TOWN OF SOUTH HADLEY PART-TIME LOCAL INSPECTOR The Town of South Hadley seeks qualified applicants for the position of part-time Local Inspector.
This position is responsible for assisting the Building Commissioners in administering and enforcing the state building code.
Candidates shall have a general knowledge of the quality and strength of building materials; a general knowledge of the accepted requirements for building construction, fire prevention, light, ventilation and safe exits; and a general knowledge of other equipment and materials essential for safety, comfort and convenience of the occupants of a building or structure.
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.
The hourly rate for this position will be $22.50/hour and the position is non-benefitted.
The schedule is flexible and the position will provide coverage for the Town of Granby as well.
A candidate for this position should have five (5) years prior experience in the supervision of building construction or design or an Associates Degree in a field related to building construction or design.
Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered.
Certification as a Massachusetts Local Inspector is required.
The appointment of this position is contingent on a successful CORI check.
Applications will be accepted until filled.