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Building Commissioner – Town of Danvers

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Building Commissioner – Town of Danvers

The Town of Danvers seeks applications for the full-time position of Building Commissioner. The Town of Danvers is a reputable Town on the North Shore, providing a supportive and welcoming environment for Town staff.  The Building Commissioner performs highly responsible work under the supervision of the Director of Land Use and Community Services. This position must adhere to applicable provisions of the M.G.L., local regulations, and bylaws.

Duties include examining building plans to ensure compliance with Massachusetts building codes, ADA, AAB and other related laws, regulations, and standards. The Building Commissioner is responsible for the direct supervision of staff in the Building Division and effective management as it relates to assignments and personnel duties and tasks.

The Town of Danvers zoning administration functions are performed within the Planning and Economic Development Division by the Zoning Administrator. Zoning administration/enforcement is not a main component of the Building Commissioner position.

This position requires a college degree or experience comparable to a Master Apprentice knowledge of construction trades with at least five (5) years of experience in the supervision of building construction, inspection, or design, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be certified as a Massachusetts Local Building Inspector; certification as a Building Inspector/Commissioner or ability to attain certification as a Building Inspector/Commissioner within the first eighteen (18) months is preferred; and must possess a valid state driver’s license issued by the Registry of Motor Vehicles.

Please refer to the job Description for details on the position responsibilities and requirements here.

This is a full-time, 35 hour per week position with normal work hours of Monday through Wednesday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Thursday 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Friday 8:00 AM to Noon. Salary range $75,615 – $100,946 depending on qualifications.  The Town offers excellent benefits including health and retirement plans.

To apply please send a Town application, resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, by email to [email protected] or Town Hall, 1 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Applications received prior to March 8, 2021 will be given preference.  An EOE/AA employer.


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