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Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer
Posted Date:
Monday July 03, 2017
Due Date:
Tuesday January 01, 2199 12:00 AM
Job Details:
The Town of Aberdeen, a growing community located adjacent to Pinehurst and Southern Pines is seeking dedicated candidates to fill a Building Inspector / Code Enforcement Officer position. Aberdeen and the surrounding Sandhills region of North Carolina offer an appealing quality of life that provides something for everyone. This position will require above average abilities to build interpersonal relationships, exhibit excellent oral and written communication, and a superior working knowledge of the construction industry. This position is responsible for the review, inspection and enforcement of building codes and ordinances relating to residential and commercial construction and enforcement of the general Town Code. Examples of work performed may include plan review, conducting field inspections, site visits, interaction and communication with contractors, developers, the public and property owners, completion and filing of reports, coordination with other Town departments and the Department of Insurance as necessary, and the initiation of compliance and enforcement actions. Position will frequently conduct field inspections of property and vehicles within Town limits and report possible violations of Town ordinances such as overgrown grass, junk and abandoned vehicles, and right-of-way obstructions, in addition to their building code enforcement duties.

Requirements: Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of the building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical trades; extensive knowledge of building, construction, engineering and structural engineering principles and practices; extensive knowledge with building and related codes, laws and ordinances; ability to plan, direct and coordinate the various phases of inspection services; ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility; firmness and tact in enforcing building codes and nuisances; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with property owners, contractors, developers, the general public, and co-workers.

Must possess a valid NC driver’s license. Building Inspection Level II certificates are required in all trades, and Level III certificates are preferred. Must have the ability to obtain Building Inspection Level III certificates and Certified Zoning Officer certificate within an agreed upon time frame. The successful applicant must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen, background investigation, physical, and credit check. Hiring range: $48,000 - $58,000 with opportunity for career advancement to Chief Building Inspector within 6 months of hire, due to impending retirement of current Chief Building Inspector. Priority consideration will be given to those applications received by July 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. 

Applications may be submitted online at
or mailed to: Town of Aberdeen
Attention: HR Director
PO Box 785, Aberdeen, NC 28315
Equal Opportunity Employer



Town of Aberdeen  -  115 N. Poplar Street, Post Office Box 785  -  Aberdeen, NC 28315  -  Phone: 910-944-1115
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