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Building Inspector

The City of Carver (population 4,473) is seeking applications for the position of Building Inspector to join a creative and friendly team.  The City is looking for a self-motivated individual to work with the Community Development Department to ensure compliance with State and local regulations.

General Duties:

The Building Inspector will be responsible for reviewing construction plans, perform inspections, investigating complaints related to code violations, and assisting the building official as needed. The building inspector should be able to apply working knowledge of all state construction codes and city ordinance to ensure code compliance.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of one post-secondary technical course in building, mechanical, and/or plumbing inspection.
  • Certification through the Department of Labor and Industry as a building official limited or ability to obtain with six months of employment.
  • Valid Minnesota driver’s license with a good driving record.


Applicants must submit a completed city employment application form, resume and cover letter. Application forms and a complete position description are available by visiting the City of Carver’s website at Applications will be accepted through Friday, January 18, 2019.

The starting salary for this position is $54,525 with an excellent benefits package.

Application packets can be emailed to Erin Smith, City Planner at, mailed or hand delivered to 801 Jonathan Carver Parkway, Carver, MN 55315

City of Carver, c/o Building Inspector Position, PO Box 147, Carver, MN 55315