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Electrical Inspector - DOPL

Posting Begin Date: 2024/01/18
Posting End Date: 2024/04/21
Category: Building & Safety
Sub Category: Code Enforcement
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Coeur d'Alene, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 25.50
Maximum Salary: 25.50
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Electrical Inspector - DOPL

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

This Electrical Inspector position is a great opportunity for a professional who's looking to provide consumer protection and public safety for all Idahoans. 

This position will serve Coeur d’Alene, Idaho including the surrounding area. The specific city this position will be based out of will depend upon the residence of the successful applicant. The anticipated work schedule is 40 hours per week, with some occasional overtime required.


We have the one of the Nation's best state retirement systems(PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit. 


  • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance - employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.00/month for dental 
  • Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 
  • 11 paid holidays per year 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457
  • Basic life insurance for employee and family 
  • Wellness programs 
  • Ongoing training opportunities 
  • An opportunity for student loan forgiveness
  • And more!

Example of Duties:

  • Conducts inspections or reviews of activities, including determining compliance with applicable codes, regulations, and laws;
  • Provides technical advice and corrective actions;
  • Oversees implementation of safety codes, regulations, and laws;
  • Conducts on-site inspections, investigate complaints, and seeks compliance with regulations and safety standards;
  • Assembles and prepares background information and documentation regarding noncompliance activities, code violations, safety reviews, and licensure discrepancies;
  • Provides technical expertise to building officials, building representatives, contractors, and the public;
  • Assists management and legal staff in addressing violations and possibly testifying in court or in administrative hearings

Physical Activities: 

  • Crawling in and out of confined spaces including attics and crawl spaces;
  • Climbing series of stairs in multistory buildings;
  • Climbing ladders up to 14 feet high;
  • Driving a state vehicle throughout the day;
  • Moving building material weighing up to 50 pounds

Minimum Qualifications


  • analyzing data for the purposes of making recommendations; 
  • operating a personal computer; 
  • analyzing data and preparing written reports

Valid driver's license. 

MQ Specialties:

  • Licensure in Idaho as a Journeyman Electrician and at least four years' experience as a Journeyman Electrician in accordance with Idaho Code, Section 54-1019;
  • Experience interpreting building diagrams, plans, and specifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous certification as an Electrical Inspector is not required but may improve your standing as an applicant. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to obtain certification through the Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses within six months of hire

Acknowledgement: Electrical Inspectors are prohibited from being engaged directly or indirectly, or financially interested, in any electrical business, trade, practice, or work, or the sale of related supplies.

Supplemental Information

Hiring managers are continuously considering applications for this position. This job announcement will be closed if the position is filled prior to the closing date.

The Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses provides consumer protection and public safety through its regulation of more than 204,000 licensees within 48 Boards and Commissions for the great State of Idaho.

To learn more about the Agency, please visit our website at:


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.