CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

6F02
FIELD INVESTIGATOR

Specialties
( General ) ( Bilingual )

GENERAL DEFINITION

This is field investigational and inspectional work gathering facts by inquiry, observation or examination to determine conformance to the provisions of statutes, ordinances, codes, regulations or standards or to identify existing or potential health and safety hazards. Employees in this class perform a series of inspections, observations, examinations, inquiries, and interviews to determine the existence of violations and are responsible for making assigned inspections, explaining non-compliance and corrective and preventive measures, issuing violation notices and reinspecting to gain compliance. Contact with the public to gather information through questioning, explain violations and requirements for correcting problems identified, increase the awareness of the causes and prevention of violations and health safety hazards, and provide information relevant to assigned program is a significant aspect of the work. Work involves some disagreeable aspects and is performed under the close supervision of an administrative or inspectional supervisor.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be approved for this class 5/97.)


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

Both Specialties

Bilingual Specialty


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

ABILITY TO:


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 5/97.)

AND

Additional Requirement for the Bilingual Specialty

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES



PAY RANGE: 8
Class Established: 1/1953

Latest Spec. Revision:
  CSC - 5/1997 ; Ad. Board - 6/1997

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END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 6F02