Stanwood is the town center serving a diverse rural, suburban and urban population of 34,000 people spread across two counties in what is generally identified as “Greater Stanwood Camano.” Stanwood’s residential population totals 7,125, an increase of 13% since 2010, making it one of the fastest growing communities in Snohomish County. Many residents outside the City come into Stanwood for business, community events and park and recreation services. The City is focusing on retaining its role as the center of the Greater Stanwood area by pursuing new endeavors that support the downtown and employment diversification. This area is rich in both scenic beauty and natural resources.
The Building Official is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Building Division, including overseeing permit issuance, plan review, code compliance, and building inspection services to ensure the health and safety of our community. The position interprets and enforces building codes and regulations, successfully collaborates and resolves issues, and ensures services are accessible to the public. Under the direction of the Community Development Director, the Building Official supervises and acts as a mentor to the Associate Planner.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
Stanwood’s ideal candidate brings considerable experience in building code knowledge, plan review, building permitting, inspection and enforcement functions. The Building Official is an excellent communicator who works effectively with staff, is highly responsive with a strong customer service focus, and the emotional intelligence and political savviness to build relationships and manage expectations. The successful candidate will be a creative and flexible problem solver who brings enthusiasm, passion and a high degree of ethics to the work they do.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and TRAINING:
Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent, with three (3) years of experience related to building inspection, construction, code enforcement, or a related field; must possess current International Code Council (ICC) certification as a Building Inspector; and possess current ICC certification as a Building Official, or ability to successfully obtain certification within twelve (12) months of employment.
The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment background and reference check prior to the start of employment.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
The annual salary range is $90,180 to $101,484. Placement within the range will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. An excellent benefit package provides medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, life, short and long-term disability insurance, Paid Time Off: 21-31 days per year. Twelve paid holidays per year. Washington State Public Employees Retirement System, and Deferred Compensation Retirement Plans.
For the complete job description and to apply online please visit: https://stanwoodwa.org/191/Human-Resources
This is an open continuous recruitment; for first consideration, apply immediately. Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis as ideal candidates are identified.
The City of Stanwood does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, sex, or age, in any programs or activities. Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer
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