Regulatory and Economic Resources Division Chief 3 (Deputy Building Official) JO# 50527
Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources
This is advanced professional and administrative work in permitting and directing activities for the Construction, Permitting and Building Code Division of the Miami-Dade Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources. Responsibilities include serving as Deputy Building Official for Unincorporated Miami-Dade County and providing direction and guidance to subordinate supervisory staff on a variety of issues pertaining to the effective administration of the trade divisions and in the resolution of complex administrative problems. The individual should exercise considerable independent judgment in coordinating complex development projects for permitting, and guiding applicants through the regulation activities and other related division services. Supervision is exercised through subordinate Division Directors over professional, technical and clerical employees engaged in various phases of section and unit operations. General direction is received from the Assistant Director Building Official who holds the individual responsible for professional management of the activities and services, and achievement of desired goals and objectives.
The Construction, Permitting and Building Code Division is responsible for the timely issuance of building permits for construction in unincorporated Miami-Dade County; and the overseeing the timely issuance of municipal permits encompassing the fire, water and sewer, environmental and impact fees reviews - applicable throughout all incorporated areas of the County. The division is comprised of six sub-divisions: 1) Building, which is inclusive of Structural; 2) Mechanical and Plumbing; 2) Electrical; 4) Zoning, which is inclusive of Public Works and Impact Fees; 5) Environmental Resource Management; and 6) Information and Permit Support. The Division also responsible for the 40/50 year recertification of commercial buildings and coordinates the building enforcement activities with Code Compliance Division for work without a permit, expired permits, and unsafe structures.
Miami-Dade County, Florida is one of the largest governments in the southeast with $6.25B annual budget and 28,000 employees serving 2.5M residents.
Miami-Dade County offers excellent benefits that include full medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; optional 457 pre-tax savings plan; optional flexible spending accounts; 14 paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; contributory membership in the Florida Retirement System; professional development; and a tuition reimbursement program.
Resumes and other information submitted in response to this advertisement are public records pursuant to Chapter 119 Florida Statutes. Hiring decisions are contingent upon results of a background check and pre-employment physical including alcohol/drug testing.
Apply online by August 7, 2020 at www.miamidade.gov/jobs, using Job Opening Number 50527
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Building Construction, or a related field. Must possess a State of Florida Professional Engineer license, a State of Florida Registered Architect license, or a General Contractor's license holding a Certificate of Competency issued by the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board or the Miami-Dade County Construction Trades Qualifying Board. Nine years of professional engineering or architectural experience in the construction industry to include five years of experience under the license are required. All applicants must be licensed as a Building Code Administrator or obtain a Building Code Administrator's license within 18 months of the hire date issued by the Florida Building Code Administration and Inspection Board as specified in Chapter 468, Florida Statutes and meet all eligibility requirements necessary for certification as a Building Official by the Miami-Dade County Board of Rules and Appeals as specified in Chapter 8 of the Code of Miami-Dade County. Certificate of Competency and State licenses must be in good standing with Miami-Dade County's Contracting Licensing and Enforcement Section, and/or the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation with no pending complaints. Applicants qualifying for employment with a General Contractor's License will be required to inactivate their certification at their own expense upon employment.
RA (Registered Architect) or PE (Professional Engineer) License is preferred.