New employees usually start at the minimum of the range. Higher starting salaries are dependent upon qualifications.
Full-Time, Benefit eligible Position.
The Building Official performs complex and technical review of construction plans and inspection activities to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, laws and national standards; provides specialized technical expertise, implements programs and assignments and oversees permitting functions; directs and coordinates the work of Building Safety division staff.
HUMAN COLLABORATION SKILLS: Decisions regarding implementation of polices may be made. Contact may involve support of controversial positions or the negotiation of sensitive issues or important presentations.
FREEDOM TO ACT: Performs the job by following established standards operating procedures and or policies. There is a choice of the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties. Performance is reviewed periodically.
BUDGET RESPONSIBILITY: Oversees budget preparation of a division budget. Has responsibility for approval of final documents sent to the Director. Reviews and approves expenditures of significant budgeted funds within the department.
READING: Read and interpret legal and property descriptions, ordinance and code documents, technical and instructional documents, and building plans, blueprints, codes and diagrams, reports and correspondence.
MATH: Perform mathematical and engineering calculations relating to the review of construction plans and blueprints.
WRITING: Ability to write technical and staff reports, correspondence, contractual service agreements, policies, and employee evaluations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Medium Work: Exerting 20-50 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10 lbs. constantly.
Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work. Evening, weekend, or holiday work may be required.
Office setting with frequent trips to construction sites, including entry into buildings under construction and damaged buildings.
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. Revised: 04/2017, 05/2017, 05/2018, 06/2020, 7/2020
The City reserves the right to consider only the most qualified applicants for the succeeding examination processes. Application and review (Training and Experience Evaluation) and Interview. Appointment subject to successful completion of background examination and pre-employment drug test.
The City of El Mirage is an Equal Opportunity Employer.