Wakulla County


Wakulla County Building Inspector or Plans Examiner


Wakulla County seeks qualified applicants for the position of Building Inspector or Plans Examiner within the Board of County Commissioners.  This is a full-time benefitted position, responsible for conducting inspections of building construction, erection, repair, addition or alteration projects that require permitting as required by state law, municipal or county ordinance.  This position reports directly to the Chief Building Official. 


Essential Functions: This position is responsible for the inspection of construction sites, mobile homes for alterations and/or repairs for conformance with drawings and specifications approved by the Building Department and for compliance with applicable laws and county ordinances.  Meets with owners, building contractors to discuss problems and corrective actions.  Follows assigned building projects from start to finish as directed.  Coordinates with applicable agencies to ensure their approval of project to approving the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy.   Receives inspection requests and schedules workday in order to meet the needs of the public and maintain work assignments.  Assists Code Enforcement as necessary.  Work is performed both indoors and outdoors and involves exposure to hazardous machinery, dust and extreme weather conditions.  Must have a thorough working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, gas, heating and air conditioning, building and fire codes and regulations.  Must possess the ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans and specifications.  Ability to communicate effectively and provide outstanding customer service is essential to successful employment.


The desirable applicant must be 18 years of age and be of good moral character; have a valid Florida Driver’s License; either currently possess or obtain a Provisional or Standard License issued by the State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as a Building Code Inspector or Plans Examiner.  To apply, send a Wakulla County application to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1263, Crawfordville, Florida 32326.  County applications are available at:  www.mywakulla.com or at the County Administrator’s Office, 3093 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida 32327.  Questions regarding qualifications and/or duties and responsibilities may be directed to Deborah DuBose at 850.926.9500. Drug screening and background check is required. Veteran’s Preference will be given to qualified applicants.  Wakulla County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.   Salary commensurate with experience.  This advertisement closes on Friday, April 6, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m.