Building Official-National City, CA

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Date: May 26, 2021

Location: National City, California, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: [[National City]] 

State: [[CA]]








Plans, coordinates, and manages the operations and activities of a jurisdictional and / or Private Building Department ; oversees the enforcement of all building related ordinances, codes, and regulations; performs plan checks; manages and participates in building inspections; responds to building/code enforcement inquiries and complaints; and supervises assigned personnel.


The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

• Manages and coordinates day-to-day building operations including building inspection,

plans examination, permitting, and code enforcement.

• Leads and/or participates in the development, implementation, administration, and review

of the City’s building and code enforcement policies and procedures.

• Assists in the development and monitoring of the annual building division operating


• Supervises, trains, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel; monitors and

ensures staff compliance with departmental policies, procedures, and regulatory


• Oversees and provides customer service to the public at the front counter, via

Telephone and/or email.

• Performs construction plan checks; reviews and monitors plans for compliance with

applicable building codes and health/safety regulations.

• Manages and oversees the inspection of residential, commercial, and public buildings;

performs commercial and sub-standard building inspections.

• Administers and oversees the enforcement of all building, health, and safety codes

governing the construction, use, and occupancy of public and private buildings located

within the City’s jurisdiction.

• Facilitates the timely and effective resolution of various types of building and code

enforcement issues.

• May provide assistance in resolving zoning issues.



Education and Experience:

Associate’s Degree in Building Code Administration or related field; AND (5) five years’ experience managing building inspection and code enforcement operations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Licenses or Certifications:

• Certification as a Certified Building Official and Building Inspector Certification issued by the International Code Council (ICC) are required.

• Must possess a valid California Driver’s License.

Required Knowledge of:

• Building operations, policies, and procedures.

• Regulations, codes, and ordinances pertaining to building inspection and code enforcement.

• Construction principles, methods, techniques, and materials.

• Principles and practices of drafting and engineering.

• Processes for preparing and administering budgets.

• Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.


Required Skill in:

• Managing and coordinating the daily operations of building and code enforcement.

• Interpreting, applying, and enforcing building, health, and safety regulations.

• Reviewing construction plans and monitoring for regulatory compliance.

• Overseeing and participating in the inspection of commercial and residential buildings.

• Responding to public inquiries regarding various building and code enforcement matters.

• Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with staff, City departments,

outside agencies, community organizations, and the general public.

Physical Demands / Work Environment:

• Work is performed in a standard office environment and in the field.

• Subject to sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, kneeling, crouching, climbing

ladders, utilizing hand tools, and lifting of objects up to 50 pounds.

• Exposure to variable weather conditions, buildings in various states of construction, substandard structures, hazardous chemicals and materials, infectious diseases, rodents, and potentially hostile members of the public is involved

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