Building Official

City of San Bernardino
Until Filled

The City of San Bernardino is a community rich in history and cultural diversity. Today, the City of San Bernardino, which was founded in 1810, serves as the county seat and is the largest city in the County of San Bernardino with a population of over 218,000.  As we look to the future, the City is working hard to move our community forward and improve our city services and quality of life.  The Building Official, responsible for planning, directing, evaluating and over­seeing the day-to-day plan check, permitting, inspections and enforcement operations for the City will play a key role in this effort.

The City of San Bernardino is seeking an experienced professional able to lead  the Building and Code Enforcement Divisions.  The ideal candidate will be service oriented and will have strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to create a team-oriented environment that fosters accountability and responsiveness.  

Education, Training and Experience:
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in engineering, architecture, planning, construction technology, construction management in a municipal building and safety department, or a related field, and seven years of increasingly responsible professional experience, to include five years of experience in a super­visory/management capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the City's vehicle insurance policy.
Current, valid certification as a Certified Building Official.
Current, valid certification as a Building, Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical Plans Examiner from the International Code Council (ICC).
Certified Code Enforcement Officer credentials are desirable.
For more information about this position, please call the City of San Bernardino at 909-384-5104 or visit to apply.