The County of Riverside is seeking a highly experienced building and safety professional to serve as the Deputy Building Official (TLMA Administrative Services Manager). The Deputy Building Official will be responsible for providing auxiliary leadership to the Building & Safety Department comprised of approximately 50 employees responsible for critical services including: permit issuance, plan review, building inspection, planning case intake, ordinance interpretation and responding to inquiries related to general zoning and land use. The incumbent will play a critical leadership role and under guidance of the Building Official, will be responsible for public presentations, meetings and projects, and other ventures which require collaboration with local leadership.
The County of Riverside is seeking a highly experienced building and safety professional to serve as the Deputy Building Official (TLMA Administrative Services Manager). The Deputy Building Official will be responsible for providing auxiliary leadership to the Building & Safety Department comprised of approximately 50 employees responsible for critical services including: permit issuance, plan review, building inspection, planning case intake, ordinance interpretation and responding to inquiries related to general zoning and land use. The incumbent will play a critical leadership role and under guidance of the Building Official, will be responsible for public presentations, meetings and projects, and other ventures which require collaboration with local leadership. This position will also assist and strategize with the Building Official in functions such as budget, contracts, audits, and other administrative functions. The Department desires a proven leader with exceptional communication skills that can contribute to an environment of high performance and customer-centric service. Candidates with a broad range of experience in partnering with local agencies, municipalities and other organizations are highly desired. Additionally, candidates experienced in Building & Safety laws and regulations are highly desired. In addition to an exciting and challenging career opportunity, the County of Riverside offers a competitive salary*, outstanding benefits package, and actively promotes a healthy work/life balance. Benefits include: a starting rate of more than 5 weeks of paid annual leave*, a CalPERS defined benefit retirement plan, medical flex benefit of $823 monthly, paid vision, long-term disability, life insurance, deferred compensation (401a) contributions, and 12 paid holidays a year. *Placement within the stated salary range and annual leave accrual rate will be based upon the selected candidates experience and qualifications. This class has been deemed eligible for the Performance Recognition Plan as set forth under Article 3, Section 311(C) of the County Management Resolution.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Assist in planning, organizing, reviewing, and evaluating the activities and performance of Building & Safety Department programs to ensure their effective and efficient operation; assist in the development of departmental or programmatic goals, objectives, and policies for areas within the department. Participate in the development and implementation of operating and administrative policies; participate in the development of new programs to facilitate long and short-term strategies within department and provide support in the area of financial planning, including evaluating major plans such as capital budgeting, planning, and investigation of financing methods. Plan, direct, and provide administrative support in administrative areas such as procurement and contract administration; direct the resolution of complex departmental administrative problems; interview, hire, train, and evaluate performance of subordinate staff; assist in planning, organizing, and administering the departments annual budget. Interact with members of the Board of Supervisors and their staff regarding community issues and/or constituent complaints; make presentations at Board of Supervisors meetings, city council meetings, municipal advisory council meetings, and community/social interest groups. Facilitate the coordination of office activities with other County departments; design and maintain tracking and administrative processes; coordinate the training and rotation of staff. Prepare or supervise the preparation of a variety of complex fiscal and management reports and correspondence; perform special studies. Represent the Building Official at meetings and conferences.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelors degree in business administration, public administration or a closely related field to the assignment is highly preferred. (Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the required education on the basis of one year of full-time experience equaling 30 semester or 45 quarter units of the required education.) Experience: Three years of experience functioning in a managerial, supervisory, or administrative capacity within a Public Works department or organization, which involved responsibility for administration, planning, organization, and implementation of a variety of complex programs and projects. Desired License/Certification: Possession of a Building Inspector, Combination Building Inspector, or Plans Examiner issued by the International Code Council (ICC), and/or license as a Civil or Structural Engineer issued by the State of California Board for Professional Engineers are highly preferred. Knowledge of: The principles and practices of public and business administration and organizational analysis; principles and practices of building inspection, regional planning, plan review, permit issuance, and land use enforcement; budgetary and personnel management fundamentals; general and governmental accounting principles and standards; laws, regulations, ordinances, and codes affecting building construction, zoning, regional planning, ordinance enforcement, and land use; modern office practices, forms, and equipment, including the application of computer systems to accounting, budget, and other financial functions; principles of supervision and staff utilization. Ability to: Analyze complex administrative problems and challenges; reach practical and logical conclusions and develop/implement solutions; plan, organize, coordinate, control, and evaluate public work programs, projects, and studies; coordinate project activities with management, elected officials and representatives of other agencies and departments; plan, organize, and direct the work of others; direct a variety of systems, programs, organization, and financial analyses; analyze, interpret and explain detailed information such as the provisions of state statutes, local ordinances, contracts and permits; interpret, and accurately review citations, public complaints and formal appeals; establish and maintain effective working relationships; prepare comprehensive, clear, and concise reports and correspondence; speak effectively.
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The preliminary closing date for this posting is May 24, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (PST) with a preliminary review date of May 8, 2020, however postings may close or be extended at any time. Applications will be reviewed in the order received, therefor early application is recommended. Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. No late applications will be permitted. Applications must be submitted through Job Gateway at http://www.rc-hr.com/Careers/JobGateway.aspx Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or application. Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered. Upload a copy of any license(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your Job Gateway account. BASED ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE.
VETERAN PREFERENCE REQUEST
If you are a veteran, a spouse of a 100% disabled veteran, or a surviving spouse of a veteran who died of service-connected causes, submit a copy of your (or your spouses) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouses letter of disability (if applicable) to the Human Resources Department at email@example.com. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans preference. All documentation referenced above should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org before this job posting expires. Please remember that you will need to resubmit your Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22), and a copy of your letter of disability (if applicable) for some public safety positions even if you have submitted one in the past to the County of Riverside.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Riverside County Department of Building and Safety is dedicated to providing the citizens of Riverside County with courteous, efficient and cost effective services with the goal of improving the quality of life and orderly economic development by the provision and management of grading, building inspection and code enforcement within the integrated Transportation and Land Management Agency activities.
For specific questions regarding this position, contact Anabel Mulhern at email@example.com or 951-955-9993. Benefits and detailed job description information is available for all Riverside County classifications on the job descriptions page at http://rc-hr.com/Careers/JobDescriptions.aspx. Information regarding employment requirements, including pre-employment drug/alcohol test, background check, physical exam, initial probationary period is available at www.rc-hr.com. Procedures for reasonable accommodation, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), may be found at http://dao.rc-hr.com. "Applications must be submitted through the Riverside County Job Gateway System. "Current County Employees must use their Employee Self-Service Account to apply. "All other applicants must apply using https://jobs.co.riverside.ca.us The County of Riverside is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the County of Riverside to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non job-related factor. Riverside County offers diversity that few locations can match. To find out more, please visit http://www.countyofriverside.us