City of Lowell The City of Lowell is seeking qualified, experienced, and energetic candidates for the position of Senior Building Inspector and Plans Reviewer within the Division of Development Services. This position is responsible for the direct daily supervision and ongoing in-house training of the local building inspectors engaged in enforcing the provisions of the State Building Code and other applicable regulations; Assists Commissioner in achieving and developing operational goals and objectives for the department. The successful candidate will have five years related experience in the supervision of building construction or design with at least three years’ experience as a certified building inspector. Certified by the BBRS as a Local Building Inspector required. The salary range is $33.0625/hr (min) to $37.2305/hr (max); 40hr/week. A full description is available on the City of Lowell’s website: http://www.lowellma.gov/humanrelations/Pages/General/CityJobs.aspx. Qualified individuals should send application/resume with cover letter to Mary Callery, HR Director, Human Relations Office, Room 19, 375 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA 01852 by Deadline: 4PM on September 12, 2018 EOE/AA/504 Employer.
TOWN OF FALMOUTH ZONING ADMINISTRATOR The Town of Falmouth is currently recruiting for the position of Zoning Administrator. This position reports into the Town Manager and/or his/her designee and is responsible for providing administrative and technical work conducted within the Planning and Community Development function of the town in assisting the Zoning Board of Appeals in discharging its statutory duties; assumes duties of the Zoning Board of Appeals as so delegated by the Board under MGL c40A s13 and all other work as required. Implements goals and policies of the Zoning Board of Appeals, performs required office activities within strict time limits in compliance with municipal regulations. Serves as resource to Board by providing members with legal and procedural advice in consultation with Town Counsel, Town Planner and Building Commissioner and keeping members apprised of matters involving zoning issues. Researches and interprets legal opinions in consultation with Town Counsel, composes detailed and legally sufficient ZBA decisions. Provides Board with suggested motions with specific conditions. Represents the Board in conferences with other town officials; providing technical information. Reviews applications including engineering and architectural plans pending before the Board. Provides background details and makes recommendations to the Board. Conducts field visits for applications before the Board and as follow through to ensure post-approval compliance. Reviews administrative changes on behalf of the Zoning Board of Appeals. Interacts with Building, Planning, Conservation and other Town entities on a daily basis relative to zoning enforcement issues. Prepares administrative record on behalf of the Board and provides support to Town Counsel on pending litigation. Attends court proceedings; attends conciliation sessions and participates in alternative dispute resolution process as alternative to trials. Provides technical zoning information to residents, realtors, attorneys and the general public. Responsible for budget management for this function, accounts payable and payroll. Prepares Zoning Board of Appeals annual report. Ensures compliance with applicable public records laws. Supports the goals of Town Manager and Community Development function through creative problem solving, decision making, a commitment to customer service, and by taking initiative to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Zoning Board of Appeals function. Provides instruction and mentoring to subordinate employees. Provides advice and support to supervisors. Associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies, land use planning, public administration or related field required, Bachelor’s degree in similar studies desirable; three to five years performing related work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid MA motor vehicle operator’s license. Considerable knowledge in interpretation of construction and architectural drawings; knowledge of local and state zoning laws and departmental policies, supervisory experience. The salary range for this position is $63,835-$83,241 with a competitive benefit package. Interested candidates, please submit application, resume and cover letter by September 14, 2018. Full job description, employment application and instructions for applying can be found at Falmouth Job Opportunities . The Town of Falmouth is proud to be an EEO/AA employer.
