Local Inspector
City Of Holyoke- Personnel Dept *

Job Order #: 19405295

Holyoke, MA 01040

Full Time

35 hours per week

POSTED 7/25/2023

EXPIRES 10/23/2023

Job Description

Position Purpose:
Performs administrative and technical work related to building safety and all Codes and Inspections Department
activities in the City of Holyoke, administers and coordinates the planning of department projects, responsible for
maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control.
Performs all other related work as required.
Essential Functions:
(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be
performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related
or a logical assignment to the position.)
Assist the Building Commissioner and Assistant Building Commissioner in the performance of their duties.
Coordinates and administers the compliance and enforcement of laws and codes governing the construction of
new buildings, altering existing structures or demolition work, including but not limited to the State Building Code
and regulations made there under, and Chapter 18 of the City of Holyoke Code of Ordinances.
Reviews permit applications and plans, provides inspections of buildings and structures under construction and
existing buildings and structures to determine if plans, workmanship, and materials conform to all applicable code
Interacts with developers and contractors regarding code compliance issues, inspection requirements, and
minimum standards of construction and materials.
Confers with architects, contractors and others concerning building code provisions and construction methods.
Reviews processes applications for work and periodic inspections.
Schedules and performs inspections for all types of work and periodic inspections for existing structures
Coordinates with appropriate government bodies, private firms, organizations, or individuals to assist in achieving
City objectives and ensuring compliance with appropriate laws and development standards
Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of building code administration.
Cooperates, assists, and communicates timely, accurately, and effectively with all departments.
Prepares well thought-out, clear reports for the Building Commissioner. Performs similar or related work as
required, directed or as situation dictates.
Responds and initiates enforcement action related to the City of Holyoke Zoning Ordinance.
Issues verbal and written orders for the correction of deviation from applicable codes, laws, regulations.
Recommended Minimum Qualifications:
Education, Training and Experience:
Must meet the minimum qualifications required by the Board of Building Regulations and Standards ( BBRS ) in
accordance with M.G.L.Ch 143,sec 3 and regulations of the BBRS. Each local inspector shall have had at least five
years of experience in the supervision of building construction or design or in the alternative a two year associate
degree in a field related to building construction or design or any combination of education and experience which
would confer equivalent knowledge and ability, as determined by the board. In addition, such persons shall have a
general knowledge of the quality and strength of building materials; a general knowledge of the accepted
requirements for building construction, fire prevention, light, ventilation and safe exits; and a general knowledge of
other equipment and materials essential for safety, comfort, and convenience of the occupants of a building or
structure, and the energy requirements imposed by clause (p) of section 94 .Conditional appointments are acceptable
with pre-approval from the BBRS to take the required certification testing from the State.

How To Apply

Please send a letter of interest and your resume to personnel@holyoke.org


536 Dwight Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

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Benefit Details

Employee Benefits: Health, Dental, Life Insurance & Flexible Spending Account.


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