Job Opportunity – Building Commissioner (Part-time) | Shrewsbury, Missouri



City of Shrewsbury (Pop. 6,254)

Position Overview:

The City of Shrewsbury has an opening for the Position of Building Commissioner for the Building & Housing Department. Works directly under the supervision of the Director of Administration.

This part-time position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting all plan review and works with the code enforcement officer for the performance of commercial and residential inspections for the City. Performs technical work related to review and interpretation of Shrewsbury Municipal Code, as well as all ICC codes and the enforcement of Building/Housing and Zoning regulations. This position is responsible for issuing City permits.

This part-time position generally requires around 20 hours/week. Compensation is set at $16,000.00/year. A job description is available for review on the City’s website homepage at

To Apply:

Submit cover letter, resume and a minimum of 3 work references to Mr. Justin Klocke, City Clerk, City of Shrewsbury, 5200 Shrewsbury Avenue, Shrewsbury, Missouri, 63119 or via email to [email protected]

Application review commences immediately upon open position announcement. Applications will be received until the position is filled. The City of Shrewsbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Compensation non-negotiable.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Job Opportunity – GOVERNMENT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE II | St. Charles County, Missouri




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.  Employment will be contingent on successfully passing a full criminal background check.

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, July 11, 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 – Building Official | Pevely, Missouri


The City of Pevely is currently accepting applications for one (1), full-time Building Official. The Building Official is a non-exempt, hourly employee appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Aldermen.

The Building Official will have frequent contact and interaction with property owners, business owners, land developers, and other sectors of the general public. The Building Official will supervise the Code Enforcement Department, which includes the Code Enforcement Officer, and may be required to represent the City of Pevely on various boards, commissions, and task forces. This position will be expected to operate with the highest levels of professionalism at all times.

The Building Official will be expected to perform building inspections, review and approve building permit applications, identify issues and points of concern on building sites, issue stop work orders, and perform other duties as assigned. This position shall advise, be a consultant to, and attend the meetings of the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Adjustment.

Required qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid Missouri Driver’s License, and previous building experience. Additional desired qualifications include electrical or plumbing experience, supervisory experience, computer proficiency, and relevant licensing from the International Code Council.

The City of Pevely offers a generous benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, bereavement, sick and vacation leave, and LAGERS membership. Starting pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

To apply, please submit a completed employment application to Cheyenne Koch, Deputy City Clerk, at 401 Main Street, Pevely MO 63070 or [email protected] Please visit City Hall or the City’s website at to obtain an employment application. This position is open until filled but the first review of applications will occur on June 20, 2019. Previous applicants should reapply. The City of Pevely is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Opportunity – BUILDING SAFETY INSPECTOR | Champaign, Illinois

The City of Champaign seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as a
Building Safety Inspector in the Building Safety Division of the Champaign Fire

Responsibilities of Position
This position conducts skilled inspections of buildings under construction to
determine and secure compliance with municipal building codes. Responsibilities
include, but are not limited to: pre-inspection review of construction plans and
specifications; plan review and permit processing of one and two-family dwelling
projects; conducting inspections of new and existing commercial and residential
structures to determine compliance with the International Building and International
Residential codes; and review and preparation of code documents and materials.
This position also maintains a daily inspection log and prepares reports, and communicates with contractors and the public in an effective and courteous manner.

Required Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Considerable experience in the building trades or building inspection field.
• Or an equivalent combination of work experience and education that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Knowledge of building codes.
• Knowledge of modern construction methods, materials, and techniques.
• Ability to understand, interpret, and apply construction plans and specifications.
• Good customer service skills.
• Ability to communicate with contractors and the general public.
• Possession of, or the ability to obtain within one year of employment and maintain, Residential and Commercial Building Inspector certification from the International Code Council.
• Valid state-issued driver’s license and good driving record.
Preferred Qualifications
• College degree in building construction, design, or related field.
• Experience with permitting software, such as TRAKiT.
• Experience maintaining an electronic calendar.
Drug screening and criminal background check will be required. The annual starting salary is $33.44 per hour, plus an excellent fringe benefits package.
Applications must be submitted online no later than Sunday, June 16, 2019.
The City’s mission is to provide responsive, caring, cost-effective service in partnership with our community. The following values guide our work: Personal
Integrity, Responsibility, Respect, Teamwork, Results. The City of Champaign is committed to promoting a work environment and a community that values and supports diversity and inclusion.
To apply, visit the City’s Jobs Page at
The City of Champaign is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The following locations offer free Internet access and assistance: Champaign Public Library and the Illinois WorkNet Center.

Job Opportunity – Code Enforcement Officer | O’Fallon, Illinois

Code Enforcement Officer

Closing6/2/2019 11:59 PM Central



This position is one of the first points of contact between the Community Development Department and the citizens of O’Fallon.  It requires extensive field work inspecting properties to determine compliance with city codes and regulations and communicating with property owners, residents and businesses.

