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Building Inspector, Town of McCordsville

Posted:  May 12, 2017

Department:        Planning & Building

Supervisor:          Director of Planning & Building
Status:                Full-time

Compensation:  $50,000 (or DOQ)
                            Enrollment in PERF (Town pays employee contribution)

                            Enrollment in Health & Life Insurance (Town pays employee premium)

                            Paid vacation and sick time

                            12 paid holidays per year

Purpose of Position:  This position performs inspections for all buildings to ensure compliance with codes and ordinance of the Town of McCordsville.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform physical inspections of construction sites to determine if structure(s) are build to comply with the applicable codes
  • Reviews permits for code compliance
  • Issues permits and Certificate of Occupancies
  • Advises petitioners on building code questions and issues
  • Advises petitioners on acceptable resolution of violations
  • Keeps up with training and certificate maintenance
  • Answers routine procedural inquiries from the general public and applicants regarding permitting, inspection procedures, and code questions
  • Enforces the Town's unsafe building ordinance
  • Manages/directs the Town's permit review and inspection processes and procedures
  • Greets people in a professional manner and provides positive customer service to stakeholders
  • Ensures compliance with all departmental policies and procedures
  • Other duties assigned by the Director of Planning & Building

Qualifications:  Minimum of 2 years of experience as a building inspector, construction manager, or similar field is required.  Residential and commercial building inspector certifications are preferred.  Fire inspector certifications are also considered a benefit to this position.

The Town of McCordsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications accepted until June 1, 2017.  Send resumes to Ryan Crum at rcrum@mccordsville.orgNo phone calls please.

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Building Inspector/FOG Program Inspector, Town of Zionsville

Posted:  April 4, 2017

Position posting authorized on March 31, 2017.  Town of Zionsville will be accepting applications for this position through end of day April 28, 2017.  Interested applicants at a minimum shall forward a 1) letter of interest, 2) professional resume, and 3) a completed Town Employment application found at:

(via email, first class mail, courier, or hand delivery) to:


Wayne DeLong, AICP, CPM

Director of Planning & Economic Development

Zionsville Town Hall

1100 West Oak Street

Zionsville, Indiana  46077

$52,502 - $58,336




This position carries out inspections for buildings and infrastructure to insure compliance with codes and ordinances of the Town of Zionsville.  Additionally, the position serves as lead inspector for the Town’s Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) Prevention Program.   




Working under the direction of the Director of Planning & Economic Development and operating with instruction and oversight, the Position:

  • Inspector oversees and reports on compliance of building and infrastructure with applicable codes and ordinances.
  • Maintains data bases and written records to report on results of inspections and site visits (including the preparing and distributing correspondence with participants in the Town's FOG program).
  • Operates with a minimal amount of day to day instruction and oversight; inspection tasks will be carried out under established protocols and include new construction, remodeling, repair, or will occur within existing facilities.



The position requires extensive fieldwork in a wide variety of building and construction environments.  This position is an important contact point with the public, property owners, business owners/operators, developers, and contractors.  As a representative of the Town, the Position will face a great variety of interpersonal situations that require scrupulous professional conduct.




This position requires a minimum of a high school diploma, or equivalent, plus a demonstrated general knowledge of construction and civil works.  It also requires knowledge of the Town of Zionsville Zoning Ordinance as well as the Town’s Construction Design Standards.  A valid Indiana driver’s license is required, as is the physical ability to move about any construction site in any condition.  This position is preferred to have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in the field of construction and / or building inspections (preferably with an emphasis in municipal sewer works).   


The position requires a pleasant, professional demeanor and the ability to work with contractors, developers, and property owners.

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Building Inspector, City of Indianapolis and Marion County

Date Posted:  February 27, 2017

SALARY:  $33,000/Year

Position is responsible for conducting field inspections and initiating administrative enforcement actions to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State and Local Codes and Ordinances pertaining to building construction.  Employee must be able to read and interpret building codes, obtain ICC certifications, city of Indianapolis-Marion County ordinances, and other related regulations.  In addition, the employee must be able to respond to complaints, document investigation activities and initiate enforcement actions including legal case preparation.  Contacts may occasionally be adversarial in nature and the employee must use skill and judgment to resolve both technical and interpersonal problems related to code compliance.

Conducts field inspections of construction activity for residential, multi-family, commercial, industrial, and high rise construction to determine compliance with appropriate codes, ordinances, and regulations.

Monitors construction sites for posting of requisite permits and enforces non-compliance.  Typical inspection types are footings and foundations, framing, and final inspection including all phases of electrical, plumbing, and heating/cooling activities and posting of requisite permits.

Issues appropriate violation notices indicating code deficiencies, orders to stop work,and prepares orders forbidding occupancy of a structure or portion of a structure.

Appears and testifies in court as a professional and expert witness as requested.

Maintains daily activity logs.

Enters detailed inspection results on a field computer into an established database management system.

Investigates complaints.

Meets with contractors to discuss and/or alleviate violations.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management my deem necessary from time to time.

High School Diploma or Equivalent and minimum of two (2) years related work experience in construction industry required.  Trade school certificate/apprenticeship and one (1) year related work experience in the building construction industry, or a college degree in construction management, construction technology, engineering, architecture or a related field preferred.  Additionally, the candidate must have the ability to obtain and hold Special Police Powers issued by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Ability to obtain International Code Council (ICC) certification as a Residential Building Inspector within 85 days of hire.  Ability to obtain and hold additional ICC certifications per the department policy.  Working knowledge of a personal computer, copy and facsimile machines, in addition to principles,methods and equipment used in construction trades.  Must be able to solve practical problems with tact, diplomacy, and deal with a variety of people in a variety of situations.  Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications; possess knowledge of applicable building codes and city ordinance Chapters 536 and 875; and an ability to create accurate and concise written reports.  Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to both internal and external customers.  On a weekly rotational basis, inspectors are required to be on call and available 24 hours a day and seven days a week to respond to after hour investigation and/or inspection requests.  During weather events and other emergency situations, inspectors are required to be available to conduct Emergency Damage Assessments.  Must have and retain a valid Indiana Driver's license and have the ability to read city maps.  Must be a Marion County resident within six (6) months from date of hire.  Employee in this position receives direction from the Supervisor in the Bureau of Construction Services - Department of Code Enforcement.

Actions and judgments are controlled through the application of laws, rules, regulations, standards, guidelines, City policies and procedures and state and municipal codes.  Incumbent utilizes independent judgment when determining compliance with building codes and violations; issuing orders of violation and determines appropriate action to be taken.  A supervisor in the Bureau of Construction Services is generally available; however, incumbent spends most of the time in the field, but may call for assistance from supervisor.

Interested candidates should apply at the following link:

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Address: 4000 W. 106th Street, Suite 125-234, Carmel, IN  46032

Phone: (317) 824-0940


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