ASSISTANT BUILDING SUBCODE OFFICIAL – Hillsborough Township, Somerset County

ASSISTANT BUILDING SUBCODE OFFICIAL – Hillsborough Township, Somerset County –
The Township of Hillsborough is seeking a qualified candidate for the full-time position of Assistant
Building Subcode Official, which has the subordinate Administrative responsibility to regular Building
Subcode Official. Additionally, the Assistant Building Subcode Official will:
● Conduct Class 1, 2, and 3 plan review on a daily basis, field inspections as needed and serve as
Acting Building Subcode Official when required.
● Communicate with customers, explain code requirements, consult with architects and
engineers, help contractors and the public, with the permit process, and assist Building
Inspectors with problems in the field and office.
● The Assistant Building Subcode Official will investigate complaints against Builders and/or
Homeowners, follow up to ensure code compliance, and develop written reports and
enforcement notices as required.
Required:
● Building Inspector HHS and Building Subcode Official licenses.
● Five years or more experience as an HHS Building Inspector.
● Class 1 plan review experience in a Building Department which issues a combined 2000
or more Permits and Permit Updates per year.
● Willingness to obtain additional Technical license.
● Willingness to obtain Construction Official license.
● Advanced knowledge of Building Codes, applications and practices.
● Progressive knowledge of the design and construction of all types and class 1,2,3
structures, as well as diverse understanding of engineering and architectural concepts.
● Extensive working knowledge of the administrative areas of the New Jersey Uniform
Construction Code and the skill to effectively communicate that information
● Ability to interact with professionals, the general public, contractors and others in a
professional manner
● Strong computer and technology skills
● Strong customer service skills.
● Valid New Jersey driver’s license.
● Clearance of a criminal history background check.
This is an AFSCME Union position with a 40-hour work week. Please forward a cover letter of
interest, resume, three references and to: d borngesser@hillsborough-nj.org .