Job Opportunity – Building Official | Pevely, Missouri

NOW HIRING

The City of Pevely is currently accepting applications for one (1), full-time Building Official. The Building Official is a non-exempt, hourly employee appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Aldermen.

The Building Official will have frequent contact and interaction with property owners, business owners, land developers, and other sectors of the general public. The Building Official will supervise the Code Enforcement Department, which includes the Code Enforcement Officer, and may be required to represent the City of Pevely on various boards, commissions, and task forces. This position will be expected to operate with the highest levels of professionalism at all times.

The Building Official will be expected to perform building inspections, review and approve building permit applications, identify issues and points of concern on building sites, issue stop work orders, and perform other duties as assigned. This position shall advise, be a consultant to, and attend the meetings of the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Adjustment.

Required qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid Missouri Driver’s License, and previous building experience. Additional desired qualifications include electrical or plumbing experience, supervisory experience, computer proficiency, and relevant licensing from the International Code Council.

The City of Pevely offers a generous benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, bereavement, sick and vacation leave, and LAGERS membership. Starting pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

To apply, please submit a completed employment application to Cheyenne Koch, Deputy City Clerk, at 401 Main Street, Pevely MO 63070 or [email protected] Please visit City Hall or the City’s website at www.cityofpevely.net/employment to obtain an employment application. This position is open until filled but the first review of applications will occur on June 20, 2019. Previous applicants should reapply. The City of Pevely is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Opportunity – BUILDING SAFETY INSPECTOR | Champaign, Illinois

BUILDING SAFETY INSPECTOR (Union Position)
The City of Champaign seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as a
Building Safety Inspector in the Building Safety Division of the Champaign Fire
Department.


Responsibilities of Position
This position conducts skilled inspections of buildings under construction to
determine and secure compliance with municipal building codes. Responsibilities
include, but are not limited to: pre-inspection review of construction plans and
specifications; plan review and permit processing of one and two-family dwelling
projects; conducting inspections of new and existing commercial and residential
structures to determine compliance with the International Building and International
Residential codes; and review and preparation of code documents and materials.
This position also maintains a daily inspection log and prepares reports, and communicates with contractors and the public in an effective and courteous manner.

Required Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Considerable experience in the building trades or building inspection field.
• Or an equivalent combination of work experience and education that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Knowledge of building codes.
• Knowledge of modern construction methods, materials, and techniques.
• Ability to understand, interpret, and apply construction plans and specifications.
• Good customer service skills.
• Ability to communicate with contractors and the general public.
• Possession of, or the ability to obtain within one year of employment and maintain, Residential and Commercial Building Inspector certification from the International Code Council.
• Valid state-issued driver’s license and good driving record.
Preferred Qualifications
• College degree in building construction, design, or related field.
• Experience with permitting software, such as TRAKiT.
• Experience maintaining an electronic calendar.
Drug screening and criminal background check will be required. The annual starting salary is $33.44 per hour, plus an excellent fringe benefits package.
Applications must be submitted online no later than Sunday, June 16, 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 http://www.champaignil.gov/jobs
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 – Code Enforcement Officer | O’Fallon, Illinois

Code Enforcement Officer

Closing6/2/2019 11:59 PM Central

Description

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

This position is one of the first points of contact between the Community Development Department and the citizens of O’Fallon.  It requires extensive field work inspecting properties to determine compliance with city codes and regulations and communicating with property owners, residents and businesses.

Starting salary range: $16 to $17.95 (33,280 to 37,342 annually) up to $19.95 ($41,484) for candidate with extensive code enforcement experience plus a generous benefits package including paid time off and defined pension through IMRFEssential Duties

The primary duty of the position is enforcing city ordinances and property maintenance codes through performing Code Enforcement inspections as they pertain to nuisance violations, sign violations, and the like.

Duties include (but are not limited to): performing property maintenance inspections primarily on residential properties; documenting inspection results; investigating and documenting nuisance complaints; following up on citizen complaints and establishing compliance plans; daily site inspections; extensive interaction with the public; report writing; preparing for and providing credible testimony in court; other duties for the benefit of the Community Development Department and the City of O’Fallon.Requires

  1. Associates degree or equivalent (trade school) with training in property maintenance and inspection or law enforcement;
  2. Two years of related work experience in the construction industry, home inspection industry, fire service, or law enforcement; or
  3. Other equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered;
  4. ICC Property Maintenance Certification is required within one (1) year of hire.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  6. Experience in meeting and dealing with the public in a variety of situations;
  7. Ability to handle conflict in a professional manner;
  8. Ability to issue citations and appear in court as needed;
  9. Ability to handle time-sensitive constraints;
  10. Valid driver’s license in good standing as required by the City’s insurance program;
  11. Grasping, lifting, reaching, walking on rough terrain, sitting, standing, running, crouching, frequent bending and repetitive tasks;
  12. Ability to pick-up, lift, and carry objects up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis;
  13. Qualities such as competence, independence, self-sufficiency, & dependability;
  14. Proficient with computer software, word processing & spreadsheet/database management applications (i.e. Microsoft applications), as well as general office equipment and various inspection equipment;
  15. Ability to maintain a positive attitude; demonstrate a commitment to City goals and values, and to exhibit a positive overall customer service-oriented manner and a willingness to work together in a team environment;
  16. Regular & predictable attendance.

Supplemental Information

In addition to completing the application in full, please upload a CURRENT RESUME and COVER LETTER.  Also, be sure to complete the Supplemental Questions.

All full-time employees are eligible for health, dental, and vision benefits as well as the applicable retirement program (typically Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, Police Pension or Fire Pension).The City offers a very competitive benefit package. Most benefits, including health insurance, are effective the first day of employment. Highlights of these benefits are outlined below.

Medical Benefits
The City offers a consumer-driven Smart-Choice high deductible health plan through United Healthcare alongside a partially-funded Health Savings Account (through a local banking institution).

Dental Benefits
The City offers two types of dental benefits through National Options; standard PPO and Buy-Up.

Vision Benefits
The City offers vision benefits from United Healthcare through Spectera.

Spending Accounts
Under the City’s Section 125 cafeteria plan, full-time employees participating in the City’s health insurance plan may elect to contribute additional dollars to a health savings account. With the Smart-Choice Plan, employees may select contribute to an HSA. Employee’s may also wish to establish a Child and Dependent Care FSA to manage the cost of child care or adult day care.

Supplemental Benefits
Currently the City uses AFLAC and Guardian to administer voluntary supplemental benefits. The offerings include a cancer policy, short-term disability, accident, hospitalization, and group term life insurance.

Life Insurance
A full-time employee receives a $20,000 life insurance benefit at no cost, effective upon date of hire.

Retirement
The City of O’Fallon participates in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund’s defined benefit pension program. Employee’s contribute 4.5% of salary into their individual account and the City’s contribution varies annually to provide for several benefits in addition to the pension.

For Police Pension, employees contribute 9.91% of their salary based on Illinois state statute.

For Fire Pension, employees contribute 9.455% of their salary based on Illinois state statute.

Deferred Compensation
Employees may elect to contribute additional dollars towards individual 457 retirement accounts through AXA Equitable, Valic, ICMA, or Nationwide. Details for participation are available through Human Resources.

Education Assistance
The City provides financial assistance to eligible employees who satisfactorily complete qualified courses towards a post-secondary education. Applications to participate in the City’s Educational Assistance program are submitted through the individual department directors. Terms and conditions may vary based upon course of study, allowable amounts, and reimbursement cap.

Vacation
Full-time employees begin accruing vacation time from their date of hire beginning with two weeks annually. Vacation time may be taken after six months of employment. Vacation accrual rates may differ for employees who are members of a bargaining unit.

Holidays
The City recognizes the following holidays:New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (labor local employees exchange this for Veteran’s Day), President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, The Day after Thanksgiving (EMS bargaining unit employees exchange this for Christmas Eve), Christmas Day, One Personal Holiday (taken at the time of your choice).

Sick Time
In the event of a qualifying illness, the City offers a generous sick leave plan. Full-time City employees begin accruing sick time from the date of hire. The accrual of sick time is generally earned at 4 hours per pay period.

Employee Assistance Program
Because the City of O’Fallon recognizes its employees are one of its most valuable resources, the City offers a confidential Employee Assistance Program for employees needing help with: Depression, Grief and Loss, Relationship Problems, Alcohol and Drug Related Problems, Financial Pressures, Family Problems, Parenting Concerns, Stress,  Anxiety. This list constitutes a brief summary of offered benefits. Benefits will be covered in greater detail upon employment.

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Job Opportunity – Building Inspector | St. Charles County, Missouri

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

BUILDING INSPECTOR

ST. CHARLES COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

BUILDING AND CODE DIVISION

Starting Salary:             $39,076.13 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 inspect residential building projects for compliance with applicable codes. The work is performed under the supervision of the Inspection Manager.

