Thousand Oaks

Building Official (Building Division Manager) (19943763)

Ventura County
$104,356.00-$156,535.00 Annually

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


2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Human Resources, 2nd Floor, Thousand Oaks, 91362



We are seeking an innovative and proactive Building Official (Building Division Manager) with a positive, forward-thinking perspective.  The Building Official (Building Division Manager) will manage all building division functions (building permit issuance, plan check and building inspections).  The position reports to the Deputy Community Development Director for Planning and Development.

The Building Official (Building Division Manager) will assist in integrating the City’s vision and goals with the business strategy of the Community Development Department; managing, planning and organizing Community Development services, programs, and operations; developing and implementing policy; crafting and accomplishing department and City objectives, goals, and performance metrics within guidelines established by the City Council and City Manager.  The Building Official (Building Division Manager) must exercise a high degree of judgment and discretion along with political acumen and an understanding of the needs of the community.

Ideal Candidate


The position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, architecture, urban planning or a related field and certification as a Building Official (CABO or ICC); certification as a Plans Examiner and/or Building Inspector is highly desirable.


The position requires six years of increasingly relevant, responsible, progressive, comprehensive experience.  Related work experience includes building inspection, plan review, building permit processing services, including three years of management/supervisory responsibility.  Knowledge of, and experience with, e-planning and e-permitting are highly desirable.


Possession, or the ability to obtain, a Class C California driver’s license is required.



The City provides excellent benefits. Please view benefits on our City website.

Special Instructions


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION - The City of Thousand Oaks makes reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities to participate in the selection process. If you wish to request an accommodation in order to participate in the selection process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the final filing date. Applicants requesting an accommodation should document the request including the type and extent of accommodations requested to participate in the selection process and/or perform the duties of the job for which applied.

Veteran’s Preference - In order to qualify for Veteran’s Preference a Form DD214, or other acceptable proof of service, must be submitted by the deadline date/time noted in the job announcement. Any veteran who has successfully completed all phases of a selection process for employment with the City shall be granted a final interview regardless of his or her ranking on the eligibility list, providing he/she meets the criteria for an eligible veteran.


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