Employment Opportunities

Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer (Part-Time)

The City of Suwanee is accepting applications for a part-time building inspector/code enforcement officer. Work focuses on residential building inspections, sign ordinance enforcement, soil erosion inspections and enforcement, and code enforcement. Position reports to the Building Official.

Major Duties

  • Conducts field inspections of residential construction sites and structures; inspects structural, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, signage, and soil erosion;  ensures compliance with city, county, state, and federal codes, ordinances, and regulations; maintains inspection log.
  • Investigates complaints of violation of City code, appropriate zoning ordinances, sign ordinance and related laws, other ordinances or codes; issues courtesy notices, notices of violation, citations, correction notices, and stop-work orders to ensure compliance; conducts follow-up investigations to ensure compliance with applicable codes and ordinances; prepares case documentation and testifies in court proceedings.
  • Performs inspections of detention ponds and storm sewers to ensure compliance with state regulations.

Physical Demands
Work typically requires walking, sitting, standing, bending, kneeling, crouching, and crawling. The employee must occasionally lift light to moderately heavy objects, climb ladders, use tools or equipment that require a high degree of dexterity, travel from site to site, and distinguish between shades of color. 

Work Environment
Work is typically performed outside at construction sites and may include regular exposure to hot, cold, or inclement weather, rough terrain, noise, dust, dirt, and machinery with moving parts. At times, the employee may be required to wear protective equipment.

Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent; associate degree preferred; 5 years' experience in building inspection, construction supervision, or related field required or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have residential building code certification or become certified within 9 months. Must possess a valid State of Georgia driver's license.

$19.69/hourly (32 hours per week)

City vehicle for daily work use.

Applications for position close August 22, 2014.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Application must accompany resume: City of Suwanee Human Resources, 330 Town Center Avenue, Suwanee, GA 30024.

Equal Opportunity Employer