Dir Building Standards & Codes - Grade 31

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Job Duties

As a Director Building Standards and Codes, you would:

Direct the preparation and implementation of a plan for effective delivery of services.

Evaluate overall work output and program effectiveness.

Establish, review, and adjust Division priorities.

Direct the Division's field services to municipalities, and render consulting services and technical assistance to State and municipal officials, architects, engineers, and to the building industry.

Study the operation of the Codes, local building regulations, and other laws related to construction, to ascertain their impact upon cost of construction and their effectiveness in relation to health, safety, and welfare.

May represent the Secretary of State in the statutory role as member of the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council, State Board for Historic Preservation, and State Disaster Preparedness Commission.

Analyze and compare existing local codes and regulations with the Codes and national standards, and make recommendations to the Council, Secretary of State, and other authorities.

Evaluate and review reports and tests submitted to the Council on new building products and methods of construction to determine compliance with the Codes.

Recommend approval or disapproval to the Council.

Arrange for and direct public hearings and conferences on Codes issues.

Serve as the Department's primary voting representative as a member of the International Code Council (ICC), for the purpose of participating in the ICC development process.

Perform the full range of administrative supervisory responsibilities.

May perform all of the duties and responsibilities of Assistant Director Building Standards and Codes.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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How to Apply

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Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

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