CODES ADMINISTRATOR: City of Southport is seeking applicants to work in the Planning & Inspections Department performing technical and administrative work in the issuance of permits and inspections of new construction and renovation projects to ensure compliance with State building codes; enforce zoning codes, CAMA and flood plain regulations, and other local codes and ordinances. Applicant must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, visual acuity to work with data and figures, operate a computer terminal, use measurement devices, and perform building inspection tasks. Applicant must have graduated from a community college with course work in building trades and considerable experience in the building construction industry and enforcement of code standards; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preference given to those with contractor’s license. Applicant must have a valid NC driver’s license, State certification as a Building Inspector in the trades’ areas of electrical, mechanical, building, and plumbing at Level 1 or Probationary certification. $44,466.

Applications are available at 1029 N. Howe Street, online at, or click here. First Application review will begin 08/06/2018.