City of Andover - Building Official & Chief Combination Inspector

The City of Andover is looking to fill the position of Building Official & Chief Inspector.

 

This position deals directly with the public, contractors, and City staff with limited supervision from the Director of Community Development.  The employee must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the building codes, property maintenance codes, nuisance codes and other adopted regulatory requirements.

 

Essential Functions of Work

  • Oversee the reviews and issuance building permits, occupancy certificates, contractor licenses and zoning permits
  • Oversee the enforcement of the City’s building, property maintenance, nuisance and zoning codes, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other ordinances pertaining to construction and building trades
  • Lead the review of building permit applications, conduct plan reviews and the inspection of public and private buildings to ensure compliance with building codes and other regulatory requirements
  • Provide both written and oral interpretations of the building codes and other regulatory requirements
  • Research and maintain knowledge of new code changes, new materials available and new methods of construction
  • Provide staff support to various boards, committees and commissions, including but not limited to: City Council and Board of Building Code Appeals
  • Assist with the enforcement of the zoning regulations and site plan review standards through inspection of public and private buildings and/or sites
  • Performs other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of building codes, plumbing codes, mechanical codes, electrical codes, property maintenance codes, nuisance codes and zoning regulations
  • Knowledge about construction materials and methods
  • Ability to meet and deal tactfully with the public and to communicate effectively and clearly, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to read and understand construction plans, specifications, and blueprints
  • Ability to solve problems using a balance of technical competence, creativity and research

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required
  • Some Post-Secondary courses in building, construction, inspection, or related field, preferred
  • Four years’ progressive experience in building trades, or related, preferred
  • International Code Council B1, E1, M1 and P1 certifications, required within 6 months
  • International Code Council B2 certification, required within 12 months
  • International Code Council B3 certification, required within 18 months
  • International Code Council CBO certification, required within 24 months

 

Rate of Pay $45,720-$60,000

Accepting Applications until February 20, 2021

Apply by going to www.andoverks.com/employment

 

 

The City of Andover is accepting applications for a Combination Inspector.

 

This position deals directly with the public, contractors, and City staff with limited supervision from the Director of Community Development.  The employee must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the building codes, property maintenance codes, nuisance codes, zoning regulations, site plan review standards and other adopted regulatory requirements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF WORK
•           Assists with the review of building permit applications, conduct plan reviews and inspection public and private buildings to ensure compliance with building, property maintenance, nuisance, zoning codes and other regulatory requirements
•           Assists with the enforcement of the zoning regulations and site plan review standards through inspection of public and private buildings and/or sites
•           Consult with property owners, property managers and other agencies on the abatement of violations
•           Keep systematic records of inspections, violations and enforcement actions
•           Performs other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
•           Knowledge of building codes, plumbing codes, mechanical codes, electrical codes, property maintenance codes, nuisance codes and zoning regulations
•           Knowledge about construction materials and methods
•           Ability to meet and deal tactfully with the general public and to communicate effectively and clearly, both orally and in writing
•           Ability to read and understand construction plans, specifications, and blueprints
•           Ability to solve problems using a balance of technical competence, creativity and research

QUALIFICATIONS
•           High School Diploma or equivalent, required
•           Some Post-Secondary courses in building, construction, inspection, or related field, preferred
•           Two years’ progressive experience in building trades, zoning enforcement, or related, preferred
•           International Code Council Zoning Inspector certification, required within 6 months
•           International Code Council Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector certification, required within 12 months
•           International Code Council B1 certification, required within 12 months
•           International Code Council E1, M1 and P1, required within 24 months

 

Rate of Pay $17.41 - $21.76

Accepting Applications until February 20, 2021

Apply by going to www.andoverks.com/employment