Job Opportunity – Building Commissioner (Part-time) | Shrewsbury, Missouri



City of Shrewsbury (Pop. 6,254)

Position Overview:

The City of Shrewsbury has an opening for the Position of Building Commissioner for the Building & Housing Department. Works directly under the supervision of the Director of Administration.

This part-time position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting all plan review and works with the code enforcement officer for the performance of commercial and residential inspections for the City. Performs technical work related to review and interpretation of Shrewsbury Municipal Code, as well as all ICC codes and the enforcement of Building/Housing and Zoning regulations. This position is responsible for issuing City permits.

This part-time position generally requires around 20 hours/week. Compensation is set at $16,000.00/year. A job description is available for review on the City’s website homepage at

To Apply:

Submit cover letter, resume and a minimum of 3 work references to Mr. Justin Klocke, City Clerk, City of Shrewsbury, 5200 Shrewsbury Avenue, Shrewsbury, Missouri, 63119 or via email to [email protected]

Application review commences immediately upon open position announcement. Applications will be received until the position is filled. The City of Shrewsbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Compensation non-negotiable.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

MABOI Board of Directors -Slate 2020

Members, below are the board members up for re-election in 2020.

MABOI Board of Directors -Slate 2020

President Eric Powers, Bridgeton Robert Poteet III 2020

Past President
Robert Poteet III, University City Matt Whitwell
Vice PresidentJoe Kovac, St. Louis Eric Powers, Bridgeton 2020
Executive Secretary Neil Fick, Brentwood Joe Kovac, St. Louis 2020
Recording Secretary Dale Nicolas, St. Charles Neil Fick, Brentwood 2020
Membership Secretary Matt Whitwell Des PeresBryan Kopp2020
TreasurerJeff Carter, St. Louis CountyJeff Carter2020-2021
DirectorGreg Tate, St. CharlesGreg Tate2019-2020
DirectorDavid Astuto, St. Charles CountyNeil Cantwell2019-2020
DirectorMark Zaiontz, University CityNeil Fick2019-2020
DirectorChris Gaw, City of O’FallonChris Gaw2019-2021
DirectorChris Schlumm, St. Charles**2020-2021
DirectorJeff Center, EllisvilleJeff Center2020-2021

** Indicates that the candidate must be elected and sworn in for the 2020-2021 MABOI Board of Directors.

IBC Mixed Occupancies /Special Building Types and Features | Election of Officers | Syberg’s – Dorsett | September 13, 2019


Morning Session: 2015 IBC Mixed Occupancies


Based on the provisions of IBC Section 508, this seminar addresses those special requirements applicable to buildings containing two or more occupancy classifications.The three mixed-occupancy options are presented along with examples and exercises that illustrate the proper application of the provisions.

Specific topics include:

  • Occupancy classification
  • Mixed occupancy conditions
  • Accessory occupancies
  • Nonseparated occupancies
  • Separated occupancies
  • Multi-story conditions

The following publications are recommended to ensure success in this course:

2015 International Building Code® (IBC®)

Course Objectives...

  • Identify incidental uses and understand how they differ from mixed-occupancy conditions
  • Define the concept for addressing mixed-occupancy buildings
  • Identify the three options that are available for regulating mixed-occupancy buildings
  • Describe the relationship of occupancy classification, allowable height, allowable area and occupancy separation to mixed-occupancy buildings

Afternoon Session: 2015 Special Building Types and Features


Based on selected provisions from Chapter 4, this seminar focuses on several special building types and features. High-rise buildings, underground buildings, parking garages are specialized buildings that have their own unique considerations. Atriums, stages, and platforms are building features that are evaluated in a special manner due to the hazards involved.The special detailed requirements and allowances set forth throughout Chapter 4 address a variety of uses and occupancies.

