Deputy Building Official

City of Port St. Lucie
Port St. Lucie, FL

Description of Job / Position
The City of Port St. Lucie, is the 8th largest city in Florida with a population of over 189,000 residents, covers 120 square miles and is the heart of Florida’s Treasure Coast. The Port St. Lucie is proud to offer the amenities of a big city with the comforts of a familiar hometown.

The Deputy Building Official is under the general direction of the Building Code Administrator. The Building Department is comprised of five divisions including Plan Review, Licensing, Sign Inspection, Inspection, and Permitting and operates with an annual budget of roughly $7.5 million and 63 employees. It is one of only 5 Building Departments in the State of Florida and one of only 24 Building Departments in the entire world accredited by the International Accreditation Service (IAS). The Deputy Building Official performs technical and administrative work in developing goals and objectives and in managing the function and operations of the department, providing managerial and professional support work in assisting the Director in the implementation and follow-up of designated projects. The Deputy Building Official also oversees the Inspection and Permitting divisions on a day-to-day basis.

Job Requirements
The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree public administration, urban planning, business administration, or a closely related field from an accredited four-year college or university or have the ability to obtain the degree within eighteen (18) months from the date of hire. A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of building construction, with five (5) years being in a management level position, is required. The selected candidate must have possession of State of Florida driver’s license, and maintenance of a clean driving record. The final selected candidate must possess the Florida-mandated license requirement for Building Code Administrators at the time of appointment. Candidates that do not presently possess the Florida Building Code Administrator license are encouraged to review the educational and experience requirements.

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For more information on this position contact:

Doug Thomas, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
(863) 860-9314

How to Apply
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