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September 25, 2014
Gray, Maine

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Job Posting:
Code Enforcement Officer/ Town Planner - Town of Rangeley

The Town of Rangeley has an opening for the position of full-time Code Enforcement Officer/ Town Planner. Responsibilities: Responsibilities for Code Enforcement Officer include the inspection of plumbing, construction and maintenance, and the monitoring of all zones for code or zoning violations. Considerable effort is involved in the technical examination of structural plans and plot plans preparatory to issuance of building permits. Detailed reviews and inspections may be made of building plans and specifications for compliance with the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code and the Town's zoning and subdivision ordinances. This position is also responsible for providing information as a liaison to the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals and Ordinance Committee and dealing with the public on a daily basis. Responsibilities for the Town Planner include all municipal planning functions including the implementation of the Town's Comprehensive Plan. Work involves land use planning; researching, developing, coordinating and administering land use and planning related projects, maintaining accurate records, applying sound planning and design skills, and developing and promoting recommendations on issues that affect the Town of Rangeley. Additional duties include interacting with individuals and groups representing diverse interests. The Town Planner must be able to discuss policies, resolve problems and differences among competing interests, and communicate detailed information to a variety of internal and external customers, including the Board of Selectmen, any advisory committees and the general public. The Code Enforcement Officer/Town Planner is expected to carry out his or her individual responsibilities with initiative, independence and confidentiality, while exercising sound problem-solving skills and professional judgment.

An application package, including full job description, can be obtained at the Town Office located at 15 School Street, Rangeley, Maine or by calling Tiki White at (207) 864-2257. Applications may be submitted to the Town Office, by fax to (207) 864-3578, by email to adminassist@rangeleyme.org or by mail. Applications will be accepted until Friday, September 19, 2014.

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ICC Chapter Update - August 2014

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48th Annual New England Municipal Building
Officials Seminar - October 6-8, 2014

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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2014 CEO Training - Evaluating the Installation of Erosion and Sediment Control Practices - September 16, 2014

MDOT Performance and Training Center, Fairfield, Maine

Join the Maine DEP Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center for this special workshop. Through a combination of classroom and field training we will review some common errors found in BMP installations. This workshop designed for CEOs, will provide guidance to determine whether erosion and sediment control practices are installed properly on the construction sites you oversee. Class size is limited to 40, so register early to reserve your seat.

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Soils and Natural Resource Workshop - 9/3/14

Mount Blue State Park, Weld, Maine

The Maine Association of Professional Soil Scientists in conjunction with the Maine Association of Wetland Scientists, Maine Association of Site Evaluators and Soil Science Society of Northern New England is once again sponsoring a late summer workshop focusing on soils and natural resources. This year, the workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Mt. Blue State Park in the western Maine town of Weld, from 9:00 am until 3:30 pm.

As in the past, this workshop will combine soil evaluation with natural resource identification and regulation issues. Natural resource/soil sites to be included in the workshop are: a potential wetland in glacial till soils on a 20% slope; sandy spodosol soils (soils with a gray leached Albic horizon directly underlain by a red to black horizon of accumulation); glacial till spodosol soils; pit and mound topography soils pits on a long sloping glacial till site that are influenced by oxygenated groundwater; a stream/wetland complex and a stream/wetland/vernal pool complex in the shoreland zone of Webb Lake that will have all kinds of shoreland and LUPC zoning issues as well as a few involving NRPA.

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Job Posting:
Code Enforcement Officer - Town of Chebeague Island

The Town of Chebeague Island has an immediate opening for a Code Enforcement Officer. We are looking for someone to provide short-term support, and will be initiating a hiring process to fill the position long-term. The current time commitment is 10 hours per week, with a proposed increase to 12 as of July 1. The time commitment for immediate assistance is of course negotiable and we are willing to work with many different schedules. The current wage is $30/hour.

If you are interested in a short-term commitment or applying for the position longer term, please contact the Town Administrator directly at townadmin@chebeague.net or at 846-3148. A job description and application materials are available on our municipal website at http://www.townofchebeagueisland.org/

Job Posting:
GFA International, Inc. is seeking FULL and PART TIME Building Code Inspectors, Plans Examiners, and Building Code Administrators for our Florida operations. Click here for more information.

International Code Council's eNews Newsletter
May 8, 2014 - Click here to view.
Click here to view archived newsletters

November 18, 2013 - Memo Re: Thermal Barriers Over Rigid Foam

Energy Code Seminary - Slides and Documents

September 2013 Issue - The Enforcer

Newsletter of the Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association

November 2013 - International Code Council Update

June 2013 issue of International Code Council's Codes & Standards News, a building science journal from the ICC Technical Services Division

Current issues of International Code Council's ICC eNews, a publication that discusses topics of building safety, fire prevention and sustainability. Recent ICC eNews issues linked here

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September Issue - The Enforcer

Newsletter of the Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association

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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 International Code Council and the National Fire Protection Association 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: http://www.coalition4safety.org

Maine Nonpoint Source Training News, Winter/Spring 2012

2009 IRC Wall Bracing Presentation

The handout from the presentation at the September 2011 meeting is being made available if you need a copy. Click here for the handout.

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