Job Opportunity – Code Enforcement | St. Louis County

st-louis-county-logoProject Manager I, II, III – Code Enforcement

This position will be assigned to work in the Public Works Code Enforcement Division in Clayton. The Project Manager is responsible for performing plan reviews of construction plans and calculations submitted under applications for building permits for compliance with Building Codes and other County regulations.

This position will be filled at the I, II or III level depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. The starting salary will be as follows and will based on experience and qualifications:

Project Manager I – $45,406 – $54,487
Project Manager II – $50,856 – $61,027
Project Manager III- $56,950 – $68,340

Examples of Duties:

Reviewing and analyzing blueprint designs, plans, calculations and maps for compliance with codes and regulations.
Identifies discrepancies and provides technical assistant to arrive at acceptable design solutions.
Prepares engineering/architectural reports, specifications and plans.
Determines appropriate action for revisions if necessary.
Provides assistance and information to the general public and various agencies.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture. Prefer related experience, knowledge of construction codes and a professional license or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A current, valid driver’s license is also required.

Additional Information:

SELECTION AND APPOINTMENT: A selection committee will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant which will include recentness and appropriateness of the applicant’s education and experience, answers to the supplemental questions, results of employment references investigated and any other appropriate information available.

The selection committee will admit to the interview only those persons who possess the most job related qualifications and may establish admittance criteria beyond the minimum qualifications stated above. The interview will comprise 100% of the applicant’s earned grade. A candidate must earn a qualifying grade of 70 or more on the interview to be eligible for appointment.

The five top ranking candidates, based on the final grade, will be certified to the Department Director/Appointing Authority who will make the final decision.

All applicants conditionally offered a permanent part time, full time, term or on-call position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Screening will be performed by a reputable clinical laboratory. The cost of screening will be bourne by the County.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants interested in applying for this position should visit our website at or apply in person at St. Louis County Government, Division of Personnel located at 41 S. Central 7th Floor, Clayton, Missouri 63105.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY: The policy of the Civil Service Commission of St. Louis County is to support fair and equitable employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability/handicap condition, sexual orientation, marital status, veterans’ status or political affiliation. Call the Division of Personnel at (314) 615-5429 for more information on this policy.

St. Louis County
Division of Personnel, 7th Floor
Clayton, MO 63105
(314) 615-5429
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Hearing Impaired TTY: (314) 615-5889
Job Opportunity Hotline: (314) 615-JOBS
Fax: (314) 615-7703

Job Opportunity – Code Compliance Inspector | City of Ladue

ladue-logoThe City of Ladue is accepting resumes for the following part-time position:

Code Compliance Inspector

The City of Ladue, MO   (Population 8600) located in St. Louis County is seeking an individual to serve as part-time Code Compliance Inspector. The Code Compliance Inspector performs a variety of technical duties in support of the City’s ordinances, code requirements, and property maintenance program related to land use matters, building, health and safety, storm water runoff, noise, nuisance lighting, signage, and other matters of public concern.  Violations and complaints are investigated and procedures to abate violations and obtain compliance including issuing notices of violations, citations, and court action are performed while applying strong customer service skills.  This position also maintains thorough records and documentation and provides information on City regulations to property owners, residents, businesses, the general public, and other City departments.

Compensation: $20 – $25/hour, depending on qualifications and experience.  Part-time position, no benefits.  Estimated weekly hours: 25

To apply, submit resume to the Building Official at [email protected]

Position open until filled. For full job description, including required education, training and experience, visit

Job Opportunity – Building Inspector | City of St. Peters

st-peters-logoJOB OPENING #16-1350

Pursuant to Missouri state law, the City of St. Peters participates in the E-Verify program to verify the eligibility of every newly hired employee to work in the United States.





Inspects and enforces adopted regulatory codes and ordinances pertaining to new and existing buildings, electrical and plumbing installations, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and condemnation and demolition of buildings and structures. Reviews, approves and issues building permits. Conducts surveys, prepares reports and issues written orders for corrective action as assigned. Provides technical assistance to developers, builders, contractors and the general public. Recommends prosecution of code violators and gives court testimony for the City pertaining to code issues. Investigates complaints relative to ordinance and code violations and pursues appropriate enforcement action. May be required to participate in emergency City operations as assigned. Reads and understand blueprints. Performs all work in compliance with established City safety standards. Performs other work as assigned.


U.S. citizen or lawfully authorized alien worker.

High School graduate or GED certificate and two (2) years of applicable experience.

Motor Vehicle Operator’s license valid in the state of Missouri.

Property Maintenance and Housing Certification by ICC, or obtain within six (6) months of employment.

Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move more than 75 lbs.


Associates Degree in an area such as Engineering Technology, Construction Management, or Architectural technology. Thorough knowledge of City codes, specifications, and ordinances as they pertain to public works and buildings. Working knowledge in the area of reading engineering and architectural plans. Considerable knowledge of construction and maintenance methods, material, and equipment employed in public works, electrical, mechanical and plumbing codes. Residential Inspector Certification by ICC.

RATE:   $23.02. to $26.09/hr. depending on qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY:  Apply in person, fax to 636-477-1044 or mail application to:  #1350-Human Resources, City of St. Peters, PO Box 9, St. Peters MO 63376.  JOB STATUS HOTLINE:  477-6600 EXT. 5022.

