Job Opportunity – Building Safety Inspector | City of Wentzville

wentzville_logo_REGISTEREDBuilding Safety Inspector

SALARY: $21.55 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 02/19/16
CLOSING DATE: 03/04/16 11:59 PM
Inspects new buildings and other City projects pursuant to both local and federal regulations, ensuring
proper code compliance and safe conditions.  Evaluates properties and construction zones to facilitate the
safety of both life and property.
Essential Job Duties
• Inspect and monitor new and existing residences and construction zones for compliance with building
codes, specifications, and safety standards.
• Inspect building utilities installations (i.e., HVAC, electrical, and plumbing) for workmanship and code
• Inspect sewer lateral connections for code compliance and safety.
• Issue permits for construction, relocation, occupancy, and demolition in a timely manner.
• Evaluate properties for code compliance, including cleanliness, garbage removal, insect and rodent
• Issue violations notices, stop work orders, and field correction notices.
• Meet with owners and authorities to explain regulations and recommend strategies for compliance.
• Review all plans, blueprints, site layouts, construction methods, and specifications for code compliance
and safety regulations.
• Ensure proper lot drainage and erosion control by monitoring silt fence during building process and
ensuring all city yard and driveway ordinances are followed.
• Investigate complaints submitted by building departments and concerned citizens.
Ancillary Job Duties
• Receive phone calls from trade professionals regarding codes and city ordinances, and provide direct
answers or refer to appropriate department.
• Attend professional seminars and product shows.
• Obtain continuing education units to renew certifications and obtain new ones.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications
Education, experience and training that are required or desirable in order to effectively perform the job at
the time of hire.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
Additional requirements and/or substitutions may be requested and require the approval of HR
• High school diploma or equivalent required.  Two­year college degree in construction management,
architectural technology, or similar preferred.
• Minimum of 1 year construction industry and/or code enforcement experience.  3 years or more related
experience preferred.
• ICC Residential Building Inspector Certification required within 12 months of employment.
• Valid driver’s license.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
May be representative, but not all­inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associatedwith this position.
• Background and/or experience in the construction field is essential.
• Ability to reference ICC residential codes.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and basic office
• Ability to operate office equipment such as copier, fax, telephone system, and computer.
• Clear verbal communication skills and ability to give and follow written and oral instructions.
• Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work independently and make responsible decisions.
• Ability to use good judgment and think quickly and rationally in difficult or stressful situations.

Work Environment
Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the duties of this
• General office conditions.
• External job sites, including outdoor work areas.
• Exposed to occasional loud noises, including construction equipment and tools.
Physical Abilities
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.
• Must be able to sit for moderate periods of time.
• Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
• Must have clarity of vision and the ability to adjust focus.
• Must have three­dimensional vision and the ability to judge distance and spatial relationships.
• Must have the ability to identify and distinguish colors.
• Must be able to routinely stand and walk at job sites.
• Must be capable of driving to and from job sites.
• Regular attendance is a necessary and essential job duty

Job Posting Info: Building Safety Inspector 2-16

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.


AA/EOE                                                                                                                                  Excellent Benefits

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

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