Building and Planning Director

Description :


Adams County invites applications for a Building and Planning Director. This is a full-time position located in Othello, WA with benefits that include paid annual leave, paid sick leave, paid holidays, County contributed health insurance, and participation in a County contributed state retirement plan. The full monthly salary range for this position is $8,209.04 - $8,619.49. Initial hiring placement is based on qualifications.

This position is an at-will, professional management position responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Building and Planning Department.  The Director plans, organizes and directs the planning, building and code compliance activities.  The Director serves as a resource to the Board of County Commissioners, Planning Commission, businesses, developers, governmental agencies and the general public.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree in planning or closely related field or Certified Building Official and five years of work experience with three years being at a supervisory level. These requirements may be substituted by a satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of this position.

Contact :

Please visit the “Employment Opportunities” tab on the Adams County website at for an application.
Applications, resumes, cover letters, and a completed Minimum Qualifications Clarification form are required, will be accepted until 10/15/2022,
and can be mailed to the Human Resource Department at 210 W. Broadway Ave, Suite 102, Ritzville, WA 99169 or emailed to Adams County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled