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Date:  Mar 27, 2024
Req ID:  38542

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $36,000

Position Number: 22092557 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: Until Filled 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,000 

AR Dept of Parks, Heritage and Tourism- Parks Planning & Development Section 

Park Construction Inspector

Position #:           22092557

Salary:                   $36,000

Grade:                 GS05

Requisition:        38542

Location:              Planning and Development, Little Rock, AR


Closing date:      Until Filled


This position conducts site inspections of all types of construction in state parks.  Applicant must possess a working knowledge of all phases of building construction, roads, and utility work, including electrical, plumbing, and mechanical.  Job duties include monitoring each phase of construction for compliance with plans and specifications and documents deficiencies, assimilating, analyzing, and evaluating inspection data and submitting weekly reports.  This position also provides technical assistance, interprets laws and regulations, produces cost estimates, and drafts monthly contractor pay estimates.  Extensive statewide travel and a valid driver’s license is required.  Must be able to traverse rough terrain. 


This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension.


Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma and two years of vocational training in construction techniques or building design; plus three years of experience in construction work. Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.


EOE/AA/ADA Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Applications accepted online ONLY:

The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism has three major divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Arkansas State Parks manages 52 state parks and promotes Arkansas as a tourist destination for people around the country. Arkansas Heritage preserves and promotes Arkansas’s natural and cultural history and heritage through four historic museums and four cultural preservation agencies. Arkansas Tourism improves the state’s economy by generating travel and enhancing the image of the state.

Position Information

Class Code: X129C

Grade: GS05


Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00


The Construction Inspector is responsible for inspecting construction work. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Performs on site inspections of construction sites, inspecting and checking various phases of job for compliance with construction specifications, regulations, and codes, identifies deficiencies, and notifies regulatory authorities of any violations found during inspections. Coordinates inspection activities with architects, engineers, and state agencies, to ensure that all phases of work have been inspected and approved. Reviews construction project documents, including, but not limited to, the contract, drawings, project manuals, and change orders, to ensure compliance with requirements for the projects. Schedules and coordinates pre-construction conferences with agencies, architects, engineers, and contractors, to discuss the progress of the project. Performs final inspections and prepares and submits reports upon job completion, attends final meeting with agencies, architects, engineers, and contractors to closeout the project and contract for the retention of final payment to the contractor. Performs administrative duties associated with the construction projects, and maintains a daily project log, entering new contracts, finals, projects change orders, and completions. Prepares reports and maintains records including purchases, equipment log, and daily and monthly activity reports. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of building construction design techniques. Knowledge of state regulatory construction codes. Knowledge of building materials. Ability to inspect construction to determine compliance with state and contract regulations. Ability to identify deficiencies in building plans or in actual construction. Ability to complete inspection reports. Ability to review and evaluate building and/or construction plans.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; or two years of vocational training in construction techniques or building design; plus three years of experience in construction work. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock