Training and Outreach Manager
To protect and serve Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.
This position is with the Building Codes Division (BCD). BCD adopts and enforces the statewide building code relating to the construction, reconstruction, alteration and repair of buildings and other structures and the installation of mechanical, plumbing, and electrical devices and equipment.
This is an executive service position and is not represented by a union.
What’s in it for you:
- Rewarding work in a productive and creative environment
- Colleagues who are passionate about public service
- Work/life balance, 10 paid holidays a year, and a competitive benefits package
- Advancement and learning opportunities that will help grow your career with the State of Oregon
- Live, work, and play in Salem, Oregon
- The ideal candidate would be a creative thinker who is at least familiar with construction and the various industries, does not have to be someone that is certified in one area or another, but has an understanding the state or international building codes and a general understanding of the construction process. In addition, the ideal candidate would experienced in creating and building a regulatory program and managing the staff through the changes, and have knowledge and experience with developing and training professionals.
Here’s what you will do:
- As the Training and Outreach Manager, you will direct and oversee the work of professional, technical, and support staff related to participation in statewide economic development activities, consultation and dispute resolution services to local jurisdictions to promote statewide code consistency, and statewide streamlining programs. You will also be responsible for the development and operation of the division’s statewide training program for inspectors, which includes development and delivery of code change, skill enhancement, and other training required or offered by the division for building officials, inspectors, plan reviewers and other building department personnel.
Here’s what you need to qualify:
- Three years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation; OR
- Two years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation; AND 45-48 quarter hours (30-32 semester hours) of graduate level coursework in management; OR
- Three years of professional experience as a program/project leader, assigning and reviewing work of professional staff (e.g., engineers, etc.) including project responsibility for developing goals and objectives, project evaluation, and monitoring and controlling or preparing a budget.
In the "Work History" section on your application, you must clearly describe your experience in each of the a), b), c), d) areas listed. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.
- Extensive knowledge, skills, and experience in developing and administering complex regulatory programs
- Knowledge and skills in general management
- Skills in supervision, public speaking, analyzing and writing general, statistical, and technical reports
- Ability to apply theory and techniques to organizational settings
- Ability to analyze laws and rules and apply them to situations. Knowledge of administrative and legislative processes
- Experience working with a variety of stakeholders including local and state government officials
- Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or result in you not being considered for the job.
For additional information you may contact us by e-mail at DCBS.Recruiting@oregon.gov or by phone at 503-378-3200.
EEO & Affirmative Action Statements
DCBS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity, equity, and inclusion.