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  • Chief Building Official

    The City of Council Bluffs is currently hiring for the position of Chief Building Official!
    Mission: Our mission is to continuously improve the quality of life and attractiveness of the City of Council Bluffs.
    Employee Benefits: Defined benefit pension plan – IPERS, excellent health insurance coverage, employer paid dental and vision insurance premiums, excellent vacation and sick leave, 10 paid holidays per year plus an additional floating holiday, $50,000 employer paid basic life insurance policy, and so much more!
    Pay: $80,469.95 annually with step increases to $102,702.98 annually
    Application Deadline: May 31, 2023

    Responsibilities: An employee in this class is responsible for directing the City’s Permits & Inspections Division. This includes supervising skilled permit technicians, administrative staff, housing, building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing inspectors and ensuring that City codes, ordinances, and safety regulations are enforced.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Public Administration, Urban Planning, Construction Management, or a related area
    • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in building codes and permits
    • Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience
    • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
    • Must have or ability to attain licenses/certifications within 18 months:
      • Certified Building Official by the International Code Council (ICC)
      • Certifications or licenses for architecture and/or engineering recognized in the State of Iowa (if the CBO is an Architect or Engineer)
    • Master Code Professional by the International Code Council (ICC), preferred
    • Certifications for building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and plans examiner, preferred
    The City of Council Bluffs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Please visit the City Employment Opportunities page for more pertinent information, to apply, and to view the job description. Contact the City's Recruiter, Cori Shaw, at 712-890-5275 with any questions!
    Below is the link to the City's Employment Opportunities page:

    Position Type: Full-time


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