Job Opportunity

Supervising Building INspector
Marin County

Date Posted:

February 13, 2024


$112,694.40 – $136,988.80 Annually


The Supervising Building Inspector works as a first-line supervisor planning workload distribution and assigning, organizing, and directing the activities of building inspection program as well as providing performance planning, evaluation, and coaching. This position trains staff in work procedures, answers questions, and makes procedures and policy interpretations regarding work processes and the application of laws and regulations and enforcement of state and county construction laws and regulations. In addition, the Supervising Building Inspector assists the Deputy Director of Building and Safety in the development and implementation of division policies, procedures, and programs; engages, advises, and assists permit customers and community groups regarding building permit and inspection related issues; conducts complex field inspections; and serves as a member of the department’s management team.


The Highly Qualified Candidate: The ideal candidate is a progressive problem solver who is comfortable working independently, has prior construction experience, and possesses a California State issued (current or expired) contractor’s license. This individual is an innovator with the ability to assess situations, apply appropriate analysis, interpret applicable laws and regulations, and resolve each situation appropriately. In addition, the ideal candidate possesses excellent communication and coaching skills in code related subject matter and will bring fresh thinking to assist Community Development Agency efforts to develop building permitting programs that engage the Marin public and support success in achieving healthy, safe, and sustainable communities. Minimum Qualifications: Three years of experience equivalent to a Building Inspector II or Building Code Enforcement Officer II for a governmental agency. Required Certifications: Possession of valid ICC certification for Combination Inspector and California Certified Access Specialist (CASp) certification. Highly Desired: Lead and/or supervisory experience highly desired.

How to Apply:

Apply online at or visit For any questions, please contact the Marin County HR Dept at or call (415) 473-6104. EEO/TTY

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