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2021 MBOIA Member of the Year

Mark Stambach, Town of Lisbon

2020 MBOIA Member of the Year

Scott Davis, CEO, City of Bath

2019 MBOIA Member of the Year

Paul Demers, Town of Kennebunk

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2019 Code Enforcement Officer of the Year

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2017 IBC Workshop Presentations

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Job Opening - Town of Vassalboro - Code Enforcement Officer/Local Plumbing Inspector

The Town of Vassalboro is accepting applications/resumes for the full time position of Code Enforcement Officer/Local Plumbing Inspector. Experience preferred. Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays; employee health, dental, and life insurance; retirement plan; sick, personal, and vacation leave; and optional vision and income protection insurances. Applications and a job description are available at the town office or by mail by calling 872-2826, or at www.vassalboro.net. Applications and/or resumes with work history and three business references listed should be delivered, mailed or emailed to ensure timely delivery before noon on Friday, September 9, 2022 to the Vassalboro Town Office, Attn: Town Manager, PO Box 129, 682 Main Street, N. Vassalboro, ME 04962. Email: msabins@vassalboro.net. EOE

September Training and Membership Meeting - 9/22/22

In this two-hour session, the presenters will cover items that have been identified as problems in the field. Topics covered will include proper licensing; dangerous activities (extraction); odor control; towns without marijuana ordinances; and what activities a state license allows a business to do/what activities it does not allow for.

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Presentation: Solar Farms in Maine - July 14, 2022

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Job Posting: City of Bath - Assistant Code Enforcement Officer

The City of Bath is seeking applicants for an Assistant Code Enforcement Officer. This position reports to the Code Enforcement Officer and is responsible for enforcement of local and state codes and laws dealing with building construction, development, land use, signs, sewers, refuse, and blasting. Also serves as City Health Officer. Requirements include experience and knowledge of laws and standards relating to construction, land use, and public safety, ability to communicate clearly, and work independently. Must be certified by the State of Maine to practice codes enforcement or have the ability to become so within one year of hiring. Full-time position. Grade 9, salary range approximately $55,640 - $63,900 depending on experience. Generous benefit package.

A job description and application are available online at www.cityofbath.com. Please return application with a detailed resume and cover letter to the City of Bath City Manager's Office, Attn: Erika Helgerson, 55 Front St., Bath, ME 04530, or e-mail to ehelgerson@cityofbath.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Bath is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Posting: York - Assistant Code Enforcement Officer

The Town of York, a coastal community comprised of the villages of Cape Neddick, York Harbor, York Village and York Beach, is accepting applications for an Assistant Code Enforcement Officer.

The Assistant Code Enforcement Officer is responsible for conducting inspections related to building, plumbing, land use, business license and demolition permits; enforcing the Federal, State, and municipal zoning ordinances; maintaining liaison with appropriate State and local agencies; monitoring approved construction plans to ensure applications are completed as approved; providing technical assistance and information to citizens, landowners, developers, attorneys, engineers and other interested parties seeking Town planning and development information, and assisting in the maintenance of departmental records and reports. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Code Enforcement with considerable independent judgment and discretion in accordance with applicable laws and ordinances. Work is reviewed through reports, discussions and results achieved.

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Job Posting: Town of Gorham - Building Inspector

The Town of Gorham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time (37.5 hour) position of Building Inspector. This responsible technical position inspects residential and commercial construction and administers State and local codes. Performs construction plan review and inspects construction work following established procedures to ensure conformance with State and local building and land use codes, including septic systems, plumbing, and electrical connections. Maintains records, assists customers, and resolves complaints in the absence of the Code Enforcement Officers. Works closely with the Town Planner, Fire Department personnel, and other staff to coordinate the Town's development activities. The Building Inspector reports to the Director of Community Development. Work is performed independently with general guidance from the Code Enforcement Officers and in collaboration with other Community Development Department staff. A complete job description is available on the Town of Gorham website at https://www.gorham-me.org/.

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Job Posting: Town of Thomaston - Part-time Assessing & Code Enforcement Administrative Assistant

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July Training and Membership Meeting - 7/14/22

Location: Maine Municipal Association, 60 Community Drive, Augusta ME 04330
Time: Registration: Social Hour 9:00 - 10:00am / Training 10:00am - Noon / Membership meeting 1:00pm to end
Cost: MBOIA Members: $25 | Non-Members: $40
Presenter: Nate Niles, Director of Development, and Ray Stanford, Electrical Quality & Compliance Manager, Revision Energy

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Presentations from the MBOIA 2022 Code Conference

MBOIA's Internal Plumbing and Subsurface Wastewater Training - 6/8/22

Instructors: Brent Lawson, State Plumbing Inspector & Site Evaluator and Michael Day, State Plumbing Inspector.

Course description: Topics covered will include the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code – effective January 1, 2022 and provide an overview of the Maine Subsurface Wastewater Disposal rules.

Light breakfast & Lunch will be provided

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Job Posting: Code Enforcement Officer - Town of North Yarmouth

The Town of North Yarmouth is seeking a Code Enforcement Officer capable of working within a team environment as well as individually. This position involves extensive interaction with the public both in the office and in the field. The Code Enforcement Officer is responsible for assisting in the issuing of permits, maintaining records, reviewing plans, interpreting plans and related documents, investigating complaints, answering inquires by phone or in person, and providing staff support to boards and committees.

