Job Opportunity – Fire Educator-Inspector | City of O’Fallon, IL

SALARY: $17.59 – $29.04 Hourly
$36,587.20 – $60,403.20 Annually
OPENING DATE: 03/18/19
CLOSING DATE: 04/07/19 11:59 PM
DESCRIPTION:
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The City of O’Fallon seeks an enthusiastic individual who is motivated, enjoys working with the public and understands life and fire safety requirements. This fire safety inspection and education position working mostly in the field and reports directly to the Deputy Fire Chief, works with Fire Department administrative staff and City of O’Fallon Code Enforcement. NOTE: This position does not perform firefighting duties.

New hire range: $17.59 to $19.79/hour – placed depending upon qualifications plus a generous benefits package including paid time off and IMRF defined pension.

Essential Duties:

Duties include (but are not limited to): fire safety education visits to commercial
occupancies that are not currently addressed under other inspection programs; conduct
plan reviews and acceptance tests for fire related systems in commercial buildings (i.e.
sprinkler systems, fire alarms, commercial kitchen hoods); coordination with building
owners and business tenants; schedule and conduct training for local businesses and
community organizations of fire and life safety hazards; gathering pre-fire plan data on
structures; verification of operational fire and life safety components of the
structures; educate building occupants of required corrective action; schedule and
conduct school life safety inspections; verification of knox box key program components;
other duties within the scope of the position as assigned.

Requires:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent AND minimum of five years experience in related
    field;
  2. Preference may be given to those with prior Fire service experience;
  3. Preference may be given to candidates with Nationally recognized Fire Inspector
    certification – candidate must have at least the ability to obtain this;
  4. Proficient knowledge of NFPA 101 Life Safety Code and related fire safety codes;
  5. Currently hold or must be able to obtain Public School Inspector Certification from
    the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshall (OSFM)
  6. Capacity to establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers
    and the general public;
  7. Ability to accomplish requirements using applicable field tools & equipment and
    general office equipment;
  8. Proficiency in utilizing software such as word processing, spreadsheet/ database
    management applications (i.e. – Microsoft applications)
  9. Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  10. Aptitude to analyze information and statistics to solve problems through deductive
    and inductive reasoning;
  11. Competency to work independently on complex and confidential assignments
    without detailed instructions;
  12. Comprehend and make inferences from written materials including understand,
    interpret, explain and apply relevant policies, procedures and regulations;
  13. Ability to maintain a positive attitude and work in a team environment;
  14. Valid Illinois driver’s license in good standing;
  15. Regular and predictable attendance.

Supplemental Information:

In addition to submitting a complete application:
-Upload a copy of your resume
-Upload a cover letter outlining your interest in the position
-Upload any applicable certifications or training you wish to have considered.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.ofallon.org

255 South Lincoln Ave.,
O’Fallon, IL 62269

618-624-4500, ext 8740

[email protected]

Fire Educator-Inspector Supplemental Questionnaire (Required)

1. Describe any special abilities or skills that you possess that would be beneficial to the
position.

2. What is your current rate of pay?

Job Opportunity – Code Compliance Inspector | Arnold, MO

POSTED: March 25, 2019
CLOSES: April 14, 2019

Position Overview

The City of Arnold is accepting applications for the position of Code Compliance Inspector. This position ensures properties and structures within the City meet code requirements through site inspections, investigations, and enforcement activities. This is a full-time, non-union, non-exempt building inspector position that reports to the Chief Building Official.

Job Functions

Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: investigating violations of and pursuing compliance with the various sections of the City’s Municipal Code as they pertain to property maintenance; building; occupancy, licensing, land use, zoning, signage, and nuisance abatement; issuing violation notices and appearing in municipal court on behalf of the City; maintaining accurate documentation and case files; performing limited plan review and inspection of buildings at various stages of construction; providing assistance to the public by interpreting and explaining regulations and codes; resolving complaints; and assisting in the administration of various permits.

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. ICC Property Maintenance certification is required within six (6) months of hire. Residential or Commercial Inspector certification is required within one (1) year of hire. Additional certifications are expected to be pursued. 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.

