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Lead Building Inspector

Category: Other
Description:
THE TOWN OF BENSON HAS AN IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR A LEAD BUILDING INSPECTOR IN ITS PLANNING DEPARTMENT. THE HIRING RANGE FOR THE POSITION IS $40,000 - $50,000, AND BENEFITS INCLUDE PAID PARTICIPATION IN THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE HEALTH PLAN, PAID DENTAL, VISION AND LIFE INSURANCE, 5% 401(K) MATCH, 12 PAID HOLIDAYS AND TWO WEEKS PAID TIME-OFF PER YEAR, AND AN ABUNDANT WELLNESS PROGRAM THAT INCLUDES INCENTIVES. AS THE LEAD BUILDING INSPECTOR, YOU WILL BE THE INDIVIDUAL PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE FOR WORKING WITH BUILDERS AND THE PUBLIC TO ENSURE THAT NEW RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROJECTS FOLLOW PROPER CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BUILDING CODES. YOU WILL PERFORM MINIMUM HOUSING CODE ENFORCEMENT AND OTHER RELEVANT TOWN OF BENSON CODE ENFORCEMENT AS NEEDED. YOU WILL ALSO WORK CLOSELY WITH PLANNING DIRECTOR AND PERMITTING TECHNICIAN TO EXPEDITE WORKFLOW, MAINTAIN THOROUGH RECORDS, AND ENSURE THAT THE PLANNING AND INSPECTIONS NEEDS OF THE PUBLIC ARE MET IN A FRIENDLY, TIMELY, AND TECHNICALLY CORRECT MANNER. THE POSITION WILL REPORT TO THE PLANNING DIRECTOR. DUTIES INCLUDE: -ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH TOWN OF BENSON ORDINANCES, THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODE, AND OTHER COUNTY, STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS. -REVIEW OF SITE PLANS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION TO ENSURE ALL BUILDING CODES ARE MET -INSPECT BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES FOR CONFORMITY WITH ZONING RULES AND REGULATIONS EFFECTIVE IN THE TOWN OF BENSON. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: -MUST POSSESS A VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVER’S LICENSE -MUST POSSESS STANDARD LEVEL I AND HAVE THE ABILITY TO OBTAIN STANDARD LEVEL II BUILDING, PLUMBING, MECHANICAL, FIRE, AND ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR CERTIFICATES FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE (NCDOI); ABILITY/DESIRE TO ATTAIN LEVEL III CERTIFICATES IN THE LISTED DISCIPLINES IS STRONGLY PREFERRED. -ABILITY TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY -KNOWLEDGE OF APPLICABLE CODES, REGULATIONS, AND CONSTRUCTION METHODS -ABILITY TO USE SKILL AND TACT WHEN EXPLAINING STANDARDS OF COMPLIANCE TO BUILDERS, PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS, ARCHITECTS, AND THE PUBLIC. -KNOWLEDGE OF AND ABILITY TO USE GIS TECHNOLOGY TO CREATE MAPS. THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A TOWN OF BENSON APPLICATION AND RESUME. THE TOWN OF BENSON APPLICATION CAN BE PICKED UP AT TOWN HALL OR PRINTED FROM THE TOWN’S WEBSITE: HTTP://WWW.TOWNOFBENSON.COM/2201/EMPLOYMENT. APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES MUST BE MAILED TO P.O. BOX 69, BENSON, NC 27504-0069, HAND DELIVERED TO 303 EAST CHURCH STREET, BENSON, NC 27504 OR EMAILED TO SCOTT TART, TOWN OF BENSON HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATE, AT START@TOWNOFBENSON.COM. THE TOWN OF BENSON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Employer: Town of Benson
Expires: 10/28/2019
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