Deputy Building Official

  • City of Sanibel
  • Sanibel, Florida
  • May 08, 2022
Full Time Building and Safety Building Maintenance Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $50,850.00 - $88,838.00 Annually USD

Job Description


Serves under the supervision of the Building Official and is responsible for examining plans and specifications for new construction and remodeling of existing facilities. Provides assistance to the public on interpretation and application of specific building, electrical, and mechanical codes and regulations.


Analyzes and interprets building plans and specifications and other supporting information for new construction and remodeling of existing facilities for code compliance. Reviews construction plans for conformance to codes, laws, and regulations; consults with contractors regarding problems and follow-up to review corrections. Performs on-site investigative inspections as necessary relating to plan review.

Performs computations and analysis to check calculations submitted by designers.

Review development permits for conformance to State codes and regulations and informs contractors of corrective actions required.

Consults with architects and engineers and the Fire Department on matters relating to codes, law and regulations.

Prepares reports and records of Plan Review and job plan re submittals.

Conducts special studies and prepares reports for the Building Official.

Responds to citizen inquiries relating to building codes and other issues relating to the department.

Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications

Associate of Arts or Science degree from and accredited college; supplemented by ten (10) years experience in construction related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

State of Florida Building Code Administrator
State of Florida Plans Examiner
State of Florida Standard Building Inspector
Florida Drivers License

Supplemental or Additional Information


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information individually or in a group and respond to questions from City Council, managers, employees, customers, and the general public.


Requires the knowledge of the Standard Building, Plumbing, Gas and Mechanical Codes and National Electrical Code, or similar basic model codes relating to construction. Familiarity with City codes and ordinances which govern building activities and the certification and licensing of contractors. A general knowledge and understanding of the standard principals and practices of the construction industry applicable to building construction.


Ability to read, understand and interpret plans, drawings, blueprints, specifications and related construction documents. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, developers and the public.


Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or synthesis functions. Ability to deal with several concrete variables and abstract variables, and to analyze major problems that require complex planning for interrelated activities that can span one or several work units.

Job Address

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