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Building Inspector/Zoning Admin

Turner County

Listing Summary

Turner County Board of Commissioners is seeking a full-time Zoning Administrator/Building Inspector.   This position is responsible for administering the county’s building and zoning ordinance.

Major Duties:

  • Attends zoning meetings and hearings.
  • Prepares legally required advertisements.
  • Issues construction, building, electrical, plumbing and HVAC permits.
  • Inspects construction for compliance with applicable codes and ordinances.
  • Issues permits for the moving of manufactured homes.
  • Assists in the issuance of 911 addresses.
  • Assists in issuing and enforcing business licenses.
  • Reviews land disturbance plans and forwards to state officials.
  • Attends required training.
  • Serves as county safety officer; coordinates and implements safety meetings; inspects work environments for violations; makes reports; investigates incidents and accidents.
  • Performs related duties.


Knowledge Required by the position:


  • Knowledge of building inspection principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of zoning enforcement principles.
  • Knowledge of relevant state and federal codes and regulations.
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.


Benefits:  Turner County offers a benefits package for full-time employees, including medical coverage, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, short-term disability, pension and FMLA leave.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED, knowledge of how to prepare a budget, knowledge of state and federal zoning ordinances, Turner County Zoning Ordinances and must have a valid GA Driver’s License.


If you are interested, please complete an employment application and resume. Applications are available at the Courthouse Annex Building at 208 East College Avenue, Ashburn, Georgia 31714.  Job listing will end on Friday, June 28, 2024.

Turner County is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to equal access and equal treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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