2015 Maine Code Conference Scholarships Available
The Maine Building officials and Inspectors Association is offering (two) one-day scholarships for students to attend the 2015 Maine Code Conference. The value of this scholarship is $140 per student.
MBOIA is also offering (two) one-day scholarships and (two) two-day scholarships for Code Enforcement Officials to attend the 2015 conference. The value of these scholarships is $140 for each one-day scholarship and $230 for each two-day scholarship. Applicants must be members of MBOIA.
The conference will take place at Sebasco Harbor Resort in Sebasco Estates, Maine on May 18th and 19th.
Electrical Inspector - City of Bangor, ME. The City of Bangor is seeking an electrical inspector to join the Code Enforcement Division’s team of inspectors. Certification as a Master Electrician is required. Certification as a certified Code Enforcement Officer is preferred. A full job description and application details are available at www.bangormaine.gov/employment. Submission deadline May 15, 2015.
Working under the supervision of the Code Enforcement Officer this technical position is responsible for the enforcement of building and zoning codes and other local regulatory requirements for the Town of Kennebunk. A strong working knowledge of the international building codes IRC and IBC, with Maine Department of Economic and Community Development certification in these areas, is the minimal requirement to start. Certification as a Code Enforcement Officer by the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development with an emphasis Legal Issues, Land Use, Shoreland Zoning, Internal Plumbing, Subsurface Wastewater and the Residential and Commercial Code is required to fulfill all duties.
The job is split between office work in a normal office environment and inspection activities at a variety of construction sites in many weather situations. Construction sites may be difficult to access and inspection activities may involve climbing ladders, or maneuvering in tight quarters and over uneven surfaces. Reasonable accommodations may be possible to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Town of Waterboro (population 7800) is looking to hire a 32 hour per week Code Enforcement Officer/LPI. This person must have at least two years experience as a municipal CEO/LPI and be fully state certified. We are looking for someone who is a good communicator both orally and in writing, and can prove they excel in public relations. We also need this person to be comfortable with strong enforcement of code and zoning violations when needed. The CEO is staff liaison to the ZBA and could possibly be called on to occasionally assist with Planning Board and zoning ordinance revision tasks.
The present work schedule for this position is Tuesday 11am – 7pm and Wed/Thurs/Fri 9am – 5pm. Pay is negotiable depending on qualifications with a pay range of $35K-40K for the 32 hour week. We offer $9000 towards health insurance, sick and vacation time and twelve holidays off. The CEO is supported by a 32 hour per week code/planning Administrative Assistant.
Please apply by sending a cover letter and resume with three references and their contact information to Town Administrator Gary Lamb. Email submission is encouraged (administrator @waterboro-me.gov), although hard copies are also accepted (24 Townhouse Road, East Waterboro, ME 04030). Interviews may begin as soon as applications arrive and the position will remain open until filled. A complete job description is available on our website or by calling Tammy Bellman at 247-6166, ext 121.
Please call Gary Lamb if you have further questions, 247-6166, ext 100.
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Nature of Work
Work involves skilled inspection and appraisal activities in the inspection and enforcement of building, housing, plumbing, health, environmental and related codes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Reviews applications for land use permits and serves as staff support to the Town Planning Board
- Inspects construction work of new and existing structures, and buildings damaged by fire to determine compliance with codes. Inspects housing units to insure compliance with minimum standards for safety and health.
- Inspects all plumbing for compliance with the State's Plumbing Code, both internal and external.
- Prepares accurate inspection reports which summarize general conditions, indicates defects noted and describes proper corrective action. In most cases, informal hearing is held with owner/manager to make them aware of problem.
- Maintains active and accurate development plans, indexes and individual case files.
- Receives any environmental health complaint and investigates to determine proper procedure for abatement of the hazard/nuisance.
- Involved with basic public health laboratory work.
- Makes permanent records in field relative to the information necessary to establish a value for rehabilitation.
- Analyzes factors applicable to establishment of values (grant projects).
- Assigns E911 house numbers and updates E911 Maps as required.
- Performs duties of Local Health Officer and prepares reports as required.
- Performs related work as required.
The Town of Kittery is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Code Enforcement Officer to enforce local, state and federal laws and codes relating to the protection of public health, welfare and land use. This position reports to the Town Planner. Duties include, but are not limited to: performs as the Town's Building Official, Local Plumbing Inspector and Local Health Officer; contacts the permitting process; responds to and performs additional tasks as assigned by the Town Planner; responds to citizen inquiries and/or complaints relating to septic, zoning, plumbing, electrical and other health or safety matters; constructs annual budget; supervises employees; attends various meetings and provides staff support to the Board of Appeals.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and three letters of recommendation to:
Betsy L. Oulton, Human Resources Manager
Town of Kittery
200 Rogers Road, Kittery, ME 03904
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ICC, NFPA Create Coalition to Advance Public Safety in the Built Environment
The International Code Council and the National Fire Protection Association Launch the Coalition for Current Safety Codes
The and the announced the formation of the Coalition for Current Safety Codes (CCSC). The coalition will advance public safety in the built environment by advocating states and municipal jurisdictions adopt current building, fire prevention, sustainable, electrical and life safety codes.
ICC and NFPA will seek broad participation in the coalition from other SDOs, the construction and insurance industries, government and the private sector to raise awareness about the importance of and steps needed to provide up to date buildings where people live, work, play and go to school. The two associations are coming together to co-chair the coalition because of a mutual commitment to public safety and in an effort to create even broader support for the adoption of modern codes and standards.
Please consider joining the Coalition for Current Safety Codes (CCSC) by visiting the new website:
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