Building Inspector

Town of Windham   Windham, NH   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on May 25, 2024

Building Inspector

The Town of Windham, NH is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Building Inspector. Under the direction of the Community Development Director, this position supports the Community Development Department by reviewing building permit applications, construction plans and specifications, and issuing certificates of occupancy. The Building Inspector is responsible for inspections of buildings (foundations, framing, insulation, etc.), plumbing, septic, and electrical to ensure compliance with building codes, zoning, and other Town ordinances. The Building Inspector performs these duties independently, making decisions based on technical judgement and as outlined in Federal, State, and local ordinances, laws and regulations. The Building Inspector also serves as the Health Officer of the Town, subject to Selectmen recommendation and appointment by the State of NH. The Health Officer is responsible for enforcement of applicable health regulations and ordinances adopted by the Board of Health and/or Town of Windham, as well as the State of NH. Candidates must possess a strong knowledge of building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, modern building construction methods, materials, tools, and public equipment. Knowledge of life safety codes and housing codes, along with local zoning ordinances is required. Candidates must have the ability to work effectively and respectfully with the public and demonstrate excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Strong attention to detail is required. This position is responsible for applying knowledge of federal, state, and local ordinances. Excellent computer skills including a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must possess at least five (5) years' experience in construction, building trades, engineering, or architecture; experience as a building inspector, OR, any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. This position requires the employee to work 60% outside and 40% inside. Work is performed under varied conditions while reviewing projects under construction or investigating complaints.

Starting Salary Range: $75,346 - $83,050 dependent on education and experience. The Town of Windham offers a great benefits package including excellent health insurance, participation in the NH State Retirement System and a supplemental retirement plan, as well as a generous earned time benefit.


Town of Windham

Windham , NH