Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners

Building Department

Vacancy Announcement  

Position:              Building Official

Job Status:          Full-Time 

Closing Date:     Open until filled

Salary range:     $42,831.24 - $50,000.00

Salary is commensurate with certifications/licensure, experience, and qualifications.

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  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must maintain a Florida driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must have or be able to complete ICS 100, 200 and 700 courses within six (6) months of hire.
  • Minimum requirements for Building Inspector are at least one of the following:
  • Inspector I: A minimum of a One and Two Family Inspector certification and Building plans examiner certification pursuant to Florida Statute Chapter 468, Part XII; or have five (5) years verifiable construction work by an engineer, building code administrator, architect or contractor who has personal knowledge of the experience.
  • Inspector II: A minimum of an Inspector I certification level, and One and Two Family plans examiner certification and one more state certification in plumbing, electrical, mechanical and/or plans examiner.
  • Inspector III: A minimum of an Inspector II certification level and two more state certifications in plumbing, electrical, mechanical and/ or plans examiner.
  • Qualified applicants may be eligible for Inspector class II thru III depending on certifications/licensure held with the State of Florida, above the minimum license requirements
  • NOTE: Each position is based on the ability to have or retain the required certifications.



Building Official position is responsible for carrying out the duties of a Building Code Inspector and plans examiner as specified in the current state requirement for the Florida Building Code and applicable local amendments and Florida Statutes 440.,468.,489.,553., and 663. as they pertain to the Building Official.


Full job description available on and at CareerSource Chipola.

Applications will be accepted at:

CareerSource Chipola

16908 N Pear Street

Blountstown, Florida 32424