The City of North Olmsted is seeking an Assistant Building Commissioner to direct and coordinate inspections, building and zoning code compliance. Please see the attached job description.
Qualified candidates can mail, e-mail or fax their resumes along with a completed City of North Olmsted job application by Friday, December 16, 2011 to the address below:
City of North Olmsted
Department of Human Resources
5200 Dover Center Road
North Olmsted, Ohio 44070
JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Assistant Building Commissioner DEPARTMENT: Planning and Development - Division of Building CLASSIFICATION: Un-Classified FLSA STATUS: Exempt-Administrative SALARY RANGE: $58,500-$72,800 annually
Purpose of Position: Appointed by the Director of Planning and Development and under the general supervision of the Building Commissioner this is an advanced technical and supervisory position. Work involves the inspection of rough and finished construction for compliance with established building construction codes, standards and structure/mechanical specification. Work includes inspecting public and private projects to ensure that health and safety regulations are met; maintaining state certification; preparation of various required reports; public relations and issuing certificates of occupancy.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. · Oversees and/or conducts inspections of residential and commercial properties, rough through final, to assure compliance with municipal, state and national building codes and to identify defects in structure, write up all deficiencies; re-inspection of all corrections. · Reviews plans for compliance with City Zoning Code. · Review and approve construction plans prior to construction of residential buildings to ensure compliance with established building codes; forward commercial plans to plans examiner for review. · Assists the Building Commissioner to direct, oversee, assign and evaluate the work of inspectors; conduct meetings, assign and review work assignments. · Issue building permits; provide correction information; issue violation notices such as stop work, approval and red tags; conduct follow-up inspections issues and authorize final certificate of occupancy; issue condition certificate of occupancy. · Maintains state certification in all areas of inspection. · Consult with architects, engineers, builders, contractors and property owners regarding the provisions of the building codes, ordinances, law and design criteria and requirements; makes recommendations and assist to solve construction problems; reviews construction plans, work with plumbing and zoning inspector on final inspection problems and permits; make recommendations for procedural and code changes. · Receive and respond to the public both verbally and in writing to answer questions. · Maintain records and prepare statistical written and oral reports. · Review and update code standards. · Prepare reports for various City of North Olmsted boards and commissions. Attend various board and commission meetings as assigned. · Assist the Law Department to process violations; represent the city in court proceeding when required. · Function as the Building Commissioner in his/her absence when authorized.
Minimum Training and Experience Required:
· High school diploma. · Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of the building construction industry. · Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, and techniques used in building construction. · Thorough knowledge of electrical systems, HVAC systems and plumbing systems. · Valid Ohio Driver’s license · Building Inspector Certification and either an Electrical Safety Inspector or a Plumbing Inspector Certification from the Ohio Board of Building Standards. · Building Official Certification or an interim certificate with the Ohio Board of Building Standards. Must have permanent certificate within 18 months of date of hire. Mathematical Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, calculate decimals and percentages, and measure data.
Language Ability and Interpersonal Skills: · Ability to comprehend and correctly use a variety of informational documents including reference books and manuals, requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, applications, plans, site plans, grading plans, blueprints and other reports and records. · Ability to prepare reports, letters, memo, correspondence and other job related documents using prescribed format and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction and style. · Ability to accurately record and deliver information, meet deadlines and maintain confidentiality of restricted information; ability to use independent judgment, common sense, and principals of influence and rational systems in the performance of tasks. · Ability to work under stressful conditions, to respond immediately to crisis situations, and to balance priorities within and between offices and departments. · Ability to maintain personal composure and tactfully handle difficult situations and interpret questions correctly; ability to behave in a responsive, understanding, helpful and professional manner with coworkers, supervisor and the general public. · Ability to accurately record and deliver information. · Ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, textures, odors and shapes.