Building Inspector

Date of Posting: Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Department: Inspectional Services Department
Job Title:
Building Inspector (40 hrs)
One (1) Permanent Full-time
Union Eligible:
AFSCME Local 193
Work hours:
8AM-4PM, Monday-Friday

$87,576.55 per year

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Review and approve plans and specification for the installation, repair, alteration or replacement of buildings and building structural systems for compliance with all applicable codes and ordinances.
• Enforce the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Building Codes, City of Lynn Zone Ordinance and all City of Lynn ordinances authorized.
• Inspect all building projects in process of construction, alteration, replacement and repair for which permits have been issued for compliance with all applicable codes and ordinances.
• Investigate complaints of violation of codes or ordinances and take action required to correct condition.
• Interprets and gives advice on and enforces building and zoning laws and ordinances.
• Issues permits for building permits and keeps records of all inspections.
• Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Demonstrated ability to interpret and enforce regulation with tact and impartiality.
• Performs related work as required.

• Massachusetts Building Inspector certification required.
• Minimum High School degree, Associates Degree preferred.
• 3 or more years experience in building design, construction, engineering, architecture or related field.
• Must possess and maintain a Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle License
• Must be able to access and traverse construction sites, uneven terrain and work outside in all weather conditions.
• Bilingual/bicultural candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
• When applicants are substantially similar in terms of qualifications, preference will be given to candidates who have resided in the City of Lynn for a continuous twelve-month period prior to the date of posting.

How To Apply
A completed application can be submitted via:

- Email ([email protected])
- Regular Post
- In-Person at the Personnel Department, Room 307 in Lynn City Hall

If submitting via e-mail, please include the “JOB TITLE” in the subject line. Application review will begin after the priority date (Tuesday, May 21) and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job Title: "Building Inspector"

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED (Priority Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2024)

All applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment in employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, familial status, genetic information, or any other status prohibited by law.

The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
If you have any questions about the application process or need assistance, please call (781) 586-4000 or email us at [email protected].