Director - Engineering & Buildings
The Department of General Services (DGS) is seeking an experienced executive to lead its Division of Engineering & Buildings (DEB), position #EA001. This is the Commonwealth’s Building Code Official and the senior facilities management position for DGS. Guided by the Code of Virginia and through a staff of over 200 employees in two bureaus, administers the statewide capital outlay program and facilities management of the historic seat of government. Requires extensive executive level management experience, comprehensive experience in: construction and project management; managing maintenance and operation of large commercial and/or government campuses; managing personnel with a broad range of technical backgrounds and experience; and budget development and fiscal management. DEB is funded by rent and fees, therefore, significant business acumen is necessary. Comprehensive knowledge of: architecture and engineering principles, construction methods, building codes, facility maintenance practices required. Must be a licensed professional engineer or architect. Degree from an accredited college or university in engineering or architecture is required. Masters degree in Business or Public Administration and knowledge of state government organizational structure and legislative processes is preferred. Fingerprint -based criminal background check and Statement of Economic Interest is required. Anticipated hiring range is $130,000-$148,000.
Interested and qualified candidates should go to www.dgs.jobs to view the entire job announcement and to apply online. Applications will be accepted until a suitable pool of candidates has been received. For assistance, please contact the DGS office at or call 804.786.3910. EOE.