The role of the Chief Building Inspector for Bullitt County Planning and Development is to enforce provisions of the Kentucky Building Code and referenced standards as well as serve as the Department’s Level III Building Inspector


Serves the department as a Level III Building Inspector

Serves on committees and attends meetings as designated by the Director of Planning and Development and the Community Development Officer

Receives applications, reviews construction documents and issue plan reviews and approvals for the erection and alteration of buildings and structures

Inspects premises for locations where permits have been issued and enforces compliance with the provisions of the code

Keeps official records of applications received, permits and certificates issued, fees collected, and any inspections or notices performed.

Investigates and researches any complaints received on possible building code violations

May have to attend judicial proceedings

Acts as a liaison between Planning and Development and other agencies and organizations.

Establish educational programs and instruct other on building related topics

Perform other duties as required by the Director of Planning and Development and the Community Development Officer.

Acts as the MS4 Coordinator

Responds to complaints about possible violations of county ordinances involving storm water and illicit discharges

Meets with local, state, and federal officials to facilitate the coordination of intergovernmental programs

Prepares reports in a timely manner


Per 815 KAR 2:010, 12 hours of continuing education are required annually

Must relate to general business and technical skills required of a certified inspector


Proficient computer knowledge

Ability to be a self-starter and demonstrate management loyalty

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to resolve problems and interpret policies and regulations


Will supervise all Inspectors within the Planning and Development Department


High School Diploma

KY Certificate Level III Building Inspector


Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

Must pass a background check

Must pass a drug and alcohol screening

Must be available for on-call status

Must wear personal protective equipment as mandated by OSHA


Working indoors in a professional office setting

Working outdoors

Different weather conditions to include extreme hot/cold temperatures
Driving thru (ice, snow, rain, etc.)
Commercial and/or residential sites that are under construction
Undeveloped outdoor areas (woods, etc.)


Standing and/or walking for long periods of time

Occasional crouching, kneeling, crawling, bending, stooping, reaching, climbing, or balancing

Operating objects, tools, or controls while using hands

Clear vision and hearing

Possible lifting to 25lbs

Prolonged periods in a stationary position at a desk

Prolonged periods working on a computer


Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $70,000 +


Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance


8 hour shift
On call



Driver’s License (Required)
KY Level III Building Inspector Certificate (Required)

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