Building and Fire Official
Description: Performs difficult skilled technical and administrative work enforcing building codes, fire codes, zoning ordinances and related ordinances, maintaining files and records, preparing reports, and does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Community and Economic Development Director.
Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Virginia driver’s license and acceptable driving record according to City of Emporia criteria.
Requires successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screening.
Possession of Building Official certification.
Possession of or ability to obtain Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector certifications issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia within one year of hire.
Possession of or ability to obtain Fire Official certifications issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia within one year of hire.
Any combination of education and experience that qualifies a candidate may be considered in lieu of the specific requirements listed above.