Building Code Official
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.
Position performs complex technical and administrative work overseeing the administration and enforcement provisions of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and as interpreted by the State Building Code Technical Review Board, and related ordinances. Supervises building and inspection activities with responsibility for enforcement of laws, ordinances and codes relating to the construction and alterations of buildings within the city.
-Combination of education or experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university. (If no bachelor’s degree, minimally requires high school diploma or GED equivalency plus additional years of highly relevant experience may be substituted as equivalent.)
-Minimum 5 years related experience and/or training in building, electrical or plumbing inspections or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Certified Building Official in accordance with the Virginia Certification Standards within one year of hire date.
-Possession of appropriate electrical, plumbing, mechanical and building codes certification issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia or a nationally recognized certifying agency such as Building Officials and Code Administrators International or Council of American Building Officials.
-Virginia driver’s license by employment start date.
*Effective November 1, 2021, all newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement.*
TO APPLY: to view the complete job information and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through the City of Charlottesville employment page.
The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.