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Career Opportunity in Building Safety Division

The City's Building Safety Division is currently recruiting for the City's Chief Building Official.

An excellent career opportunity for a creative, energetic manager, the Building Official oversees the 16-member Building Safety Division. A robust team in a growing City, in 2017 the Department issued approximately 4,800 total permits and conducted 18,000 inspections. 

A full-service city, the chosen applicant would be one of 600 full-time employees and approximately 200 hourly employees, and be part of a total 2017/2018 budget of $197 million.

An important part of the City, the Building Safety Division reviews new building projects within the City to ensure that they meet the health and safety requirements specified in the Uniform Building Codes. The mission of the division is to oversee private building construction for the purpose of protecting the safety of Visalia’s citizens and facilitating the City’s economic development objectives.

To be considered for this outstanding opportunity, apply online here by March 12, 2018 at 5 p.m. PST.

Questions may be directed to Vanessa Shearer, City of Visalia Management Analyst at vanessa.shearer@visalia.city or (559) 713-4417.

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