Wakulla County


Wakulla County Building Official

 Anticipated Vacancy


Wakulla County, Florida seeks qualified applicants for the position of Building Official within the Board of County Commissioners.  This is a full-time position, responsible for ensuring the proper regulation of the construction industry with respect to the enforcement of the building and related codes.  The Building Official is also charged with the daily leadership and management of the Building Division and will work under the administrative direction of the County Administrator.


Essential Functions:  The Building Official interprets codes, ordinances, and statutes; implements County policies, procedures and programs; and administers the Department code compliance activities through the Building Inspections and Code Enforcement Sections. The Building Official is responsible for the direct regulatory administration and supervision of plans review; enforcement or inspection of building construction, repairs, additions, remodeling, demolition or alteration projects that require permitting, and determines compliance with building-related codes (including building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, gas, fire prevention and accessibility). 


The Building Official manages work assignments, performs evaluations and disciplinary actions for division staff; directs and administers the division’s customer relations and customer service activities; prepares and presents division’s annual operational budget; monitors division operations and processes to ensure compliance with policies, procedures and codes; conducts special studies as directed and presents results to Administration or the Board of County Commissioners, and attends advisory, technical and professional meetings; including the  Code Enforcement Board and Technical Review Committee.  Serve as the primary liaison with clients in this area and is responsible for ensuring that we deliver the highest level of customer service possible. 


Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Public Administration, Architecture, or Engineering; be in possession of a current Building Code Administrator/Building Official license.  Must have 5 years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in a construction related field.  Will consider equivalent experience for educational requirement.  Must be able to pass a background check.  Knowledge of the FGBC and LEED standards are a plus.  Preference will be given to those individuals who are licensed Professional Engineers. 


The desirable applicant must have a valid Florida Drivers License and a Standard License through State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as a Building Code Administrator.   To apply, send a Wakulla County application to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1263, Crawfordville, Florida 32326.  County applications are available at:  www.mywakulla.com or at the County Administrator’s Office, 3093 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida 32327.  Questions regarding qualifications and/or duties and responsibilities may be directed to Deborah DuBose at 850.926.9500. Drug screening and background check is required. Veteran’s Preference will be given to qualified applicants.  Wakulla County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.   Starting salary will be based on qualifications and experience.  Advertisement closes on Friday, April 6, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m.   Salary commensurate with experience.