Chief Building Official

  • City of San Diego, CA
  • San Diego, California
  • Aug 30, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Building and Safety Construction and Skilled Trades Executive
  • Salary: $139,000-$155,000 USD Annually
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Phone: (916) 784-9080
  • Apply By: Aug 14, 2020


The City of San Diego is seeking a Chief Building Official. With a population of more than 1.43 million residents, the City of San Diego is California’s second-largest city and the eighth-largest city in the United States. The City is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse places in the nation, with more than 100 languages spoken by residents.

Job Description

The Chief Building Official will plan, organize, and manage the operations of the Building Construction & Safety Division. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader who is passionate, highly motivated, organized, a team player, and someone who has a high level of political acumen. The annual salary range for the incoming Chief Building Official is $139,000-$155,000; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Joel Bryden at (916) 784-9080. Filing deadline: August 14, 2020.

Job Requirements

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in engineering, construction management, architecture, public or business administration, or a related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible management experience in a large public agency with three (3) years in a supervisory capacity. A Master’s degree is preferred, but not mandatory. 

Job Address

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