Job Opportunity – Zoning Specialist | St. Louis County, MO

Job Announcement

  • Salary $40,539.20 – $64,854.40 Annually
  • Location Clayton – St. Louis County, MO
  • Job TypeFull-Time
  • Department Department of Public Works

If you previously applied there is no need to re-apply.  Position is open until filled

This position works within the Code Enforcement Division of the Department of Public Works and is responsible for the enforcement of zoning ordinances, reviewing site and architectural plans, administering flood plain regulations, and approving building and occupancy permits.

As an employer, St. Louis County cares about the health and well-being of our employees. In an effort to provide for the best possible work-life balance, the County offers a generous benefit package which includes affordable health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 4 weeks of Paid Time Off the first year, 10 paid holidays, deferred benefit retirement plan, paid life insurance as well as short and long term disability. A full listing of benefits is available under the benefit tab at the top of this page. 

The hiring range for the position is $40,539.20 – $48,697.00 per year based on experience and qualifications.
 
Applicants hired full time on or after January 17, 2018 will be participating in the revised retirement plan.  New employees will be required to contribute 4% of their salary to this plan.Examples of Duties

  • Reviews and approves building and occupancy permit applications in compliance with all zoning subdivision and flood plain ordinances
  • Reviews site development plans to ensure development requirements are met.
  • Provides zoning and flood plain information both in person and via written communication.
  • Answers questions of a technical nature and resolves complaints.
  • Performs related work as required

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies, Urban Planning or a related field and a one year of zoning review and enforcement experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Master Degree in a related field will be considered.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 covered by the County.

HOW TO APPLY:  Applicants interested in applying for this position should visit our website at www.stlouisco.com/personnel/jobsearch .  We only accept On-line applications.  If you do not have access to a computer with web access, we have a kiosk that you may use in our office 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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

Relay MO 711 or 800-735-2966
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Fax:  (314) 615-7703

www.stlouisco.com