Starting Salary:           $31,641.49 per year

This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position which includes a full range of benefits including Paid Time Off, Extended Medical Leave, Holidays, Employee health, dental, life, disability, retirement and tuition assistance programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  The purpose of this position is to provide general clerical support to the department, including entering data into the computer. This position acts under the supervision of the Administrative Assistant or other appropriate supervisor. Assists the general public with questions, in person and on the telephone, regarding issues such as:

  • The necessity of building permits
    • Building permit applications
    • Inspection scheduling
    • Contractor licensing
    • Basic code questions / property maintenance issues
    • Citizen complaints
    • Requests for status of permits and complaints
    • Other information regarding services rendered by the Community Development Department
  • Performs research on real estate records for new complaints to determine proper ownership and necessary data for investigation of complaints. 
  • Opens code enforcement complaint files and assists in preparation and mailing of code enforcement correspondence.
  • Verifies that locations of proposed building permits are in unincorporated areas of St. Charles County or with a contracted jurisdiction or directs to appropriate agency.
  • Determines when to transfer inquiries to other staff.
  • Collects fees and issues receipts for all the Community Development Department.
  • Enters relevant data into building and code enforcement software and assures that all applicable reviews by various divisions and Departments within the County are completed and entered, then notifies customer of completion of permit review and fees.
  • Schedules appropriate inspections and verifies eligibility for same. 
  • Forwards data to property owners and builders.
  • Prepares reports and files pertaining to inspections, and the licensing of contractors.
  • Prepares routine correspondence for department staff as needed. 
  • Maintains and files all necessary paperwork including reviewing for accuracy and completion.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Revises departmental documentation as directed.
  • Assists in obtaining historic data as requested by the customer or other agencies.
  • Scans historic data for digital archive purposes.    

REQUIREMENTS:  High school education or equivalent with some additional clerical training and one to two years’ experience in the clerical field or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered. Knowledge of basic record keeping procedures and equipment. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.  Requires knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.  Working skill in customer relations and service. 

Requires successful completion of computerized clerical skills testing with a minimum Data Entry score of 4800 KSPH and minimum score of 80% in Math. * Please call 636-949-7320 to schedule testing.

TO APPLY: All applications must be submitted only through our Self-Service Website at We do not accept faxed, e-mailed or print applications. For your convenience, if needed, terminals are available on site at the HR Dept., 201 N. Second St., Room 522, St. Charles, MO  63301 Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. 

*To assure consideration, applications must be received, and clerical testing completed by, February 24, 2019. *

St. Charles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  St. Charles County is a drug and alcohol free work place. A pre-employment drug screen is required for all positions.

Job Opportunity – CDBG Code Enforcement Officer | St. Charles City, MO

Job Title CDBG Code Enforcement Officer
Department Community Development
Posting Date February 13, 2019
Closing Date for Resumes/Applications February 22, 2019
Salary Range $49,172.76 – $68,841.86
Benefits Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance; FSA; Retirement Benefits; Paid Vacation; Paid Holidays; Employee Assistance Programs and Educational Benefits.
Exempt/Non-exempt Non-Exempt
Status Full Time

The City of Saint Charles Community Development Department is currently recruiting for the position of
CDBG Code Enforcement Officer. The purpose of this position is to inspect residential property for compliance with building codes, property maintenance codes, zoning codes and city ordinances. The focus of this position is in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) low – moderate income target areas and includes other programs benefiting low –moderate income households such as properties eligible for the Home Improvement Program and the Homeownership Assistance Program. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Work performed on CDBG eligible properties

  • Perform rental inspections and building inspections on new structures and existing structures for ADA requirements, zoning codes, ICC property maintenance codes, ICC building codes, and city ordinances.
  • Inform and advise the general public, contractors, property owners, architects, engineers, developers and others regarding inspection activities, rental requirements, violation correction procedures, building standards, codes and zoning matters.
  • Verify and document code violations.
  • Notify builders, contractors, home owners, and tenants of code violations.
  • Perform follow-up inspections for corrected violations.
  • Receives and responds to code violation complaints.
  • Maintains records of inspection activity.
  • Coordinate inspection functions with other City Departments and agencies.
  • Perform rental occupancy inspections.
  • Assist with HUD monitoring and CDBG regulatory compliance.
  • Home Improvement Loan Program
  • Perform inspections under the Home Improvement Loan Program (HILP).
  • Handle bidding process.
  • Estimate project repairs.
  • Meet and work with contractors.
  • First Time Homebuyer Program
  • Property inspections.

Other duties

  • Assist with the mosquito control program.
  • Issue summons for court.
  • Provide public service referrals.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

  • Vocational or technical training in building codes, zoning codes, property maintenance enforcement,
  • building inspections, building trades or related area.
  • Three years of general building construction or related experience.
  • ICC Residential Inspector and Property Maintenance certification required within 6 months of hire date
  • CDBG experience and knowledge of Fair Housing laws and environmental impacts preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of residential construction industry including mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.
  • A valid driver’s license required.
  • Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and
  • abilities.

How to Apply:

Online employment applications can be accessed on our City Website:

The City of Saint Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

13th Annual MABOI Golf Tournament | May 17th, 2019 | Bear Creek Golf Club

And more crappy St. Louis weather continues. Listen, you need to put this golfing event on your calendars now. Think of the relief you will have knowing that you secured your position and will be part of the single largest MABOI golf event of the year! Play a scramble and socialize with some of the best golfers MABOI has to offer, stay after on the patio and have some drinks, talk about how great, or more likely – how not so great you were, cool code changes, crappy plan submittals, or whatever else and socialize – it’s FREE BEER.