Inspector of Buildings (Reposted) City of Waltham The city of Waltham is currently accepting resumes for the position of Building Inspector. View full posting at https://www.city.waltham.ma.us/human-resources-department/pages/inspector-of-buildings. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Master's degree in architecture, engineering or other related field; seven to 10 years of direct construction supervision and/or inspection experience, of which five years have been in a supervisory role or similar relevant education and experience. Certification as Inspector of Buildings as required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Board of Building Regulations & Standards. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Construction Supervisor's license and demonstrated experience in construction supervision. Qualified candidates must submit a city of Waltham application, letter of intent and resume to: City of Waltham, Human Resources Department, 119 School St., Waltham, MA 02451, 781-314-3355, Fax: 781-314-3358, email@example.com. Deadline to apply is Friday, September 7 at 4:30 p.m. (posted 7/19 exp. 9/7)
Town of Lincoln The Town of Lincoln, MA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of full-time Building Inspector/Zoning Enforcement Officer to work under the direction of the Director of Planning and Land Use. This position shall enforce all provisions of the State Building Code and any other applicable state and local statutes, as well as the provisions of the Town’s Zoning Bylaws. This position requires seven to ten years of progressively responsible experience in building trades and general contracting, and a minimum of five years of experience as a building inspector, zoning administrator, or code enforcement officer with experience in building systems, wetlands and floodplains permitting, soils and drainage systems, and site plan compliance and/or inspections, or equivalent combination of education and experience demonstrating possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities; and the energy requirements imposed by clause (p) of section 94. The applicant must be certified by the Boards of Building Regulations and Standards. Salary range is $77,121 – $103,645, based on experience. Submit cover letter and resume to Mary Day, Assistant Town Administrator, Town Offices, 16 Lincoln Road, Lincoln MA 01773, or firstname.lastname@example.org by September 14, 2018. AA/EOE
Inspector of Buildings/Zoning Enforcement Agent Town of Clinton The town of Clinton is seeking to appoint an experienced professional for the position of Inspector of Buildings/Zoning Enforcement Agent who is the department head responsible for administrative, technical and supervisory work related to the enforcement and interpretation of the state building code, local zoning bylaw and all other related work as required. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education, certification, training and years of experience. More information regarding this position can be found on the municipal website located at www.clintonma.gov. To apply, interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com no later than Friday, June 1. The town of Clinton is committed to diversity and equality in employment. We encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. AA/EEO (posted 5/15 exp. 6/1)
Town of Stoneham The Town of Stoneham seeks to fill the position of Full Time (35 hours) – Local Assistant Building Inspector to join its Building department. Under the general supervision of the Building Inspector, the Assistant Building Inspector will assist in enforcing the MA State Building Codes and Zoning Codes, issue a variety of building permits and perform inspections to guarantee compliance with building related laws, regulations and codes to ensure public safety. The candidate shall have at least five years of experience in supervision of building construction or design or a two year associate degree in a field related to building construction, building design or building management, or any combination of education and experience which would confer equivalent knowledge and ability, as determined by the Board of Building Regulations and Standards. Must be certified as a Local Building Inspector or Building Commissioner/Inspector of Buildings by the board of building regulations and standards or obtain certification within 18 months of appointment to the position. Candidate must possess a valid MA Class D Drivers’ license. Candidate should possess strong computer skills, customer service skills as strong communication skills both verbally and written. For more information regarding this position, check the Town of Stoneham’s website for 2018 Job Opportunities, job applications can also be found on the site. When applying for this position a cover letter, resume and job application should be sent via email to Donna Gaffey, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the position you are applying in the subject line. Open until September 7, 2018.
Town of Fairhaven Building Commissioner/Zoning Enforcement OfficerPosting re-opened with revised salary range The Town of Fairhaven, Massachusetts (pop. 16,074) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of full-time Building Commissioner/Zoning Enforcement Officer. Duties/Responsibilities: Enforces all provisions of State Building Code and any other applicable state and local statutes, rules and regulations of the Town bylaws. Oversees all administrative functions, and directs the daily operations of the Building Department. Works under the supervision of the Town Administrator. A full job description is available on the Town website: https://www.fairhaven-ma.gov/job-opportunities Candidate must have had at least five years of experience in the supervision of building construction or design; a four year undergraduate degree in a field related to building construction or design; or any combination of education and experience which would confer equivalent knowledge and ability; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Special requirements include a Motor Vehicle Class D Operator’s License and State Certified Building Commissioner certification must be held, or obtained within the first year of employment. Salary range: $74,648-90,962 annually, depending on qualifications. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and three references to Town of Fairhaven, Human Resources Department, 40 Center Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719 or email to HR@Fairhaven-MA.gov. Extended deadline for applications is August 24, 2018. The Town of Fairhaven is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Town of Harvard The Town of Harvard seeks qualified and experienced candidates for the full-time position of Building Commissioner/Facilities Manager. This position, reporting to the Town Administrator, will perform administrative, supervisory, and technical work related to the safety of all Town buildings, and administer and supervise the direction of all activities of the building department. Qualified applicants will have bachelor’s degree or master craftsman level of building construction trade knowledge, 7-10 years prior experience in the construction trades, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Competitive salary and benefits. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Complete job description available at https://www.harvard.ma.us/
