The Village of Skokie is now accepting applications for the position of Building Services Division Manager, working in the Community Development Dept. Under general direction of the Community Development Director, this position coordinates the permit process of all building and site construction to determine adherence to Village codes and best construction practices; Reviews all building plans & specs for structural integrity and code compliance and oversees the plan review by the inspectors; Evaluates and proposes improvements to the application intake, plan review, permit insurance, inspection and job completion for all permit processes; Serves as staff liaison to the Appearance Commission and prepares for and coordinates Appearance Committee meetings; Coordinates the plan review process with the Village Fire Prevention Bureau, Engineering Div. and Health Dept.; Develops written internal and external procedures for review processes and implements accordingly; Coordinates phased and final inspections for the issuance of the certificate of completion and certificate of occupancy; Performs on-site inspections involving complex or problem construction.
Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, or related field required; Minimum five years’ exp in building construction, design, and/or inspection or equivalent combination of training and exp; Prior supervisory exp preferred; International Code Council (ICC) commercial and residential plan review certification and the ability to possess the Chief Building Official (CBO) designation within one year of employment and maintaining those credentials required; Ability to supervise and manage the work of subordinates; Must possess excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; Must be familiar with standard business software applications, basic office equipment, and have primary user experience with permit and inspection software applications; Valid Driver’s License required. Annual salary range: $88,789 - $113,356 (DOQ) The Village of Skokie is an EOE