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Building Official

Categories/Deadline:
  • Building Official
  • Friday, August 8, 2014

Essential Information

EmployerCity of Clovis
Street Address 1033 Fifth Street
Clovis, CA 93612
Phone559-324-2725
Fax559-324-2865
Website URL www.ci.clovis.ca.us/Em...

CITY OF CLOVIS, CALIFORNIA
invites applications for the position of:
Building Official

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Please refer to the job announcement for additional requirements, qualifications, and benefit information at
www.ci.clovis.ca.us/Employment/Pages/employmentopportunities.aspx.

SALARY:
$48.55 - $59.02 Hourly
$8,416.00 - $10,230.00 Monthly
$100,992.00 - $122,760.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 06/17/14
CLOSING DATE: 08/08/14 04:30 PM

DESCRIPTION:
REVISED
Close Date: 4:30 p.m. on August 8, 2014

The specified salary includes a 3% pay increase effective July 1, 2014.

DEFINITION
Under direction, to serve as the City’s principal building official, to lead, and supervise the Building Inspection Division; to supervise Division staff; to perform complex building inspections; and to perform related work as required.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS
Positions in this class are responsible for the supervision of the Building Inspection Division. The incumbent is responsible for the supervision of inspectors and support staff. This position is responsible for a high level of contact with contractors and the general public. Positions in this class have considerable independence in selecting work methods from a variety of standard methods and procedures. Instructions given by supervisor generally do not provide all of the information needed to complete the assignment. Incumbents are expected to resolve most problems confronted through the application of judgment and precedent, referring to the supervisor only those which involve the establishment of new procedures or which involve solutions which are inconsistent with departmental procedures and policies.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Organizes and supervises the work of the Building Inspection Division; makes work assignments, sets priority for, trains, and reviews the work of building inspectors, plans examiners, and plan check engineers; conducts performance evaluations; hires and disciplines subordinate employees; establishes standards of performance for each position supervised; conducts staff meetings; distributes assigned work to subordinate personnel; instructs assigned staff in work methods; checks and corrects work in progress and upon completion; reports to supervisor problems encountered in the assigned work and progress in completing work assignments; performs the more difficult work of building inspection; establishes division procedures and practices; reviews building plans to determine compliance with codes, regulations and ordinances; calculates fees and issues permits; coordinates with other departments and divisions work requiring this attention; provides technical advice to builders and the general public; investigates complaints of code and ordinance violations and other unsafe conditions; conducts field inspections of building projects performing the general duties of a building instructor in situations requiring special knowledge; prepares and administers Division budget; requisitions supplies and equipment; meets with architects and builders to discuss plans; code compliance and changes in plans; prepares forms, written informational materials, reports and correspondence; may attend Council meetings, as require; reviews new building materials; approves utility connections; operates City vehicles; and performs related work as required.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
LICENSE REQUIRED
• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and a good driving record.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A combination of education, training, and work experience may be considered for this position.

Education:
• Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in structural, civil, or architectural engineering.

Experience:
• Extensive experience in technical and professional engineering and four (4 years’ experience in construction inspection of all types of occupancies, with two (2) years increasingly responsible experience in supervision and management, preferably with a governmental agency.

Desirable Qualifications:

• Completion of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Structural or Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Engineers;

• Certification as a Building Official from the International Code Council (ICC);

• Emphasis in, or experience with, construction code enforcement.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Strength: Light work-lifting, carrying, and/or pushing 25 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; and incumbent is required to travel within and out of City to attend meetings.

SELECTION PROCESS
Interested applicants must submit a completed City of Clovis employment application and supplemental questionnaire no later than 4:30 p.m. on August 8, 2014, to the City of Clovis Personnel Office. Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications may be submitted on-line at www.cityofclovis.com or delivered to the City of Clovis Personnel Office at 1033 Fifth Street, Clovis, CA 93612. For additional questions, you may contact Personnel at (559) 324-2725. Brief resumes are welcome as a supplement to the City's standard application form; however, the application form and supplemental questionnaire must be filled out completely to be considered. You may attach your resume at the time of application submission to the attachment section of the application form or submit by fax or hand delivery by the deadline date. A resume only may not be submitted in lieu of a completed employment application to be considered. Applicants may not attach any additional documents that are not required to their application or submit any other documents by mail, fax, or hand delivery. Veterans Preference Points may be provided if a DD Form 214, demonstrating qualifying service, is attached to the employment application at the time of application submission. Reasonable accommodation, when needed, for otherwise qualified candidates with disabilities, must be requested in writing at the time of application submission. Applicants will receive notification regarding the status of their application by email, phone, or mail once the applications have been processed and reviewed.

Applicants must meet each qualification for the position by the deadline date. All applications will be reviewed based on the necessary employment standards for the position. Those candidates who best meet the needs of the operations may be invited to participate in an oral examination that will be weighted 100%. Applicants receiving a passing score may be placed on an eligibility list for a period of up to one (1) year. As determined by the City and at the City's expense, successful candidates shall be required to pass a medical examination, a drug/alcohol screen, and a background investigation. Proof of citizenship or eligibility to work in the U.S., and possession of a valid California driver's license and good driving record will be required prior to hire.

