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[GACE] Code Compliance Official (Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical)

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New Hanover County is seeking experienced Code Compliance Officials to fill multiple openings in the Building Safety department.  Code Compliance Officials are responsible for enforcing codes and regulations for commercial and residential construction projects.  Duties include conducting inspections to ascertain compliance with codes, inspecting blueprints and schematics, reviewing contractor licenses, and interpreting appropriate construction ordinances, communicating with owners, contractors, and design professionals concerning code issues, interacting with the public to answer questions, completing written reports of inspections, investigating reports of non-compliance, and performing appraisals of damages resulting from natural disasters. 

New Hanover County's Building Safety Department is comprised of a team of dedicated professionals who stay committed to the County's goal of intelligent growth and economic development by providing development services and code compliance.  The Inspections division completes over 40,000 inspections per year.  Our approach focuses on compliance, rather than enforcement, in an effort to remain effective, efficient, consistent, responsive and easy to do business with as we strive to assist New Hanover County be viewed as the model of good governance.  The ideal candidate for this position will have knowledge and experience with North Carolina codes, excellent written and oral communication skills, computer skills and excellent interpersonal skills.

New Hanover County strives to hire the best and the brightest employees who are committed to public service.  Our employees enjoy an innovative, energetic and employee-focused work environment with top down support that embraces bottom up ideas and engagement.  Our talented team of professionals have a passion for providing care and services that effect change on the everyday lives of the citizens they encounter.  Our shared values of professionalism, innovation, integrity, stewardship and accountability guide the way we conduct ourselves and deliver services to our customers.  If this sounds like an organization that models the values you uphold, we invite you to come and be a part of the exciting, healthy and progressive team at New Hanover County.

Minimum Qualifications

Must qualify for Level II or Level III NC Standard or Probationary Code Enforcement Official certification in the area of Mechanical, Building, Plumbing, and/or Electrical.  Must have good driving record and own transportation.

Applicants selected with Probationary level certifications must obtain Standard level certifications within 2 years of employment.  


  • Standard or probationary Level II or III NC Code Enforcement Official certification in the area of Mechanical, Building, Plumbing, and/or Electrical.
  • NC Driver's License

Other Information

Hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays,  Must be available to work during emergency situations.

Salary Information

Minimum starting salary commensurate with training/experience and qualifications within the salary range.  The salary range for a Level II certification is $39,224 - $64,614.  The salary range for a Level III certification is $40,479 - $64,614.

How to Apply

Apply URL: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nhc/jobs/1833098/code-compliance-official-building-plumbing-electrical-mechanical

A completed application must be submitted and received through the New Hanover County website.  Applicants are required to thoroughly complete this on-line application.  This position is being advertised continuously and applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until positions are filled.

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