Be our new Building Official!

Posted on June 28, 2023

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The City of Sonoma is actively seeking an exceptional candidate to fill the position of Building Official. This is an opportunity for highly-qualified individuals to contribute their expertise and skills to the City’s Community Development Department. With a monthly salary ranging from $10,227 – $12,431, the Building Official will play a crucial role in planning, organizing, supervising, directing, and coordinating activities within the Building Division.

As the Building Official, you will ensure compliance with local, state, and federal building codes and regulations for structures within the City. Additionally, you will serve as the designated Floodplain Administrator, overseeing related matters. In this role, you will supervise a team of Building Inspectors, Plans Examiners, and other staff members, and guide interpreting and enforcing the California Building Standards Code.

To learn more about this position, please refer to the comprehensive brochure available on the City’s website. The application process remains open until the position is filled. To apply, interested candidates must submit a cover letter, City of Sonoma application, and resume electronically to Cathy Lanning, the Administrative Services Manager, at City applications can be obtained by visiting the City of Sonoma at No. 1 The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476, by calling 707-938-3681, or by downloading it from the City’s website.

Join the City of Sonoma and embark on an opportunity to make a significant impact as the Building Official. Your skills and dedication will contribute to the growth and development of the community.

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