Job Opportunity – Building Inspector | Webster Groves, Missouri

BUILDING INSPECTOR

Planning Department

The City of Webster Groves is accepting applications for a full-time building inspector. Under the direction of the building commissioner, the primary responsibilities are to ensure the general health, safety and welfare of the public within the City through various codes and ordinances. Conducts field inspections, conducts research to ensure that the proper code section is cited in determining a violation, performs the duties of plan reviewer and code enforcement as needed, issues notices of violation or stop work orders as needed, and prepares evidence files for use by the prosecuting attorney.  Enters inspection results and other information as needed in City’s permit tracking system. Consults with contractors, owners, architects, engineers and other interested parties regarding construction codes.

REQUIRED:

  • Graduation from a two (2) year college with a Degree in Building Inspection and Code Enforcement Technology or similar degree OR
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the construction field with at least two (2) years being directly related to building code enforcement (electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection).
  • The successful candidate must be certified as a Residential Combination Inspector or be able to obtain certification within twelve (12) months of employment.

Starting salary range is $47,858 – $60,000 annually, with excellent benefits. Strong preference for experienced municipal building inspector with current residential combination inspector certification, with compensation at or near $60,000.

Application Deadline:      Open until filled

Send Application to:         Employment application is required.  Resume will not be considered without a completed application.

  • APPLICATIONS:  available online at www.webstergroves.org, or City Hall address below.
  • EMAIL:      [email protected]
  • FAX:          (314) 963-3398
  • MAIL:        City of Webster Groves

                        Attn: HR

                        4 East Lockwood Ave.

                        Webster Groves, MO 63119

Job Opportunity – Multi-Disciplined Code Official I/II, Plans Examiner/Inspector | Overland Park, Kansas

Multi-Disciplined Code Oficial I/II “Plans Examiner/ Inspector” 19-126
The City of Overland Park has a full-time Multi-Disciplined Code Official I/II “Plans Examiner/
Inspector” position available in the Planning & Development Services Department. The successful candidate may be hired at the Level I or II, depending on experience.

Responsibilities:
Reviews and approves construction documents related to commercial and residential structures for compliance with City-adopted building codes and other related ordinances related to building construction and life safety. Conducts field inspections to assure compliance with the approved plans, and with City-adopted building codes. Responsible for the plan review and inspection processes for code review. Serves as Plans Examiner of the Day. Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal as required. Assigned projects are varied in complexity.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Science &
Technology, or a related field. Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain an insurable driving record. Upon hire must be able to secure and maintain a “City Officer” commission to conduct investigations and issues notices to appear in municipal court.

Multi-Disciplined Code Official I: Must obtain within 12 months of employment with the City, at least one of the certifications designated as a core credit and one of the certifications designated as elective credit for obtaining a Master Code Professional certificate through the International Code Council’s national certification program. One year of practical experience in the construction industry preferred. Good oral and written communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Must have a working knowledge of personal computers and software applications such as word processing, database, Bluebeam and spreadsheet applications.

Multi-Disciplined Code Official II: Must possess the following certifications from the International Code Council: Residential Building Inspector, Commercial Building Inspector, Commercial Electrical Inspector, Commercial Mechanical Inspector, Commercial Plumbing Inspector, and Building Plans Examiner. Other types of professional certifications demonstrating proficiency in the building codes may be reviewed for equivalency. (Other types of professional certifications demonstrating proficiency in the building codes may be reviewed for equivalency).Three years of experience as
Multi-disciplined Code Official I or equivalent experience. Equivalent experience should be a
combination of experience as a Multi-Disciplined Inspector and Plans Examiner. Good oral and written communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Must have a working knowledge of personal computers and software applications such as word processing, database, Bluebeam and spreadsheet applications. No City residency requirement. Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical exam. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri. I- $3,896-$4,869/mo.
II- $4,466-$5,582/mo. Full-Time Benefits. Open until filled. Apply online, attach a resume,
cover letter and view your online application at ​www.opkansas.org​. If unable to apply online,
visit the HR Office between 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., M-F.
City of Overland Park
Human Resources Dept.
850 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS 6212
EO/M/F/D/V

Job Opportunity – BUILDING COMMISSIONER | Greendale, Missouri

BUILDING COMMISSIONER
This is a contract position, appointed by the Mayor, and approved by Board of Alderpersons to coordinate the building inspection functions for the City of Greendale, Missouri. Building Commissioner is to provide consultation for building ordinance revision and development; perform occupancy and site inspections, and perform plan review. Approve building permits; answer questions for the public, contractors, architects, and engineers regarding code requirements and structural requirements.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
*Responsible for enforcing building codes, laws, ordinances, and regulations.
*Provides input in the development and revision of City ordinances.
*Develops and recommends changes in fee schedules.
*Gives direction to contractors and individuals on construction procedures and practices, including sewer lateral, mechanical, electrical and plumbing changes, modifications and alterations.
*Perform housing, site and building inspections
*Detect deviations from laws, regulations and standard construction practices.
*Plan checking and review; read, interpret and explain building plans, specifications and building codes.
*Approves building permits. Prepare clear and concise written reports.
*Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with officials and residents
*Perform annual Code Enforcement Survey beginning 3rd Monday of May of each year
*Attend quarterly board meetings; April, July, October and December
*Other duties may be assigned by Mayor and billed to the city
*Provide accurate billing of inspections and work performed

TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to climb, stoop, crouch and kneel; walk on sloped ground and uneven surfaces; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 pounds; corrected hearing and vision to normal range

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is performed outdoors, may be performed in varying temperatures; occasional exposure to dust, chemicals, and gases; occasional exposure to hazards and continuous contact with staff and the public.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & KNOWLEDGE OF
*International Codes (ICC) Building, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Codes.
*General knowledge of City’s Zoning Ordinances.
*Practices, tools, equipment, and rnate1ials used in the general construction trades.
*Development, revision, and administration of building ordinances and regulations.
*Use of office equipment including computers, telephones, calculators, copier, and FAX.

