Chief Building Official

Planning/Engineer
Full-time
Town of Truckee
Until Filled

Chief Building Official
Town of Truckee
Salary: $103,464.48 - $139,677
(Increasing to $105,016.45- $141,772.16 in July)

The Town of Truckee is looking for a Chief Building Official (CBO) with substantial experience working on residential projects, plan reviews, permit processing, commercial structures and code compliance. The CBO will oversee the Building Division within the Community Development Department, which provides permit issuance, plan review, and building inspection services.

Chief Building Official
Town of Truckee
Salary: $103,464.48 - $139,677
(Increasing to $105,016.45- $141,772.16 in July)

The Town of Truckee is looking for a Chief Building Official (CBO) with substantial experience working on residential projects, plan reviews, permit processing, commercial structures and code compliance. We are looking for someone with exceptional interpersonal skills, who enjoys mentoring and leading others and building positive relationships with other Town departments, community clients, design professionals and contractors. The CBO will oversee the Building Division within the Community Development Department, which provides permit issuance, plan review, and building inspection services. This is an opportunity to lead an amazing team of seven (office support, technicians, plans examiners, and building inspectors with access to a code compliance officer) and focus on collaboration and partnership to provide the best possible services to our community while embodying the “Truckee Way” - integrity, teamwork, accountability, commitment and excellence.

THE JOB / IDEAL CANDIDATE
The CBO oversees permit issuance, plan review, and building inspection services to ensure compliance with building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical codes, State Title 24 requirements, disabled access regulations and related provisions of the municipal code. The division team interprets and enforces building codes and regulations, negotiates and resolves issues, and ensures services are accessible to the public.

Our ideal candidate is an excellent communicator who is highly responsive with a strong customer service focus, and the emotional intelligence and political savviness to build relationships and manage expectations. The CBO will be an experienced leader who builds and mentors staff and is creative and flexible and an excellent problem solver. Ideally, the next Chief Building Official will love what Truckee has to offer – great people, community, mountains, snow, nature – and possess an indomitable will to serve the best interests of our community.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying, however a typical way of obtaining these are:

• Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in architecture, construction technology, civil engineering, or a related field.

• Four years of progressively responsible experience in the design, construction and inspection of public, commercial, industrial, and residential buildings including two years of supervisory responsibility.

• Possession of I.C.C. certification as a Chief Building Official.

• Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

Salary and Benefits
The salary range is: $103,464.48 - $139,677 annually (increasing to $105,016.45- $141,772.16 in July); salary will be negotiated depending upon qualifications and experience. Benefits include: 

• CalPERS Retirement Plan: 2.5% @ 55 for Classic PERS members, 2.0% @ 62 for new PERS members. (The Town participates in Medicare, but not in Social Security).

• Health, Dental, and Vision insurance with Town contribution to premium.

• Deferred Compensation 457: $2000 Town match.

• Retiree Health Savings: Town contributes 2% of base pay.

• Long Term Disability Insurance: Employee paid, currently .89% of base pay.

• Life Insurance: Premium paid by the Town, $50,000 coverage limit.

• Vacation Leave: starting at 2 weeks per year.

• Administrative Leave: 2 weeks per year.

• Sick Leave: 96 hours a year.

• Holidays: 13 paid.

For more information and to apply, please see the full recruitment brochure: https://indd.adobe.com/view/f074c4db-1466-442c-b72e-3444846e6b7e

HOW TO APPLY
This is an open continuous recruitment; however, for first consideration, apply by May 27th, by completing an application and attaching your cover letter and resume at https://apptrkr.com/2241278

Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:

• Email to: wendi@wbcpinc.com

• phone 541-664-0376 or toll free at 866-929-9227

Save the Dates:

•  Interview dates are June 24th and 25th (candidates selected to interview will need to be available for both days). Interviews are tentatively planned to take place in person.

The Town of Truckee is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer