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City of Greenville
City of Greenville

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time

$60,715.20 - $96,200.00 Annually



Job Type

Full Time



Job Number





12/6/2019 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Description

Brief Description of the Job:
Assists the Building Codes Administrator in planning, organizing and coordinating all programs, functions and activities of the Building Codes Division. Supervises inspectors and plan reviewers. Coordinates and manages the administration of the plan review and inspection processes and employees. Reviews, evaluates plans and inspections from footings to finals for new construction and renovation projects. Works with architects, engineers, contractors and the public to provide consultation and guidance with building codes and City ordinances pertaining to construction projects during plan review and construction. Monitors the inspection process and employees to ensure that inspections are conducted in an efficient, effective and consistent manner. Supports redevelopment and use of existing structures by coordinating and conducting feasibility inspections for potential new occupancies and documentation of needed compliance deficiencies for the occupancy of existing structure. Facilitates communication and resolution of conflicts or disagreements between customers and staff. Provides outreach, education and code compliance guidance to the development/design community and citizens on plan review, permitting and inspections. Facilitates coordination and interdepartmental communication of the department`s processes with other City Divisions/Departments.

Job Duties

Essential Functions:
Administer the Plan Review and Inspection Process (40%): Manage the plan review and inspection process to ensure consistent, efficient, effective and customer-focused inspection delivery. Lead and manage the plan review process to ensure compliance with the state-adopted building codes. Assist in the interpretation of a broad variety of code-related issues to achieve consistent and reasonable outcomes that are mutually beneficial to the customer and to the City. Assist in establishing departmental policies and procedures for the division.

Manage Development Review Process: (30%) Consult with developers, designers and contractors regarding future or current development to provide code-based direction and information regarding the City`s processes, regulations and requirements. Perform feasibility studies on existing buildings to provide guidance for redevelopment of existing buildings. Coordinate with other city development staff to facilitate good communication of all City policies to contractors and developers. Maintain a working knowledge of all new and current code requirements and provide recommendations for code and ordinance modifications or process changes.

Provide Customer Service: (20%) Serve as resource for questions and inquiries regarding development, inspection and other division functions for other City Divisions/Departments, design professionals and citizens. Work with and advise architects, engineers, builders and building owners regarding code compliant methods of construction. Provide support for the permit process to ensure that projects progress in a timely manner from intake through review, inspection and occupancy. Mediate disputes between customers and staff to seek resolution while maintaining code compliance.

Supervise Staff (10%): Supervise code inspectors and plan reviewers. Assign, coordinate, monitor and evaluate work activities/assignments, providing counseling and coaching. Ensure staff is well trained in the application of the adopted codes, ordinances and regulations. Participate in or direct the investigation and reporting of employee misconduct, making recommendations for improvement and recommending disciplinary action as needed. Facilitate the resolution of employee concerns and problems. Prepare annual performance evaluations on schedule.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Job Requirements
Formal Education: Bachelor`s degree or equivalent in Architecture, Building Sciences, Construction Management or similar degree is required.

Experience: Over six years of experience as an architect, engineer, building contractor, or building inspector with at least two years of supervisory experience are required.

Driver`s License Required: Class D South Carolina License.

Certifications and Other Requirements: Certification from the International Codes Council as Commercial Building Inspector and Residential Building Inspector and Building Plan Review or Certified Building Official or Master Code Professional and licensed by the South Carolina Building Codes Council as a Building Official.

Physical Demands
Overall Strength Demands: Light strength demands include exerting up to 20 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, or negligible amounts constantly and/or walking or standing to a significant degree.

Physical Demands: Continuously requires vision. Occasionally requires standing, fine dexterity, walking, sitting, reaching, handling, kneeling, pushing/pulling, foot controls, bending, crouching, hearing, twisting, and talking. Rarely requires lifting, carrying, crawling, climbing, and balancing.

Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Flashlight, calculators, architectural and engineering scales, shoe covers, vehicle, safety equipment, copy machine, telephone, printers, and fax machines.

Computer Equipment and Software: Computer, monitor, and keypad. Software includes permitting application, Microsoft Word and Excel.

Working Conditions
Overall Working Conditions: Satisfactory: Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.

Environmental Factors: Monthly exposure to respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards. Seasonal exposure to extreme temperature and wetness and/or humidity.

Health and Safety: Rare exposure to mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, and electrical hazards.

Primary Work Location: Office Environment.

Protective Equipment Required: Hardhat, steel-toed shoes/boots, and safety glasses.

Non-Physical Demands
Frequently requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, and working closely with others as part of a team. Occasionally requires tedious or exacting work. Rarely requires emergency situations, irregular schedule/overtime, and noisy/distracting environment.

How To Apply:
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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.
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