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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT The Newton County Board of Commissioner’s is seeking to fill a position vacancy. Those individuals who meet the minimum qualifications required are invited to apply by submitting an application on our website This position will be opened until filled.

Position: Senior Building Inspector/Building Official

Education & Experience: All candidates to fill a vacant position in this classification must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent; and,

  • Four to six years of progressively responsible related experience in construction trades, codes compliance or any 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.

Licenses and Certification:

  • Valid State Driver’s License with acceptable motor vehicle record. Please submit a current (Less than 90 days old) 3 year motor vehicle report. Certified copy only.

  • NPDES Certification or ability to obtain within 12 months of employment.

  • International Code Council (ICC) certification as Certified Building Official. Certification in the following three (3) areas: (Residential Building Inspection, Commercial Building Inspection, and Building Plans Examiner). Some deficiencies in certification may be considered with obtainment of required certificates within 12 months of employment.

Position Summary: Performs technical work in the inspection of building plans and construction for compliance with all applicable ordinances and standards. Coordinates and provides guidance and supervision to Building Inspectors. For a complete job description, please visit our website.

Salary: $20.15 per hour Closing Date: Open until filled

Selection Process: In order to be considered, please submit an application online at our website: You may also submit an application in person at the address listed below.

Human Resources

1113 Usher Street, Ste. 203 Covington, GA 30014 678-625-1200 |

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