Job Opportunity | Building Inspector | Eureka MO

The City of Eureka is accepting applications for a full-time Building Inspector. There is no application deadline, and interviews will be conducted periodically until the position is filled. Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent and a Missouri Driver’s License. Duties include enforcement of building codes and zoning regulations, performing inspections, processing permit applications and minor plan review. Starting salary is $38,500.00, plus excellent benefits. Job description and employment application available 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday at Eureka City Hall, 100 City Hall Drive or at the links on this webpage. Mail to: John Boggs; Building Commissioner; P.O. Box 125; Eureka, MO 63025 or by email ([email protected]). For additional information, contact John Boggs at 636-938-5233 or [email protected] (Relay Missouri: 1-800-735-2466). The City of Eureka is an EOE/ADA employer.

Job Opportunity | Building Inspector | St. John MO


The City of St. John is currently seeking an experienced building inspector to join the Public
Works Department. The building inspector is primarily responsible for the enforcement of the building code as it relates to new construction, renovations, fence and driveway construction, and zoning matters. The successful candidate will have experience in residential and commercial plan review and inspection. ICC certification as a plan reviewer is required. Proficiency in
MyGov software is strongly preferred. Applications will be accepted until November 15, 2019, or until the position is filled. Please submit a resume to James Phillips, Public Works Director, City of
St. John, 8944 St. Charles Rock Road, St. John, MO 63114. [email protected]

An attractive benefits package including paid health insurance for employees is included.  The starting salary for this position is $46,838

Job Opportunity | Inspection Manager | St. Charles County MO

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

INSPECTION MANAGER

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

BUILDING AND CODE ENFORCEMENT DIVISON

Starting Salary:             $59,847.93 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 manage, oversee and coordinate Building Code Enforcement operations, building inspection, plan review; and provide technical assistance to the public. The work is performed under the direction of the Division Director-Building Code Enforcement.

  • Oversees daily operations and manages administration, plan review and building inspection.
  • Inspects residential, commercial and industrial building projects for code compliance.
  • Investigates complaints regarding property maintenance and code enforcement issues.
  • Performs plan reviews as needed.
  • Inspects demolition sites for code requirements and technical calculation for approval/disapproval.
  • Supervise inspectors. Manages daily scheduling and routing of building inspectors.
  • Researches and advises the public and staff regarding code requirements. Provides technical assistance to the public and staff.
  • Handles difficult and sensitive citizen and property owner complaints.
  • Directs and oversees employee training program. Evaluates employee performance.
  • Communicates with Plan Review Engineers regarding code related matters.
  • Maintains knowledge of applicable codes, statutes and ordinances regarding building safety, code enforcement, licensing, and inspection; budget development and administration principles; and personnel supervision principles.
  • Acts as field supervisor for disaster response activities.
  • Dispatches and supervises emergency response activities (such as building fires) on weekends and afterhours (occasionally includes phone calls during the night).
  • Performs division director duties in the absence of the division director.
  • Works closely with other departments.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Five years building inspection and code enforcement with two years supervisory experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • A valid motor vehicle operator’s license required.
  • Must be certified, or obtain within one year of employment, certification as a Combination Residential Inspector, Building Plans Examiner, and Building Official from the International Code Council (ICC).
  • FEMA certifications IS-100.c, IS-200.b, IS – 700.b, IS – 775, and IS-800.c are required to be obtained the first 6 months of employment. 
  • Employment will be contingent on successfully passing a full criminal background check.

TO APPLY: All applications must be submitted only through our Self-Service Website at http://hr.sccmo.org/hr. 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 by November 5th, 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 | Plans Examiner | Champagne IL

PLANS REVIEWER (Union Position)
The City of Champaign seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as a Plans
Reviewer in the Building Safety Division of the Champaign Fire Department.

Responsibilities of Position

This position conducts skilled field and office plan review and inspections of new and
existing buildings for compliance with City building and related codes. Responsibilities
include but are not limited to: meeting with architects, engineers, and contractors to
obtain Code compliance; conferring and coordinating plan information with inspectors
during planning and construction; tracking City-wide plan review status; conducting site
inspections with inspectors for the purpose of clarification; and working with the Building
Safety Supervisor to support the Code Review and Appeals Board.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Five years’ experience in building trades or conducting inspections.
  • Or an equivalent combination of work experience and education that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction techniques, buildings, and building sub-systems.


Responsibilities of Position
This position conducts skilled field and office plan reviews and inspections of new and existing buildings for compliance with City building and related codes. Responsibilities include but are not limited to meeting with architects, engineers, and contractors to obtain Code compliance; conferring and coordinating plan information with inspectors during planning and construction; tracking City-wide plan review status; conducting site inspections with inspectors for the purpose of clarification, and working with the Building Safety Supervisor to support the Code Review and Appeals Board.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Five years’ experience in building trades or conducting inspections.
  • Or an equivalent combination of work experience and education that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction techniques, buildings, and building sub-systems. Knowledge of and ability to apply building codes and other technical standards.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain within one year of employment and maintain, certification as a Building Plans Examiner from the International Code Council.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the job, including bending, crawling, stooping,
  • and climbing a ladder, with or without accommodation.
  • Valid state-issued driver’s license and good driving record.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in building construction, design, or related field.
  • Experience with permitting, code enforcement, work order, or project management software, such as TRAKiT.

