Chief Building Official, City of Mountain View, CA

Blog Post created by jthibeault Employee on Jul 21, 2020

Currently experiencing more development activity than most cities on the San Francisco Peninsula, the City of Mountain View is home to approximately 81,000 residents and many internationally known corporations such as Google, Microsoft, Intuit, and LinkedIn. The City also has a popular downtown and small business scene. The Chief Building Official oversees the 25-member Building Inspection Division team within the Community Development Department.


Mountain View is seeking a progressive leader who will be energized by a range of rare and innovative projects. The ability to work in partnership with award-winning architects and world class developers in achieving their visions while ensuring compliance will be expected. The ideal candidate will exhibit superior interpersonal skills and be capable of balancing principles with pragmatism. A minimum of five years of plan check and building inspections experience, including one year of supervisory or management experience, and a Bachelor’s degree is desirable. ICC certification, architect license or registration as professional civil or structural engineer in California is preferred.


Salary range $136,553 - $204,830 ($170,692 midpoint/control point); appointment beyond midpoint may be considered DOQE. Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for brochure and to apply online. Closing date:  Sunday, August 16, 2020.