Building Official

City of San Clemente, CA

Building Official

City of San Clemente, CA


The beautiful southern California coastal city of San Clemente is a family-oriented community of 65,400 residents and encompasses 18.5 square miles. With its natural beauty and outstanding amenities, San Clemente maintains an exceptional quality of life for its vibrant and engaged citizenry. This coastal jewel embraces a higher standard for development, historic preservation, and urban design. The City of San Clemente enjoys a stable organization with strong, award-winning financial planning, and a supportive, stable, and fiscally conservative City Council.  The Community Development Department has a professional and dedicated staff of 32.75 FTE’s and operates with a FY 2018/19 budget of $5.3M.  The department consists of Community Development Administration, Planning, and Building and Code Compliance divisions.


Overseeing the divisions of Building and Code Compliance with a total staff of 18.75 FTE’s and combined budget of over $3M, the Building Official will possess proven leadership and management skills and have an energy and enthusiasm for ensuring a safe and healthy high quality of life in this built-out, coastal community. At least five years of increasingly responsible experience in building inspection or construction and code compliance, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility is required. In addition, the equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in civil engineering, public administration, or a related field is required. The annual salary range is $126,721 - $154,213 annually; appointment DOQE.


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Peckham & McKenney


Please do not hesitate to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.


Filing deadline is October 31, 2018. 



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