Chief Building Official
The city is accepting applications for the position of full-time Chief Building Official. Oakdale is accepting applications for the position of full-time Chief Building Official. The City of Oakdale has some very exciting growth and development poised to take place over the next few years: Willowbrooke neighborhood, 4Front/Slumberland, and Goldline Bus Rapid Transit Oriented Development - Helmo Station and Greenway Station (housing, office, and retail and services). The city is also working on a police station expansion and building a new public works facility.
The ideal Building Official candidate will have excellent communication skills; extensive knowledge of building codes, regulations, and construction methods; ability to identify and help find solutions to permit and inspection issues; ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; and is a proven leader. It is expected the new Building Official will secure MN State Delegation for plan review and inspection services. The Building Official currently manages several staff including a building inspector(s), administrative assistant, code enforcement officer, and contracted inspection services.
Duties Include: Supervises all aspects of issuing, reviewing, and inspecting building, plumbing, and mechanical permits; supervises the rental housing program; supervises code enforcement and ordinance violation programs and works closely with the city attorney on enforcement and prosecution; develops and manages the Building Division budget; oversees contract inspection services; and attends City Council and city advisory body meetings as needed.
- Certified as a Building Official by the State of Minnesota
- High School Diploma or GED
- Associate of Applied Science in Building Inspection Technology
- At least five years’ experience as a building inspector
- Valid driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to the city’s insurance provider
Salary: $86,735 to $107,759 per year, plus excellent benefits package includes health and dental insurance, PERA pension, 12 paid holidays, and ample PTO package.
Closing Date: Open until filled; first review of applications on September 9, 2021.
Mail Application to:
Christina M. Volkers, City Administrator
City of Oakdale
1584 Hadley Avenue N, Oakdale, MN 55128
Email Application to: email@example.com
Candidates must submit to and successfully complete a thorough background investigation prior to appointment to the position.
The City of Oakdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer