Land Development Inspector, Senior

Location Dekalb County

Requisition ID 9775

Closing Date

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Planning and Sustainability

Job Term:


Annual Range:

$42,167- $65,359

Hourly Range:





Class Code (Job Code):


The purpose of this classification is to ensure contractor compliance with County specifications, ordinances and codes.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Leads and coordinates daily work activities of assigned co-workers; confers with supervisor to obtain direction regarding work assignments and priorities; organizes tasks in order to complete assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; confers with co-workers; assists with complex/problem situations; provides technical expertise; assists with training and instructing co-workers regarding operational procedures and proper use of equipment; and assists with supervision of co-workers by reporting employee problems and providing input on disciplinary action and employee performance evaluations.

Reviews and processes land development plans; performs inspection of detailed drawings, design specifications, and construction plans; ensures compliance with environmental control, storm water mitigation and pollution prevention code requirements, specifications, guidelines, and processes; and oversees quality control of the permitting process.

Provides customer service; responds to citizen’s concerns; resolves customer service desk inquiries and development issues; and supervises and advises staff on plan intake and permitting procedures.

Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures; receives and reviews various documentation, including design specifications, construction plans and code requirements; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate; prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including permit applications, design standards, intergovernmental agreements, and customer inquiries; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records.


Minimum Qualifications:

Associate degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field required; two years of experience in civil engineering, site development or construction management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required:  Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.



Marcus Robinson, CBO, MPA

Chief Building Official

Dekalb County| Department of Planning & Sustainability

Office: 404-371-2130



Clark Harrison Building

330 W. Ponce De Leon Avenue

Suite 200

Decatur, GA 30030


Monday – Thursday

8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.


7:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.