|Building Official performs building construction regulation responsibilities and is charged with the responsibility for direct regulatory administration or supervision of plan review, enforcement, or inspection of building construction, erection, repair, addition, remodeling, demolition, or alteration projects that require permitting indicating compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, gas, fire prevention, energy, accessibility, and other construction codes as required by state law or municipal or county ordinance. Work is performed under the direction of the Permitting Services Division Manager and performance is reviewed through conferences, reports submitted, evaluation of departmental accomplishments, and the efficiency and effectiveness of results obtained.|
|Responsible for assisting the Permitting Services Division Manager with the regulatory administration and supervision of plan review, enforcement, inspection of building construction, and alteration projects that require Permitting's indication of compliance with state and local codes.
Directly supervises the inspection staff and serves as technical code advisor for entire Permitting staff.
Coordinates all the permitting and inspection of all construction within the City by providing overall direction and serving as liaison to construction industry, State, contractors and the public.
Provides administrative guidance to technical and clerical staff engaged in construction permitting, inspection and recording of data.
Reviews State statues effecting construction and determine the impact on the City and department.
Review, research and approve recommendations for adoption of departmental policies regarding issuing of permits, licensing of contractors and inspection procedures.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
|Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of building construction, building codes and permitting.
Considerable knowledge of current and long-range City programs and objectives.
Knowledge of City ordinances, policies and procedures as they relate to the Office of Permitting Services.
Knowledge of administrative organization and procedures.
Extensive knowledge of the community dynamics including leadership, geography development patterns, construction trends, agencies and citizens groups.
Knowledge of organization, field operations and problems of municipal government.
Ability to initiate and install administrative programs and procedures and to evaluate their effectiveness.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental officials, other municipal employees, professional groups, regional, state and Federal Planning and Development agencies and general public.
Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, orally and in writing.
Ability to work with database software and standard office support software.
|Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related field with four (4) or more years experience in the area of Construction Management, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experiences. A State of Florida Certification as a Building Code Administrator is required for the position. Experience as a Building Code Administrator with a local municipality preferred.
3/4/03 - VCJ
8/29/12 - CF Added Experience as a Building Code Administrator with a local municipality preferred. Per Dept. request.