City of Bowling Green
CHIEF BUILDING INSPECTOR
DEADLINE: 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 15, 2014
Duties Of Position: Supervises, directs and evaluates staff. Reviews plans of structures submitted for permitting for compliance with building, fire, and life safety codes. Advises design professionals, contractors, and general public on the requirements of building, fire, life safety, and zoning codes. Plans, supervises, coordinates, and participates in the work of subordinate inspectors performing all phases of building & electrical inspections. Inspects buildings to verify code compliance for structural conditions, change of occupancy type, use feasibility studies prior to purchase or tentative occupancy, and fire damage reviews. Oversees process of issuing permits and assists public with permit applications as required. Maintains permit records, inspections made, violations of codes and ordinances. Oversees and prepares complaints for legal action against violators of codes and ordinances. Consults with other departments and agencies to provide expertise or to resolve issues or problematic situations.
Job Requirements: Bachelorâ€™s degree in Civil Engineering (or related), with a minimum of six years of practical experience as a building official and/or inspector (or related position) required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Must possess State certification as a Building Inspector Level III and possess a valid driver's license.
Starting Salary: Pay Grade 125; $53,456/yr ($25.69/hr), plus a full benefit package.
Work Hours: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm; Monday through Friday with occasional overtime expected.
City Hall 1001 College Street
P. O. BOX 430, Bowling Green, KY 42102
The City of Bowling Green is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace