SALARY: $51.43 - $69.43Hourly
$3,986.00 - $5,381.12 Biweekly
$8,636.33 - $11,659.08 Monthly
$103,636.00 - $139,909.00 Annually
COMP. GROUP/RANGE: 21/18
JOB TYPE: PERMANENT FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT: Building Inspection Division
OPENING DATE: 04/30/21 CLOSING DATE: 05/27/21 11:59 PMGENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The City of Madison is seeking a dynamic leader to direct the programs, functions and staff of the City of Madison’s Building Inspection. The Division Director implements long-term visionary and short-term operational priorities of the agency, and is responsible for the agency performance. The City of Madison is seeking a highly qualified candidate with a commitment to upholding the City’s mission, values, and service promise, and a commitment to racial and gender equity in Division and City work. The incumbent will lead and manage the agency, which encompasses the following City programs:Housing and PropertyMaintenance Code Enforcement; Building Inspection (Building, Housing, Zoning, Plumbing, Electrical and Heating Codes); Permit Plan Review; Zoning and Sign Code Enforcement; and Consumer Protection (regulates measurement standards). This Division has an operating budget of $5.1 million, and oversees the day-to-day operations and staff of approximately 45 employees. This position reportsto the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Planning, Community & Economic Development. The Division Director provides advice, council, and staff support to the Madison Common Council and various City of Madison boards, committees, and commissions.
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Employment will be subject to a five-year employment contract negotiated by the Mayor and approvedby the Common Council. City of Madisonresidency is a requirement of this position.
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**APPLICATIONS RECEIVEDWITHOUT ATTACHED ESSAY RESPONSES, COVERLETTER AND RESUMEWILL BE ELIMINATED FROM CONSIDERATION.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage and administer the Building Inspection Division of the Department of Planning & Community & Economic Development. Hire, train, supervise, coordinate and evaluatestaff. Maintain a positive work environment that welcomes and supports a diverse staff. Develop, administer and monitor divisionbudget. Establish annualdivision performance standards and goals with the Director. Review and develop work procedures. Perform affirmative action and labor relations activities. Provide direction, leadership, information and recommendations to subordinate staffon diverse programs, projects and improvements to services/procedures.
Conceptualize, plan, coordinate, implementand manage HousingCode Enforcement and Property Maintenance strategies and programs using an equity lens. Review building construction plans for compliance with existing regulations and structural integrity as required. Interpret codes, evaluate alternatives and resolve code enforcement problems that relate to special or unusual situations; assess and resolve administrative problems that relateto Division operations. Meet with developers and the general public to discuss codes and their application. Meet with Mayor's Office and other City agencies for the purposeof communication, coordination and problem solving.
Serve as departmental representative on State Department of Commerce, Safety and Buildings Division code-related committees. Act as secretary/staff to building/fire code review/appeals board.Help support the City’s sustainability efforts that focus on the built environment.
Administer and enforce regulatory codes and standards related to structural, electrical, plumbing,heating, air-conditioning, zoning, signs, vending and weights and measures controls, and developdivision procedures for their interpretation and application and understanding. Secure compliancewith State and local laws pertaining to weights and measures, snow removal and weed control.
Prepare special written and oral reports on division activities and/or projects in progress or, in response to inquiries. Direct staff in remedying emergency/public safety situations that relate to code enforcement.
Perform related work as required
Five (5) years of leadership experience that directly applies to building construction or code enforcement, and which includes two (2) years of supervisory experience.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or a related field,
Two (2) additional years of relatedexperience (this does not have to be in a leadership or supervisory capacity).
If an applicant does not possess the specific requirements outlined above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience:
Four (4) years of experience in applying the following:
Principles, practices and functions of a comprehensive building construction inspection program, including Housing, Zoning, Plumbing, Electrical and Heating codes.
Building construction principles and practices. Public administration principles.
Full range of supervisory principles and practices, labor relations and personnel management.
Two (2) years of experience in applying the following:
Computer software applicable to the duties of the position.
Familiarity with the following:
Importance of racial and gender equity in Building Inspection and City work.Climate change's impact on the built environment, and vice versa.
The City of Madison strives to provide exceptional customer service to all its residents and visitors. Therefore successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to effectively work with multicultural communities.
For a complete list of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, please visit the Building Inspection Division Director classification specification.
Ability to maintain the transportation requirements of the position.
The incumbent will be expected to attend meetings and provide presentations outside the normalwork schedule, including evenings and weekends.
Physical Requirements: The incumbent may be expected to consult with customers and staff in the field in adverse conditions which may include climbing of stairs and ladders, uneven terrain and perform work in all types of weather conditions. Work is also performed in a traditional office environment, using computers, telephones, and related equipment. THE CITY OF MADISON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER FUNCTIONING UNDER AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN. WE ENCOURAGE PEOPLE OF COLOR, WOMEN AND INDIVIDUALS WITH A DISABILITY TO APPLY. It is your responsibility to list all related jobs, correct dates of employment, average number of hours worked per week, etc. Be sure to place the complete job title on your application. If you wish to provide additional or supplemental information, please provide a resume in addition to the formal application. If you are still employed please indicate this. Failure to provide accurateand complete information may result in you not being considered for this position. All applicants are notified by email of the status of their application in each selection process. Those applicants invited toexams will receive an email notice of the date, time, and location. Alternate exam dates/times are not available except inthe case of an emergency. Emergency situations are reviewed on an individual basis. Conflicting work hours are not considered an emergency. Exams are job specific and are developedbased on the duties to be performedand the criteria listed under the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities section of the job announcement . Exam results are generally available within 2 weeks of the exam,and will be emailed or may be accessed throughyour NEOGOV account.Due to the volume of exams given by our office, exam scores are not available via telephone. As an employer, the City of Madison places a strong emphasis on customer service and strives to provide a working environment where: Engagement and equity are supported; Diversity and differing opinions are valued; Teamwork and open and honest communication are encouraged; Meeting customer needs through quality service is a common goal; Creativity is encouraged; Continuous learning and improvement is fostered. Come be a part of the team!
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILEDONLINE AT:
215 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd. MMB Rm 261
MADISON, WI 53703