The city of Newburyport is seeking a full-time Local Building Inspector. Under general direction of the Building Commissioner, this position performs administrative and inspection duties to ensure laws of city and state building codes and other applicable regulations regarding the construction and repair of buildings/structures in the city.

Requires a HS diploma plus five years experience in the supervision of building construction or an equivalent combination of education/experience; current or pending certification by Massachusetts Board of Building Regulations and Standards in accordance with the provisions of 780 CMR 110.R-7. Must be able to read and interpret plans, specifications and blueprints and have general knowledge of building equipment and materials; proficiency with computers including experience with MS Office and online permitting software preferred; excellent communication and customer service skills and effective organization and time management.

Applicants must have a valid drivers license and pass a CORI check.

This is a union position with a work schedule of 35 hours/week. Annual salary range starts at $71,045 and will be based on education, certification, and experience.

Go to the city website for full job description and requirements.

Send resume and cover letter to or City of Newburyport, HR Department, 60 Pleasant St., PO Box 550, Newburyport, MA 01950