The fundamental reason this classification exists is to provide technical supervision and management in the administration of city building, electrical, plumbing, gas, mechanical, and applicable housing and environmental, codes and ordinances. Employee responsibility is to assure adherence to zoning requirements, applicable standards of construction, maintenance, safety, and environment. Supervision is often exercised over subordinate inspection and office personnel. The essential functions are: supervises two or more full-time employees; confers with and assists architects, engineers, contractors, builders, homeowners, tenants and the general public in the office (occasionally in the field); consults with building inspector staff to review work requirements, status, and problems; and accepting additional assignments and performing administrative duties and referred tasks. Employee acts in the capacity of the Chief Building Official whenever the incumbent is unavailable. Employee reports to the Chief Building Official.
High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Ten (10) years of experience in building construction as an architect, engineer, inspector, contractor or superintendent of construction, any combination of these, including five (5) years in a leadership capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must have, or obtain within six months of employment, a certification as a Building Official through a recognized certification program such as that issued by the by the international Code Council. Must have and maintain a valid Driver's license and an insurable driving record.