The City of Shelbyville has an immediate need of a Building/Construction Inspector to support the Building Department and assist as needed the Engineering & MS4 Departments.  The position is responsible for site inspections and facilitating compliance with building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical and related City codes and standards.


  • Processing applications and related permits, including reviewing construction blueprints & plans, performing on-site inspections, issuing permits.
  • Receives and investigates complaints, performing on-site inspections, notifying code violators and recommending enforcement resolutions.
  • Maintaining accurate records and submitting various reports as required.
  • Interpreting building & construction codes disseminating information orally & in writing to construction contractors and the public as requested.
  • Periodically recommends code updates as needed.

Requirements Include:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Educational courses and/or technical training beyond high school preferred.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Experience in building inspection, construction or related area.
  • Knowledge of building, construction, plumbing, mechanical & electrical codes.
  • Ability to comprehend a variety of reference books and manuals including blueprints building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical codes and construction standards.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, property owners, contractors, citizens and public officials.
  • Ability to work effectively and tactfully under stress.
  • Good mathematical skills.
  • Ability to work both independently & in a team-oriented environment.

Send/or e-mail a Letter of Interest & Resume To:

Shelbyville City Hall

C/o Jody Branum

44 West Washington Street

Shelbyville, Indiana 46176

E-mail: [email protected]


The City of Shelbyville is an equal Opportunity Employer

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