Job Function: Building Official
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Duval County Public Schools
Jacksonville, Florida, United States, FL-Jacksonville (on-site)
9 days ago
Duval County Public Schools
Jacksonville, Florida, United States, FL-Jacksonville (on-site)
23 days ago
Duval County Public Schools
Jacksonville, Florida, United States, FL-Jacksonville
9 days ago
Job Type
$70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Min Experience
5-7 Years
Min Education
H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
Required Travel
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function
Building Official


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Job Summary

Supervise operations and activities for Code Enforcement in construction plans review for compliance with Florida Building Codes, Florida Fire Prevention Codes, Florida State Statutes, and State Requirements for Educational Facilities (SREF). Administers and performs plans review of new building construction, erection, repair, addition, remodeling, demolition, and alteration projects that require permitting indicating compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, gas, fire prevention, energy, accessibility, and other construction codes.

Essential Functions

1. Reviews and approves construction plans for code compliance for District Facilities, Maintenance, Information Technology, and other District projects requiring permitting.

2. Assists the Building Official in supervising the permit application process.

3. Responds to inquiries regarding plans review and permitting in person, on the phone, and through written correspondence with contractors, architects, engineers, and other district staff. Provides guidance related   to   building   code   plans review.

4. Maintains documentation and files for plans review in accordance with public records statutes.

5. Performs other duties as assigned.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Knowledge of the Florida Building Codes, Florida State Statutes and Administrative Rules, State Requirements for Education Facilities (SREF) rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Knowledge of modern construction methods, principals, practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of the records and reports required in building code enforcement administration
  • Strong word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software skills
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to ensure compliance with construction code, state law, and FL Department of Education rules
  • Ability to plan, organize, schedule, coordinate, and implement plans review and related functions
  • Ability to work effectively with other agencies, departments, officials, employees, contractors and the general public
  • Ability to influence, guide, and motivate others
  • Ability to exercise sound independent judgment
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents
  • Ability to meet statutory deadlines



 Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Building Construction or related field, from an accredited college or university is preferred.  High school diploma is required.

 Experience: Five (5) years combined experience in the field of construction as an architect, engineer, plans examiner, building code inspector, registered or certified contractor, or construction superintendent. 

 Certifications & Licenses: Current State of Florida Architect, Engineer or Florida licensed plans examiner with special qualifications in building, electrical, and fire safety is required.  Additional Florida plan examiner licenses in mechanical and plumbing preferred.

Job ID: 73424373
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