Job Opportunity – Inspector II | O’Fallon, MO

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 Inspector II, O’Fallon, MO

The City of O’Fallon. MO is currently recruiting for an Inspector II.

Inspector II Grade 15 step 1 – 16,  $21.33 – $30.89 per hour DOQE with new employees generally falling in the 1st third of that range.

The City of O’Fallon, Missouri is a dynamic community known for its family-friendliness, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods with quality housing, vibrant businesses, responsive municipal government, and numerous recreational amenities, all of which contribute to a high quality of life.   It is the largest community in St. Charles County, and the second largest in the St. Louis metropolitan area – behind only the City of St. Louis.  The City operates under a Home Rule Charter with a Mayor – City Administrator – Council form of government.  It is a full-service city with an $80M annual budget and 418 full- and 250 part-time employees.  Over the past several years, it has been consistently named as one of the “Best Places to Live” by Money magazine and as one of the “Safest Cities in America” by CQ Press.

 

This position is primarily responsible for the plan review and inspection of new and renovated residential construction projects and occupancy of rental dwelling units in the city.

A complete recruitment profile is located on the City’s website at www.ofallon.mo.us
Posting Date 10/28/2016
Closing Date First review of applications 11/10/2016

This position is primarily responsible for the plan review and inspection of new and renovated residential
construction projects and occupancy of rental dwelling units in the city.

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.

  • Performs plan reviews for code compliance and issues permits for residential structures and
    accessory structures.
  • Conducts inspections of new residential construction projects to verify compliance with
    building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, energy, and zoning codes.
  • Completes rental occupancy inspections, provides insight, and issues permits.
  • Inspects existing structures for health and life safety minimum standards.
  • Assists external and internal customers, city residents, architects, contractors and others in
    the interpretation and application of relevant codes and ordinances.
  • Receives and responds to citizen complaints and reports from other agencies and
    departments regarding alleged violations; interviews complainant and witnesses; conducts
    investigations and provides recommendations for resolutions.
  • Prepares a variety of written reports, memoranda, correspondence and instructional
    brochures.
  • Prepares evidence in support of legal action taken by the city; appears and testifies in court
    as needed.
  • Attends meetings and serves as a resource for other city departments, the general public,
    and external agencies.
  • Performs after-hours inspections during emergencies (on-call).
  •  Completes commercial plan reviews and inspections when directed.
  • Performs the duties primarily assigned to the Inspector I position when directed.
  • Other duties as assigned including snow plowing.

    Additional Knowledge Required

  • Knowledge of relevant building, mechanical, plumbing, fuel gas, electric, and energy
    conservation codes.
  • Knowledge of building construction practices and terminology.
  • Knowledge of relevant zoning, nuisance abatement, property maintenance, building, and
    health and safety codes.
  • Knowledge of computers, tablets, and job related software programs.
  • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions.
  • Skill in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports
  • Skill in oral and written communication

    Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized
    training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school
    education.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the
    position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having
    had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of
    Missouri for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • New hires should possess, or have sufficient experience and the ability to obtain, the
    following certifications from the International Code Council (ICC) and in accordance with
    Division policy: Residential Plans Examiner, Building Inspector, Mechanical Inspector,
    Electrical Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, and Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector.
    Employees needing to obtain these certifications shall produce a timeline to obtain these
    certifications, in a timeframe not to exceed 3 years, and the timeline shall be approved and
    regularly reviewed for compliance by the supervisor. Note, certification by the International
    Code Council (ICC) as a Certified Building Official (CBO) shall be deemed to meet all
    certification requirements.
  • Knowledge and level of competency related to Microsoft office programs, database entry and
    mobile devices

    Contact Information
    Online employment applications can be accessed on the City Website at
    www.ofallon.mo.us
    .

    The City of O’Fallon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

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Contribute to the Development of ICC Certification Exams

MABOI Membership — In a discussion at the ICC 2016 Conference, the lack of Midwest people being involved in ICC activities was mentioned.  Below is an opportunity to use your intelligence to the betterment of the ICC.  The organization is looking for members to join the Certification Exam Development Committees.

Take a look and see if that is something in which you are interested.

Contribute to the Development of ICC Certification Exams

Share your expertise and help ensure the credibility and validity of International Code Council Certifications by serving on an Exam Development Committee.

The following committees will have seats available for three-year terms to begin on Jan. 1:

  • Accessibility
  • Certified Building Official
  • Commercial Building
  • Commercial Fire Alarm
  • Electrical
  • Energy
  • Fire Services
  • Green Building
  • Mechanical
  • Permit Technician
  • Plumbing/Fuel Gas
  • Property Maintenance/Zoning
  • Reinforced/Prestressed Concrete
  • Residential Building
  • Soils Special Inspector
  • Structural Masonry
  • Structural Steel

These committees oversee the development of various exams, however no testing experience is required. Committee members typically meet for one in-person meeting that runs two to three days and multiple Web conferences throughout the year.

Why should you join an exam development committee? Committee members:
Earn CEUs (0.5 credits each year of participation)
Contribute to the development of exams
Ensure exam rigor, credibility and validity
Promote building and fire safety
Add to your professional credentials

For more information visit the Exam Development Committee Applicant Snapshot. To apply, download and complete the application. Applications are due by Oct. 31.

Job Opportunity – Building Inspector & Zoning Enforcement Officer | Cass County, Missouri

Cass County, Missouri currently has an open position for a Full Time Building Codes and Zoning Inspector for the Building Codes, Environmental Health and Zoning Department.

Starting Salary: $32,000 per year DOQ

Application Deadline: Until Filled

Under direction performs work involved in, interpreting, inspecting and enforcing County Building Codes and County Zoning Ordinances and assuring the compliance with approved Building Permits. Requires independent decisions according to established procedures and codes. Practical knowledge of: 2006 Edition of the International Codes, 2005 National Electric Code, County Zoning regulations and other applicable Federal, state and local, laws, rules and ordinances. Ability to: Interpret technical information encountered in the performance of duties. Prepare detailed and accurate records. Work independently. Make accurate and detailed observations. Follow written and verbal instructions. Fulfill all physical requirement. Physical demands: Sit, stand, walk, climb, (i.e.: ladders, scaffolds, slopes, roofs, trenches), crawl (in attics or under flooring), and/or kneel for prolonged periods of time; sufficient mobility to work in and around construction projects; requires operating motorized vehicles; exposure to noise, dust and electrical energy. Exposure to varying weather conditions including extreme hot and cold temperatures and depending upon location of inspection site, isolated, remote areas. Occasional lifting of objects up to 25 pounds. Frequent use of personal computers (PCS).

Education and Experience Guidelines – Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. Ability to read plans and specifications. Knowledge of building and fire codes and other county ordinances. Knowledge of modern construction practices, methods and materials.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Must be able to pass a drug screening and criminal background check.

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this classification. All positions are subject to a drug screening and criminal background check. A conviction in and of itself may not necessarily preclude employment. Equal opportunity employer. For a full description visit www.CassCounty.com ; Forward employment application and resume to Building Codes, Attn: Valerie, 30508 S. West Outer Road, Harrisonville, MO 64701 or [email protected]

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