures, and booklets.  Utilize various types of communication to convey plumbing information to plumbing contractors.  Conduct exit conferences with plumbing contractors.  Perform other inspections and consultations as required by the Director of Environmental Health and/or a higher-level Plumbing Inspector.

Must be detail oriented, organized, possess strong oral and written communication skills, excellent time management skills, and strong customer service skills.  High School diploma or equivalent required.  Must be a State of Ohio Certified Plumbing Inspector; or meet the state minimum requirements for application for this certification and obtain this certification within 90-days of hire; or have at least three (3) years of practical and verifiable experience in the installation of plumbing systems, within 90-days of hire successfully apply for and receive a trainee certification from the Ohio Board of Building Standards, and within three (3) years of hire successfully complete and pass the Plumbing Inspector examination.  A valid Ohio Driver’s License, valid auto liability insurance, the ability to maintain auto liability insurance, and the ability to maintain insurability under the County’s vehicle insurance policy essential.  Must be able to lift, carry, push, and move objects, equipment, files and/or packages weighing up to 25 unassisted and up to 50 pounds with assistance.

Cover letters and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  Please send cover letters and resumes to:


Mail:    Union County Health Department, Attn:  Ashley Mitchell, Deputy Director of Administration, 940 London Ave., Suite 1100, Marysville, OH 43040

The Union County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, veteran or military status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected criteria.

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