BUILDING OFFICIAL Are you ready to help shape Fremont’s future by being involved in several visionary and transformative development projects? If so, consider joining our team.
OPEN UNTIL FILLED—First Review February 27, 2017
ABOUT US Fremont is a well-managed and innovative city. Located in the heart of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, Fremont prides itself on innovation, green technology, a low crime rate, great schools, a low unemployment rate, quality parks and nearby open space, and an incredibly diverse population of residents. As a full service city, Fremont employs 901 regular employees and has a total general fund budget of $183.1 million dollars. Fremont is an employer that values its people, creativity, quality service, integrity, open communication, collaboration, mutual respect, and diversity. Employees find their work challenging, yet rewarding, and most importantly, enjoy the chance to make a difference through public service. Think Fremont! IN A TYPICAL DAY A BUILDING OFFICIAL WILL?
Manage a staff of 30 employees.
Provide services in the areas of plan check, building inspection, fire and life safety and community preservation.
Continue building upon the professionalization of the division and bring skillful management and stability to a highly trained, and results-oriented team.
Mentor and coach staff to prepare them for future careers.
Develop and maintain work productivity measures.
Collaborate with the team to use innovative technology and data to help improve division management.
Collaborate across departments forging partnerships to achieve the goals of the community.
Coordinate activities with other City departments and outside agencies.
Navigate through complex situations and manage large, high visibility projects to completion.
Demonstrate the ability to balance the administration of rules and codes with practical, workable answers that do not compromise safety, aesthetics and other critical aspects of construction.
Maintain a customer and client orientation that transcends the ordinary to model similar behavior and mentor staff.
The information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
Tentative Recruitment Schedule Open Date: 2/13/17 First Review Date : 2/27/17 at Noon Oral Panel Interviews: Week of 3/6/17 Start Date: April 2017
QUALIFICATIONS The successful candidate will have any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Typically, candidate's will have a bachelor's degree with major coursework in civil or structural engineering, architecture or a related field, and five years of progressively responsible experience in building plan review or inspection. Registration as a Building Official and Plans Examiner with the International Code Council (ICC) or equivalent, is required. If not currently certified, certification is required within one year of appointment. REQUIRED LICENSES
Class C California Driver’s License
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR IN A CANDIDATE: The City is searching for a self-motivated individual to join our team. In addition to the minimum qualifications and required licensures, candidates must have strong customer service skills and the ability to perform a variety of complex functions simultaneously. The Building Official must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with the ability to be respectful, and patient while working in a diverse environment. COMPENSATION & BENEFITS The annual salary is $124,455 - $167,969 depending on qualifications. Fremont offers an attractive benefits package, which includes, but i