Job Opportunity – Code Enforcement Secretary| Hazelwood, MO

Full Time Code Enforcement Secretary

The City of Hazelwood is seeking a detail oriented Full-Time Code Enforcement Secretary. This customer service position will be accepting permit applications, issuing occupancy and building permits, and monthly billing among other duties. The position requires an individual with a High School diploma or equivalent, vocational/technical training in word processing and office practices; two years experience; or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Excellent writing and communication skills are a must. MS Office, MS Excel and MS Word experience, and discretion in dealing with the public also required while experience in a similar position or construction field is a plus. Starting salary is $37,386 annually with income potential up to $45,423 annually. Please submit application by close of business December 21, 2018 for first round of interviews, will remain open til filled, to Travis Ham at the City of Hazelwood, 415 Elm Grove Lane, Hazelwood, MO 63042 or fax your application to 314-839-0249, or e-mail your application to [email protected]

Job Opportunity – Commercial Building Inspector | Creve Coeur, MO


TITLE: Commercial Building Inspector

STARTING SALARY RANGE: $50,724-$70,980 (DOQ)

STATUS: Non-Exempt


DEPARTMENT / DIVISION:  Community Development Department / Building Division

SUPERVISOR: Chief Building Official

The City of Creve Coeur Building Division is seeking a Commercial Building Inspector who possesses the ability to perform primarily commercial buildinginspections but also residential buildinginspections as needed. This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position offeringa competitive benefits package which includes a defined benefit retirement planwith Missouri Local Government Employee Retirement System (LAGERS).

Successful candidate will inspect commercial and residential construction sites, 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.


  • Inspects construction sites and apartment dwelling units for compliance with the building code; inspects electrical, plumbing, mechanical work as they relate to the building code; drives to sites; andmeasures structural components, inspects fire resistance rated construction,inspects all aspects of the means of egress, etc. to ensure compliance withcity-approved plans and building code requirements in order to ensure safe andlawful construction for the City of Creve Coeur.
  • Responds to building code complaints from generalpublic; investigates complaints; sends violation notices as needed; and informscomplainants of action being taken in order to prevent building code violationsfor the City of Creve Coeur. Provides proper notification for unauthorizedconstruction work by posting a stop work order where the unauthorized work istaking place. Ensures said property owner obtains the necessary permits inorder to gain compliance with the building and zoning codes of the City ofCreve Coeur.
  • Confers with property owners, contractors,architects, engineers and the general public in the field and office; explainand interpret building code requirements and restrictions. 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to his/her public dutyand presents oneself as a credible and knowledgeable representative of the cityto maintain public trust by following the principals of  “Our Commitmentsto Character-Driven Professionalism”; builds and maintains positiverelationships while serving all internal and external customers using effectivecommunication and teambuilding skills; seeks to actively listen and providesprompt assistance to others; equally treats others with dignity and respect;problem-solves; accepts responsibility for self and work product.


Successful candidate must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and three or more years of increasingly responsible equivalent or related experience. Must possess Commercial Building Inspector Certification from the ICC or obtain within six (6) months of employment. Bachelor degree in construction technology, architectural drafting or related field preferred.  A valid driver license, proof of current vehicle insurance and reliable vehicle transportation is required.  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 workindependently.  Remains calm when dealing with disgruntled developers and residents. Uses information to solve problems and make effective decisions.  Can concentrate on multiple taskssimultaneously. Able to work outside in varying weather conditions.  Able to drive to different constructionsites.  Able to walk, stoop, bend andclimb as needed to survey sites. Specific vision abilities required includeclose vision, color vision and ability to focus.


Please submit a resume, cover letter, references and completed application to Sharon Stott, Assistant City Administrator, 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 First review of applications begins August 31, 2018 and continues until filled.

Job Opportunity – BUILDING INSPECTOR | Maplewood MO


The City of Maplewood (8,046) is seeking a dedicated and qualified professional to perform occupancy permit, building, and property maintenance inspections. Applicants should have a minimum of two years building or property maintenance inspection experience, construction experience can be used in lieu thereof. Must obtain property maintenance certification within six months of employment. The city offers a comparative salary and benefits package. Starting salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.
For an application, contact the Public Works Department at (314) 646-3640 or visit

Applications accepted until December 12, 2018. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Opportunities – Building Official | Brentwood, MO

Position Title:                                    Building Official

Department:                                       Planning and Development

Immediate Supervisor:                     Director of Planning and Development

Position Summary

Under the direction of or as authorized by the Director of Planning & Development, performs administrative and responsible technical work in enforcing building and zoning ordinances, and conducting plan review and inspections.

