Class Code:EA082

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF BUILDING CODE SERVICES

General Description

The purpose of this class within the organization is to assist in the development and management of the entire division and its enforcement of building code, elevator and contractor permitting and licensing regulations.

This class works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Assist with monitoring and establishing all special programs and projects including Services to Cities, Unlicensed Contractors, Central Examining Boards, Elevator Operations, School Board, Tree Trimmers Licenses and Airport Extension.

Confers and meets with staff from other agencies to discuss division matters and to strategize; meets with division staff to discuss all work related issues and attempts to resolve quickly.

Drafts agenda items and amendments to ordinances; meets with representatives of the County Attorney's Office to discuss various issues.

Performs employee reviews and evaluations

Performs related work as assigned.

Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time; requires little or no dexterity.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

None.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, architecture, construction management, business, public administration or closely related field.

Requires six (6) years of experience in engineering, permitting, regulatory programs, environmental licensing or building permitting; including  two (2) years high level supervisory and administrative experience in a large organization in a variety of interrelated programs.

Special Certifications and Licenses

None.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies. 

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.