Building Official (As Needed)

Building Official (As Needed)

Location: San Francisco Bay Area, California


Provides a high level of supervisory and management services to clients by management of their jurisdiction’s Building Department.  The Building Official of a jurisdiction typically acts under the direction of the City Manager.


  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the department, overseeing all staff including, but not limited to counter technicians, clerical, inspection and plan review; some jurisdictions may include the Code Enforcement and Planning/Zoning staff under the Building Official’s direction.
  • Supervises, recruit, and train CSG Building Department staff.
  • Ensures compliance within the community, of all appropriate State and Federal Regulations relating to construction projects, as well as enforcement of local Ordinances.
  • Creates and implements ordinances, policies and procedures.
  • Regularly meets with city department members, community & elected officials.
  • Responsible for the enforcement of codes, regulations and ordinances and ensuring that subordinate staff carries out these directives.
  • Read and interprets codes and regulations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the community, staff, upper level managers and elected officials.
  • The ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing.
  • Conflict resolution management skills.
  • The ability to effectively work and interact with the client’s customers, building professionals, staff and the public.
  • Represent CSG in client contract negotiations.
  • Administer contracted professional building department services to client jurisdictions.
  • Must project a positive image for the client, jurisdiction and CSG.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Possess an International Code Council (ICC) certification as a Building Official. All licenses and certificates must be maintained as a condition of employment.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a Building Official in a public agency; OR minimum of 5 years experience as a Senior Building Inspector with a public agency; OR minimum of 5 years experience as a Plans Examiner with a public agency.
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid Class “C” California driver’s license is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Working Conditions

  • Requires extensive physical exertion during on-site inspections.
  • Will require physical flexibility & dexterity, including the ability to continually stand, bend, stoop, reach, crouch and climb.
  • Working with detailed, finely printed documents.
  • Requires driving to job sites and visiting clients.











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CSG Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. CSG Consultants does not discriminate in hiring or employment based on race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship status, military and veteran status, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

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