  • Inspects buildings under construction or remodeling for plumbing, electrical, mechanical, sewage and structural code compliance.  Inspects buildings damaged in disasters for safety.
  • Consults with and provides information to developers, builders and the general public regarding code requirements.
  • Issues stop work orders for unauthorized construction.
  • Examines building plans and specifications for code compliance.
  • Writes inspection reports and related documents to comply with department policies and reporting requirements.   Approves or disapproves inspections. Inputs inspection data on device.
  • Discusses building deficiencies with permit applicants and approves alternative methods if applicable.
  • Investigates building activity complaints.
  • Maintains knowledge of current ICC and NEC codes, applicable ordinances and construction principles.
  • Performs damage assessment of building structures after disasters.
  • Ensures storm water pollution prevention plans (SWPPP) are adhered to on construction sites.

  • Maintains vehicle, tools, and equipment.
  • Attends training seminars.  Takes professional certification courses to improve knowledge and skills.
  • Investigates code enforcement complaints as directed.
  • Conduct plan reviews as needed.
  • Performs private sewage disposal inspections and related work as needed.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent, vocational/technical training in building technology, engineering, construction or related field; a minimum of one-year experience in construction, code enforcement or a related field; or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. 
  • Current ICC Residential Combination Inspector certification or become certified within one year of employment.
  • A valid motor vehicle operator’s license required.
  • Employment is contingent on successfully passing a full criminal background check.

TO APPLY: All applications must be submitted only through our Self-Service Website at http://hr.sccmo.org/hr. 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. 

Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis until the positions are filled or a sufficient number of qualified candidates have applied.

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.

Job Opportunity – Multi-Disciplinary Inspector I/II | Brentwood, Missouri

Job Posting

Location City of Brentwood

Title Multi-Disciplinary Inspector I/II

Salary If MDI I : $46,837.74 – 49,690.16, If MDI II : 54,220.54 – 57,522.57

Position Summary

Under direction, is responsible for inspecting buildings under construction, alteration, repair, or change of occupancy to ensure conformity with city building codes.  Work also involves reviewing plans to ensure code compliance and taking appropriate enforcement actions.  Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed in accordance with established standards and objectives.

Grade:                     13 (MDI I)/ 16 (MDI II)

FLSA Status:          NonExempt

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties, responsibilities and expectations are not necessarily limited to the following, and are not enumerated in any particular order or priority.  At any particular time the frequency or duration with which one or more of the following specific duties is performed may vary widely.

  1. Conducts on-site inspections of new institutional, industrial, commercial and residential construction projects to verify compliance with building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, zoning, and engineering codes, as well as with city ordinances and property maintenance standards
  2. Inspects existing properties for rental occupancies and new business licenses
  3. Inspects existing structures for health and life safety minimum standards
  4. Assists external and internal customers, city residents, architects, engineers and others in the interpretation and application of relevant codes and ordinances
  5. Conducts field investigations; inspects properties for violations; contacts property owner to resolve violations; issues and posts warning notices; schedules and performs follow-up activities to gain compliance.
  6. 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.
  7. Provides proactive code enforcement by patrolling assigned areas to identify and evaluate ordinance violations.
  8. Performs related duties as assigned

Complexity and Scope of Work

  • The work consists of varied inspection and code enforcement duties. Strict regulations and strict deadlines contribute to the complexity of the position.
  • The purpose of this position is to complete inspections to ensure compliance with relevant codes and ordinances. Success in this position contributes to the provision of a safe and healthy environment for the general public.

Contacts

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, architects, engineers, contractors, developers, property owners, business owners, and members of the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to provide services, to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, or to justify, defend or negotiate matters.

Guidelines

These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

  • International Code Council Building Codes
  • National Electric Code
  • ADA guidelines
  • City Ordinances and zoning regulations

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of relevant building, mechanical, plumbing, residential 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 municipal code enforcement principles and practices
  • Knowledge of computers and job related software program.
  • 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
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write complex, and technical correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to the general public and fellow employees
  • Must possess a pleasant personal demeanor and courtesy in receptionist duties

Minimum Requirements – Education, Certification, and Experience

  1. Graduation from a general or technical high school
  2. Considerable experience in construction or building inspection work

Preferred Qualifications – Education, Certification, and Experience

  1. College level course work in building inspections
  2. Associates degree or equivalent experience in the construction industry
  3. ICC certified Residential Building Inspector
  4. ICC Certified Commercial Building Inspector.
  5. 3-5 years’ experience in conducting building inspections and code enforcement

Physical Work Demands

  • Work is typically performed indoors at a desk or table with intermittent sitting, standing and stooping
  • Must lift light object (less than 25 pounds) occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects as a requirement of the job
  • The employee climbs ladders
  • Some outdoor work involved as related to inspections
  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and maintain a valid driver’s license.
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