City of Boca Raton, Florida (pop. 86,647)
Building Official

Located on Florida’s “Gold Coast,” the City of Boca Raton encompasses 28 square miles and is the second largest city in Palm Beach County.  This culture rich community offers outstanding educational opportunities, diverse outlets for sports and entertainment and a growing and diverse economy, all of which contribute to the City’s high quality of life.   Residents and visitors alike enjoy its many amenities, picturesque architecture, an amphitheater with programming that has included John Legend, Train, and the Counting Crows, 1600 acres of beautiful parks, well-equipped community centers, and best of all 3.5 miles of exquisite public beach.  The City of Boca Raton is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Building Official which provides oversight, leadership and supervision of the Building/Code Compliance Division within the Development Services Department.   The Division has 57 FTEs and an annual operating budget of $6.7 million.  The Building Official reports to the Deputy City Manager and supervises the Chief Inspectors for Structural, Mechanical, Plumbing and Electric; directs and coordinates the Division’s plan review process; and, oversees the issuance of building permits and certificates of occupancy.  The Building Official serves as the enforcing officer of the Florida Building Code and other applicable codes and standards as mandated by State Statutes.  Candidates must have a combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and extensive experience in building, electrical and plumbing inspection work with substantial supervisory responsibilities, preferably in municipal government.  Must possess certification by the State of Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board as a Building Code Administrator.  The salary range is open, dependent upon qualifications.  The first review of resumes will take place February 15, 2017.

To apply, visit and apply online.  Questions should be directed to S. Renée Narloch, President, S. Renée Narloch & Associates, at (850) 391-0000 or  A detailed brochure is available.  The City of Boca Raton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Under Florida’s open records law, the applications/resumes are subject to public disclosure.