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Building Inspection Manager – Building Safety

Clark County, Vancouver, WA

Job - Government

Close Date: 01/31/2020

Building Inspection Manager – Building Safety

Job Summary

The Building Inspection Manager will assist the Chief Building Official with supervising, planning and coordinating the activities and field operations of the Building Safety Division within the Community Development Department. This position will participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for building code administration; identify resource needs; recommend and implement policies and procedures.

This position is open until filled. A first review will begin January 24, 2020

• Bachelor’s degree with major course work in structural engineering, architecture or a related field.
• Five (5) years increasingly responsible construction experience, including familiarity with building, plumbing and mechanical construction, and two years of supervisory experience.
• Certification as a Residential and Commercial Building Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, and Residential and Commercial Mechanical Inspector through ICC, IAPMO, or other approved organization.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license.
The degree must have been conferred by an institution of higher education and have national recognition of accrediting agencies by the U.S. Secretary of Education. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

All combinations of education, experience, and training that demonstrate the ability to perform the work will be considered.

The ideal candidate will have the following strengths:
• Increasingly responsible experience in a building code enforcement environment.
• Experience collaborating and professionally and effectively communicating with design professionals, contractors, specialty trades persons, representatives of regulatory agencies and building safety professionals.
• Experience building and maintaining effective and positive relationships with stakeholders and stakeholder organizations
Knowledge of: Codes and ordinances relating to building and zoning; modern techniques and methods of building construction, including use of materials and equipment; principles and practices of the International Code Council, Plumbing, and Mechanical Codes; principles of structural design, engineering mathematics and building inspection; research methods and sources of information related to building code enforcement; principles of budget preparation and control; principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation; pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability to: Understand and interpret plans, diagrams, blueprints and specifications; manage and coordinate the work of supervisory, professional, and technical personnel; administer a variety of building inspection and related code enforcement activities; analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals; analyze and check complex plans and specifications; assist in preparing code amendments; interpret building policies and procedures to the general public; interpret and apply County policies, procedures, rules and regulations as well as the International Code Council; gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion; prepare clear and concise reports; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including a variety of County and other government officials, community groups, the media, and the general public.
An online application is required. For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:
Equal Opportunity Employer
Clark County is committed to increasing the ethnic, cultural and social diversity of its workforce and ensuring that diversity is a key priority of our organization. We are committed to providing equal opportunity and access regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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If you are in need of ADA/Section 504 assistance for accommodations, please contact Human Resources at (360) 397-2456; Relay (800) 833-6388.
Salary Grade: M2.827 ($6,446.00 - $9,107.00) per month
Close Date: Open Until Filled

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