Job Opportunity – MULTI-DISCIPLINE INSPECTOR, PART-TIME | CITY OF KIRKWOOD

JOB OPENING
CITY OF KIRKWOOD
MULTI-DISCIPLINE INSPECTOR, PART-TIME
BUILDING COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Inspect new construction and alteration of existing structures (commercial and residential) for compliance
with zoning, building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, property maintenance, and housing codes. Inspect
residential dwellings and commercial properties for compliance with property maintenance codes for re-occupancy
permits. Investigate complaints and zoning code violations. Read plans and codes. Testify in
court regarding inspections and code requirements.

REQUIREMENTS:
Valid driver’s license. Two years’ experience in housing code and property maintenance enforcement or a
related field. Good knowledge of the ICC Property Maintenance Code; Health and Nuisance Codes; ICC
Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel and Gas Codes; NEC Electrical Code; and Kirkwood Zoning Codes.
Knowledge of modern office practices and word processing. General knowledge of building construction methods,
practices, materials, and equipment. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and deal
courteously with property owners and the general public. Education and/or training may be substituted
for experience.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Expected to work approximately 20-30 hours per week, with varying work schedule. Both indoor and
outdoor working environments to include exposure to a variety of extreme weather conditions and
being subjected to hazardous conditions such as entering the premises of unsafe, abandoned, and
unmaintained property and structures. Exposure to electrical, mechanical, and health hazards
associated with construction activities. Performs bending, squatting, walking, climbing (stairs and
ladders), kneeling, crawling, and reaching; and must be able to move about the inspection sites to
inspect for violations.

SALARY: $22.73 per hour. Position is open until filled.

To apply: Complete the electronic employment application located on the City website under
“Employment.” OR: A paper application can be picked up at Kirkwood City Hall, 139 South Kirkwood
Road, 63122 OR: call 314-984-6975 to have one e-mailed, mailed, or faxed to you. Return paper
applications to: City of Kirkwood, Attn: Human Resources-INSP, at the address listed above.
PERSONS REQUIRING AN ACCOMMODATION TO APPLY FOR A JOB OPENING SHOULD CONTACT
HUMAN RESOURCES AT 314-822-5809.
THE CITY OF KIRKWOOD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY.

139 SOUTH KIRKWOOD ROAD KIRKWOOD, MISSOURI 63122-4303 www.kirkwoodmo.org
Posted 05/03/18