Salary Range:          $91,237 Annually, negotiable depending on qualifications

Department:              Planning, Zoning and Building/Building Division

Location:                    2300 N. Jog Rd, WPB

Hours:                        8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday – Friday

Other:                         Valid Florida Driver’s License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.

                                    THIS IS AN AT-WILL POSITION.

The Palm Beach County (PBC), Florida, Board of County Commissioners (BCC), is seeking an experienced professional to perform advanced responsible managerial, technical and administrative work leading the Building Division within the Department of Planning, Zoning and Building. This is a specialized management position primarily responsible for directing the development and negotiation of contracts with service providers and developing performance and quality standards, as well making presentations to the BCC, County Administration and other governmental agencies relating to building code compliance. Additionally, provides assistance to FEMA and Verisk representatives during Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS) accreditation audit reviews, and other program activities; provides leadership and supervises employees in the Building Division. Work is performed independently and with initiative to govern in a manner that ensures compliance with the highest industry standards and all applicable regulatory environments. Work is reviewed by the Building Division Director through conferences and reports for adherence to established policies and achievement of desired objectives and goals.


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Law, Building Construction Management or  related field; minimum of six (6) years of experience in code review and inspection process of building construction as an architect, engineer, contractor, plans examiner, inspector or trades worker, which includes five (5) years of responsible management or supervisory experience.


Related Master’s Degree AND five (5) years of related experience; must possess five (5) years of responsible management or supervisory experience


Related Associate’s Degree AND eight (8) years of related experience, that includes five (5) years of responsible management or supervisory experience


Graduation from High School or an equivalent recognized certification AND 10 years of related experience, that includes five (5) years of responsible management or supervisory experience.

Necessary Special Requirements: Must possess any  three (3) Standard Licenses including Building Code Administrator, Building Plans Examiner and Building Inspector; AND Florida Plans Examiner License in two (2) of the following categories: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Structural


Residential Plans Examiner license per Florida Statute 468 at time of hire


valid certifications from the International Code Council (ICC) and/or another state with the ability to obtain Florida Provisional License within 120 days AND required Standard Florida License within 11 months of hire.

PREFERENCE FOR EXPERIENCE IN/WITH: Any model Code development process or code bodies such as the Florida Building Commission or ICC (must specify on application); public speaking within a technical or educational setting; detailed analysis of products or issues. Also desirable: Participation in any construction trades associations (e.g., Building Officials Association of FL [BOAF], International Association of Electrical Inspectors [IAEI], FL Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association [FRSA], etc.) (must specify associations on application).

BENEFITS:  The PBC BCC provides an excellent executive benefits package, including a salary competitive for the South Florida marketplace, as well as vacation, paid parental, and sick leave, deferred compensation, tuition reimbursement, and participation in the Florida Retirement System.

Please apply online at  (no emailed resumes accepted).

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All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane. EO/AA M/F/D/Veterans Preference Employer; E-Verify Employer; Drug Free Work Place (DFWP)

Forbes Magazine ranks Palm Beach County BCC 10th in the nation in Government Services in their list of America’s Best Employers 2018