Thorough background, education and criminal record checks will be completed. Physical and Drug/Alcohol screening required prior to employment.  All employees fall under the City’s Alcohol & Controlled Substance Use, Abuse and Testing Policy.


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Job Opportunity – Administrative Specialist | City of Clayton


The City of Clayton is seeking a full-time Administrative Specialist to perform a wide variety of administrative tasks in the Building Division of the Planning and Development Department.  This position provides daily support at the customer service counter at City Hall, which includes greeting and directing customers, processing residential and commercial occupancy permits, accepting permit applications, processing payments, scheduling inspections, entering inspection data, processing daily mail, and producing letters for mailing.  Additional duties include filing and scheduling meetings.  Starting salary range is $36,000 – $39,000 and includes a comprehensive benefits package.  Full pay range is $33,975 – $46,885.  Qualifications:  High school education or equivalent combination of education and experience; minimum three years’ experience in a customer service related field, with knowledge of building permitting preferred; computer and filing skills are required, along with the ability to type and enter data accurately and maintain accurate records.  To apply, please visit our website at to complete our online application.  Applications are also available at City Hall, 10 N. Bemiston, Clayton, MO 63105.  Application deadline is January 22, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.   EOE

Job Opportunity – Building Department Coordinator | City of Ladue

ladue-logoThe City of Ladue is accepting resumes for the following full-time position:


The City of Ladue, MO   (Population 8600) located in St. Louis County is seeking an individual to serve as Building Department Coordinator. The Building Department Coordinator serves as the Building Department’s permit, inspections, and code compliance coordinator.  This position provides technical and administrative support to the Building Department related to the administration and enforcement of Building and City codes including Zoning, and the issuance of permits.

Salary Range: $39,000 to $58,000, with starting salary depending on qualifications and experience plus an excellent benefit package.

To apply, submit resume to the Building Official at [email protected]

 Position open until filled. For full job description, including required education, training and experience, visit


Position Title: Building Department Coordinator

Position Summary: The Building Coordinator serves as the Building Department’s permit, inspections, and code compliance coordinator.  This position provides technical and administrative support to the Building Department related to the administration and enforcement of the International Building Codes, City of Ladue Codes including Zoning, and the issuance of permits.  Provide general information and assistance to the public regarding building, zoning, and property maintenance code requirements, and project review and approval process.

Supervisory Responsibility: The Building Department Coordinator does not supervise other employees.

Department Personnel Summary: The Building Department Coordinator works closely with the Building Inspector, Code Compliance Inspector, and Building Official.   The Building Department Coordinator works with consultants including the City Planning Consultant and City Landscape Consultant as well as volunteers including the Architectural Review Board.

Reports To: Building Official (direct supervisor) and Director of Public Works (department head)

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Receive, process, calculate, and issue construction permits including building, plumbing, mechanical, fencing, demolition, and land disturbance permits.

Serve as the Building Department receptionist

  • Greet visitors and serve the public at the Building Department counter
  • answer telephone calls

Explain ordinances and procedures to owners, contractors, developers, and the general public.

Schedule building inspection requests and code compliance requests; verify that the sequence of inspections will maximize the efficiency of inspectors.

Manage permit escrows including receipt of payment, data base for tracking, and escrow forfeiture.

Compose letters regarding departmental matters such as code violations and permit expirations

Log, process, and record complaints about housing and code violations.

Administrative support to Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA); helps Building Official with preparation of documents for ZBA including public notices, agendas, docket sheets, etc.  Compile materials for ZBA meetings and prepare packets for distribution.

Administrative support to Architectural Review Board (ARB); coordinates and communicates with ARB members.

Prepares monthly permit reports and prepares other reports relating to code enforcement and permitting.

Attends monthly Zoning and Planning meetings for the purpose of taking meeting minutes.

Develop and maintains effective communication and strong connections with Ladue residents and elected officials, business owners, Building Division staff, and the community at large.

Assist the Building Official & Public Works Director as needed and directed on other duties or special projects.

Required Education, Training and Experience

High school education or equivalent

Minimum of 3 years with general office experience, construction experience, or customer service experience

Experience with Microsoft Office including data entry, spread sheets, word processing

Ability to establish effective working relationships with developers, property owners, contractors, engineers, architects, city employees, and the general public and enjoys interacting with people.

Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

Extensive experience working with the public in a service oriented capacity.

General ability to read construction plans and general understanding of design and construction processes

Higher level courses, seminars, or training desirable in construction, business, building codes, or real estate.

Physical Demands:

Hearing, seeing, speaking, walking, standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching above shoulder level, crouching and/or crawling.

Mental Demands:

Having contact with customers: residents, business owners, contractors, developers, engineers, architects, realtors regarding permits, zoning, code compliance, and other aspects of the Building Division.

Pay Range:

Starting salary: $39,000 – $48,500 with Full salary range: $39,000 – $58,000

To apply:

For additional information, please see the City of Ladue’s website at

Please submit resume and cover letter with completed application by January 14, 2016 to: Will Penney, City of Ladue, 9345 Clayton Road, Ladue, MO 63124 or e-mail to [email protected]

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