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Town of Brownsburg

Building Services Coordinator

Development Services · Brownsburg, Indiana
Department Development Services
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $23-$28/hr

General Description/responsibilities


Assist in the oversight of all residential and non-residential permit reviews, coordination and issuance.

Assist in the oversight for all building projects, reports, and procedures.

Assist with the daily operations of department to apply, interpret, and enforce the commercial/industrial, residential, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, housing, and building codes of the State.

Responsible for assisting in the enforcement and explaining the requirements of all applicable International, Federal, State, Local ordinances, and regulations to contractors and the general public.

Assist with developing capital and strategic plans.

Assist in the short- and long-term planning and implementation of all building related projects.

Assist with issuing all building permits, Certificate of Occupancy and Certificate of Completion.

Assist in the issuing of condemnation notices to owners and builders of improper or hazardous structures.

Assist in maintaining compliance with ISO regulations.

Assist or serve as Floodplain Manager which includes the Responsibilities of enforcing FEMA rules and regulations including but not limited to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Assist in enforcing all Plan Commission approvals, Board of Zoning Appeals approvals, and Town Ordinances.

Assist with researching, developing, and implementing, and/or reviewing, interpreting, and recommending changes to specifications, standards, policies, procedures, codes, regulations, and ordinances that relate to department goals, objectives, policies and procedures.

Participate in local and state initiatives, task forces, events, and related professional committees.

Assist in the enforcement and compliance with Stormwater management, local ordinance, state rule 5 327 OAC 15-5 and state rule 13 327 IAC 15-13.

Thorough knowledge of and ability to make practical application of department and OSHA safety policies and procedures, and ability to ensure proper operation and maintenance of department vehicles, equipment, and tools.

Assist in job inspections and verify work in progress and completed work of employees for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques, and compliance with applicable standards and specifications.

Assist in preparations and administering department budget(s); prepare and submit requisition for supplies, materials, and parts; monitor expenditures. Prepare cost estimates for projects. Prepare bid packets and specifications.

Receives, tracks and monitors bonds.

Prepare and maintain inventory, records, and reports.

Assist with the Town’s website as it relates to the Department of Development Services, as well as other departments as needed, with information and content.

Assist with the Town’s newsletter, brochures, press releases, Town educational flyers, and other periodicals.

Ability to coordinate and effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, Town Manager, Assistant Town Manager, Town Council, other Town Departments, contractors, vendors, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.

Assist in responding to inquiries and complaints regarding drainage, building enforcement, Town Code enforcement, and other miscellaneous issues, and initiates action to resolve valid complaints/requests.

Attend all meetings and trainings as required.

Employee serves as a back-up for the Building Commissioner in his/her absence.

Maintain strict confidentiality regarding Town issues.

Work requires occasional moderate to heavy lifting with occasional standing, bending, and carrying. Subject to dust, grease, extreme temperatures, severe weather conditions, noise, fumes, vibrations, or moving parts. At times required to work under inclement weather conditions.

All other duties as assigned by Department Head or his/her representative. This position will be subject to the rules, policies, and operating procedures established by the Town, as they may be amended from time to time.

Job requirements

Must have an Associates Degree in Construction Engineering or related field, may substitute degree for 5 years of experience.

Must have, or be able to obtain, an Indiana Mechanical Code, Indiana Swimming Pool Code, Indiana Energy Conservation Code, Indiana Plumbing Code, Indiana Plumbing Code Amendment, Indiana Building Code, Indiana Building Code Amendment, Indiana Mechanical Code Amendment, and Indiana Residential Code Amendments certificates.

Must have 5 years of increasingly responsible experience managing projects.

Must have 3 years customer service experience.

Must have ability to read and interpret building plans and specifications.

Must have knowledge in Rule 5 and Rule 13 Stormwater Management rules and regulations.

Must have computer knowledge with experience in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.

Must have a safe work record with good ethics and dependable attendance record.

Must have and maintain a verifiable Indiana Driver’s License, a demonstrated safe driving record, and must remain insurable through the Town’s liability insurance carrier.

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with all personnel and customers (residents) at a professional level. 

Must be able to lift 50-75 pounds with the use of Personal Safety Equipment.

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  • Location
    Brownsburg, Indiana
  • Department
    Development Services
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation