Job Opportunity

Building Inspector I/II
Marin County

Date Posted:

November 3, 2023


$7,467.20 – $9,696.27 / Monthly


The Building Inspector I is the entry-level class in the series. Incumbents in this class learn how to apply their professional training to a work production environment. The Building Inspector I responds to customer requests for field inspections to determine compliance with approved plans, applicable building standards, local ordinances and CDA policies. In addition, this position engages, advises and assists permit customers and community groups regarding building permit and inspection related issues. As experience is gained, assignments gradually become more complex and are performed with less supervision. The Building Inspector I is expected to be on-site, in the office, for the first 6-12 months for in-house training. The Building Inspector II works with considerable independence in carrying out inspections. They may also function as a specialist to advise other members of the staff in terms of one of the four technical areas of electrical, plumbing, mechanical, or structural.


The ideal candidate is a progressive problem solver who is comfortable working independently, has prior construction experience, and possesses a California State issued (current or expired) contractor’s license. This individual is an innovator with the ability to assess situations, apply appropriate analysis, interpret applicable laws and regulations, and resolve each situation appropriately. In addition, the ideal candidate possesses excellent communication and coaching skills in code related subject matter and will bring fresh thinking to assist Community Development Agency efforts to develop building permitting programs that engage the Marin public and support success in achieving healthy, safe, and sustainable communities. For the Building Inspector II, in addition to the above, the ideal candidate has building inspection experience and possesses professional certifications in excess of the minimum required for the position. Building Inspector II: CASp Certification is highly desired.

How to Apply:

 Apply online at: or visit For any questions, please contact the Marin County HR Dept at or call (415) 473-2126. EEO/TTY

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