Grade:                     21

FLSA Status:          Exempt

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties, responsibilities and expectations are not necessarily limited to the following, and are not enumerated in any particular order or priority.  At any particular time the frequency or duration with which one or more of the following specific duties is performed may vary widely.


  1. Applies specialized knowledge in the enforcement of numerous municipal ordinances pertaining to zoning, building, plumbing mechanical, electrical and fire codes, fences, residential and commercial building and site exteriors, signage, grading and land disturbance permits, facilities permits, occupancy permits, special use permits and other regulatory systems of the Brentwood Municipal Code or other codes, regulations and provisions; floor plain administration and permitting
  2. Oversees the inspections of commercial, industrial and other buildings for compliance with fire prevention codes and ordinances
  3. Working cooperatively with the Brentwood Fire Department, inspects commercial, industrial and other buildings for compliance with fire prevention codes and ordinances
  4. Assists the Director on matters related to code enforcement and interpretation, application and promulgation of applicable codes, regulations and provisions
  5. Reviews residential, commercial and industrial plans for compliance with building and fire protections codes and coordinates zoning code compliance with Director. Approves all permits; conducts and oversees the inspection of permits and construction work to assure compliance with approved plans and issue violation or stop work notices when necessary
  6. Serves as liaison to the Architectural Review Board (ARB), prepares all materials for meeting packets and prepares meeting minutes; ensures meetings information is property posted and placed on City website; maintains ARB records. Attends Municipal Court as needed for matters related to code enforcement.  Attends other board or commission meetings as required by Director
  7. Receives permit applications and issues permits after ensuring that applications are complete and in compliance; performs inspections as required to ensure compliance with building and zoning codes, and approved site plans
  8. Investigates complaints of possible building and zoning violations; takes appropriate enforcement action; prepares correspondence pertaining to applications, complaints and non-compliance; and issues notices for corrections of deficiencies
  9. Reviews plans and specifications for public works projects, and performs project management duties as requested
  10. Meets with residents, businesses, property owners and managers, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, and public agency officials to advise them on building regulations and other ordinances and laws, and to resolve problems and conflicts
  11. Serves as the City’s Floodplain Administrator by administering, implementing and overseeing provisions of the Flood Hazard Control Ordinance, and reviews and issues floodplain development permits
  12. Prepares and maintains all necessary records, reports, and documents submitted to or generated by building officials in a manner so as to be readily retrieved and referenced as required
  13. Works cooperatively with Brentwood Fire Department to test of fire hydrants and water supplies
  14. Works with computer hardware and software to perform necessary job functions
  15. Assists with or coordinates special projects as required
  16. Performs related work as required 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of modern building construction principles, practices, methods and techniques
  • Considerable knowledge of the regulatory and enforcement provisions of the Brentwood Municipal Code and accepted professional and trade practices
  • Working knowledge of the International Building and Residential Codes and other codes and regulations adopted thereby
  • Knowledge of the legal procedures utilized in the enforcement of the City’s building, fire and zoning codes
  • Ability to read blueprints, construction plans, and other technical drawings
  • Ability to locate and detect defects encountered through regulatory inspections
  • Ability to objectively enforce regulations with consistency, firmness, impartiality and tact
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with developers, property owners, contractors, engineers, architects, city employees, and the general public
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form


Minimum Requirements – Education, Certification, and Experience

  1. Graduation from a general or technical high school
  2. 3-5 years’ experience in conducting building inspections and code enforcement
  3. ICC Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector
  4. ICC Residential Plans Examiner
  5. ICC Residential Building Inspector
  6. ICC Building Plans Examiner
  7. ICC Commercial Building Inspector

Preferred Qualifications – Education, Certification, and Experience

  1. Associates degree or equivalent education or training experience in the construction industry
  2. Certified Building Official
  3. Certified Fire Marshal
  4. Certified Floodplain Manager

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an all-inclusive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.

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