The City of Rohnert Park is seeking a committed and innovative
Development Engineering Manager/Building Official to join our
fast-paced and dynamic development services team. Working
collaboratively with other Department managers and the Director,
the Development Engineering Manager/Building Officialmanages and
coordinates City staff and consultants to ensure life safety and
property protection in Rohnert Park and lead the delivery of the
City's larger site development projects.Experience with online
permitting systems and a desire to support the City's business
decisions with rigorous data review is plus.
Plans, supervises, coordinates, and performs activities related
to development engineering including site work, building inspection
and enforcement of the Municipal Code, including the adopted
Building Code. Reviews, issues, processes, and approves permits
issued by the engineering and building divisions. As the Building
Official, is the designated authority charged with the
administration and enforcement of the California Building Standards
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Administrative direction is provided by the Director of
Development Services. The Development Engineering Manager/Building
Official provides supervision of the Building and Public Works
Inspectors, Engineering Technicians, Community Development
Assistants, Office Assistants, Code Compliance Officers, assigned
to the Development Engineering Division, as well as managing
consultants who perform work related to the review, approval and
inspection of private development work.
The Development Engineering Manager/Building Official is a
division manager within Development Services and responsible for
managing activities related building and engineering approvals for
new development and redevelopment, including review and approval
engineering and building plans and permits, building and site work
inspection and enforcement. The Development Engineering
Manager/Building Official manages subordinate staff and consultants
and designs and implements programs and systems in conformance with
general policy guidelines, standards, appropriate laws, codes and
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind
the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable
accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the
essential functions of the job.
Provides complex, technical guidance to staff and external
organizations, agencies and businesses related to site development
and building construction.
Explains and interprets applicable codes and ordinances for
contractors and the general public.
Facilitates the resolution of development related problems by
identifying the issues of concern and working collaboratively with
Represents the City in meetings with representatives of
governmental agencies, architects, engineers, contractors, property
and business owners and the public.
Handles difficult inquiries, complaints, and code enforcement
issues and makes final determinations in situations requiring a
Building Official's opinion.
Reviews building and site construction plans for adequate design
and compliance with the City's development conditions and Municipal
Calculates appropriate permit and development fees; approves
plans and issues permits.
Performs and supervises field inspections of all types of site
development and building construction; assures that construction
conforms to approved plans and specifications.
Conducts studies, prepares reports of findings, including
recommendations and prepares updated codes for adoption.
Makes oral and written reports to Commissions and City
Plans, organizes, assigns and coordinates field and office work
related to new development and redevelopment including coordination
with other City departments, outside agencies and consultants.
Supervises, trains, mentors, develops and evaluates the
performance of assigned staff.
Assists in the development and implementation of goals,
objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, checklists and
May be called out any time of the day or night to determine
safety of structures following emergencies and natural
- Performs related duties as assigned.
In performing the duties described above, the incumbent is
- Provide outstanding and friendly customer service.
- Create and maintain a respectful and collaborative working
- Communicate honestly and behave in a manner that is ethical,
legal and fiscally responsible.
- Demonstrates care for the organization, customers, and
- Performs work of the highest quality possible.
- Practice and encourage initiative and innovation to improve the
Qualifications and Requirements
Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide
the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A
typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in a related field and five
years of work experience in a combination of building inspection,
code enforcement, and plan checking of varied residential,
commercial and industrial facilities, including two years in a lead
or supervisory capacity.
Licenses and Certifications:
For the complete job description, including required knowledge,
abilities and working conditions, pleaseclick here.
To be considered for this opportunity, please visit "Job
Opportunities" atwww.rpcity.orgfor an online application and the
required supplemental questionnaire. Work history must include all
employment for the last 10 years. All applications will be screened
for completeness and possession of minimum qualifications.
Applications will be reviewed in detail to identify the most
qualified candidates to interview.
You may submit a resume or other relevant documents to further
describe your qualifications; however, "See Resume" will not meet
the requirements to submit a complete application, including
employment history, or be accepted in lieu of responses to
If you need assistance applying online, please click on the
Application Help/FAQ's link: www.governmentjobs.com/home/faq.
If you are a CalPERS retiree, you may not work for the City of
Rohnert Park more than 960 hours per fiscal year, July 1st through
June 30th, nor in a regular, i.e., permanent, position. Work
assignments must be temporary, i.e., typically limited to 12
months. Additional Information
The work is performed both indoors in an engineering office
environment and in the field at a variety of types of construction
sites, including rough terrain, existing street areas and
structures under construction. The position requires sitting,
standing, walking on level, rough, and slippery surfaces; reaching,
twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting,
crawling, grasping and making repetitive hand movements in the
performance of daily duties.
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and
use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a
motor vehicle and to visit various construction, City, and meeting
sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and
hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and
over the telephone.Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and
retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to
operate standard office equipment.Positions in this classification
occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open
and closed to retrieve and file information.Employees must possess
the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects
weighing up to 25 pounds.
The position also requires dexterity in climbing up to roofs,
walking on roofs, and crawling under structures, along with the
necessity of near and far vision, when comparing onsite
construction conformance to approved plans.
Employees primarily work in an office environment with moderate
noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct
exposure to potentially hazardous physical substances.Employees
partially work in the field and may be exposed to hot and cold
temperatures, inclement weather conditions,loud noise levels,
vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or
electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and
fumes.Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and
private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental
policies and procedures and City codes.
Individuals in this position work in all weather conditions
including wet, hot, and cold. The nature of the work may require
climbing unusual heights on ladders, being around power, noise, and
vibrating tools and being around moving vehicles and heavy
equipment which subjects the employee to mechanical, electrical,
and traffic hazards.