Deputy Director, Inspections & Code Compliance/Building Official
Prince George County is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Director/Building Official. This position will be responsible for planning, supervising and participating in building inspection, plan review and building code enforcement activities; appointed as Building Official by the Board of Supervisors; coordinating work with County staff and other local and State agencies; preparing and maintaining appropriate files and records; preparing reports and testifying in court.
General knowledge of standard building codes; general knowledge of County and State laws, regulations, codes and ordinances governing building standards, housing certification and licensing of contractors; general knowledge of modern practices and methods employed in building, electrical, plumbing and related construction trades; ability to read, understand and interpret plans, drawings, blueprints, specifications and related construction documents, and identify them to construction in progress; ability to supervise a group of subordinates in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and to prepare concise, accurate records and reports; skill in enforcing building code s and ordinances with conformity, firmness, tact and impartiality; ability to carry out field inspection of building sites; ability to consult with contractors, building owners, the general public and to effect and maintain satisfactory working relationships on inspection and regulation matters; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, superiors, subordinates, and the general public.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in engineering or architecture and considerable experience in building code enforcement work.
Must possess and maintain State certification for code official, fire official and related certifications.
To apply online visit our website at www.princegeorgecountyva.gov. To be considered for this position, applicants must fill out a County application which can be completed online. For additional information, please call (804) 722-8669. EOE