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Washington County, TN
Building Inspector Employment Notice


Washington County, TN, is accepting applications for the position of Building Inspector which reports to the Chief Building Official.  The Building Inspector conducts periodic and required inspections of buildings and structures for compliance with applicable building codes, including mechanical and plumbing inspections as required.  This position also reviews construction and specification plans for compliance with Standard Building Codes.  The Building Inspector conducts inspections throughout the community, investigating complaints of code violations and issuing citations as needed.
Minimum Requirements:  Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and an AS Degree from a two-year college in Building Inspection or Construction Technology.  Relevant work experience in construction and/or as a contractor may be considered in lieu of.  All applicants must possess a valid Driver’s License.
Preferred Requirements:  State of Tennessee Building Inspector Certification, BS Degree from a college in Building Inspections or Construction Technology, State License Contractor with a minimum of five years of construction experience.
This position requires an individual who possesses strong communication skills and knowledge of standard business computer software (Word, Excel, etc) and the ability to obtain certifications in Residential and Commercial building, plumbing and mechanical within 12 (twelve) months from date of hire from the State of Tennessee to comply with state law, TCA 68-120-113.
A competitive salary and benefits package is offered based on level of experience.  Resumes will be received through September 15, 2016 and should be submitted by e-mail to schapman@washingtoncountytn.org or by mail to:  Washington County, Attention: Scott Chapman, PO Box 219, Jonesborough, TN 37659.  See link below for job description.
Washington County, TN is an equal opportunity employer.


Animal Services Manager

The two jurisdictions of Washington County and Johnson City Tennessee, who jointly operate animal control for the entire City and County, and who also operate a new animal services facility, are seeking an experienced, energetic, team builder to be their next Animal Services Manager. Salary range $40K - $62K, DOQ plus benefits. Position reports to a five member Board comprised of two representatives from each local government (city and county), and the President of the local Humane Society. The Manager will have 4 full-time and 12 part-time employees under their direction with an annual operating budget of approximately $612K.The successful candidate must be a proven manager with demonstrated success in animal shelter and control operations, finance, community interface, and leadership. Bachelor's Degree with 5 to 8 years of experience preferred. Eight (8) to ten (10) years of experience and training in lieu of degree will be considered.

To apply, send resumes to: employment@johnsoncitytn.org

For more information, click on the following link:

Washington County, TN is an equal opportunity employer. 

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