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Town Development Official, Town of South Congaree

Position Category: Community/Economic Development

Position Hours:
Full time, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Job Duties:
  • The duties of the Code Enforcement Official include: 1. issuing violation warnings and citations to property owners, 2. posting notices of violation signs on the property, 3. documenting the date of abatement and/or issuing ordinance summons, 4. interviewing complainant and witnesses, and 5. providing recommendations for solutions.
  • The duties of the Building Official include: 1.Reviewing and processing all applications for new construction or remodel to meet the Codes of the Town of South Congaree for proper submission and documentation. 2. Ensuring that the contractor or homeowner follows all local, state, and federal building codes. 3. Communicating with applicants to ensure that all parties involved comply and understand the process for building within the town limits.
  • The duties of the Zoning Administrator shall include: 1. Reviewing building permits and businesses for compliance with appropriate zoning regulations. 2. Interpretation of the terms and provisions of this chapter. 3. Administration of the provisions of this chapter relating to zoning permits. 4. Administration of the provisions of this chapter relating to applications for variances, appeals from an administrative decision and other actions before the Zoning Board of Appeals.

  • Minimum Skills and Qualifications 1. Knowledge and competency commonly associated with the application of Town codes and ordinances, State Code, regulations, standards, and practices. 2. High School diploma or GED; prefer associate degree in building science or similar program. 3. Current licensure through Bureau of the South Carolina Labor, Licensing, and Regulations for building, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical licenses for residential and commercial buildings.
  • 4. Current Property Maintenance, Housing Inspector, and Residential Inspector certifications by the International Codes Council (ICC). 5. Ability to use multiple computer programs such as Microsoft Programs to include word and excel and email. 6. The ability to maintain electronic records through various electronic programs. 7. Ability to meet physical demands of the position.
  • 8. Valid South Carolina driver’s license 9. Excellent communication skills. 10. Preferably five 2 - 5 years of experience as Code Enforcement Officer or Licensed Building Official.

Pay Info:
Depends on qualifications

How to apply:
Please visit the Town of South Congaree website to view our job opportunities or you can contact Administration to receive a full job description by calling 803.755.2670 ext 101 for the Municipal Clerk. Open until Filled.

The Town of South Congaree is an Equal Opportunity Employer.