Physical Demands & Working Environment

Primary work includes walking on all types of physical terrain in all kinds of weather conditions, accessing the inside of buildings, including basements/crawl spaces, roofs, etc. May face exposure to poisonous weeds, dangerous animals, infectious agents, loud noise, sharp or falling objects, and hostile persons while performing job responsibilities. Must be able to lift weight normally not exceeding 30 lbs.

Compensation & Benefits

The hourly wage for this full-time, non-exempt position begins at $20.04, depending on qualifications and experience. The City of Arnold offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision and prescription, 100% funded by the City for single coverage. Pension is with the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (MO LAGERS).

How To Apply

To receive full consideration, submit cover letter, application, resume, and the names, phone numbers and email addresses of three to five professional references to the Community Development Director by midnight CST on Sunday April 14, 2019. Offers of employment are conditional pending the successful results of a physical, drug screen, reference and criminal background check. For additional information, please visit https://www.arnoldmo.org/government/employment-opportunities/. EOE/A/M/F/D/V

Job Opportunity – STORM WATER MANAGER | Weldon Spring, MO

STORM WATER MANAGER JOB OPENING

The City of Weldon Spring, Missouri, is seeking to fill the part-time Storm Water Manager position. The current Storm Water Manager is retiring after 11 years of service to the City. A minimum of five years of relevant municipal experience and knowledge in a site construction review and inspection and/or community development setting is preferred. A complete job description and employment application form are available on the City’s website: https://weldonspring.org/employmentview.aspx?eid=939 Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, application form and resume to the City Administrator, Michael Padella, by mailing it to 5401 Independence Rd., Weldon Spring, MO 63304 or emailing it to [email protected]. The position will remain open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Opportunity – ZONING COMMISSIONER | Weldon Spring, MO

ZONING COMMISSIONER JOB OPENING

The City of Weldon Spring, Missouri, is seeking to fill the part-time Zoning Commissioner position. The current Zoning Commissioner is retiring after 17 years of service to the City. A minimum of five years of relevant municipal experience and knowledge in a building/community development setting is preferred. A complete job description and employment application form are available on the City’s website: https://weldonspring.org/employmentview.aspx?eid=938.  Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, application form and resume to the City Administrator, Michael Padella, by mailing it to 5401 Independence Rd., Weldon Spring, MO 63304 or emailing it to [email protected]. The position will remain open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Opportunity – Building Commissioner | Webster Groves, MO

Building Commissioner

The City of Webster Groves is accepting applications for the Building Commissioner position. The Building Commissioner performs a variety of routine and complex administrative, legal and technical tasks in the administration and enforcement of new construction, property maintenance and nuisance regulations.

The primary responsibilities of the position are to ensure the general health, safety and welfare of the public within the City of Webster Groves through various codes and ordinances. Additionally, the position has responsibilities in the areas of Stormwater, Flood Plain Management and Historic Preservation.

The Building Commissioner:

  • Provides direct supervision to plan reviewers, building inspectors, code enforcement officers, and permit technicians in the performance of their duties.
  • Supervises the preparation and maintenance of records, plans, inspections, letters and reports prepared or used in connection with building inspections and plan reviews.
  • Consults with city staff, applicants, owners, architects, engineers and other interested parties regarding City processes for project approval and completion.

Requirements:

  • Graduation from a regionally accredited four (4) year college with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture Construction Technology or related field AND two (2) years of experience directly related to building code enforcement (electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection). 

OR

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of related experience in construction filed with at least two (2) years directly related to building code enforcement (electrical, mechanic, plumbing, fire protection).

AND

  • The successful candidate must have at least two (2) years of supervisory experience in new construction, be certified as a Certified Building Official or be able to obtain certification within eighteen (18) months of employment.

Compensation and Benefits:

Expected hiring range is $73,000 plus, based on qualifications.  Excellent benefits, including LAGERS pension program at L-12 level, tuition reimbursement and scholarship program through Webster University.

Apply:

Detailed job description and employment application may be obtained:

City of Webster Groves, 4 E. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, MO 63119

www.webstergroves.org/134/Employment-Opportunities

Interested candidates must submit a City application.  Resumes without a completed application will not be considered. Job application deadline is March 29, 2019.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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