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Commissioner, Inspectional Services

City of Cambridge, Inspectional Services Department

About City of Cambridge, Inspectional Services Department

The City of Cambridge is a diverse and vibrant community that 120,000 residents of different ethnic, racial, religious, U.S. nationals and other backgrounds call home. We take pride in our City’s diversity and strive to create a workplace that is reflective of the community we serve -- one in which all employees can thrive.

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About This Position

The City of Cambridge is seeking a Commissioner of the Inspectional Services Department (ISD) to provide strategic leadership of the City’s enforcement program related to the Massachusetts State Building Code, the City Zoning Ordinance, and portions of the State Sanitary Code. Over 80% of greenhouse gas emissions in Cambridge comes from buildings. The Commissioner of ISD plays a key role developing and implementing policies for development that are aimed to promote energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, prepare for and adapt to the effects of climate change, and support best practices for overall environmental performance. ISD is identified as a Key Partner in the City’s Net Zero Action Plan Update and ensures implementation of the Massachusetts Stretch Energy Code.

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or related field. Equivalent education and training may be substituted. 7 years of experience in developing or examining plans with knowledge of the Cambridge Zoning Ordinance, Mass State Building code and other related codes. Certification by the Massachusetts Board of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS) as a Certified Building Official (CBO) upon hire or within 12 months of employment. Extensive understanding and demonstrated experience with sustainable design, construction, and operations.

Salary: $160,000 - $184,409 annually + excellent benefits

How To Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter via email to [email protected] or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 02/21/2023. Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.