Anticipation in Hiring of a Flexible, Part-time Code Enforcement Officer/ Building Inspector

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

The Town of Townsend is anticipating hiring a flexible part-time Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector to work approximately 15 to 20 hrs. weekly.

Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector will be responsible for conducting investigations and ensuring compliance with all Town Codes and related ordinances. The employee may issue citations and bring violators in Magistrate Court and may testify if necessary.  Employee will work under general supervision of the Town Manager.  The Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector will be required to maintain confidentiality and prepare reports and keep appropriate records.

Qualified applicants must have excellent communication skills, proficiency with computers, and a valid driver’s license with good driving record. Qualified candidate may be appointed a Code Enforcement Constable pursuant to State law to make actions legally effective.  The ability to perform investigations and appropriate code research to ensure conformance to codes in a manner that effectively communicates, both verbally and in writing violations and concerns of the Town are essential.  Professional Engineers looking to work part time are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will have at least three (3) to five (5) years of experience in work related to building code enforcement, and possess the following ICC certifications:

  • ICC:B1 (Residential Building inspector)
  • ICC: B2 or (Commercial Building inspector)
  • ICC: M2 (Mechanical Inspector)
  • ICC:64 (Property Maintenance & Housing Inspector)
  • ICC: M1 (Residential Mechanical Inspector)

Individuals that are interested in this potential position are asked to submit a resume for consideration that highlights code enforcement experience and current certifications to the Town Manager, Anthony S. Mangeri at