Drug screening and criminal background check will be required. The starting salary is $34.98 per hour, plus an excellent fringe benefits package. Applications must be submitted online no later than Sunday, November 3, 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 champaignil.gov/jobs.

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 | Building Inspector | Creve Coeur MO

CITY OF CREVE COEUR

JOB POSTING

TITLE: Building Inspector (Commercial or Residential, Depending on Qualifications)

FULL SALARY RANGE: Commercial Building Inspector – $51,744 – $72,408 (Starting Salary DOQ)

                                         Residential Building Inspector – $45,768- $64,032 (Starting Salary DOQ)

GRADE:  09 – Residential      10 – Commercial

STATUS: Non-Exempt

DEPARTMENT / DIVISION:  Community Development Department / Building Division

SUPERVISOR: Chief Building Official

The City of Creve Coeur Building Division is seeking a building inspector to join our team.  Depending on qualifications of the candidate, this position will be filled as a Commercial Building Inspector or a Residential Building Inspector.  This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position offering a competitive benefits package which includes a defined benefit retirement plan with Missouri Local Government Employee Retirement System (LAGERS).

The successful candidate at the Commercial Building Inspector level, will primarily be responsible for inspecting commercial construction sites along with residential construction sites and property maintenance enforcement as needed.  The successful candidate at the Residential Building Inspector level will primarily be responsible for inspecting residential construction sites and assisting with code enforcement and apartment re-occupancy inspections.  Either position will respond to complaints from the public, enforce zoning ordinances, maintain accurate records, compile reports and provide proper notification for unauthorized construction in order to ensure that all construction and zoning activities are in compliance with City ordinances for the City of Creve Coeur.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS FOR EITHER POSITION:

  • Inspects construction sites for compliance with the city building code; drives to sites; and measures structural components, inspects fire resistance rated construction, inspects firestopping and fireblocking; inspects all aspects of the means of egress, etc. to ensure compliance with city-approved plans and building code requirements in order to ensure safe and lawful construction for the City of Creve Coeur.
  • Inspects construction sites for compliance with the city’s stormwater management ordinance.
  • Inspects apartment dwelling units for compliance with the city’s property maintenance code and apartment re-occupancy program. This includes inspecting an apartment dwelling unit’s mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.
  • Responds to property maintenance code complaints from the general public; investigates complaints; sends violation notices as needed; and informs complainants of action being taken in order to prevent property maintenance code violations for the City of Creve Coeur.
  • Provides proper notification for unauthorized construction work by posting a stop work order where the unauthorized work is taking place. Ensures said property owner obtains the necessary permits in order to gain compliance with the building and zoning codes of the City of Creve Coeur.
  • Confers with property owners, contractors, architects, engineers and the general public in the field and office; explain and interpret building code requirements and restrictions. 
  • .
  • Demonstrates a commitment to his/her public duty and presents oneself as a credible and knowledgeable representative of the city to maintain public trust by following the principals of  “Our Commitments to Character-Driven Professionalism”; builds and maintains positive relationships while serving all internal and external customers using effective communication and teambuilding skills; seeks to actively listen and provides prompt assistance to others; equally treats others with dignity and respect; problem-solves; accepts responsibility for self and work product.

REQUIREMENTS:

To be considered at the Commercial Building Inspector level, the successful candidate must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have three or more years of increasingly responsible equivalent or related experience in performing commercial municipal building code inspections or have direct experience in the commercial construction industry.  Must possess Commercial Building Inspector Certification from the ICC or be able to obtain within one (1) year of employment. Bachelor’s degree in construction technology, architectural drafting or related field preferred.  

To be considered at the Residential Building Inspector level, the successful candidate must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have three or more years of increasingly responsible equivalent or related experience in performing property maintenance and/or residential municipal building code inspections or have direct experience in the residential construction industry. Must possess Residential Building Inspector Certification from the ICC or be able to obtain within one (1) year of employment.

The candidate shall have a valid driver’s license, proof of current vehicle insurance and reliable vehicle transportation.  Able to read and understand blueprints and other construction documents. Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Can effectively organize and prioritize work.  Communicates clearly both verbally and in writing.  Able to work independently.  Remains calm when dealing with disgruntled contractors and residents.  Uses information to solve problems and make effective decisions.  Can manage multiple tasks simultaneously.  Able to work outside in varying weather conditions.  Able to drive to different construction sites.  Able to walk, stoop, bend and climb as needed to survey sites. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision and ability to focus.

TO APPLY:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, references and completed application to  Human Resources Generalist, City of Creve Coeur, 300 N. New Ballas Rd., Creve Coeur, MO 63141. Application are available online or can be downloaded from the City website at www.creve-coeur.org/jobs. First review of applications begins October 18, 2019 and continues until filled.

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