The Local Building Inspector under the supervision of a certified MA Building Commissioner/Inspector of Building who reviews work, rules and regulations; inspects ongoing and completed construction to determine compliance with the Massachusetts’ State Building Code and any other applicable state or city statutes, rules and regulations, ordinances and/or bylaws; approves or disapproves plans for the construction, reconstruction, alteration or repair of buildings or structures. Makes field inspections to determine the safety and stability of existing structures and buildings; approves and issues building permits; issues certificate of use and occupancy; responds to complaints and problems regarding building code violations; inspects fire-damaged buildings; investigates and prepares the Inspectional Services Division’s position for presentation to the court concerning the violations of the building code, zoning ordinances and other related rules and regulations; makes reports and keeps records of inspections and investigations. Performs other related duties as required.

Salary: $61,167.86 annually with a July 1, 2019 increase to $75,895.27 annually

Hours: Full-time plus benefits

Please visit the city’s website for a detailed description: https://www.somervillema.gov/jobs

Open until filled. To apply, send cover letter and resume to: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov.