Building Official

  • Full Time
  • Lamar

Website City of Lamar

Local municipality

JOB BRIEF:    This is a supervisory, professional, full-time position in which the Building Official ensures that plans for actual construction of all new and remodeled structures within the City of Lamar comply with building code and zoning requirements.  He or she performs plan reviews and conducts inspections of new and existing residential and commercial projects.  The Building Official coordinates departmental activities with other City departments.  This individual has significant interactions with the public, building contractors, developers and City and/or other government personnel. To read the full job description please go to the City of Lamar website.

Requirements:  Five years of increasingly responsible experience including two years of supervisory experience. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

PREFERRED:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  ICC Certified within six (6) months of hire in one of the four areas:   1) Structure 2) HVAC 3) Plumbing 4) Planning

HOW TO APPLY:    Please submit a cover letter that addresses the minimum qualifications, a resume and three professional references. References will be not be contacted without prior notification.  Please submit all materials to:

Margaret Saldana, HR Director

Human Resources Department

102 E. Parmenter

Lamar, CO  81052


Desired Start Date:    December/January 2023

Conditions of Employment:  Pre-employment Criminal Background Check, Valid Driver’s License,

Pre-employment drug testing and pre-employment physical will be required.

Benefits:  The City of Lamar provides a strong and competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision plan; a retirement plan, additional voluntary insurance plans, 10 days of paid vacation, 10 days of sick leave, 11 days of Holiday pay and 80 hours of COVID Leave until the Public Health Emergency expires.





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