Job Title: Building Code Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer

Department: Community Development

Reports To: Building Code Official

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Type: Full-Time

Pay Rate: $65,000 – $75,000

Deadline: September 1, 2023

The Building Code Inspector/Codes Enforcement Officer plays a critical role in public safety and appropriate community development through the enforcement of the Uniform Construction Code, various codes and ordinances, and minimum standards pertaining to the proper maintenance of properties within the Township.


•             Perform plan review and inspections of residential structures to determine compliance with the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code, issues stop work orders and certificates of occupancy.

•             Prepare all necessary correspondence and related documentation for code enforcement duties.

•             Perform various tasks and complete special assignments as needed.


•             Knowledge of building construction, related codes, Township ordinances, and regulations.

•             Comprehension of inspection techniques.

•             Extensive knowledge of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code including requirements for building, plumbing, mechanical, and energy compliance.

•             Ability to read and understand blueprints.

•             Excellent written and oral communications skills.

•             Knowledge of computer and applications software including Microsoft Office Suite and applications.

•             Superb public relation skills.


This position must possess and/or maintain the following at minimum throughout employment, as well as additional education/training/certification/licensure required.

A.           High School Diploma

B.           Valid PA Driver’s License Class C

C.           Certification under the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code to perform residential plan review and residential inspection based on the following certification categories: building, plumbing, mechanical, and energy.


Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Timothy Duerr, Director of Community Development and Planning, South Middleton Township, 520 Park Drive, Boiling Springs, PA 17007 or fax to (717) 258-3577 or email to South Middleton Township offers an employee-focused work environment with a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance for oneself and dependents with low premiums and low deductibles, HRA account, vision, dental, and life insurance, pension plan, tuition assistance, generous vacation and sick leave, and possible relocation package.

The successful applicant will be expected to obtain all commercial (building, plumbing, mechanical, energy, & accessibility) certifications within three years of employment.

For more information, please visit the Township’s website at

South Middleton Township is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national original, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.