Town of Pownal - Code Enforcement Officer

Are you looking for a new career opportunity? The Town of Pownal is looking to invest in the right candidate as our new Code Enforcement Officer.  The Town will invest in all the necessary training to provide the successful candidate with the proper certifications.


This is a 32 hour a week position and also serves as the Building Inspector, Electrical Inspector, Local Plumbing Inspector and E-911 addressing officer for the Town. This position is responsible for inspecting properties, reviewing permit applications (including but not limited to land use, building, electrical, internal plumbing and subsurface wastewater disposal), construction plans, monitoring progress of projects through the inspection process, working with property owners to resolve issues, maintaining appropriate files, preparing reports, ensuring compliance with relevant codes and statutes, answering questions from the public regarding Town ordinances and adopted codes and citing land use violations. The successful applicant will continue to stay current on all regulations and guidelines prepared by state and federal agencies relative to public health and safety. The ability to interpret zoning laws, read detailed maps and surveys and shoreland zoning is preferred but not required.


The ideal applicant should possess strong and effective customer service skills, demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communications, strong computer skills including proficiency with Word and Excel and excellent record keeping.  Knowledge in construction is helpful but not required.  The position reports directly to the Select Board. The position will remain open until filled.


The Town of Pownal is an equal opportunity employer


Please submit a resume and cover letter OR completed employment application form to:



Town of Pownal

Attn:  Town Administrator

429 Hallowell Rd, Pownal, Maine 04069

Or email:

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