Desired certificates for the position must be attached before you submit your on-line employment application to the City of Clovis. The NEOGOV application site will allow you to attach documents to an application that you have already submitted however, the system will not allow the City of Clovis to view or print attachments after the on-line employment application has been submitted. If you do not attach the desired certificates prior to submitting your on-line employment application you must submit the certificates by fax or hand delivery only by the deadline date.

The examination may consist of questions relative to knowledge of applicable building codes and state energy laws; building construction methods involving wood, concrete, and steel; accepted standards of building materials and craftsmanship; mathematics applicable to building construction; City ordinance, especially those relative to building, zoning, and business; engineering principles necessary to check plans and structural integrity; basic English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; general principles of supervision and training; and appropriate safety precautions and procedures. The examination may also contain questions regarding the ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of the Building Inspection Division; read, understand, interpret, and apply the Uniform Building, Plumbing, Mechanical and Housing Codes, National Electrical Code, Abatement of Dangerous Building Code, Fire and Safety Standards, municipal ordinances, zoning requirements, and other applicable codes and regulations; read, interpret, and work from blueprints and drawings; keep logs, write inspection reports and prepare detailed documentation of inspections, compliance, and noncompliance; detect substandard workmanship and materials; plan, organize, schedule, and supervise building inspection functions; prepare comprehensive technical and administrative reports; establish procedures and regulations of the Division; inspect all areas and aspects of a construction project; operate a vehicle, observing legal and defensive driving practices; meet, interact, and mutually problem solve effectively with public and private officials, and the general public; establish record keeping systems; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

This job flyer does not constitute a contract and its terms and conditions can change without notice.

THE CITY OF CLOVIS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.cityofclovis.com

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1033 5th Street
Clovis, CA 93612
o: 559-324-2725 f: 559-324-2865

An Equal Opportunity Employer Job #14-041
BUILDING OFFICIAL
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Building Official Supplemental Questionnaire

* 1. Carefully complete your application and supplemental questionnaire. It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. To be considered for this position all relevant education must be listed on the application under the "Education section," and all relevant experience must be listed on the application under the "Work Experience section."
o Yes, I have read and understand the information listed above.

* 2. To qualify for this position all relevant education must be listed on the application under the "Education section." Do you possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in structural, civil, or architectural engineering?
o Yes o No

* 3. To qualify for this position all relevant work experience must be listed on the application under the "Work Experience section." Do you possess extensive experience in technical and professional engineering and four (4) years' experience in construction inspection of all types of occupancies, with two (2) years increasingly responsible experience in supervision and management, preferably with a governmental agency?
o Yes, I possess the experience listed above with a governmental agency.
o Yes, I possess the experience listed above but not with a governmental agency.
o No, I currently do not possess the experience listed above.

* 4. Desirable certificates for the position must be attached before you submit your on-line employment application to the City of Clovis. The NEOGOV application site will allow you to attach documents to an application that you have already submitted however, the system will not allow the City of Clovis to view or print attachments after the on-line employment application has been submitted. If you do not attach the desired certificates prior to submitting your on-line employment application you must submit the certificates by fax or hand delivery only by the deadline date.
o Yes, I have read and understand the information listed above.

* 5. If you possess one (1) or both of the desirable certificates list the certificates on the application under the "Certificates And Licenses section" and submit a copy of the certificates that you possess with your employment application by the deadline date. Do you possess a valid Certificate of Registration as a Structural or Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Engineers or Certification as a Building Official from the International Code Council (ICC)?
o Yes, I possess a valid Certificate of Registration as a Structural or Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Engineers.
o Yes, I possess Certification as a Building Official from the International Code Council (ICC).
o Yes, I possess a valid Certificate of Registration as a Structural or Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Engineers and Certification as a Building Official from the International Code Council (ICC).
o No, I currently do not possess a valid Certificate of Registration as a Structural or Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Engineers or Certification as a Building Official from the International Code Council (ICC).

* 6. If you possess the desirable emphasis or experience with construction code enforcement list the emphasis or experience on the application under the "Work Experience section." Do you possess an emphasis in, or experience with, construction code enforcement.
o Yes o No

* 7. I acknowledge that I must meet each qualification for the position at the time of application submission and must list all the relevant education and experience that I possess on the employment application and copies of the desirable certificates must be submitted by the deadline date to be considered for the Building Official position.
o Yes, I have read and understand the information listed above.

* Required Question

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Additional Information

Contact: Personnel/Risk Management

Contact Email: melissap@cityofclovis.com

Industry: Public Sector

Manages Others: yes

Deadline Information: 4:30 PM Pacific Time

Salary Range: $100,992.00 - $122,760.00 Annually

Benefits: The City of Clovis offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time positions. For more information on the benefit package, please refer to the City's website under Services and Departments/Personnel/Benefits.

Job Duration/Time: Full-time

County: Fresno