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Building Commissioner Posting



The City of Seven Hills is seeking qualified applicants for the position of BUILDING COMMISSIONER. The City seeks an experienced and energetic professional.

Supervisor:  The position is appointed by the Mayor, with Council approval, and reports to the Mayor of Seven Hills.

Responsibilities and Duties: The Building Commissioner is responsible for all administrative functions necessary in directing the operations of the Building Department, including all commercial and residential construction inspections and determining violations of the city zoning code and building code. The Building Department controls inspection of sewer and gas lines and the connections of same to facilities, plan review, overseeing inspectors and office personnel. The Building Commissioner must attend City Planning, Zoning, and Caucus and Council meetings as required.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Qualified candidates must have current certification from the State of Ohio Board of Building Standards as a Chief Building Official (CBO) and two or more of the following; a Commercial Building Inspector (CBI), Electrical Safety Inspector (ESI) Commercial Plumbing Inspector (CPI) and/or Registered Mechanical Inspector (RMI). Additional certifications as a Residential Building Inspector (RBI) and Residential Plumbing Inspector (RPI), or both, is preferable. Additionally, the preferred candidate will possess excellent communication and presentation skills, have management experience and demonstrated ability to effectively deal with day to day administrative issues, be proficient in Microsoft Office, financial management and Building Department Software. The position requires a valid State of Ohio drivers’ license. 

Salary Range:  The salary range provided for by ordinance is $58,000 - $73,000/year. Qualifications and negotiation will be considered.  The selected candidate will receive the full range of benefits including sick and vacation time, and participation in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).

Application Process:  Interested candidates holding required certifications are invited to send their resume to The City of Seven Hills, Mayor’s Office, Attention Kathy Holland, 7325 Summitview Drive, Seven Hills, OH 44131 by March 15, 2019.  Email responses may be sent to kholland@sevenhillsohio.orgPre-employment background review and drug screen required. Seven Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer.