TOWN OF SOUTH HADLEY
The Town of South Hadley seeks qualified applicants for the position of Building Commissioner.
This position is responsible for enforcement and interpretation of the Massachusetts Building Code (780 CMR) and the Zoning Bylaw of the Town of South Hadley in all matters relating to construction and design of commercial and residential properties.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to issuance of building permits, supervision of department staff, and management of the departments budget.
Responsibilities of this position include the required use of extensive judgment and ingenuity to perform responsibilities within the limits of guidelines that include the State Building Code, court decisions, and various other departmental policies and Town Bylaws.
The position is responsible for interpreting these guidelines to others, in determining their application to specific matters pertaining to zoning, land use, and building permitting, and in developing operating policies.
The position requires considerable interpretation and application of these laws, rules and regulations, with such interpretation and application regularly subject to appeal by an aggrieved party to a decision.
This is a supervisor position of four staff (Wiring Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, Administrative Assistant) all part-time positions, the ideal candidate would be skilled at building a team approach within the department.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience within a competitive range for a municipality the size and need of South Hadley.
Benefit package also comparable to like communities.
A candidate for this position should have a Bachelors degree in field related building construction or design and/or five (5) years to seven (7) years prior experience in the supervision of building construction or design or a combination of education and experience; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Massachusetts Building Commissioner Certification must be obtained in a reasonable period of time.
The appointment of this position is contingent on a successful CORI check.
To submit an application please visit our website at www.southhadley.org/jobs. The Town of South Hadley is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.