The town of Falmouth is currently recruiting for the position of Building Commissioner. This position is responsible for management, professional and inspection work related to the enforcement and interpretation of MA Building Code, the town zoning bylaw and other applicable codes relating to building construction.  Supervises the operations of the Building Department; oversees the enforcement of the State Building Code and the Falmouth Zoning Bylaw. Interprets and monitors the zoning bylaw; serves as liaison among the Zoning Board of Appeals, Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Historical Commission, Board of Health and various town departments. Works with the Town Counsel on zoning complaints; responds to complaints relative to zoning and building code issues. Provides technical assistance to the general public and answers questions; appears before the Zoning Board of Appeals when a determination has been appealed by an aggrieved party. Reviews site plans with other departments prior to applicants submitting building permits; performs inspections of residential and commercial buildings under construction and renovation. Confers with developers, builders, property owners, and the general public regarding construction matters and the interpretation of the zoning bylaw; investigates zoning bylaw complaints and takes appropriate action, such as the issuance of cease and desist orders; investigates complaints relating to building matters.

Five years relevant experience in the supervision of building construction or design; bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred; State certification as a Building Inspector and Building Commissioner; Construction Supervisor’s License; valid MA drivers license; thorough knowledge of MA Building Code, local zoning and other applicable state statutes, rules and regulations; excellent communication and presentation skills.

Competitive salary, commensurate with experience ($80,516-$105,081). For full job description, visit Falmouth Job Opportunity

Interested candidates, please submit an online application and resume at: Falmouth Job Opportunity  Applications accepted until position is filled, with a preliminary review of applications to occur on June 7, 2021. The Town of Falmouth is proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.

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