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Building Inspector

Troup County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Jun. 26, 2019

End Date: Jul. 26, 2019

                                                          Troup County Government

Position:   Building Inspector        Department:    Community Development                  Salary:   $17.44/Hr 

Under general supervision and instruction this position is responsible for conducting property and building inspections to ensure compliance with state and county codes and ordinances and for conducting residential and commercial building code inspections to enforce state-mandated building codes. 


Must be at least 21 years of age; high school diploma or GED; current valid driver's license
Must have 1-2 years experience in related field
Knowledge of the Troup County Code of Ordinances and Troup County policies and procedures
Knowledge of County, State and National building codes; Knowledge of code enforcement principles and practices
Knowledge of construction techniques and contracting procedures; Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety principles
Knowledge of generally accepted engineering, construction and building practices
Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs
Knowledge of the building permit process and requirements; Knowledge of the business license process and requirements
Skill in the use of computers and job-related software programs; Skill in problem solving, prioritizing and planning
Skill in conducting investigations and collecting evidence; Skill in the enforcement of county and state codes and ordinances
Skill in reading blueprints and construction documents
Skill in conducting and documenting site, structural, energy, electrical, plumbing and mechanical inspections
Skill in oral and written communication; Skill in interpersonal relations 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs on-site building inspections during all phases of construction
Issues stop-work notices as appropriate; conducts follow-up inspections to ensure corrective action has been taken; posts inspection notices
Reviews building plans for new construction, renovations and modifications; advises contractors/owners of changes required for code compliance; issues building permits; prepares occupancy permits
Provides information and assistance to contractors, builders and the general public
Reviews residential and commercial site plans and/or land plats for Troup County code compliance
Documents, responds to and investigates citizen complaints about environmental issues, sanitation problems, business licenses, building permits, public nuisances, illegal signs, unsafe buildings, dilapidated structures, property maintenance and soil erosion/sediment control issues
Performs new residential and commercial building code inspections
Assists the general public, law enforcement and other personnel by performing a variety of public relations activities and by providing technical and clerical support
Responds to in-person and telephone inquiries at information desk; provides information and answers questions; refers to appropriate personnel or offices
Issues written citations for violations of the Troup County Code of Ordinances
Gathers, preserves, identifies and records information for ordinance violations and presents in court as required
Assists with the review and processing of other various permits
Prepares charts, graphs, diagrams and exhibits; takes photographs required for court presentations
Assists with new business license applications and the annual business license renewal process
Conducts meetings and prepares and makes presentations to community and school groups related to department activities
Completes and maintains various reports, paperwork and documents as required
Performs in a flexible work environment with diverse activities
Works collaboratively with other Troup County Departments and various outside agencies
Performs all other related duties as assigned

Employment Applications will be accepted Until Filled on Troup County's website @ www.troupcountyga.org. 

Job #: 05232019 Building Inspector                                 

Troup County is an Equal Opportunity Employer - A Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace