GIlmer County Government


The Gilmer County Board of Commissioners has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Panning & Zoning Inspector. This position will have dual roles of Building Inspector and Code & Compliance Inspector.

The purpose of this position is to perform technical inspection work and conduct detailed construction plan reviews in order to regulate construction activities.

Work Involves

  • Explain construction codes and corrective requirement(s) to developers, contractors, property owners, and the general public.
  • Review and analyze various reports, forms and documents;
  • Review construction documents for compliance with building, plumbing, electrical mechanical, life safety, fire and accessibility codes;
  • Review engineering reports to approve for construction;
  • Analyzes concrete lab reports to determine strength of materials;
  • Review materials list to determine appropriate use of materials;
  • Read roof and floor system truss reports to determine appropriate installation and bracing.
  • Operate personal computer, fax machine, phone system, copier, and other equipment necessary to compete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and other system software utilized by the department.

This position requires participation in a certification training program.

Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.

Starting rate of pay for this position is $15.00 an hour. We offer a generous benefit package including, medical, dental, vision, life, short/long term disability, accident/cancer insurance. We also offer 457b participation with employer match, as well as paid vacation and sick time off.

Applicants will be required to successfully complete and pass a post offer Criminal History/Background check and drug screen.

An employment application can be obtained, filled out, and dropped off at the Board of Commissioners Office, 1 Broad Street, Suite 106, Ellijay, GA 30540 Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm or emailed to Resumes will only be accepted as a supplement to the completed employment application.

If applying via email please email the following documents to our office:

Gilmer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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