Chief Building Official
Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by City of East Palo Alto, CA
Click here to view all of your Saved, Viewed and Applied Jobs all in one place.. Click here to view all of your Saved, Viewed and Applied Jobs all in one place.. The City of East Palo Alto is a beautiful community located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, and is uniquely positioned to maximize its potential as a significant city in the region. Founded by speculators and farmers in 1849, the town was originally named Ravenswood. In 1983 the residents decided to incorporate as East Palo Alto. The population is approximately 31,500 with an area of 2.5 square miles.. View all openings. Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.. Apply for Job Interested. Location. 2415 University Avenue East Palo Alto, 94303. Description. Within discretionary authority performs a variety of routine and complex administrative, supervisory and technical, work in administering and enforcing building, housing, zoning and related codes.. This classification is FLSA exempt and works under the general supervision of the Community Development Director. Exercise supervision over building inspectors, plan reviewers, technicians, support staff, and other staff, as assigned. Provides direction, training and direct supervision to subordinate technical and administrative support staff.. Chief Building Official Brochure - Final 1-22-2018.pdf. Ideal Candidate. Will have the knowledge of building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and general construction codes. Knowledgeable in construction techniques, principles and practices of plan examinations; national uniform building codes; and zoning and land use applications. Basic principles and methods of managing, supervising, evaluating, and training staff.. Will have the ability to establish effective working relationships with contractors, developers, architects, engineers, owners, other city employees, Building Services Division staff, and the general public. The ability to read, understand and interpret complicated plans and blueprints. Learn, retain, interpret and communicate technical information, terminology, policies, practices and procedures. Preparation of City Council Staff Reports and presentations.. Participated in, and/or supervised subordinate employees inspections. The purpose of such inspections to enforce a variety of codes, such as, Uniform Building; Mechanical; Plumbing; Fire; Housing; Abatement of Dangerous Building(s); and National Electrical Code.. Experience advising contractors, architects, developers on code interpretation, requirements and potential deficiencies in plans.. Benefits and Compensation:. Retirement: CalPERS - 2.5% @ 55 or 2% @ 62 benefit formula depending on membership status. RetirementCalPERS. Classic Members - 2.5% @ 55 formula. Employee pays 8% employee contribution * Three year average final compensation. New Members2% @ 62 formula. Employee pays 6.25% employee contribution. Three year average final compensation. Medical: (City pays 100% Employee Coverage and 65% Dependent Coverage). Dental: (City pays full cost for employee only). Life Insurance: (City pays for coverage of $100,000). Long Term Disability: (City paid). State Disability Insurance: (Employee paid). Management Leave: up to 60 hours / year. Holidays: 12 paid holidays / year. Vacation: 80-200 hours per year, based on years of continuous public service. Sick Leave: 8 hours / month. Optional Benefits: Flex (125) Plan with Supplemental Benefits. Special Instructions. How to apply:. To be considered for this employment opportunity, please complete the City Application or apply by going to where you may submit your application and Supplemental Questionnaire online.. Applications not applying online are asked to mail, or hand-deliver, their application to:. Irene P. Camarena, Human Resources Manager. The City of East Palo Alto's goal is to attract, develop and retain a diverse, well-qualified and professional workforce.. Candidates should apply before the first review date of February 19, 2018. Candidates should be aware that references will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established.. Glassdoor has millions of jobs plus salary information, company reviews, and interview questions from people on the inside making it easy to find a job that's right for you.