The City of Altoona is seeking qualified candidates for the specialized position of Building Inspector within the Codes and Inspections Department.  The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of the practices and procedures related to building construction and/or building alterations; and have the ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with contractors, State and Federal regulatory agencies, design professionals, residential and commercial building owners, and the general public while promoting the City’s goal of enforcing building codes. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of building codes adopted in conformance with the Uniform Construction Code, along with general knowledge of municipal government codes and ordinances. A Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Certification for Building Inspector and Building Plans Examiner are required upon hire, or within six (6) months of appointment.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and three (3) work-related references to:  Human Resources Department, City of Altoona, Suite 301, 1301 12th Street, Altoona, PA 16601.

The City of Altoona offers a comprehensive compensation package including a competitive salary; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid time off; and retirement options.

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