Specific topics include:

  • High-rise buildings
  • Underground buildings
  • Covered and Open Mall Buildings
  • Parking garages
  • Aircraft hangars
  • Atriums
  • Stages and platforms

The following publications are recommended to ensure success in this course:

2015 International Building Code® (IBC®)

 Course Objectives…

  • Identify those special building types and features that are regulated in IBC Chapter 4
  • Apply the special provisions applicable to high-rise buildings, underground buildings, parking garages, mall buildings and special amusement buildings
  • Apply the special provisions that regulate atriums, stages, platforms and storm shelters
  • Understand the scope and application of IBC Chapter 4

 Who should attend:

  • Permit Technicians (CEU’s—.6)
  • Building Inspectors (CEU’s—.6)
  • Plans Examiners (CEU’s—.6)
  • Code Officials (CEU’s—.6)

Where / When:

Sybergs 2430 Old Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

/ Breakfast: 8:30 am

Seminar: 9 am-4 pm


Seminar Fee: MABOI Members: FREE

Includes: breakfast, seminar, and lunch

Pre-registration is required

Seating limited to 100 people


PAYMENTS: 12685 Dorsett Rd #308, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Election slate:

Robert Poteet III,, President moves to past President

Eric Powers, moves to President

Joe Kovac, moves to Vice President

Neil Fick, moves to Exec Secretary

Dale Nicolas, Recording Secretary

Matt Whitwell, Membership Secretary

Jeff Carter, Treasurer

Chris Gaw, Director term ends 2021

David Astuto, Director term ends 2020

Mark Zaiontz, Director term ends 2020

Jeff Center, Director term ends 2021

Chris Schlumm, Director term ends 2021

Greg Tate, Director term ends 2020


Job Opportunity – Deputy Fire Marshal | Champaign, Illinois


(Union Position)
Deadline Extended
The City of Champaign seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as a
Deputy Fire Marshal in the Life Safety Division of the Fire Department.
Responsibilities of Position
This position performs fire code compliance work by enforcing codes pertaining to fire prevention and life safety issues in the areas of building construction, fire hydrant capabilities, and placement, and the requirements and design of fire suppression and alarm systems. Investigates and inspects commercial, industrial, multi-family, and state-owned properties on the University of Illinois campus and in the City of Champaign. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: code enforcement, fire prevention, investigations, and public education. Fire investigator duties may require responding outside of normal work hours.
Required Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Ability to read, understand, and interpret fire and life safety codes.
• Effective oral and written communication.
• Valid state-issued driver’s license and good driving record.
• Physical condition necessary to perform job duties, including standing and walking for long periods of time, climbing, crawling, stooping, kneeling, and lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs., with or without accommodation.
• Ability to work under adverse weather conditions.
• Possession of or the ability to obtain within two years of employment
International Code Council (ICC) or National Fire Protection Association
(NFPA) Fire Inspector certification.
• Possession of or the ability to obtain within one year of employment State of Illinois Fire and/or Arson Investigator certification.
Preferred Qualifications
• Degree work in a related management or technical field, such as Fire
Service, Emergency Management, Law Enforcement, Construction, etc.
• Experience as a code-related inspector.
• Experience with National Fire Protection Association standards.
• Experience as a fire or arson investigator in the field.
• Fire service experience.
Drug screening and criminal background check will be required. The starting salary is $33.61 per hour, plus an excellent fringe benefits package. Applications, including cover letter and resume, must be submitted online no later than Sunday, July 21, 2019.
The City’s mission is to provide responsive, caring, cost-effective service in partnership with our community. The following values guide our work: Personal
Integrity, Responsibility, Respect, Teamwork, Results. The City of Champaign is committed to promoting a work environment and a community that values and supports diversity and inclusion.
To apply, visit the City’s Jobs Page at
The City of Champaign is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The following locations offer free Internet access and assistance: Champaign Public Library and the Illinois WorkNet Center.

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




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.  Employment will be contingent on successfully passing a full criminal background check.

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 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, July 11, 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.

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