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Department of Buildings

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, DOB will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024; no construction will be allowed on this day without an after-hours permit. You may report illegal construction by submitting an Illegal Construction Inspection Request Form during normal business hours or by calling 311.

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DC Department of Buildings Job Opportunities

The Department of Buildings, one of the District’s newest agencies, is hiring! Begin your next career opportunity by applying today.

There is a great deal of opportunity in the District of Columbia, and it is an exciting time here at the Department of Buildings (DOB). We applaud those who embrace change and are seeking to grow their careers by taking on new challenges.

In fulfillment of Mayor Muriel Bowser's objective to create a pathway to the middle class with well-paying positions, we are currently seeking talented professionals who possess a relevant skill set and a strong desire to serve the residents and businesses of the District to increase our ability to better serve our customers.

Open Positions With DOB

The below positions are currently open for application. If you are potentially qualified, please apply before the closing date for each posting. We are also posting new positions often so please check back consistently.

Thank you for your interest in the DC Department of Buildings and in joining our team.