The City of Brentwood is seeking a Chief Building Official (CBO) who is dedicated to assuring that all building in Brentwood is safely constructed and maintained up to community standards. Under direction of the Director of Community Development, the CBO directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations to ensure life safety and property protection is enforced in all land parcels, buildings, and structures in the City of Brentwood. Through the enforcement of related laws, statutes, codes, and ordinances the CBO will coordinate the assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; and provide highly responsible and complex administrative and management support to the Director of Community Development. Desirable certifications include: Certified Building Official (certified by ICC-International Code Council) and California Accessibility Specialist (certified by California Division of the State Architect-DSA).
Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, construction management, architecture, or related field and five years increasingly responsible combination building inspection experience which includes two years at an advanced, journey, lead level.
Associate's Degree from an accredited college in engineering, construction management, architecture, or related field and seven years of increasingly responsible combination building inspection experience which includes two years at an advanced journey, lead level.
Equivalent to the twelfth grade and 10 years of increasingly responsible combination building inspection experience which includes two years at an advanced journey, lead level.
License or Certificate:
Possession of an appropriate California driver's license.
Possession of a Combination Building Inspector certificate issued by the International Code Conference (I.C.C.).
Possession of a Plans Examiner Certificate and a Building Official certificate issued by the International Code Conference (I.C.C.) is desirable and shall be obtained within one year of hire date.
Certified Access Specialist Program (CASp) certification is desirable.
Applicants must submit the following:
City of Brentwood Employment Application
Combination Building Inspector certificate issued by the International Code Conference (I.C.C.).
Postmarks, faxes and incomplete applications will not be accepted. Your application must be filled out completely online. Resumes must also be submitted but it is not a substitute for a completed application.
The examination process will consist of:
Review of applications for minimum qualifications for the position and to ensure all materials have been submitted.
Panel Board Interview - Applicants possessing these requirements will be invited to a panel board interview tentatively scheduled for the week of December 1, 2020.
All applicants that pass the examination process will be placed on the eligible list which is good for at least 6 months and may be extended up to an additional 18 months. This eligible list will be used by the City of Brentwood to fill all current and future openings in this classification as long as the list is active.
DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Tests may consist of any combination of written, oral or other exercises or assessment procedures that test content. Components may include, but are not necessarily limited to, typing, math, reading, writing and analytical skills; problem solving ability; computer and software proficiency, or any other job-related knowledge, skill, ability or qualification. The City may, without notice, change or eliminate any particular assessment component or combination of components as needs dictate.
All correspondence regarding application status, test and/or interview dates, etc. will be sent by email and be available through your Government Jobs account. Please check your email folders, including your junk/spam folders and accept emails from the domain governmentjobs.com, neogov.com, or brentwoodca.gov. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure a correct email address is provided and that all correspondence is received.
The City of Brentwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.