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Building Code Enforcement Officer

Recruitment #19-002588-0030


The Division of Labor and Industry is accepting applications from qualified applicants to fill current open positions. All candidates must meet the minimum qualifications during the time of applying. Applicants in pool will remain active for one year and be considered as opening occurs.




1100 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of the job is to ensure compliance with Maryland and Federal regulations regarding industrialized/modular buildings and Manufactured Homes together with additional building code enforcement responsibilities of the State while serving in an advanced level of code compliance assurance duties for the evaluation and construction of industrialized/modular buildings and manufactured homes.


Serving as the key State technical expert in reviewing design documents and specifications for the Industrialized Buildings and Manufactured Homes Program.

Assist coordinating other responsibilities of the Building Codes Administration. 

Review and provide technical direction and guidance to Approved Testing Facilities (ATF); review industrialized building manufacturer’s submittal of design documents and specifications to determine compliance with regulations of the State of Maryland; review ATFs' Procedural Manuals; forward written comments to the Program Manager for further processing.

Travel within and out of State to conduct manufacturing plant inspections to determine compliance with regulations of the State of Maryland.  Prepare reports of findings on the integrity, safety and energy efficiency of construction of industrialized/modular buildings and forward the reports to manufacturers and the manufacturer's ATF for correction of noncompliance found during the plant inspection.  

Receive, review, and respond to complaints regarding industrialized/modular buildings and Manufactured Homes and follow up with investigations and inspections by Building Codes Administration staff as required.  Initiate and maintain Manufactured Home consumer complaint files as per the State of Maryland agreement with HUD, Office of Manufactured Housing Programs. Communicate directly with the HUD and the State Office of the Attorney General as necessary when directed by Program Manager or the Director of Building Codes Administration.  Follow-up investigations with reports to the manufacturers, HUD, and the State Office of the Attorney General as required until appropriate corrections have been made to the manufactured home or other resolutions have been finalized.

Update the database which contains information on industrialized buildings installed in the State of Maryland; maintain records of approved plans and other information pertaining to the Industrialized Buildings and Manufactured Homes Program.

Provide technical and administrative directions and guidance in the application and implementation of the Maryland Building Performance Standards (MBPS); provide assistance to local jurisdictions regarding adopting building codes with appropriate amendments.

Make available on DLLR website local amendments of State adopted building codes.

Provide technical assistance to other programs within the Building Codes Administration, including, but not limited to, Maryland Accessibility Code Program, Maryland Building Rehabilitation Code Program, and the Energy Code Program.

Attend seminars and workshops required by the Building Codes Administration and other national code organizations for continued education requirements.  Conduct presentations related to regulations and requirements of the industrialized buildings and manufactured homes to local jurisdictions' building officials, inspectors, industrialized building manufacturers, and the ATFs.

Inspect industrialized buildings at the site to determine compliance with regulations of the State.  Follow-up with reports and carry out re-inspection as required.  Meet with staff of local jurisdictions and general contractors to discuss State Industrialized Buildings Program and its requirements.  Provide directions and guidance to staff of local code enforcement to determine code compliance with the State requirements on industrialized/modular buildings.  

Provide technical assistance to other DLLR programs.


Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.


1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


Professional Engineer or Professional Architect registration in the State of Maryland or in a state with comparable requirements.

Experience with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Maryland Accessibility Code Program Experience with the I-Codes, published by International Code Council, more specifically the International Building Codes, International Residential Code, International Existing Building Code & International Energy Conservation Code.

At least one year of professional experience in the field of building design and construction, including architectural design, engineering design, code research/analysis, material & method, construction administration, etc.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (DLLR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to DLLR/DUI as a result of unemployment insurance overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION/EXAMINATION PROCESS.

All information concerning the qualification, including any required documentation (diploma, transcripts, certificate, etc) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

***Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.



U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status. 

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, You may contact Chevelle Wise 410-230-6293 or submit via email to or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: 19-002588-0030 (Administrator III) CW
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.