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The City of Larkspur, CA is recruiting for a Chief Building Official. This is a mid-management level position working closely with the Community Development Director in the City of Larkspur’s newly formed Community Development Department. This is an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor of building out a City department with new staff being hired to fill vacancies in this department.

Reporting to the Community Development Director, the Chief Building Official will exercise considerable independent judgment while providing administrative and technical oversight for all building construction work occurring within the City through permit application, plan review, permit issuance, and building inspection.

The Chief Building Official ensures compliance with State-adopted construction and accessibility standards and related Town ordinances and regulations; coordinates assigned activities with other City departments, divisions, and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Community Development Director., including preparing budgets and acquiring resources, planning work activities, supervising staff, and coordinating with other units, outside agencies and the general public.

The Chief Building Official is an at-will position and assists the Director with resolving organizational and service delivery problems and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities for the Community Development Department. The Building Official ensures assigned activities are completed in a timely, efficient and accurate manner.

This recruitment is OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Excellent salary and benefits package – $9,625 – $12,899 monthly DOQ.

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Contact Janet Thiessen, Human Resources Manager, for questions regarding this position via email at or by phone at (209) 321-3936.

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