Village of Channahon

    Advertised Position Opening: Chief Building Official

    Chief Building Official – Village of Channahon

    The Village of Channahon, Illinois, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Chief Building Official. This full-time position reports to the Director of Community Development and will be the primary staff person responsible for all residential and commercial plan reviews; residential and commercial building inspections; enforcement of building and property maintenance codes; and coordination of all reviews and inspections referred to outside consultants. This position will serve as the Village’s key technical building liaison and will assist other Village departments as needed.

    Graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in civil or structural engineering, architecture, construction science, or related field; or considerable experience in construction or as a building inspector or contractor including supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills. Possess a thorough knowledge of the energy code, international building codes and national electrical codes, state plumbing codes, mechanical codes, familiarity of zoning ordinances, general construction codes and considerable skills in applying knowledge of building codes. The ideal candidate would preferably possess ICC Certifications including but not limited to Plans Examiner, Residential Building Inspector and Commercial Building Inspector. Experience in municipal or county government and/or construction trades a plus.

    Starting salary range is DOQ. Applications and full job description are available at  Completed applications should be returned to the Village of Channahon, Human Resources Department, 24555 S Navajo Drive, Channahon, IL 60410, by April 25, 2014.


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