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Job: Building Inspector

City of Florence

Building Inspector

City of Florence

Job Description

Job Type: Full time, Salaried

Wage: $40,622.40 - $46,299/yr. 

Location: Florence, CO.

Job Description:

Salary and Benefits: The City of Florence Planning Department is seeking a Building Inspector. The salary ranges from $40,622.40 - $46,299.00, DOE/DOQ . Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, retirement, and supplemental insurance.

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the City Planner, is responsible for the administration and enforcement of building codes and related ordinances of the City of Florence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews plans and specifications for building construction Issues building permits and-collects-appropriate-fees
  • Performs on-site inspections of new and remodeled construction at residential, commercial, and industrial site
  • Examines work performed and materials used by contractors, property owners and the general public for compliance with appropriate ordinances and codes
  • Confers with contractors, property owners for violations of code and the corrections needed
  • Stays informed of new technical developments and trade practices
  • Confers with City Manager and City Planner and appropriate outside agencies on more difficult inspections or where interpretation of ordinance or code is needed
  • Assists City Planner in enforcing zoning ordinances, rules, and regulations
  • Recommends changes to City ordinances to conform with changes in current laws
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the City Planner


  • Ensures that all duties listed, previously are performed efficiently and properly
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive and problem-solving atmosphere and clearly assesses and completes all assigned tasks, permits and inspections
  • Responsible for documentation of all inspections and manages the records of the building department
  • Responsible for cooperating with supervisor, other departments, and co-workers with the overall benefit to the City as the primary focus
  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, and organization of workload
  • Responsible to be knowledgeable of all facets of the Building Department or to know where to obtain pertinent information
  • Relates to the public in a professional and courteous manner at all times

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • 2-year college degree in a related field desirable
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience equivalent to a 2-year degree
  • Working knowledge of the Uniform Building Code and other applicable codes
  • ICC-certification as building inspector within six months of placement in the position.

Applications may be picked up at City Hall, 600 West 3rd Street, Florence, CO 81226.

You may email a copy of your application and resume to [email protected] or drop them off at City Hall.

**Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee, time to time; the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. Click “View Application” below for more detail on this specific job.

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Apply By: June 17, 2024

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