City of Lawrence Title: Local Building Inspector Department: Inspectional Services Pay Grade: Job Group 14 ($51,978.40 -$57,940.42) Union: SEIU Duties: The local building inspector shall enforce all the provisions of the State Building Code and any other applicable state statutes, rules and regulations, or ordinances and bylaws, and act on any question relative to mode or manner of construction, and the materials to be used in the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, demolition, removal, installation of equipment, and location, use, occupancy and maintenance of all buildings and structures, including any building or structure owned by any authority established by the legislator but not owned by the commonwealth. The Local Building Inspector shall perform any and all other related duties as deemed required by the Commissioner of Inspectional Services. The Local Building Inspector shall be under the direct supervision of the Building Commissioner and the Director of the Inspectional Services Department. Qualifications: (Massachusetts General Law 143 § 3) Shall have had at least five (5) years experience in the supervision of building construction or design or in the alternative a two years associated degree in a field related to building construction or design. In addition, such persons shall have a general knowledge of the accepted requirements for building construction, fire prevention, light ventilation and safe egress; as well as general knowledge of other materials essential for safety, comfort, and convenience of the occupants of a building or structure. Certification under CMR 780 and Boards of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS) is mandatory. Appointing Authority: Daniel Rivera, Mayor Posting Date: February 12, 2018 Deadline: Until Filled APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE PERSONNEL OFFICE and at www.cityoflawrence.com. Application and Full Job Description Available in the City Personnel Department The City of Lawrence is an Equal Opportunity Employer REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS are provided to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodations for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please notify the Personnel Director at (978) 620-3060. The decision to grant reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Town of Orleans Works under the supervision of the Building Commissioner, 40 hrs/week, $24.40-$31.24 per hour, depending on qualifications, with full benefits. High school graduation and 5 years’ experience supervising building construction or design. Associate’s Degree in related field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Mass. Construction Supervisor’s license preferred; must pass State examinations for certification. Submit resume, application and cover letter to the Town Administrator, 19 School Road, Orleans, MA 02653, by August 13. Application and job description available on the Town Web site under Job Opportunities. EOE.
Assistant Inspector of Buildings Town of Sandwich The town of Sandwich, MA has an opening for a 40 hour per week Assistant Inspector of Buildings (Local Inspector). Position provides assistance and reports to the Building Commissioner with primary duties consisting of inspection of residential and commercial construction, and the enforcement and interpretation of State Building Code, local zoning bylaws and other applicable regulations. Also works closely with the Planning Department on a wide variety of issues and provides assistance to various boards and committees as needed. Attends evening meetings as required. Must have a Local Inspector certification within 18 months of hire. Existing certification preferred. Must enforce regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially. Excellent computer and communication skills are essential. Starting Salary Range: $58,000-$63,000 with excellent benefits. Submit letter of interest and resume by Friday, August 17 to: Assistant Building Inspector Search, Town Hall, 130 Main St., Sandwich, MA 02563 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE/AA Employer.
Building Inspector/Zoning Enforcement Officer Town of West Boylston The town of West Boylston, a Worcester-county suburban community, is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Inspector of Buildings/Zoning Enforcement Officer. This person serves as the Building Inspector as well as the Building Department manager and Code Enforcement Officer. Under the supervision of the Town Administrator, the Inspector shall be responsible for assuring compliance with state and local building codes and regulations, zoning laws; all construction/site plans and permits; supervision of a part-time clerk and coordinates the activities amongst various local inspectors. State certification as Inspector of Local Buildings required. Must also possess good written, administrative and oral skills. It is expected to be funded at 32 hours a week. Salary negotiable, plus full benefits and travel allowance. Send resume and letter of interest to Town Administrator, 140 Worcester St., West Boylston, MA 01583. Position will remain open until filled. The Town of West Boylston is an AA/EOE. (posted 7/24 exp. 8/24)
Building Commissioner Town of South Hadley The town of South Hadley seeks qualified applicants for the position of Building Commissioner. This position is responsible for enforcement and interpretation of the Massachusetts Building Code (780 CMR) and the Zoning Bylaw of the town of South Hadley in all matters relating to construction and design of commercial and residential properties. Responsibilities include but are not limited to issuance of building permits, supervision of department staff, and management of the department’s budget. Responsibilities of this position include the required use of extensive judgment and ingenuity to perform responsibilities within the limits of guidelines that include the State Building Code, court decisions, and various other departmental policies and Town Bylaws. The position is responsible for interpreting these guidelines to others, in determining their application to specific matters pertaining to zoning, land use, and building permitting, and in developing operating policies. The position requires considerable interpretation and application of these laws, rules and regulations, with such interpretation and application regularly subject to appeal by an aggrieved party to a decision. This is a supervisor position of three staff members including the Wiring Inspector, Plumbing Inspector and Administrative Assistant; the ideal candidate would be skilled at building a team approach within the department. Compensation will be up to $75,000 annually. Benefit package also comparable to like communities. A candidate for this position should have a bachelor’s degree in field related building construction or design and/or five years to seven years prior experience in the supervision of building construction or design or a combination of education and experience; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Massachusetts Building Commissioner Certification must be obtained in a reasonable period of time. The appointment of this position is contingent on a successful CORI check. This position will remain open until filled. To submit an application please visit our website at www.southhadley.org/jobs. The Town of South Hadley is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. (posted 7/24 exp. 8/24)
Assistant Building Inspector Town of Ipswich The town of Ipswich seeks qualified candidates for the part-time (19 hrs/wk, no benefits) position of Assistant Building Inspector. The ideal candidate should be certified as a Local Inspector and have two years’ experience in construction or directly related field. Position interprets and enforces state and local building codes, local zoning/general bylaws, performs periodic construction inspections and reviews plans prior to issuing permits in compliance with MA Building Code and Ipswich Zoning Bylaws. Must have ICC certification of local inspector within one year of appointment. Complete job description available on town website, www.ipswichma.gov/jobs. Competitive salary, DOQ. Instructions for applicants: To apply please submit a Town application (available on website), cover letter, and resume to Mary Gallivan, HR Manager, at 25 Green St., Ipswich, MA 01938 or email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until position is filled; initial cut-off date is August 3. An EEO/AA employer. (posted 7/18 exp. 8/3)
Inspector of Buildings/Building Commissioner City of Lowell The city of Lowell is seeking qualified, diligent, and energetic candidates for the position of Inspector of Buildings/Building Commissioner. This position is located within the city’s Department of Planning and Development, in the Division of Development Services and is responsible for managing code enforcement services, administering and enforcing various codes and regulations for building, electrical, plumbing/gas, health, sanitary, housing, and zoning. The position also is responsible for the streamlining and tracking of the delivery of services. Familiarity with electronic permitting and inspections is helpful. Minimum requirements: Possession of Massachusetts Certification as Inspector of Buildings/Building Commissioner; at least five years of experience in the supervision of building construction or design or in the alternative a four-year degree in field relating to building construction or design, or any combination of education and experience; management and supervisory experience; valid Driver’s license; high school diploma or equivalency; bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. Salary range: $78,671.32 to $92,373.84. A full description is available on the city of Lowell’s website: https://www.lowellma.gov/Jobs.aspx. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to city of Lowell, Human Relations Office, Mary Callery-HR Manager, Room 19, 375 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852 by August 3. EOE/AA/504 Employer. (posted 7/13 exp. 8/3)
Performance Systems Development is seeking an energy codes and standards specialist with a strong knowledge of residential and commercial energy codes and appliance standards. A successful applicant will have the skills to translate energy code language and convey building science concepts to audiences with a variety of skill levels. Applicants should also demonstrate a successful record of program management. Under the supervision of a senior program manager, the specialist will support the implementation of energy code technical support programs, including developing and delivering training programs, identifying or creating energy code verification forms and field guides, providing email, phone, and occasional onsite technical assistance, and promoting program events and services by working closely with a marketing coordinator. The specialist will also support the development and adoption of more stringent state energy codes and appliance standards. Apply Now Responsibilities: Subject Matter Expertise – Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), ASHRAE Standard 90.1, state-specific code amendments in target areas, and relevant appliance standards. Also, understand gaps in enforcement and compliance with the codes and developing strategies to address them. Training curriculum development – Develop technical training curriculums and presentation content using adult education and audience engagement techniques. Training delivery – Deliver training programs to building industry professionals and present at state, regional and national conferences. Stakeholder interaction – Attend building industry events and network with key stakeholders. Also, perform outreach to promote program event attendance, services, and support materials. Technical assistance – Provide energy code technical assistance via hotline, email, and occasional onsite interactions. Codes and standards development/adoption support – Assist clients in identifying and supporting opportunities for cost-effective energy savings through increased stringency of codes and standards. Program Management – Track progress to deliverables and meet deliverables within the specified timeframe. Proposal Development – contribute to development of RFP responses for new business opportunities as a subject matter expert and participate in presentations to potential clients. Location and travel: This position is based in the Greater Boston area with regional travel up to 20% of the time, and regular overnight travel required. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, 3+ years related experience in building plan reviews, inspections and/or design and construction. Excellent interpersonal skills. Proven oral and written communication skills. Proficient in a variety of common software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and especially, PowerPoint. Preferred Requirements: Advanced degree in engineering or architecture. Sound knowledge of the energy efficiency industry and building science. Technical certifications such as RESNET, BPI, or LEED. Experience with training delivery and project management. Strong relationships with utility clients and industry partners. Salary: Competitive salary; commensurate with education, qualifications, and experience. Benefits: Health Insurance, 401K savings plan, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Holidays, and Paid Benefit Time Apply To: Please submit the form below to apply for this position. Candidates interested in staff positions only; no recruiters, 3rd party agencies, or outsourcing firms. Diversity and Inclusiveness: PSD strives to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. We highly encourage qualified applicants regardless of age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any combination of these or related factors, to submit an application for consideration.Performance Systems Development of NY, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer