City of Lynn - Personnel Department
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Posting Date March 23, 2022
Closing Date

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Department Inspectional Services Department
Job Title Building Inspector
Vavancies One (1) Permanent Full-time
Union Eligible Yes, AFSCME Local 193
Work Hours City Hall Hours

$57,570.24 - 1st year
$59,534.68 - 2nd year
$64,558.29 - 3rd year

Please Note

The successful candidate for this position must be currently certified as a Local Inspector or Building Commissioner/Inspector of Buildings in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Candidates without current certification will not be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities 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.
Qualifications - 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.

*City residency required within six months of hire.

How To Apply

A completed application, can be submitted via regular post, e-mail (personnel@lynnma.gov), via the Lynn City Hall dropbox at the Johnson Street entrance, or in person at Room 307 in Lynn City Hall.

If submitting via e-mail, please include the “JOB TITLE” in the subject line.
Applications must be submitted by the deadline below, or you will not be considered.
Email Subject
Job Title
“Building Inspector"
Closing Date

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

* The Lynn City Council has approved a home rule petition to the Massachusetts Legislature that would amend the Lynn City Charter to remove this residency requirement but affirm preference in hiring for Lynn residents.
The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Last Update: March 23, 2022 8:02 AM


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