Job Opportunity | Residential Housing Inspector | City of Collinsville IL

City of Collinsville | Job Announcement


The City of Collinsville is accepting applications for the position of Residential Housing Inspector. This position is primarily responsible for residential and commercial occupancy inspections, property maintenance, plan review and the inspection of buildings at various stages of construction for compliance with approved plans and adopted codes for commercial and residential development. In addition, this position is responsible for investigating violations of and pursuing compliance with the various sections of the City’s Municipal Code.

Duties include but are not limited to: performs on-site interior and exterior property inspections and verifies or enforces compliance with International Building Codes, National Electrical Code, and Illinois State Plumbing Code; performs on-site residential and commercial occupancy inspections to ensure compliance with the City’s Occupancy Inspection Program; and performs investigations of unpermitted work and issues citations or seeks supervisor assistance with regards to unlicensed contractors.
The successful applicant must have three (3) years of experience in building inspection/code compliance.
ICC Residential Inspector Certification and Property Maintenance and Housing Inspection Certification are preferred. Candidates will be provided one year from date of employment to obtain the ICC Residential Inspector Certification and six months to obtain the Property Maintenance & Housing
Inspection Certification.
Candidates must be detail-oriented, autonomous/independent, and people-oriented. Highly qualified candidates will have knowledge and experience with Microsoft Suite; especially, in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; knowledge of laws, ordinances and codes as they relate to building construction and zoning ordinances; knowledge of methods, materials and techniques used in building design and construction; and knowledge of methods, practices and techniques relating to heating and ventilation.
This position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items and/or very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis.
A valid driver’s license is required.
The salary range is $43,000 to $55,000 depending on qualifications. The City of Collinsville offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision and prescription 100% funded by the City for single coverage. Pension is with the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.
To receive full consideration, applications must be received by midnight CST on Monday, November 30, 2020. To apply, go to

Job Opportunity | Code Enforcement Officer | City of Valley Park MO

The City of Valley Park, MO is currently accepting applications for the position of Code Enforcement Officer. Valley Park is a growing municipality in west St. Louis County, MO seeking an optimistic, self-motivated, perceptive individual to grow with the community. This is a fulltime position with unconstrained development potential, under the direction of the Code Enforcement Supervisor.

Job Description:

The primary duty of this position is to perform inspections of residential, commercial and industrial property exteriors and enforce the adopted ordinances and codes of Valley Park, including property maintenance, zoning, storm water issues, signage, business licensing, and environmental issues, to ensure the public health, safety and welfare.

Minimum Experience / Training:

High School diploma or equivalent required, with vocational/technical training, property maintenance and or construction experience or any combination providing equivalent knowledge, skill and abilities preferred. International Code Council Property Maintenance Inspector Certification required within 6 months, with continuing education required throughout employment. Entry level experience will be considered with training available for an exceptional candidate..

Starting Salary Range:

Starting salary range from $33,000 to $37,000 commensurate with experience, along with an excellent benefits package.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:

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 or assigned.

Responding to complaints regarding violations of the adopted ordinances and codes of Valley Park, MO and take appropriate action within established policy and procedure.

Issue violation inspection reports with required accurate information, Stop Work Orders, Condemnations, and Notices to Appear in Municipal Court, plus testify when needed.

Keep accurate, up to date records of all activities and communications.

Provide assistance, interpretations and advice regarding ordinances and codes to citizens, property owners, administration, staff and other agencies.


Valid Missouri driver’s license required.

Proficiency with computer software, e.g. Microsoft Office word processing, spreadsheet, desk top publishing etc. and ability to adapt to custom software.

Mental Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:

Ability to maintain a positive attitude and demeanor plus exhibit good customer service oriented behavior with interactions while communicating verbally or in writing with the general public, property owners, law enforcement and other personnel.

Ability to utilize a variety of reference, descriptive and/or advisory data and information such as inspection reports, summons, warnings, ordinances, municipal codes, statutes, procedures and guidelines.

Ability to perform mid-level data analysis including the ability to audit, deduce, assess, conclude and appraise. Requires discretion in determining and referencing such to establish criteria to define consequences and develop alternatives.

Ability to persuade, convince, influence, train and monitor in favor of a desired outcome. Requires the ability to act as a lead person.

