Manager, Building DivisionButte County Development Services
Summary Your application may be used to make an assessment of your qualifications. Thus, it is to your advantage to be as clear and thorough as possible when completing your application. Under limited supervision, plans, organizes and manages staff and operations of the Building Division, including plan checking, building inspection, permitting and code enforcement; assures effective enforcement and compliance with all statutes, codes and regulations.
Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
- Manages assigned staff; prioritizes and assigns tasks and projects; disciplines, trains and evaluates staff; counsels, coaches and instructs employees as required; develops staff skills and conducts performance evaluations.
- Provides support, direction and coaching to subordinate employees in the areas of performance management, problem resolution, planning, and work assignments.
- Develops and monitors division budget; prepares special and recurring reports, budgets, grants, proposals and contracts, and disseminates to department personnel and external agencies; recommends and implements changes to existing policies and procedures.
- Monitors and reviews trends in building inspection and enforcement, and recommends operational and policy improvements.
- Supervises and directs the enforcement of codes and ordinances, plans review, building inspection, issuance of permits, and related building and zoning matters.
- Coordinates regional and statewide policy interpretation; recommends code amendments, solutions to technical problems, and required legal actions; makes final decision on code interpretation.
- Reviews laws and proposed legislation and determines impact to programs or projects; remains current on energy conservation issues and prepares recommendations for conservation measures and policy; prioritizes and manages projects in concert with engineers and local utility to optimize funds spent on energy upgrades to facilities and components.
- Responds to politically sensitive issues and adjusts work priorities to meet demands; projects the costs to replace infrastructure based on life-cycle predictions; communicates facility maintenance needs and requirements to county management.
- Consults with design professionals, attorneys, builders and owners regarding code interpretation and application; analyzes and recommends alternatives; analyzes and reviews new construction products for acceptability to achieve compliance.
- Attends and represents county at meetings, commissions, conferences and courts; confers with agency representatives regarding administration of state and federal programs; coordinates with department heads, Board of Supervisors and others to review and discuss new programs. -Performs related duties as assigned.
- An Associate's degree in Building Construction, Architectural Engineering or related field.
- Five (5) years relevant construction, building inspection and plan check experience including three (3) years supervisory experience.
- Certification as a Building Official, Plans Examiner, and Building Inspector.
- A State of California driver's License may be required.
- Employees hired into this classification must file statements of economic interest with the Butte County Clerk/Recorder.
Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements
- Work is performed in an office and field environment.