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Building Official
City of Costa Mesa, CA

The City of Costa Mesa, CA is seeking a Building Official.  Costa Mesa is looking for a dynamic leader with a high level of integrity and a strong work ethic. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with critical thinking skills and good judgment who will thrive in a fast-paced environment where expectations are high and creativity is valued. The successful candidate will be committed to promoting a positive team environment through collaboration, supportive mentorship for experienced as well as up-and-coming talent, and modeled behavior of professionalism, responsiveness, and public service. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of successful professional leadership and be able to effectively cultivate and maintain cooperative working relationships within the organization and the community. While technical expertise is required, this is a senior management role with a focus on the implementation of strategic objectives, the mentoring of junior staff, and the smooth administration of the Building Safety Division. The ideal candidate must have good judgement; excellent critical thinking, organizational, and creative problem-solving skills; and outstanding oral and written communication skills. A background of leadership in a public sector organization is ideal.


Location: Costa Mesa, California
Salary: $117,012 - $156,816
Final filing date: First review of applications: July 19, 2021

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.