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Building Inspector 


Positin reports to the Chief Building Official. Performs on-site commercial and/or residential building inspections for mechanical, foundation, electrical, plumbing, gas, framing, and roof code compliance as well as for proper zoning. May perform inspections on substandard housing for compliance with minimum housing standards and make recommendations for required improvements. Answers telephone inquiries from builders and contractors and schedules inspections for each workday. Completes all paperwork associated with the inspection process, including a daily report of status of inspections.

Position Requirements

Knowledge of relevant city codes and construction or trade codes. Must be certified within one year of employment on a minimum of two ICC certifications. Knowledge of construction techniques required. Knowledge of property maintenance code desired. Knowledge of geography of the city including subdivisions, and road and street names desired. Knowledge of building material desired. Skill in interpreting plans and technical specifications for compliance with applicable codes desired. Skill in reading and interpreting various codes, ordinances and legal documents desired. Skill in reading maps desired. Skill in operating computer, calculator, architect’s scale, tape measure and two-way radio. Skill in oral written combination in a tactful and considerate manner.

Physical/Environmental Requirements Mobility to work in typical office settings using standard office equipment is required. In addition, vision to read printed materials and computer screen and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Candidate will be exposed to extreme weather conditions and will be on occasion required to perform manual tasks.  
Location City of Thomasville  
About the Organization Our Vision

An innovative organization exceeding community expectations.

Our Mission

We create and deliver exceptional service to our community through a culture of safety, courtesy, professionalism and efficiency.

Our Values

We are a diverse group of individuals working together to serve the Community.

We are humble and treat each other the way we want to be treated.

We are honest, fair, and accountable for our actions.

We reward creativity and imagination that improves service.

We are proud of our Community and strive to serve with excellence.


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