Building Division Supervisor (19966130)

Sacramento/Metro Area
Until filled
$78,800.00-$108,627.00 Annually

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


3970 Rocklin Road, 1st Floor City Hall Rocklin, 95677


The City of Rocklin is now accepting applications for Building Division Supervisor. This position works within the Community Development Department and provides supervision over assigned building inspection staff; performs complex combination inspections of residential, commercial and industrial building sites to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and codes; performs plan checks on a variety of construction and modification projects; provides a variety of information to property owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors; and assists with the administrative duties of the division. 

This is the advanced journey, supervisory level class in the building inspection class series.  Incumbents direct the work of building staff while personally performing the more complex, difficult or controversial work. The incumbent operates with considerable autonomy and is expected to perform duties and make decisions with a high degree of independence. The class is distinguished from the Building Inspector II position in that the latter performs routine plan reviews and/or inspections and does not supervise staff.


Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate should possess the following:


Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

•Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by a minimum of fifteen (15) units of technical or college-level courses in construction technology, building plans review, building inspection or a related field. • Three (3) years of experience in building plans review and/or the enforcement of building codes with a public agency at a level equivalent to the City of Rocklin’s class of Building Inspector II. This work must have included significant public contact and the exercise of investigative or inspection skills.  Project leadership or supervisory experience is desirable.



•A valid California Class C license or higher is required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.  •Certificate as a Combination Inspector from the International Code Council is required at time of appointment. •Certification from the California Access Specialists program (CASp) must be obtained within twelve (12) months of appointment. •A certificate as a Building Plans Examiner from the International Code Council is highly desirable. •A certificate as a Fire Plans Examiner from the International Code Council is highly desirable.


Medical/Retiree Health:  A variety of plans are offered through CalPERS.  The City contributes up to $1,200 per month to active employees and eligible retirees, and the employee pays the difference.  Employees who retire by 6/30/2021 are guaranteed the City's $1,200 per month contribution for retiree health.

Dental and Vision:  City-paid for employee and dependents.

Leave Accruals:

  • Sick Leave:  12 sick days per year
  • Vacation:  15 days for the first year, progresses up to 27 days based upon years of service
  • Holidays:  10 paid holidays per year

Retirement - CalPERS (in accordance with Public Employees' Retirement Law)

  • 2% @ 62 (PEPRA) Employees:  Hired on or after January 1, 2013 with no prior membership with a California public retirement system or not eligible for reciprocity
  • 2% @ 55 (Classic) Employees:  Current CalPERS members or former CalPERS members without a break of service of more than 180 days.

Deferred Compensation:  Rocklin offers optional programs for employee participation (457 plans).


  • Life Insurance and AD&D:  City paid $50,000
  • Long-Term Disability:  Coverage is 50% of monthly salary up to $6,000 per month


Special Instructions

Please note that the first review of applications will be Friday, February 14, 2020.

Please submit answers to the supplemental questionnaire with your application and include any necessary documentations.

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