Residential Inspector (Building Codes)

Title: Residential Inspector (Building Codes)

Salary: $20.19 hr DOQ

Open Until: Filled


RESIDENTIAL INSPECTOR (Building Codes): Conducts inspections to ensure that permitted work relating to residential buildings in the county complies with applicable codes and regulations.



  • Associate’s degree with course work emphasis in construction, drafting, related field or equivalent; supplemented by 3 years of experience working with building plans and codes.
  • Must possess certification from the State of South Carolina as a residential combination inspector, or achieve one certification within the first year of employment, then a minimum of one additional certification each year until fully certified under state law to perform the duties as a residential combination inspector with specialty certifications in Building, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing.   
  • Must possess a valid SC Driver’s License
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Computer proficiency

All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.  Equal Opportunity Employer