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE
*Five (5) years of building inspection, plan checking, code enforcement experience.
*Advanced educational training in Public Administration is highly desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
*Possession of a valid Driver’s license
*ICC licenses
*Professional Insurances (Errors & Omissions)
*Personal Vehicle Insurance

To apply:  Please submit cover letter, resume, and three work references to [email protected]  or mail to ATTN: Building Commissioner Application, 2210 Normandy, St. Louis, MO 63121.

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

Job Opportunity – CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER/SEWER LATERAL COORDINATOR | Olivette, Missouri

CITY OF OLIVETTE JOB OPENING

CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER/SEWER LATERAL COORDINATOR

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general direction of the Directors of Planning and Community Development and Public Works, this position involves enforcing the City’s property maintenance codes, rights-of-way permitting, and assisting in the administration of the City’s Sewer Lateral Program.  The position involves a high degree of customer service and interaction with the general public.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist the Director of Public Works in the administration of the City’s Sewer Lateral Program.
  2. Assist the Building Division in the review, issuance, and inspection of right-of-way related permits.
  3. Investigate violations of, and pursuing compliance with, the various sections of the City’s Municipal Code as they pertain to property maintenance.

Submit application, resume and cover letter to Denise Mandle, City of Olivette Human Resources Department, 1140 Dielman Road, Olivette, MO  63132 or via e-mail at [email protected].  The deadline to apply is August 9, 2019 at 2pm.  Applications may be obtained at www.olivettemo.com or by contacting Human Resources at [email protected].

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • The successful applicant must have, at minimum:
    • an Associate’s degree or equivalent (trade school) with training in property maintenance and inspection or law enforcement and two years’ experience as a code compliance or building inspector; or
    • four years journey-level experience in general construction, home inspection, fire service, or related fields with a strong understanding of applicable codes; or
    • any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in meeting and dealing with the public in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to handle conflict in a professional manner.
  • Ability to issue citations and appear in court as needed.
  • Ability to handle time-sensitive constraints.
  • ICC Property Maintenance certification is required within six (6) months of hire.
  • Considerable initiative, independent judgement, and professional communication skills are necessary for this position.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, strong customer service skills, and computer proficiency.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to access all locations/areas throughout the City, must be able to climb and walk on all types of terrain in variable weather conditions.  Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. and carry up to 20 lbs.

Job Opportunity – Code Enforcement Officer –Occupancy Inspector | Hazelwood, Missouri

The City of Hazelwood

Position Title:              Code Enforcement Officer –Occupancy Inspector

Department:                Public Works

Pay Grade:                  9                                              FLSA:                          Non-exempt

Date:  (January 2010) –  
Nov. 1, 2015                          Reports To:     Building Official/Code Administrator

Purpose of Position

The purpose of this position is to inspect building interiors and exteriors for occupancy permit compliance and enforce violations of municipal and property code regulations. The work is performed under the supervision of the Building Official.

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.

Perform interior and exterior Residential Occupancy Permit Inspections for compliance with adopted Codes and Ordinances.

Inspects building interiors, exteriors, fences, driveways, decks, and property for compliance with applicable municipal codes.

Issues ordinance violation warnings, citations and court summons. Patrols assigned sector neighborhoods for code violations.

Responds to complaints from residents regarding code violations; mediates disputes and resolves neighborhood problems regarding code violations.

Answers phone and provides assistance and advice regarding codes; interprets codes and provides referrals to other personnel/agencies.

Testifies in court as necessary.

Prepares required reports, memos, notices and correspondence; completes weekly reports. In the absence of the Building Inspector, checks business licenses and occupancy permits and take appropriate action.

Prepares court summons.

Prepares and serves Administrative Search Warrants to abate nuisance violations.

On call at all times to evaluate and declare properties unfit due to fires and uninhabitable conditions.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

High school diploma or equivalent with vocational/technical training with a minimum of one (1) year of building code, inspection or related experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities, and appropriate ICC Certifications. Position requires a valid Missouri driver’s license. Requires computer knowledge and experience and be able to adapt to changes of new software and processes.

Physical and Mental Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires the 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 established criteria to define consequences and develop alternatives.

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

Requires the ability to utilize a variety of reference, descriptive and/or advisory data and information such as inspection reports, summons, citations, warnings, ordinances, municipal codes, statutes, procedures, guidelines and non-routine correspondence.

Ability to communicate orally and in writing with property owners, Department personnel, law enforcement personnel and the public.

Mathematical Ability

Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide, and calculate percentages, fractions, and decimals.

Judgment and Situational Reasoning Ability

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

Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, 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 measurable or verifiable.

Physical Requirements

Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or provide simple but continuous adjustment on equipment, machinery and tools such as a computer and other office machines, a camera, a vehicle, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.

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

Tasks involve the 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.

Requires the ability to recognize and identify degrees of similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes, sounds, odors and textures associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.

Environmental Adaptability

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.

The City of Hazelwood 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 with the employer.

The City Of Hazelwood is now accepting applications for a Full time Code Enforcement Officer.  The purpose of this position is to enforce municipal codes to ensure public safety, welfare, and health.  Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, 2 years work experience, Mo. Driver’s license, construction knowledge preferred, and excellent people skills are a must. Salary $45,231 You may download the application at www.hazelwoodmo.org or pick one up Hazelwood City Hall, 415 Elm Grove Lane, Hazelwood, MO  63042. Fax your application/resume to (314) 839-0249 or Email to [email protected]To apply, a completed employment application must be submitted by close of business August 2, 2019

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