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Building Officials

Location : Crystal River
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 11491305
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 10
Required Education : Bachelors
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Responsible administrative work directing and coordinating the Building permitting and inspection operations of the Planning and Community Development Department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.) Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Essential Functions:
• Assist in the preparation and implementation of the division budget and makes procedural and operational recommendations to City management through work plans.
• Serves as principal enforcing officer of the building code as mandated under Florida Statutes. Enforces regulations and laws of the State and Federal Government relative to coast lines, seawalls, flood plains and natural resources.
• Represents the City in court proceedings on Building Code violations and with other governmental agencies in cooperative efforts in standards and code compliance proceedings.
• May serves as backup staff support to the City's Code Enforcement hearing process.
• Responsible for building plan review, permitting and inspection activities associate with administration of the adopted Building and Housing Codes. Supervises contractor registration and business occupational licensing activities.
• Performs field inspections.
• Establishes and retains files on property descriptions, building permits, notices, certificates of occupancy, inspections, test results, court documents, building code regulations and all other applicable laws and regulations.
• Performs related work as required. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly supervises the Permitting Clerk. Carries out mid-level supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Required Qualifications :
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) from an accredited college or university in Building Construction or related field
• Ten (10) years experience in municipal inspections or construction management

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS:
• Valid Florida Operator's Drivers License for required travel
• Certification as a Building Official and Plans Examiner by the State Of Florida. (Must maintain the required certification and license per F.S. Chapter 468; failure to do so will result in termination.)

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to review construction plans and blueprints for compliance with applicable codes
• Knowledge of computers and software applications appropriate to this position
• Knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering concepts
• Ability to read and understand engineering reports
• Ability to apply laws of physics and understand strength of materials and vector analysis
• Ability to maintain working relationships with contractors, employees and the public

Work Schedule: Full time, Days

Salary: $55,000-$65,000 per year. DOE. 
Skills :
Building Inspector Construction Engineering Planning and development
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