Job Opportunity – Division Director – Building and Code Enforcement | St. Charles County



Starting Salary: $ 76,690.88 per year.

This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position which includes a full range of benefits including Paid Time Off, Extended Medical Leave, Holidays, Employee health, dental, life, disability, retirement and tuition assistance programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Plans activities and directs division personnel engaged in building and code enforcement, permitting, inspection, construction approval and related record keeping for unincorporated portions of the County. Supervises completed and in-progress work and tasks.  Provides technical and informational assistance to division staff.  Prepares and administers division budget. Approves budgeted expenditures, projects and tracks revenue, recommends staffing, equipment and supply needs.  Reviews and approves divisional training, payroll and official records. Develops division operating procedures and policies. Hires, disciplines and discharges employees. Allocates personnel, assigns tasks and reviews work. Completes employee performance evaluations. Maintains standards and approves discipline. Manages the correct handling of complaints and development of solutions to meet compliance with county ordinances and directives. Performs or directs required follow-up to resolve oftentimes difficult and/or highly publicized problems, complaints and conflicts within the division. Conducts hearings on dangerous/dilapidated buildings for demolition.  Orders building demolition.  Represents the County in building and/or code enforcement issues to other jurisdictions, professional organizations and associations. Participates in citizen groups as needed or directed by the Community Development Director. Reviews various applicable federal, state and local codes and regulations for potential amendments and improvement to county ordinances or policy and procedures. Recommends new and/or changes to existing County regulations, policies and procedures regarding building and code inspection and enforcement.  Researches and approves new building products or methods. Serves as ex-officio for the Building Commission and Floodplain Vision Board.  Prepares presentations, reports and correspondence regarding codes, regulations and procedures, and attend County Council meetings as directed by the Director of Community Development.  Coordinates division activities with other county departments and personnel. Direct enforcement and legal activities for other Community Development divisions, including follow-up inspections and prosecution of with the County Counselor’s office as necessary.  Oversees the administration of Waste Water System regulations.  Prepares building and/or code enforcement inspection contracts with other governmental agencies. Coordinates inspection services with contract municipalities. Maintains current knowledge of ICC/NEC building codes and all applicable regulations; inspection techniques; budget development and administration policies and procedures; personnel supervision principles; and state and local procurement requirements.  Performs other duties as assigned.