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Inspections Department / Building Inspector

City of Dunn is seeking a qualified individual with strong communication skills and the ability to deal tactfully with customers and the general public. This position must have the knowledge to read and interpret construction plans while inspecting construction in-progress to enforce State codes including five trade areas at the level I, II or III certification limit. Duties include addressing ordinance violations, enforcing the Citys minimum housing code, investigating complaints and assisting with legal action when necessary. Enforces construction code, zoning ordinances and minimum housing regulations; makes site visits and gathers data.

Deadline for Application: Open Until Filled

  • Minimum Requirements
    A qualified candidate will possess a Standard Level I, II or III Certificate, considerable experience in HVAC, plumbing, building, and electrical trades.
  • Preference Given For
    Possession of Standard Level I, II or III Certificate.
  • Special Requirements
    Must possess a valid NC Driver License.
  • Benefits Include
    The City of Dunn provides an excellent benefits package that includes participation in NC Local Government Employees Retirement System; participation in the State Health Plan, employer-paid dental & life insurance; optional vision insurance; optional FSA participation; optional life, disability, cancer, critical illness, and accident insurance; 401(k) plan and optional 457(b) plan; 12 paid holidays; birthday holiday; and vacation/sick leave.
  • Starting Salary Range
    Salary DOQ and certification level.
  • How to Apply
    Submit Standard Certificate numbers and cover letter expressing your interest in providing inspection services for the Dunn Community, a City application and resume to: City of Dunn, HR Director, PO Box 1065, Dunn, NC 28335. Applications are available at City Hall, 401 E. Broad St., or they may be downloaded or submitted online at www.cityofdunn.org. Open until filled. The City of Dunn is an Equal Opportunity employer and provides a drug free workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer

More About Dunn

Dunn was originally called "Lucknow" and was renamed in 1873

The city of Dunn was incorporated on February 12, 1887, at which time it was a logging town and a turpentine distilling center. The name honors Bennett Dunn, who supervised the construction of the railway line between Wilson and Fayetteville.

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