Building Inspector II

Description : Building Inspector II: Edgecombe County is accepting applications for a full-time Building 
Inspector II. This position is responsible for inspecting permit-issued sites to ensure residential and commercial structures are in compliance with NC Building Codes and County Ordinances. This position reports to the Director of Planning, Inspections & E-911 Addressing.

Essential duties include: Performing inspections of residential, commercial and industrial 
structures for compliance with the North Carolina building, electrical, plumbing, and 
mechanical codes; enforcing minimum housing and FEMA/flood plain and other ordinances; 
responding to citizen complaints; notifying citizens and contractors of minimum housing code regulations; reviewing architectural plans and calculating permit fees; approving certificates of occupancy; and issuing stop work orders when necessary. 

Education: High School diploma or GED and extensive experience working with local 
building code enforcement including electrical, plumbing, building, and mechanical
inspections, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Special Requirements: Minimum level II standard certifications in building, plumbing, 
electrical, and mechanical trades required. Level III standard certifications in building, 
plumbing, mechanical, and electrical preferred. Must achieve Level III standard 
certifications in building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical within 3 years of hire.

A valid North Carolina driver’s license, pre-employment drug testing and background check 
are required.

A detailed job description is available upon request. Contact Edgecombe Human Resources 
Office at (252) 641-7832.

Salary Range: The starting salary is negotiable within the salary range based on experience and certifications.  Compensation includes excellent benefits that total over $11,000 annually.


Edgecombe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact : Apply for this position

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled