Town of Southborough Building Commissioner/Zoning Enforcement Officer The town of Southborough is seeking qualified applicants for a Building Commissioner/Zoning Enforcement Officer to enforce the state building code and local zoning bylaws. Duties also include conducting plan reviews, issuing building permits, inspecting buildings under construction, enforcing the zoning ordinances and investigating complaints. Inspector supervises part-time electrical, plumbing and building inspectors and admin staff of two. Minimum of five years’ experience in supervision of building construction or an equivalency, Massachusetts Building Supervisor’s License, supervisory skills and use of computer office applications required. Ability to obtain state certification as a building inspector in Massachusetts required. Position is open until filled. Letter of interest & resume should be addressed to Personnel, Town of Southborough, 17 Common Street, Southborough, MA 01772. Apply via https://www.southboroughtown.com/town-administrator/pages/job-opportunities. Mid-point of salary is mid 80’s. Review of credentials will commence immediately. EEO/AA
Town of Falmouth Full time and Part Time Local Inspector The Town of Falmouth Building Department has immediate opening for a Full time and Part Time Local Inspector. Duties include inspection of buildings under construction to monitor compliance with building code and bylaws. Also inspects safety conditions of existing buildings, issues certificates of inspection and stop work orders, reviews plans, maintains associated logs and records and investigates complaints of alleged zoning violations. High School Diploma and 5 years’ experience in supervision of building construction, Associates degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Massachusetts Construction Supervisors’ License is required. Ability to interpret and enforce regulations firmly and impartially, to deal appropriately with public and building community and to read blueprints are required. Must also be able to access all areas of building construction sites, to walk for long periods of time and to climb crawl and to lift up to 30 pounds. Experience with computers and must have valid Massachusetts Motor vehicle license. Preference will be given to applicants with Certificate of Local Inspector. Wage is $25.42 to $27.50/hr. depending on experience. Full job description and employment application can be found Falmouth Job Opportunities Interested candidates please submit resume or application by October 18, 2018. Falmouth is proud to be EEO/AA employer.
Town of Wareham Local Building Inspector/Zoning Enforcement Assistant The Town of Wareham’s Building Commissioner, is accepting applications for a qualified, Local Building Inspector/Zoning Enforcement Assistant position (19 hours). Salary is commensurate with experience. Duties: Perform plan reviews, issue building permits, conduct field inspections, enforce building and zoning codes, investigate building and zoning code violations, and interact with the public. Must able to communicate effectively with builders, Town employees and the public and have knowledge of the State Building Code and Flood Plain Regulations. Applicants must possess a State Local Building Inspector Certification and a current Mass Driver’s License. Submit resume to Dorene Allen-England, HR Director, Town Hall, 54 Marion Road, Wareham, MA 02571. Dallenfirstname.lastname@example.org. EEO /AO
Town of Wellesley Local Building Inspector Responsibilities of this full-time (35 hour/week) position include assisting the Building Inspector in enforcing the provisions of 780 Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) R7; enforcing the Town’s Zoning Bylaw and any other applicable Town Bylaws; reviewing applications and inspecting building construction prior to issuing permits for new construction, alterations, or repairs. In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 143, Section 3, each local inspector shall have had at least five years’ experience in the supervision of building construction or design or in the alternative a two-year Associates Degree in a field related to building construction or design, or any combination of education and experience which would confer equivalent knowledge and ability, as determined by the Board of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS). General knowledge of the accepted requirements for building construction, fire prevention, light, ventilation, safe egress; as well as a general knowledge of other equipment and materials essential for safety, comfort and convenience of occupants of a building or structure. Each local inspector shall be certified by the BBRS in accordance with the provisions of 780 CMR R7, the Rules and Regulations for the Certification of Inspectors of Buildings, Building Commissioners and Local Inspectors. Current certification is highly preferred. If not currently certified as a Local Building Inspector, the successful candidate must obtain such certification within 18 months of appointment. The ability to interpret, apply, and enforce building codes and zoning laws; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; valid MA Construction Supervisor license; valid driver’s license. Anticipated hiring range is $51,400 – $71,060, with a generous benefit package. Please submit cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document to email@example.com by October 19, 2018. AA/EOE
Town of Truro Building Commissioner/Zoning Enforcement Officer The Town of Truro seeks applicants for the full-time Building Commissioner/Zoning Enforcement Officer. Position reports to Town Manager. Pay range: $32.19- $41.60/ hour DOQ. Massachusetts certification as Inspector of Buildings/Building Commissioner and valid motor vehicle operator’s license required. Application deadline is Friday November 2, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Complete job descriptions and applications are available at www.truro-ma.gov under “Employment” or at Truro Town Hall (24 Town Hall Road, Truro, MA 02666). Applications, cover letters, and résumés must be submitted to Truro Town Hall, P.O. Box 2030, Truro, MA 02666 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Truro is an EOE. Rae Ann Palmer Town Manager
Town of Walpole Deputy Building Inspector Town of Walpole is seeking qualified applicants for Deputy Building Inspector (40 hrs/wk) position. Administrative/supervisory/technical work in connection with interpretation/enforcement of Massachusetts State Building Code, General Laws, Code of Regulations, Architectural Access Board, Specialized Codes/Reference Standards, Walpole zoning bylaws or any related work as required. Five years experience in supervision of building construction/design or two year associate degree in a field related to building construction/design or any combination of education/experience. Ability to enforce/interpret regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially. Must possess certification as local inspector or possess a current Construction Supervisors certification and be able to attain certification as a Local Inspector within 12 months of hire date. Must have valid state driver’s license. Annual Salary up to $75,000. Complete job description via www.walpole-ma.gov; apply to Town of Walpole, HR, 135 School St., Walpole, MA 02081. Position will remain open until filled. AA/EOE
City of Westfield Local Building Inspector Performs inspections to review compliance with zoning ordinances and related laws/regulations, performs local building inspections. Undertakes necessary enforcement action. Works with public and other departments and agencies in reviewing projects to ensure compliance with zoning ordinances and other applicable laws and regulations. Position includes functions of a complex and technical nature and exercises significant independent judgment in the application, interpretation and enforcement of zoning regulations. Thorough knowledge of zoning laws and concepts and other applicable state statutes, rules and regulations; general knowledge of building construction; general knowledge of legal processes. Ability to read/interpret plans, design information, M.G.L. For more information, visit: https://www.cityofwestfield.org/Jobs.aspx
Town of Wayland Department Assistant The town of Wayland seeks a Department Assistant to help the Building Commissioner and the Town Planner with responsible and complex administrative, accounting, secretarial, and technical work to discharge the functions of their offices. The Department Assistant serves as the initial point of contact with members of the public. Responsibilities include: office management related to the administrative and accounting work of the departments; preparing agendas and information packets for Zoning Board of Appeals meetings; attending and taking minutes of ZBA meetings; distributing draft ZBA minutes for approval; posting approved ZBA minutes; and preparing, filing, and posting all ZBA decisions. Requirements: Applicants should have a high school diploma (associate’s degree in a related field preferred); over three years of experience in general administrative and secretarial work (municipal experience preferred); related experience in bookkeeping and computers is desirable. Additional years of relevant education may be substituted for the experience requirement on a year for year basis. Salary range: $40,040 – $53,326 per year. Submit resumes and cover letters by Friday, Nov. 9 to: David Porter, HR Assistant, Town of Wayland, 41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778 or send to HR@wayland.ma.us. AA/EOE
City of Lowell Local Inspector and Plans Reviewer The city of Lowell is seeking qualified, experienced, and energetic candidates for the position of Local Inspector and Plans Reviewer within the Division of Development Services. This position reports to the Building Commissioner and examines all permit applications and related documents and information. Duties include approving or denying permits regulated by 780 CMR (State Building Code) and the Zoning Ordinances of the city of Lowell, meeting with various owners, architects, lawyers and contractors to discuss and explain requirements, and making inspections of building construction. The successful candidate will have at least five years of experience or a two-year associates degree in a field related to building construction or design. The salary range is $28.7258/hr (min) to $32.6023/hr (max). 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 an application/resume with cover letter to Mary Callery, HR Director, Human Relations Office, Room 19, 375 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852 by 8 p.m. on Nov. 13. EOE/AA/504 Employer.
Somerville Zoning Review Planner The Zoning Review Planner is responsible for review of projects under the Somerville Zoning Ordinance. Work duties include but are not limited to professional and technical work in planning, including project review, plan review for zoning consistency, site inspections for consistency with zoning approvals and special permit approvals. Hours:Full TimeSalary: $76,500.00 per yearplus benefits Please visit the City’s website for a detailed description: https://www.somervillema.gov/jobs To apply, send cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Position open until filled
City of Newburyport Local Inspector This full-time position (35 hours week) reports to and assists the Building Commissioner with city laws, state building codes, and other applicable regulations regarding construction and repair of buildings and structures in Newburyport. In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 143, Section 3, the local inspector must have at least five years’ experience in the supervision of building construction or design or in the alternative a two-year associates degree in a field related to building construction or design, or any combination of education and experience which would confer equivalent knowledge and ability, as determined by the Board of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS); ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, and blueprints to determine accepted requirements for building construction, fire protection, light, ventilation and safe egress; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; general knowledge of equipment and materials essential for safety, comfort and convenience of occupants of a building structure and a valid drivers license. Salary range: $65,000-$68,286. Preference will be given to applicants with Certificate of Local Inspector. Securing this position is dependent upon the results of a CORI check. Please submit cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, City Hall, 60 Pleasant St., P.O. Box 550, Newburyport, MA 01950 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. AA/EOE
Town of Brookline Deputy Building Commissioner The Town of Brookline, a diverse and vibrant urban/suburban community of 59,000, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy Building Commissioner. Assist the Building Commissioner in the administration and management of the Building Department. Will function as the Building Commissioner for the Inspectional Services division in his/her absence. Perform highly responsible supervisory and technical work functions associated with overseeing and coordinating review of plans and inspection of structures for compliance with all governing codes and bylaws; including supervising issuance of permits; assistance to the general public; and ensuring compliance with information required under the Zoning Board of Appeals rules and regulations. Has direct supervisory responsibility for six full-time employees, including participation in hiring of inspectional staff, oversight of daily work activities, and employee performance evaluations. Attends Zoning Board of Appeals meetings, advising on matters pertaining to special permit and related applications. Works with Town Counsel, Planning Dept. and the Zoning Board of Appeals in the drafting of decisions and other documents and reports. Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, or related field preferred; five to seven years or more of progressively responsible building construction/design and plan review experience; supervisory experience highly desired, along with experience with GIS, electronic permit management software, data base management and related computer based programs and applications. A valid motor vehicle operator’s license and certification as a Massachusetts Building Inspector. Thorough knowledge of MGL c. 143 (780 CMR Mass State Building Code); MGL c. 40A, (the Zoning Act); local zoning bylaws, and other applicable state statutes and regulations. Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with town officials, the public, and members of the building community and communicate effectively in written and verbal form. Starting salary range $90K – $97K DOQ, plus generous benefits. Resume and letter of interest by November 23, 2018. For more information and to submit your resume and letter of interest go to: https://brooklinema.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/07928658-d044-13aa-6b17-c9d9b6336be3/apply?source=894247-CS-24753.
