The City of Aspen is seeking individuals with strong leadership, managerial, and communication skills in addition to extensive specialized knowledge and experience in all areas of building to fill the key role of Chief Building Official. This position has a focus on leading a cutting edge department in the areas of building codes and energy efficiency. There is an emphasis on problem solving, critical thinking, effective communication, continuous improvements, accountability in completion of tasks, and effective and efficient service delivery to the public and co-workers. This position requires confidence, the ability to learn quickly, independent action, initiative, and the ability to make decisions and take responsibility for them. The ideal candidate can react and adjust quickly to changing conditions and come up with practical ideas for dealing with them.