Job Opportunity – Part time Commercial and Residential Inspector | Building Inspection Services

Job Opening – Part‐Time Commercial and Residential Building Inspector. 
Building Inspection Services is an independent inspection company that contracts inspection and code enforcement services to local municipalities in St Charles, Lincoln and Warren counties.   
Building Inspection Services currently has a part‐time position open (16‐24 hrs. per week), for a Commercial and Residential Building Inspector.  Responsibilities includes performing various types of inspections during new construction and renovation projects. 

Requirements:   

  • Completed High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Experience in Architecture, Construction Technology, Safety or related field preferred. 
  • Must have a valid Missouri driver license. 
  • Computer literacy and ability to use the Microsoft Office suite. 
  • Applicant must hold certifications from the International Code Council or willing to obtain certifications as Residential and Commercial Building Inspector within six months from the date of employment. 
  • Must have a reliable vehicle. 
  • Proof of US Citizenship 


Compensation: 

  • Hourly rate DOQ 
  • Mileage reimbursement 


Physical demands: 

Must be physically capable of sitting, standing, and walking, for long periods of time.  
Must be cable of climbing ladders, walking scaffolds, and crawling or kneeling as needed.  Must be comfortable working around construction projects and being exposed to noise, dust, slippery surfaces and willing to work in various weather conditions. 

Occasional lifting objects up to 25 pounds. 

Interested and qualified applicants should email cover letter and resume to [email protected] 
Building Inspection Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
A criminal background check and drug testing will be required for employment. 
 

Job Opportunity – Part-time Code Enforcement Officer | City of Lake Saint Louis, MO

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Part-time Code Enforcement Officer
Community Development
Grade 14, Non-Exempt, Part-time (approx. 20 hours per week) Starting wage: $21.20/hr.
POSITION OVERVIEW: This position is located within a fast-paced Community Development
Department and is part of a growing and dynamic City. Hours of work will vary, with some full-time days, evenings and weekends regularly required. Position does not include full benefits, however, does include some paid time off and sick leave.

JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for enforcing the City’s property maintenance codes. It involves a high degree of customer service and interaction with the general public.

PRIMARY DUTIES/ACTIVITIES:

Patrols the city to locate code violations; responds to citizens and property owner’s complaints and concerns; explains and interprets codes and ordinances to business and property owners, developers, residents, and civic groups; notifies responsible parties of code violations and needed corrective actions; conducts follow-up inspections to ensure corrections were made; prepares correspondence and reports relating to code enforcement activities; recommends legal action for non-compliance as warranted; gathers evidence necessary to prosecute cases; prepares affidavits; determines property ownership; posts official notices on abandoned and/or derelict property; implements code enforcement procedures in accordance with International Property Maintenance Codes, International Residential Codes, state statutes, and local ordinances; removes illegal signs within city limits; conducts erosion control inspections; confirms property ownership by researching land records, plat maps, property identification numbers, and other sources; has regular interaction with Municipal Court / Prosecuting Attorney and appears in Municipal Court; performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of relevant city codes and ordinances, including land use, property maintenance, soil and erosion control, and animal control; knowledge of relevant state laws and regulations; ability to learn the geography of the city, including subdivisions, roads, and street names; skill in maintaining records and files; ability to collect and analyze information; ability to effectively write and communicate relevant municipal code requirements; ability to learn and use the City’s violation / inspection tracking software; ability to adhere to specific safety regulations; ability to effectively write and communicate relevant municipal code requirements; knowledge of the basic principles of the position’s major duties equivalent to having had a similar position for one to two years; possession of or ability to obtain prior to hiring a valid Missouri driver’s license. ICC Certifications are a plus.

TO APPLY: Please submit resume and cover letter to City of Lake Saint Louis Human Resources, 200 Civic Center Drive, Lake Saint Louis, Missouri 63367 or [email protected] No phone calls please.
First review of applications will occur on March 15th, 2019.

The City of Lake Saint Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The City of Lake Saint Louis is a drug and alcohol free work place.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen/physical/background check is required for all positions. Posted 2/22/2019

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

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

GOVERNMENT SERVICE REPRSENTATIVE II

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

BUILDING AND CODE ENFORCEMENT DIVISION

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. 

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 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, and clerical testing completed by, February 24, 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 – CDBG Code Enforcement Officer | St. Charles City, MO

Job Title CDBG Code Enforcement Officer
Department Community Development
Posting Date February 13, 2019
Closing Date for Resumes/Applications February 22, 2019
Salary Range $49,172.76 – $68,841.86
Benefits Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance; FSA; Retirement Benefits; Paid Vacation; Paid Holidays; Employee Assistance Programs and Educational Benefits.
Exempt/Non-exempt Non-Exempt
Status Full Time

The City of Saint Charles Community Development Department is currently recruiting for the position of
CDBG Code Enforcement Officer. The purpose of this position is to inspect residential property for compliance with building codes, property maintenance codes, zoning codes and city ordinances. The focus of this position is in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) low – moderate income target areas and includes other programs benefiting low –moderate income households such as properties eligible for the Home Improvement Program and the Homeownership Assistance Program. 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.

Work performed on CDBG eligible properties

  • Perform rental inspections and building inspections on new structures and existing structures for ADA requirements, zoning codes, ICC property maintenance codes, ICC building codes, and city ordinances.
  • Inform and advise the general public, contractors, property owners, architects, engineers, developers and others regarding inspection activities, rental requirements, violation correction procedures, building standards, codes and zoning matters.
  • Verify and document code violations.
  • Notify builders, contractors, home owners, and tenants of code violations.
  • Perform follow-up inspections for corrected violations.
  • Receives and responds to code violation complaints.
  • Maintains records of inspection activity.
  • Coordinate inspection functions with other City Departments and agencies.
  • Perform rental occupancy inspections.
  • Assist with HUD monitoring and CDBG regulatory compliance.
  • Home Improvement Loan Program
  • Perform inspections under the Home Improvement Loan Program (HILP).
  • Handle bidding process.
  • Estimate project repairs.
  • Meet and work with contractors.
  • First Time Homebuyer Program
  • Property inspections.

Other duties

  • Assist with the mosquito control program.
  • Issue summons for court.
  • Provide public service referrals.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

  • Vocational or technical training in building codes, zoning codes, property maintenance enforcement,
  • building inspections, building trades or related area.
  • Three years of general building construction or related experience.
  • ICC Residential Inspector and Property Maintenance certification required within 6 months of hire date
  • CDBG experience and knowledge of Fair Housing laws and environmental impacts preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of residential construction industry including mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.
  • A valid driver’s license required.
  • 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: www.stcharlescitymo.gov

The City of Saint Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

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