PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
Opened Until Filled
Salary $57,4209 DOQ
EXCELLENT NON STATE RETIREMENT BENEFITS
MUST PROVIDE 10 YEAR DRIVING RECORD
- Supervises and participates in the enforcement of all adopted regulatory codes and ordinances pertaining to building construction, and related areas.
- Supervises subordinate staff; supervisory duties include instructing, assigning, reviewing and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; assisting with the selection of new employees; acting on employee problems; recommending and approving employee discipline, and recommending discharge as appropriate.
- Assists in developing and implementing division policies and procedures.
- Assists in administering division budget; monitors and approves expenditures, and prepares related reports.
- Schedules and assigns daily inspections; performs and/or assists inspectors with the more difficult inspections as necessary; approves final inspections.
- Serves as commercial/residential building inspector as needed; inspects new construction, alterations and repairs of commercial and other structures to ensure structural safety and compliance with building codes; inspects existing structures for code compliance; prepares inspection reports; prepares and issues notices of correction and stop work orders as necessary.
- Supervises and participates in the in-depth review of plans and drawings submitted for construction projects to ensure code compliance; approves drawings upon satisfactory completion of review.
- Reviews and approves applications for building permits, and certificates of occupancy; supervises permitting procedures and maintains accountability for permit fees collected and processed.
- Explains, interprets and provides guidance regarding applicable codes and compliance requirements and explains inspection results to contractors, engineers, architects, developers, property owners and others.
- Provides technical and administrative assistance to the Building Board of Adjustment and Appeals; attends meetings and prepares meeting minutes as required.
- Resolves conflicts between the subordinate enforcement staff and contractors, developers, property owners and other parties.
- Prepares and/or assists in preparing new ordinances and amendments to reflect new codes or requirements.
- Compiles data for and prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information as required by the department.
- Ensures the proper preparation and maintenance of inspection records and reports.
- Assists in coordinating division activities and functions with those of other City divisions, departments, counties and outside agencies as appropriate.
- Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns, complaints and requests for assistance regarding areas of responsibility.
- Attends training, conferences, meetings, etc., to enhance job knowledge and skills and maintain certifications.Performs general administrative / clerical work as required, including preparing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data, utilizing building department software, copying and filing documents, attending and conducting meetings, answering the telephone, etc.
Requires Associate’s degree, vocational technical degree or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college education with emphasis in construction, construction inspection, code enforcement or a closely related field. Bachelor’s degree is preferable.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
- Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
- Must possess designation as a Certified Building Official and Certified Plan Reviewer, or qualify for provisional classification.
At least four years in local/state government building inspection, construction, or related field is required.