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Township Seeks to Hire Building Official/Zoning Administrator

Township Seeks to Hire Building Official/Zoning Administrator

Ann Arbor Charter Township Building Official/Zoning Administrator

Ann Arbor Charter Township is accepting applicants for the position of Building Official/Zoning Administrator.  The position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative and technical functions associated with administration and enforcement of building and zoning codes, and providing assistance to property owners, developers, Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and Township Board.

Salary dependent on candidate’s match of qualifications and experience.  The position is for 4 days a week and includes health, dental and retirement benefits.

To apply, please submit a cover letter that addresses the minimum requirements and salary history and a resume to: Della DiPietro at by May 22.

Minimum Requirements:

5 years of building construction experience as a licensed contractor, building inspector, zoning official or building plan reviewer; State of Michigan certifications as a Building Inspector, Building Official and Plan Reviewer; working knowledge of Microsoft Office products; thorough knowledge and understanding of state and local building codes, zoning ordinances, building plan review, and construction site inspection procedures; and valid State of Michigan operator’s license.

Related State of Michigan certifications such as Electrical and Plumbing Inspector are desirable.

Essential Job Functions:

Reviews or inspects plans, specifications and blue prints of site plans, new buildings under construction or remodels of existing buildings for compliance to codes and ordinances.  Issues and approves permit applications.  Meets with applicants to review and discuss land use applications.

Conducts on-site inspections to ensure conformity to codes and ordinances.

Explains, interprets and provides guidance regarding all applicable building and zoning codes to architects, engineers, contractors, developers, property owners, the public and local officials relating to building and zoning issues.

Maintains accurate and complete records relating to the operation of the building and zoning functions of the Township.

Provides technical and administrative support to the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals ant Township Board on building and zoning issues.  Oversees preparation of Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals agendas and attends monthly meetings.

Keeps abreast of modern building practices, new construction techniques and changes in regulations through continued education and professional growth.

Performs related work as required.