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Planning and Development- Building Inspector

Dawson County

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Job Title:  Building Inspector
Department:  Dawson County Planning and Development
Location:  Dawsonville, GA  30534
Salary:  $19.83-$24.71 Hourly/DOQ
Status: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt


Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Building Official, this position is responsible for inspecting new residential and/or commercial construction throughout Dawson County and ensuring compliance with building codes and other ordinances of the county to include but not limited to: building codes, plumbing code, gas code, electrical code, mechanical code and energy code.

Job Requirements:
Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.  High school diploma or equivalent, plus a minimum of one year’s experience in the field of construction or related field; or any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.  Applicant must be certified or able to receive certification through International Code Council within one year of employment.  Must be certified or able to receive certification in Soil Erosion through GSWCC for Level 1A.  Applicant must possess a valid Georgia driver license and maintain a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR), and must be able to pass a background check and drug screening.  

To apply for a position with Dawson County, please complete and submit an application online at if you are unable to complete an application online, applications are available in the County Administration Office, located on the second floor of the Dawson County Courthouse. Applications may be emailed to; faxed to 706-344-3889; or mailed or dropped off in person to: Dawson County Government, Human Resources Department, 25 Justice Way, Suite 2233, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM. All applications submitted are subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.


Dawson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.

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