Ability to apply principles of rational systems. Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form. Ability to exercise independent judgement to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objective.

Ability to exercise the judgement, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental and/or subjective criteria, as opposed to criteria that are clearly measureable or verifiable.

Physical Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:

Ability to coordinate eyes, hands, feet and limbs in performing movements requiring skill and training, such as inspection tasks.

Ability to exert moderate but not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects and materials of moderate weight, twelve to twenty pounds.

Ability to work under potentially dangerous and uncomfortable conditions where exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, wetness, humidity, or dusts can cause discomfort and where there is a risk of injury.

Valley Park is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the city will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations.

Submit cover letter, resume, and application to Mr. Dusty Hosna, City Administrator at: [email protected] or submit in person at city hall, 320 Benton St. Valley Park, MO 63088. Applications available on line at Submittals will be accepted until position is filled.

Job Opportunity | Building Commissioner | City of St. Charles MO

Job Title Building Commissioner
Department Community Development
Posting Date September 8, 2020
Closing Date for Resumes/Applications September 25, 2020
Salary Range $72,483.38 – $97,852.57
Benefits Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance; FSA; Retirement
Benefits; Paid Vacation; Paid Holidays; Employee Assistance
Programs and Educational Benefits.
Exempt/Non-exempt Exempt
Status Full Time

The City of Saint Charles Community Development Department is currently recruiting for the position of Building Commissioner. The purpose of this position is to supervise the Plans Examiner and Building Inspectors, review commercial and residential plans for compliance with construction codes and city ordinances, enforce the provisions of all building codes, give interpretations of building codes and assist in adopting policy and procedures.

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.

• Manages the Building Division and supervises and directs the employees of that division (Building Inspectors and
Plans Examiner.).
• Informs and advises the general public, contractors, property owners, architects, engineers, developers and others
regarding building inspection activities, building code enforcement, building permit requirements, violation correction
procedures, building standards, codes and zoning matters.
• Supervises plan review, building code enforcement, building permit approval and inspection of new construction.
• Supervises Plan Examiner.
• Review commercial and residential plans for building codes, mechanical codes, electrical codes, plumbing codes,
structural integrity, architectural design, handicapped accessibility and related city ordinances.
• Perform inspections of construction sites and existing structures for building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, zoning,
structural integrity, architectural design, handicapped accessibility and related city ordinances.
• Acts as inspection and code enforcement liaison to other agencies.
• Coordinate inspection functions with other City Departments and agencies.
• Directs preparation or prepares violation information for prosecution. Testify in court as needed.
• Maintain and manage storage of records and construction documents as required by state law.
• Develops Building Division policies and procedures.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

• Vocational or technical training in building codes, building trades, construction management, building inspections or
related fields.
• Seven years building inspection and code enforcement experience.
• Three years supervisory experience preferred.
• ICC Certified Residential and Commercial Plans Examiner and Certified Building Official required.
• Valid driver’s license.
• 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

Job Opportunity | Building Commissioner & Zoning Administrator | City of Frontenac MO

Job Announcement

Building Commissioner & Zoning Administrator

City of Frontenac, Missouri

The City of Frontenac is seeking a dedicated building professional to be its next Building Commissioner. The current Building Commissioner is retiring after 11 years with the City of Frontenac.

The Building Commissioner oversees the daily operation of the building department.  Along with one other full-time building inspector, personally perform plan reviews, building inspections, property maintenance inspections, enforcement of building codes, zoning codes, subdivision and sign regulations. Oversee flood damage prevention and other related ordinances. 

Candidates must have graduated from a general or technical high school, have a minimum of five years of experience in the building code enforcement field and strong written and oral communication skills to consult with construction professionals, convey compliance concerns and recommendations and compose related reports.  Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills to develop positive intergovernmental and private sector relationships successfully.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience in both building code enforcement and zoning administration, a minimum of an associate degree in engineering or equivalent experience, and ICC certification as a building inspector, plans examiner and building official or certification must achieve within six months of the date of hire.  Registration with the State of Missouri as a licensed professional engineer is also desirable.  

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, references, and salary history by 5:00 p.m., October 2, 2020, Attention Shari Cooper ([email protected]) 10555 Clayton Road, Frontenac, MO  63131.  The position will remain open until filled. 

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