Northborough seeks qualified applicants for the part-time (19 hrs/wk) position of Local Building Inspector. Working under the direction of the Building Inspector, this position is responsible for reviewing plans and permit applications and inspecting buildings in conformance with 780 CMR of the Massachusetts state building code and local bylaws.

Minimum requirements: associate degree in field related to building design or construction and five years of job-related experience; or any equivalent combination. Massachusetts local inspector certification strongly preferred; however, candidates not possessing certification, but who meet the Board of Building Regulations and Standards’ minimum qualifications and have been approved to take the certification exams may be considered. Must possess a valid Class D motor vehicle license.

Ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to interpret and enforce regulations with tact and impartiality. Computer skills necessary to use permitting and inspection software. Must be available to work some evening and weekend hours. Salary range is $37.43-$48.66/hr, DOQ.

A complete job description can be found here. To apply, email resume and cover letter in a single PDF with “Local Building Inspector” in the subject line to: townadmin@town.northborough.ma.us. First preference will be given to those applicants who apply by July 12. Position will remain open until filled. AA/EOE