The Franklin Regional Council of Governments is accepting applications for a full-time position of Local Building Official in the Franklin County Cooperative Inspection Program (FCCIP).
The FCCIP currently serves 15 towns with zoning and building code enforcement.
There is the potential for the successful candidate to work toward assuming the role of Building Commissioner and/or FCCIP Program Manager.
Compensation determined by qualifications and experience.Summary of duties:
responsible for performing a variety of building inspection duties including these essential functions: administer, interpret, and enforce building code and related standards.
Review permit applications and issue permits.
Conduct inspections and investigations of residential and commercial building construction; issue certificates of inspection; issue stop orders and/or take court action as necessary.
Respond to inquiries, concerns, and complaints from contractors, developers, and the general public regarding applicable state statutes, building codes and by-laws codes; investigate complaints and concerns.
Perform other similar duties necessary to the operations of the FCCIP.
minimum of five years of experience in the supervision of building construction or design, or 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.
Certified as a Local Inspector or approved by the Massachusetts BBRS Certification Committee as a Conditional Local Inspector with the expectation that the applicant will pass all necessary testing as a Local Inspector within 12 months of employment.
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 M.G.L.
Chapter 143 Section 9 (p). The candidate must have a valid drivers license, reliable transportation, excellent computer skills, and the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Applications accepted until position is filled.
The FRCOG is an equal opportunity employer and is particularly interested in candidates from a diverse range of cultural, ethnic, and racial backgrounds, and who are well-suited to understanding and addressing the needs of the diverse population we serve.
Location/Region: Greenfield, MA (US - 01301)