||CHIEF BUILDING OFFICIAL
||City of Americus
The City of Americus is seeking to fill the position of Chief Building Official with a highly-qualified individual.
Americus, Georgia is located in Sumter County in southwest Georgia 132 miles from Atlanta and nine miles from Plains, the home of America's 39th President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Jimmy Carter.
The City of Americus operates under the City Manager form of government. Policy making and legislative authority are vested in the governing body which consists of a Mayor and six council members all elected on a nonpartisan basis. Council members serve four-year staggered terms, with three council members elected every two years. The Mayor is elected at large to serve a four-year term. The six council members are elected by district. The governing body is responsible for passing ordinances, adopting the budget, appointing the City Manager, Municipal Court Judge and the City Attorney. The City Manager is responsible for carrying out the policies and ordinances of the governing body and for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the government.
The Chief Building Official is responsible for planning, directing and managing the operation of the Inspection Services Department to include but not limited to: permitting, housing, public transportation, grants, budgeting, organizing, coordinating, and claims.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Planning, or related field; supplemented by five (5) years of progressively responsible experience implementing inspection programs and services; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain valid Georgia driver's license and defensive driving certification; CBO designation is a plus. Beginning salary negotiable DOQ.
This position is open until filled. If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit (prefer email) your cover letter and resume with current salary to:
Dee Jones, HR Director
City of Americus
Human Resources Department
101 West Lamar Street
Americus, Georgia 31709
Phone: (229) 924-4411
Fax: (229) 924-2012
The City of Americus is an equal employment opportunity provider, regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the City of Americus will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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