Building Division Supervisor

$5,527 - $7,227 monthly
  • City of Tigard
  • 13125 Southwest Hall Street, Portland, OR, USA
  • Nov 23, 2021
Full time Administration/Management Building & Zoning Community Development

Job Description


The City of Tigard is currently recruiting for a Building Division Supervisor, The Building Division Services Supervisor position is a very dynamic position with a mix of providing supervision of the permit processing staff, overseeing the counter operations, administering the permit tracking system and generally assisting the Building Official in the administration of the Building Division. This includes helping with the budget, contract administration and reporting. The position also provides training for permit tracking system users and helps update system functions as changes occur.

The ideal candidate will have a well-rounded background in building permitting and tracking. Experience with financial systems and reporting would be highly valuable as well as experience with software system administration. Working well with a diverse group of teammates and citizens is critical to having success in this position. Demonstrating the ability to supervise and lead coworkers with respect and care is a requirement of this position and the selected candidate.

The City of Tigard values diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and life experiences. We are committed to building a workforce of diverse voices to impact decision making, drive growth, and better serve our community. We strongly encourage those wanting to work with and serve diverse populations to apply. We would love for you to consider joining Team Tigard.

Please review the Building Division Supervisor classification for additional details about this job. 



  • The position works with a diverse group of internal and external customers to support a dynamic permitting experience for the citizens of Tigard.
  • This a flexible position with opportunities to develop new procedures and projects and lead teammates through implementation.
  • The position is on the forefront of new technology in the permitting process with opportunities to shape the way the City interact with our Citizens.
  • The position provides a good mix of leading teammates through supervisory responsibilities and providing technical expertise in system administration.



Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade AND 
  • Five (5) years increasingly responsible administrative experience in a municipal building, engineering, or planning department, including one (1) year lead or supervisory experience. Database administration experience is desirable.



Union Representation: not applicable for this job.
 Schedule: The position will generally work a 4-10 hour schedule Monday-Thursday. There is room for flexibility in the schedule and the potential for some remote work. Since this position supervises the counter operations, there is a need for much of the work to take place on-site but as training and delegation develop over time, opportunities for remote work will increase.
The monthly range for this position is $5,527-$7,227 per month. The starting pay assignment, based on an analysis of the successful candidate’s related experience and education in accordance with the City’s pay equity policy and the Oregon Equal Pay Act, would be no higher than $6,688 per month. This position is exempt.
How to apply: Please apply online. We do not accept applications via email. Applications must be received by Human Resources  by the closing time/date.
IMPORTANT (Please Read) : In lieu of resumes and cover letters, the City of Tigard evaluates each applicant's work history and responses to supplemental questions. Please complete the application and answer the supplemental questions thoroughly to ensure our subject matter experts can appropriately evaluate your experience.
ATTENTION VETERANS: To receive veteran's preference, please upload your DD214/Separation documentation.

Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement: The City of Tigard is implementing a COVID-19 vaccination mandate in which most City employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 22, 2021. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. For those who have experienced barriers in accessing a COVID-19 vaccine, Tigard’s HR team will assist in any way possible.
 Per ORS 433.416, law enforcement officers are exempt from this requirement.