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City of Cincinnati Recently Established New Department of Building and Inspections

The City of Cincinnati recently established a new Department of Buildings and Inspections, and it is reconfiguring its building permit and code enforcement processes to substantially improve permit delivery, customer satisfaction, and quality of life in the city.  The City is seeking an accomplished leader to serve as the Director of the department to guide the agency through this reconfiguration and oversee the operation of this important government function.  In addition, the City is seeking a knowledgeable, self-starter to establish and oversee the zoning administration function of the new department.  The City of Cincinnati asked ULI Cincinnati to share this news and these opportunities with our members to help spread the word to potential candidates. Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis, so interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Director of Buildings and Inspections

The City of Cincinnati is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Director for the City of Cincinnati’s Department of Buildings and Inspections. The director occupies the highest office in the Department of Buildings and Inspections, serves as the Chief Building Official for the City, and reports directly to the City Manager.  In these roles, the director oversees many critical functions including the issuance of building permits and the administration and enforcement of the City’s building, housing, and zoning codes.

The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of municipal operations and organizations, possess strong interpersonal skills and an ability to compose clear written communications, and display a proven track record of management success.  The candidate must also (i) be certified as an Ohio building official for residential and non-residential purposes, or have the qualifications to obtain certification; and (ii) be registered as an architect or professional engineer with the state of Ohio, or have the qualifications to obtain registration.

Salary is commensurate with experience. More details on the job description are attached and also provided on the application at this link: http://bit.ly/19zZhhr.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The position will remain open until filled.

To apply, go to http://bit.ly/19zZhhr located on the City’s Job Opportunities portal.

Zoning Administrator

The City of Cincinnati is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Zoning Administrator for the City of Cincinnati’s Department of Buildings and Inspections. The zoning administrator serves as the City’s top zoning official and reports directly to the Director of the Buildings and Inspections.  The zoning administrator’s chief functions are to administer and enforcement the City’s zoning codes, make decisions and interpretations related to the City’s zoning codes, and supervise the Urban Conservator’s office, which administers the City’s historic preservation code and guidelines.

The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of the administration and enforcement of zoning codes and historic preservation codes, possess strong interpersonal skills and an ability to compose clear written communications, and display a proven track record of management success.  The candidate must also be a city planner, architect, design professional, attorney licensed in the state of Ohio, or a person with intimate knowledge of, and experience in, the administration and enforcement of zoning codes.

Salary is commensurate with experience. More details on the job description are attached and also provided on the application at this link: http://bit.ly/1F9og6F.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The position will remain open until filled.

To apply, go to http://bit.ly/1F9og6F located on the City’s Job Opportunities portal.

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