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Building Official

 The Village of Lincolnshire is looking to add to its collaborative, dynamic, and hands-on team with its next Building Official. The successful candidate should possess a desire to work with residents and businesses to make their dreams a reality while balancing those dreams with community standards and professional codes. The successful candidate must be a good communicator; have a track record of working well with a variety of stakeholders; focused on continuous improvement; understand the value of exemplary customer service; and have the ability to exercise sound judgment, initiative, and discretion.

The Building Official is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day functions of the Village’s building division, including plan reviews, building permit processing, property maintenance/code enforcement, and inspection services. The Building Official also oversees several professional service contracts for plan review and inspection services; structural engineering plan reviews; elevator inspections; and fire safety plan reviews and inspections. The Building Official plays a key role in maintaining and improving the Community & Economic Development Department’s performance metrics system/reporting, as well as the department’s annual budget process. The Building Official serves as a partner to the department’s administrative assistant at the permit counter.

The Building Official reports directly to the Assistant Village Manager/Community & Economic Development Director. Requires Associates Degree (i.e., two years) or accredited trade school with course work in architecture, code enforcement, and/or related fields. Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the enforcement of building regulations or related experience in the supervision of construction projects. Requires extensive knowledge of approved methods, procedures, and materials used in building construction. Requires possession of a valid Class D Driver’s License, and extensive knowledge of applicable International Code Council (ICC) and Illinois State codes. ICC Certification as Building Official required within one year of employment. Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite. Proficiency with the BS&A enterprise resource planning system, ASFPM/IAFSM Certified Floodplain Manager, State of Illinois Licensed Plumber, Registered Architect, and/or Registered Electrician a plus.

Salary Range: Starting salary $77,000 +/-, dependent on qualifications. The Village offers a competitive benefits package including paid time off; medical, dental, and life insurance; and membership in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). Residency is not required.

Agency Contact: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Leslie Cole, Village of Lincolnshire, 1 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Lincolnshire is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: November 26, 2021, or until the position is filled

The Village of Lincolnshire is an equal opportunity employer.

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Phone: 847.913.2336
Fax: 847.883.8608

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Lincolnshire Village Hall
One Olde Half Day Road
Lincolnshire, IL 60069