Chief Building Official

City of Rock Island, IL

Job Details

  • Job Function: Supervisor
  • Salary: $61,648 - $95,636.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 39,684
  • Where: 1528 3rd Aven , Rock Island, IL
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Aug 13 2018

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This is a responsible technical, administrative, and management work involving all activities of the Inspection Division of the Community and Economic Development Department. Serves as the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) for all Building Code matters. Work involves the supervision of staff in the Inspection Division; final reviews of plans and specifications for all building construction or repairs to ensure compliance with all building codes and ordinances; performs inspection work; investigates and follows up on complaints regarding building and other property related ordinances. Work includes considerable contact with the general public, contractors, engineers and architects. Work is performed and reviewed by the Department Director.

Graduation from a four‑year college/university with major course work in civil or structural engineering, architecture, or related field; thorough experience in construction; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Must pass a background check, substance screening, physical exam. Selected candidate must meet residency requirement which includes a ten mile radius on the Illinois side of the Quad Cities within one year of hire date.