Town of Brookline The town of Brookline Planning department is seeking an administrative professional to work in support of the zoning functions of the Planning and Community Development and Building Departments. Will provide staff support to the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA to ensure that the ZBA meets statutory timelines and fulfills its responsibilities under MGL Chapters 40A and 40B and the ZBA’s own regulations. Responsible for scheduling, posting and noticing ZBA meetings; providing members with all relevant material in advance of the meeting or hearing; attending ZBA night meetings (typically one per week), taking and posting minutes, and assisting in the preparation of ZBA decisions under the oversight of the Chief Building Inspector. Reviews ZBA applications to ensure they are complete and, if not, identifies deficiencies in the application. Associate’s Degree in planning or related discipline preferred, plus two years of experience in at least one of the following professional areas: land use, planning, development, construction, zoning or an equivalent combination. Ability to take and transcribe meeting minutes (with the assistance of a laptop and/or recorder); ability to work independently as well as part of an interdisciplinary or interdepartmental team; solid written and oral communication skills; diplomacy and discretion; strong organizational skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office software and a willingness to learn other database software. Starting salary $34.27 per hour plus generous benefits. Resume and Cover letter by Nov. 9, 2018.
Town of Acton Local Building Inspector Building Department October 30, 2018
The Town of Acton is accepting applications for a part-time Local Building Inspector reporting to the Building Commissioner in the Land Use and Economic Development Department.
Duties: Receive and review applications for building permits for compliance with State Building Code. Assist public, applicants, architects and engineers on issues relating to building inspections and code. Examine plans for building construction, alteration, or repair and approve issuance of permit, subject to concurrence by Building Commissioner. Inspects buildings under construction or repair for conformity with approved plans and structural requirements. Periodically inspects places of assembly, such as schools, churches and restaurants, for compliance with state and local statutes. Works closely with other Land Use Departments. Uses MUNIS tracking database. Assists the Building Commissioner with enforcement of local and state statutes. May represent the Building Commissioner at public meetings or in the office in his absence. Must be available for emergency work as required.
Minimum Entrance Requirements: Valid Driver’s License. High school diploma or equivalency. Must meet the following minimum qualifications per MGL Ch. 143 Section 3: Five (5) years of experience in the supervision of building construction or design or in the alternative a two year associate degree in a field related to building construction or design or any combination of education and experience which would confer equivalent knowledge and ability, as determined by the Board of Building Regulations and Standards. In addition, such persons shall have a general knowledge of the quality and strength of building materials; a general knowledge of the accepted requirements for building construction, fire prevention, light, ventilation and safe exits; and a general knowledge of other equipment and materials essential for safety, comfort, and convenience of the occupants of a building or structure, and the energy requirements imposed by clause (p) of section 94.
Special Requirements: Individuals who meet or exceed the experience requirements pursuant to M.G.L. c. 143, § 3 and 780 CMR, but who are not certified under the provisions of 780 CMR 110.R7 may be appointed on a conditional basis only. If so appointed these requirements shall be met: 1. Within the first six months of employment the conditional appointee shall make application to take the examination(s) required for the appropriate category of certification. 2. Within six months following the first six months of employment a conditional appointee who is appointed as a Local Inspector shall attain a passing score on all of the examinations required for that category of certification. Must attend additional educational classes as required by the Building Commissioner.
Salary: H14, range in 10 steps $33.8172 - $44.1237 per hour.
Applications: to Human Resources, 472 Main St, Acton, MA 01720 or email@example.com. Acton is an EOE. Applications on Town website: www.actonma.gov, Human Resources
Internal applications must be received no later than November 16, 2018.
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/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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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)
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)
Town of Shrewsbury Assistant Building Inspector The town of Shrewsbury is accepting resumes for a vacant Assistant Building Inspector position in the Office of the Building Inspector. This is a full-time (37.5 hour/week) position with a salary range of $26.83 to $31.99 per hour in addition with a liberal fringe benefit package. Applicants must have at least five years of experience in the supervision of building construction or design or in the alternative a two year associate degree in a field related to building construction or design or any combination of education and experience sufficient to meet the requirements of 780 CMR 110.R5. Under the correct circumstances, some period of time may be granted to the successful candidate to become qualified and certified pursuant to 780 CMR 110.R5. Please submit resume and letter of interest to Kristina Anderson, Human Resources Coordinator, 100 Maple Ave., Shrewsbury, MA 01545, or email@example.com. The job description for this position may be found at https://shrewsburyma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/4561/Assistant-Building-Inspector-Description_2018?bidId. Position is open until filled with the initial review of applicants beginning Nov. 12.