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Centre Region Council of Govt


Commercial Plans Examiner/Inspector

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Office Manager/

Job Description/Requirements

The Centre Region Council of Governments is accepting applications for the position of Commercial Building Inspector/Plans Examiner, for Centre Region Code Administration, which serves seven municipalities (population of 100,000) in Centre County.

This is a technical level position that includes review and examination of construction plans and specifications, and field inspection for new buildings and alterations to existing buildings for compliance with the Uniform Construction Code of Pennsylvania and adopted codes.

This position requires coordinating plan review activities with registered design professionals, contractors, and the general public; performing plan reviews, and conducting related field inspections for commercial, residential, industrial, institutional, and hazardous structures; preparing plan review correction notification reports; and assuring plans are reviewed in a complete, accurate and timely manner; conducting field inspections in an accurate and professional manner; preparing and issuing field violation notices; and performing all duties of Commercial Plans Examiner and Commercial Building Inspector as assigned.

It is preferred, but is not required that the successful candidate have a minimum of six years of commercial building construction experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture or a related curriculum or equivalent. In addition, the candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to professionally communicate, both orally, and in writing with clarity and precision using email and Microsoft Office computer applications.

Requires BOCA/ICC/PA-UCC certifications as Building, Accessibility, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy, and Electrical Inspector within two years of appointment in addition to UCC Building Code Official.

It is expected that the commercial plan examiner / building inspector will be committed to the mission, vision, and values of the Centre Region Council of Governments and the CRCA.

Note: All job offers are subject to Pennsylvania State Police Background Check, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Certification, and FBI Background Check.

A valid PA driver’s license is required and must be maintained throughout employment.

A detailed job description and background are available at:

Cover letters, resumes, and salary requirements should be received by mail or email to:

Office Manager
Centre Region Code Administration
2643 Gateway Dr., Suite #1, State College, PA 16801

The position will remain open until filled. Applications will start to be reviewed on March 18, 2024.

Please include “inspector/plan reviewer application” in the subject line (email submission), or in the cover letter (U.S. Mail submission)

Centre Region Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The position salary ranges from $63,249 to $75,898 DOQ

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