This position is also responsible for enforcing municipal and state codes, ordinances, and regulations, including the Maine State Plumbing Code and the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code (MUBEC) by performing building, plumbing, housing, safety, fire prevention and zoning inspections for the Town. This position acts as the Town's authorized Building Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, Shoreland Zoning Officer, and Land Use Regulator.

The successful candidate will have proven communication skills; considerable knowledge, training, and experience in the building and construction trades; proficient computer skills, and a valid driver's license. State certification in Code Enforcement, Local Plumbing, and MUBEC is required within one year of hire date. The starting pay will be pursuant to qualifications and budgetary allowance. The Town of North Yarmouth offers an excellent benefit package educational reimbursement, paid vacations, sick time, and 14 paid holidays.

Submit Resume to Town Manager at: manager@northyarmouth.org or mail to Town of North Yarmouth | 10 Village Square RD | North Yarmouth, ME 04097

Deadline: May 19, 2022 - EOE

MBOIA's 13th Annual Maine Code Conference - 5/23/22 - 5/24/22

Attendee Registration

Exhibitor Registration

MBOIA's Internal Plumbing and Subsurface Wastewater Training - 4/20/22

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Job Posting: Town of Brunswick - Code Enforcement Officer

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Maine Energy Code Residential 2009 to 2015 IECC Changes

Presented by: Paul Demers, State Building Official; Office of State Fire Marshal

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Job Posting: City of Brewer - Code Enforcement Inspector

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Job Posting: City of Brewer - Electrical Inspector

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MBOIA's Floodplain Management and Shoreland Zoning Similarities and Differences- sponsored by Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association - 11/17/21

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Job Posting: City of Lewiston - Code Enforcement Officer

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MBOIA July Training/Membership Meeting - July 15, 2021

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Job Posting: Town of Gorham - Code Enforcement Officer (Full Time)

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Job Posting: Town of North Haven, Maine - Code Enforcement Officer

The Town of North Haven is looking for an experienced Code Enforcement Officer (CEO) who meets the certification requirements set out under Maine State law and Department of Public Safety, Office of the State Fire Marshal, regulations.

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MBOIA Code Conference Session 1 - IECC 2015 Intro

Presentation from Alpha One's Maine Accessibility Training in Brewer

Download slides from Alpha One's Maine Accessibility Training presentation in Brewer with MBOIA On September 19, 2018.

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Coming Soon: 2018 MBOIA Code Conference Presentations

Session 1 - Firestopping
Session 2 - CEO Leadership
Session 3 - Design and Construction of Code Compliant Stairways
Session 4 - Development in the Flood Hazard Area
Session 5 - Tall Wood Structures, Outcome of ICC Tall Wood Ad hoc committee, 2015 WFCM Significant changes
Session 6 - Wood Framed Roof Structures
Session 7 - Design and Construction of Code Compliant Stairways
Session 8 - Mathews Brothers Windows Tour
Session 9 - Use of Wood and Recognition of Fire Retardant-Treated Wood in the International Codes
Session 10 - 2015 IRC Plan Review
Session 11 - Advanced Enforcement Strategies
Session 12 - Lead and Asbestos
Session 13 - Fire Resistant Construction requirements and UL Resources for Code Officials
Session 14 - Energy Code - Compliance Problems and How to fix them
Session 15 - Maine's New Accessibility: ADA and MUBEC

2017 Code Conference Presentations Available

Free online course: Flood Provisions of the International Residential Code

FEMA Building Science in partnership with the International Code Council is proud to launch the new online course "Flood Provisions of the International Residential Code" in celebration of Building Safety Month. For a limited time, this course will be available free of charge.

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Building Safety Month - May 2017 Proclamation

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December 2016 Membership Training and Meeting - Mandated Reporting Presentation

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January 2017 MBOIA Newsletter

Click here to download the latest issue of "The Enforcer".

Eastern States Building Officials Federation 68th Annual Educational Conference, April 9 - 12, 2017, Newport RI

The program will start Sunday evening with a Rhode Island Night reception for members. An informative educational program is being put together for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. These will entail relevant topics with dynamic speakers. Participants will also have the option to register to take ICC exams on Wednesday afternoon.

As soon as all the speakers and their topics have been confirmed, specific conference information will be sent out to everyone. In the meantime, anyone who is planning to attend the conference is encouraged to go to the following link and make a room reservation at our discounted rate.

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Any questions should be directed to the ESBOF office at 603-228-1231 or can be directed to info@cornerstoneam.com


MBOIA September 2016 Training/ Meeting Presentation

September 22, 2016 Gray, Maine

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2016 Code Conference Presentations Available

January 2016 MBOIA Newsletter

Click here to download the January issue of "The Enforcer", the official newsletter of the Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association

Presentation : Official Business Directional Signs - Chip Kelley, Maine DOT

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November 18, 2013 - Memo Re: Thermal Barriers Over Rigid Foam

Energy Code Seminary - Slides and Documents

Current issues of International Code Council's ICC eNews, a publication that discusses topics of building safety, fire prevention and sustainability. Recent ICC eNews issues linked here

2009 IRC Wall Bracing Presentation

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