Starting salary range: $16 to $17.95 (33,280 to 37,342 annually) up to $19.95 ($41,484) for candidate with extensive code enforcement experience plus a generous benefits package including paid time off and defined pension through IMRFEssential Duties

The primary duty of the position is enforcing city ordinances and property maintenance codes through performing Code Enforcement inspections as they pertain to nuisance violations, sign violations, and the like.

Duties include (but are not limited to): performing property maintenance inspections primarily on residential properties; documenting inspection results; investigating and documenting nuisance complaints; following up on citizen complaints and establishing compliance plans; daily site inspections; extensive interaction with the public; report writing; preparing for and providing credible testimony in court; other duties for the benefit of the Community Development Department and the City of O’Fallon.Requires

  1. Associates degree or equivalent (trade school) with training in property maintenance and inspection or law enforcement;
  2. Two years of related work experience in the construction industry, home inspection industry, fire service, or law enforcement; or
  3. Other equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered;
  4. ICC Property Maintenance Certification is required within one (1) year of hire.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  6. Experience in meeting and dealing with the public in a variety of situations;
  7. Ability to handle conflict in a professional manner;
  8. Ability to issue citations and appear in court as needed;
  9. Ability to handle time-sensitive constraints;
  10. Valid driver’s license in good standing as required by the City’s insurance program;
  11. Grasping, lifting, reaching, walking on rough terrain, sitting, standing, running, crouching, frequent bending and repetitive tasks;
  12. Ability to pick-up, lift, and carry objects up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis;
  13. Qualities such as competence, independence, self-sufficiency, & dependability;
  14. Proficient with computer software, word processing & spreadsheet/database management applications (i.e. Microsoft applications), as well as general office equipment and various inspection equipment;
  15. Ability to maintain a positive attitude; demonstrate a commitment to City goals and values, and to exhibit a positive overall customer service-oriented manner and a willingness to work together in a team environment;
  16. Regular & predictable attendance.

Supplemental Information

In addition to completing the application in full, please upload a CURRENT RESUME and COVER LETTER.  Also, be sure to complete the Supplemental Questions.

All full-time employees are eligible for health, dental, and vision benefits as well as the applicable retirement program (typically Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, Police Pension or Fire Pension).The City offers a very competitive benefit package. Most benefits, including health insurance, are effective the first day of employment. Highlights of these benefits are outlined below.

Medical Benefits
The City offers a consumer-driven Smart-Choice high deductible health plan through United Healthcare alongside a partially-funded Health Savings Account (through a local banking institution).

Dental Benefits
The City offers two types of dental benefits through National Options; standard PPO and Buy-Up.

Vision Benefits
The City offers vision benefits from United Healthcare through Spectera.

Spending Accounts
Under the City’s Section 125 cafeteria plan, full-time employees participating in the City’s health insurance plan may elect to contribute additional dollars to a health savings account. With the Smart-Choice Plan, employees may select contribute to an HSA. Employee’s may also wish to establish a Child and Dependent Care FSA to manage the cost of child care or adult day care.

Supplemental Benefits
Currently the City uses AFLAC and Guardian to administer voluntary supplemental benefits. The offerings include a cancer policy, short-term disability, accident, hospitalization, and group term life insurance.

Life Insurance
A full-time employee receives a $20,000 life insurance benefit at no cost, effective upon date of hire.

The City of O’Fallon participates in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund’s defined benefit pension program. Employee’s contribute 4.5% of salary into their individual account and the City’s contribution varies annually to provide for several benefits in addition to the pension.

For Police Pension, employees contribute 9.91% of their salary based on Illinois state statute.

For Fire Pension, employees contribute 9.455% of their salary based on Illinois state statute.

Deferred Compensation
Employees may elect to contribute additional dollars towards individual 457 retirement accounts through AXA Equitable, Valic, ICMA, or Nationwide. Details for participation are available through Human Resources.

Education Assistance
The City provides financial assistance to eligible employees who satisfactorily complete qualified courses towards a post-secondary education. Applications to participate in the City’s Educational Assistance program are submitted through the individual department directors. Terms and conditions may vary based upon course of study, allowable amounts, and reimbursement cap.

Full-time employees begin accruing vacation time from their date of hire beginning with two weeks annually. Vacation time may be taken after six months of employment. Vacation accrual rates may differ for employees who are members of a bargaining unit.

The City recognizes the following holidays:New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (labor local employees exchange this for Veteran’s Day), President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, The Day after Thanksgiving (EMS bargaining unit employees exchange this for Christmas Eve), Christmas Day, One Personal Holiday (taken at the time of your choice).

Sick Time
In the event of a qualifying illness, the City offers a generous sick leave plan. Full-time City employees begin accruing sick time from the date of hire. The accrual of sick time is generally earned at 4 hours per pay period.

Employee Assistance Program
Because the City of O’Fallon recognizes its employees are one of its most valuable resources, the City offers a confidential Employee Assistance Program for employees needing help with: Depression, Grief and Loss, Relationship Problems, Alcohol and Drug Related Problems, Financial Pressures, Family Problems, Parenting Concerns, Stress,  Anxiety. This list constitutes a brief summary of offered benefits. Benefits will be covered in greater detail upon employment.

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