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Part-Time Building Inspector

The Town of Paonia is accepting applications for a Part-Time Position of Building Inspector. Under the direction of the Town Administrator, this position: Inspects new construction during various stages of construction and remodeling to ensure compliance with one or more of the uniform building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical codes; Responds to questions and provides information about construction site inspections and work found not to be in compliance with plans or one or more codes; Investigates violations and complaints; Schedules appointments, maintain files, retrieves data and prepares reports; Explains and interprets requirements and restrictions; answers questions and provides information about safety standards inherent in construction codes; Reviews new materials and methods used in building construction; Studies code and ordinance changes; Applies new codes and other building inspection regulations; Works with customers to explore alternative construction or remodeling methods which comply with the intent of the code; May issue stop work orders for non-compliance, and performs other duties as assigned.

Candidates must possess:

  1. High School Diploma or
  2. Two years’ construction and or building inspection Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  3. One Building Inspection certificate within the first year of
  4. Valid Colorado Driver’s License with a safe driving record required.
  5. Must be able to perform basic computer
  6. Good communications skills, customer service, and multitasking
  7. Must be willing to work overtime, evenings, and
  8. Pre-employment requirements will include a criminal background check and drug screen.
  9. A Town employment application is required and may include your

ICC Certified Commercial and Residential Building Inspector certifications desirable. Salary depending on qualifications. Town employment application available at Applications will be accepted until 11:00 AM on February 23, 2018 . Contact Town Administrator for additional information. The Town of Paonia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Town of Paonia

Attn: Ken Knight, Town Administrator

PO Box 460

214 Grand Ave.

Paonia CO 81428

(970) 527-4101

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