This year we will be returning to Bear Creek Golf Club, and with that, there will be a couple of changes to note:

  • The 2019 tournament tee time will be at 2:00 pm.
  • We will be using the lower level room and lower patio since they already have the upper-level room in use.

Hope to see you all there!!

HVAC | University City | February 15, 2019

MABOI Continuing Education Seminar Presented By Thermal Mechanics Inc in partnership with G&W Engineering

WHEN: Friday, February 15 – 2019 8:30 am – 3:30 PM
WHERE: Herman Park Community Center –
975 Pennsylvania Ave. University City, Mo. 63130
COST: Seminar Fee single day: MABOI Members: $50

Eventbrite - HVAC  | University City |  February 15, 2019

AGENDA: 8:00 – 8:30: Welcome with coffee and donuts

8:30 – 9:30: Equipment Overview – Traditional HVAC Applications (Dan Rettenmaier – TMI)

  • Hot Water-Chill Water Systems / Self Contained Systems
    • Chillers
    • Air Handlers
    • WSHP Units
    • Fan Coils
    • Unit Ventilators

9:30 – 10:30: Equipment Overview – Emerging HVAC Applications (Dan Rettenmaier – TMI)

  • VRV / VRF Technology
    • System design
    • System components
    • Energy efficiency

10:30 – 10:45: BREAK

10:45 – 11:30: Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Applications (Jeff Escott – TMI)

  • Outside Air Units and GPS (Global Plasma Solutions)
    • Unit Design – traditional OA Machines
    • GPS Product – design and Application

11:30 – 12:30: LUNCH

12:30 – 1:30: Design and Code Application – Traditional HVAC Systems (Kevin Griesemer – G&W)

1:30 – 2:30: Design and Code Application – Emerging HVAC Systems (Kevin Griesemer – G&W)

2:30 – 2:45: BREAK

2:45 – 3:30: Design and Application for IAQ Control – ASHRAE 62.1 / GPS (Kevin Griesemer – G&W)

Presenters: Kevin Griesemer, G&W Engineering; Dan Rettenmaier, Thermal Mechanics Inc; Jeff Escott,
Thermal Mechanics Aftermarket Solutions Group.
HVAC Equipment: All inclusive per above

Who should attend: (per day)

  • Permit Technicians (CEU’s—.6)
  • Building Inspectors (CEU’s—.6)
  • Plans Examiners (CEU’s—.6)
  • Code Officials (CEU’s—.6)

Job Opportunity – Zoning Specialist | St. Louis County, MO

Job Announcement

  • Salary $40,539.20 – $64,854.40 Annually
  • Location Clayton – St. Louis County, MO
  • Job TypeFull-Time
  • Department Department of Public Works

If you previously applied there is no need to re-apply.  Position is open until filled

This position works within the Code Enforcement Division of the Department of Public Works and is responsible for the enforcement of zoning ordinances, reviewing site and architectural plans, administering flood plain regulations, and approving building and occupancy permits.

As an employer, St. Louis County cares about the health and well-being of our employees. In an effort to provide for the best possible work-life balance, the County offers a generous benefit package which includes affordable health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 4 weeks of Paid Time Off the first year, 10 paid holidays, deferred benefit retirement plan, paid life insurance as well as short and long term disability. A full listing of benefits is available under the benefit tab at the top of this page. 

The hiring range for the position is $40,539.20 – $48,697.00 per year based on experience and qualifications.
Applicants hired full time on or after January 17, 2018 will be participating in the revised retirement plan.  New employees will be required to contribute 4% of their salary to this plan.Examples of Duties

  • Reviews and approves building and occupancy permit applications in compliance with all zoning subdivision and flood plain ordinances
  • Reviews site development plans to ensure development requirements are met.
  • Provides zoning and flood plain information both in person and via written communication.
  • Answers questions of a technical nature and resolves complaints.
  • Performs related work as required

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies, Urban Planning or a related field and a one year of zoning review and enforcement experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Master Degree in a related field will be considered.Additional Information

SELECTION AND APPOINTMENT:  A selection committee will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant which will include recentness and appropriateness of the applicant’s education and experience, answers to the supplemental questions, results of employment references investigated and any other appropriate information available.

The selection committee will admit to the interview only those persons who possess the most job related qualifications and may establish admittance criteria beyond the minimum qualifications stated above.  The interview will comprise 100% of the applicant’s earned grade.  A candidate must earn a qualifying grade of 70 or more on the interview to be eligible for appointment.

The five top ranking candidates, based on the final grade, will be certified to the Department Director/Appointing Authority who will make the final decision.

All applicants conditionally offered a permanent part time, full time, term or on-call position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.  Screening will be performed by a reputable clinical laboratory.  The cost of screening will be covered by the County.

HOW TO APPLY:  Applicants interested in applying for this position should visit our website at .  We only accept On-line applications.  If you do not have access to a computer with web access, we have a kiosk that you may use in our office located at 41 S. Central 7th Floor, Clayton, Missouri 63105.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY:  The policy of the Civil Service Commission of St. Louis County is to support fair and equitable employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veterans’ status or political affiliation.  Call the Division of Personnel at (314) 615-5429 for more information on this policy.

St. Louis County
Division of Personnel, 7th Floor
Clayton, MO 63105
(314) 615-5429

Relay MO 711 or 800-735-2966
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Fax:  (314) 615-7703

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