Chief Building Official

Location: 
Johnson City

The city of Johnson City is seeking its next Chief Building Official. The CBO is required to have a thorough knowledge of current principles and methods of modern building design and construction, knowledge of the proper use and application of the International Construction Codes, the functions and operations of municipal governance, and the principles of budgeting and budget administration.  Must be able to manage the certification and training of inspection staff. Must possess a thorough knowledge of customer service, develop and maintain effective relationships with all client groups, and be able to effectively communicate with contractors, homeowners, subordinates, superiors, news media, and elected officials.  Position reports to the Director of Development Services.  Will be heavily involved in plans reviews and ensuring an efficient permitting process from start to finish.  Must be customer focused with the ability to find creative solutions to complex issues. Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with emphasis in engineering or a construction related discipline required.  Extensive and verifiable experience working in a municipal setting, along with an ICC Certified Building Official designation is highly preferred. Applications will be received on-line at www.johnsoncitytn.org  until the position is filled.  Salary DOQ.