City of Hesperia
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Job Description

Duties: The Building Official is a Non-Represented Management position who is responsible for the overall administration and direction of the City's building, housing, and related codes and regulations. The incumbent, under direction; plans, organizes, implements and directs the activities of the Building and Safety Division. The Building Official coordinates the City’s multi-department permitting and inspections of residential, commercial, and industrial development project tracking program for compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations; performs related duties as required.

For more information on this position, please visit https://www.cityofhesperia.us/660/Job-Classifications


  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class "C" California Driver's license
  • Possession of Building Official certification by the International Code Council
  • Possession of Combination Inspector and/or Plans Examiner Certificate issued by the International Code Council or equivalent.
  • Possession of or ability obtain, a Certified Access Specialist(CASp) certificate within one year of appointment

Qualifications: A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in building inspection, plan checking, permitting, and building code compliance services. Two (2) years of direct supervisory experience or program/ project management capacity. Possession of a Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or a related field.


  • Prior Public Service – CalPERS Formula 2.7% @ 55 –Contributes 8% (employee cost) and 1% (cost sharing) of annual salary.
  • CalPERS Pension Reform Formula 2% @ 62 contributes 7.75% (normal cost) of annual salary.
  • 3% City Contribution into 401 (a) Deferred Compensation Plan
  • 457 (b) Deferred Compensation Program available
  • Health Benefits – up to $1, 550 per month toward medical, dental and vision insurance

Please visit the employment page at: https://www.cityofhesperia.us for complete list of benefits offered.