Job Opportunity | Code Enforcement Officer | Des Peres MO

The City of Des Peres, Missouri (Population 8,373) is seeking a dedicated professional to serve as Code Enforcement Officer. Under general supervision of the Director of Public Works, this position is responsible for enforcing property (drainage/landscaping), housing maintenance, and other nuisance codes while investigating property complaints and assisting the Building Department in other inspections as needed. This position also reviews plans, conducts inspections and issues permits for signs, fences, grand openings, and commercial occupancy (City contracts with St. Louis County for electrical, plumbing and mechanical permitting). Graduation from High School or GED and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in construction or inspection services required. Salary range $50,252 to $66,030 with starting salary up to $59,268 depending on qualifications and experience plus an excellent benefit package. 
A PDF with further details is available for download on the right side of this page.

To apply, complete an online job application. All questions concerning this position should be directed to the Assistant City Administrator at [email protected]. Applications desired by June 5, but the position will remain open until filled.  

Job Opportunity | Plan Reviewer | Webster Groves MO

Plan Reviewer

The City of Webster Groves is accepting applications for a full-time plan reviewer. Under the direction of the Building Commissioner, the Plan Reviewer performs a variety of routine administrative, legal and technical tasks in the enforcement of new construction regulations.

The plan reviewer conducts plan reviews to determine compliance with various codes and ordinances including but not limited to Building Codes, Electrical Code, Fire Protection Code, Mechanical Code, and Plumbing Code.  Consults with contractors, owners, architects, engineers and other interested parties regarding construction codes.

Requirements:

  • Graduation from a four (4) year college with a degree in architecture, engineering or similar degree. 

OR

  • Minimum of five (5) years as a plan reviewer and certification as Residential Plans Examiner.
  • The successful candidate must be certified as a Combination Plans Examiner or be able to obtain certification within twelve (12) months of employment.

Compensation and Benefits:

Starting salary range is $48,815 – $58,000 annually, with excellent benefits.

Strong preference for experienced plan reviewer with current combination plans examiner certification, with compensation at or near $58,000.

Application Deadline:        Open until filled

Send Application to:          Employment application is required.  Resume will not be considered without a completed application.

  • APPLICATIONS:  available online at www.webstergroves.org, or City Hall address below.
  • City of Webster Groves, 4 E. Lockwood Ave., 63119

Job Opportunity | Fire Code Officer | St. Charles City MO

Position opening has been extended

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Job Title Fire Code Officer
Department Community Development
Posting Date February 28, 2020
Closing Date for Resumes/Applications March 31, 2020
Salary Range $50,156.22 – $70,218.70
Benefits Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance; FSA;
Retirement Benefits; Paid Vacation; Paid Holidays; Employee Assistance Programs and Educational Benefits.
Exempt/Non-exempt Non-exempt
Status Full time


The City of Saint Charles Community Development Department is currently recruiting for the position of Fire
Code Officer. The purpose of this position is to plan and coordinate Department fire prevention, public education,
administrative and operational (fire suppression, inspection and investigation) tasks.

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.

  • Responds to incidents involving the production of clandestine drugs.
  • Recommends and develops proposed Department fire prevention policies, procedures, and codes.
  • Reviews plans for commercial buildings and fire protection systems for compliance with existing regulations and mandates. Conducts occupancy inspections. Certifies fire equipment for code compliance.
  • Interprets fire codes for department personnel.
  • Conducts fire safety inspections.
  • Attends local and regional meetings of building code officials and fire marshals.
  • Receives complaints and provides information to the public regarding the general Department, fire prevention and code compliance activities.
  • Assists and consults with Building Inspectors and developers as needed regarding fire code compliance.
  • Cooperates with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies where activities of the Community Development Department are involved.
  • Maintains an up to date knowledge of fire code regulations.
  • Inspects and tests fire suppression (sprinkler) systems for compliance with fire and/or building codes.
  • Reviews site plans for new development to insure compliance with the fire code, including but not limited to street and drive aisle widths, fire truck access to buildings and turning radii for firefighting equipment.
  • Inspects fireworks stands for compliance with all applicable fire codes.
  • Inspects tents for compliance with all applicable fire codes.


Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

  • Vocational or technical training in fire codes, building codes, zoning codes, property maintenance enforcement, building inspections, building trades or related areas.
  • Three years of general building construction or related experience in fire prevention and regulation.
  • Fire inspection and plan review experience preferred.
  • ICC Fire Inspector I certification required within 6 months of hire date.
  • ICC Fire Inspector II certification required within 12 months of hire date.
  • ICC Fire Plans Examiner certification required within 12 months of hire date.
  • Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • A valid driver’s license required.

How to Apply:
Online employment applications can be accessed on our City Website: www.stcharlescitymo.gov
The City of Saint Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

Job Opportunity | Fire Code Officer | St. Charles City MO

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Job Title Fire Code Officer
Department Community Development
Posting Date February 28, 2020
Closing Date for Resumes/Applications March 8, 2020
Salary Range $50,156.22 – $70,218.70
Benefits Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance; FSA;
Retirement Benefits; Paid Vacation; Paid Holidays; Employee Assistance Programs and Educational Benefits.
Exempt/Non-exempt Non-exempt
Status Full time


The City of Saint Charles Community Development Department is currently recruiting for the position of Fire
Code Officer. The purpose of this position is to plan and coordinate Department fire prevention, public education,
administrative and operational (fire suppression, inspection and investigation) tasks.

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.

  • Responds to incidents involving the production of clandestine drugs.
  • Recommends and develops proposed Department fire prevention policies, procedures, and codes.
  • Reviews plans for commercial buildings and fire protection systems for compliance with existing regulations and mandates. Conducts occupancy inspections. Certifies fire equipment for code compliance.
  • Interprets fire codes for department personnel.
  • Conducts fire safety inspections.
  • Attends local and regional meetings of building code officials and fire marshals.
  • Receives complaints and provides information to the public regarding the general Department, fire prevention and code compliance activities.
  • Assists and consults with Building Inspectors and developers as needed regarding fire code compliance.
  • Cooperates with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies where activities of the Community Development Department are involved.
  • Maintains an up to date knowledge of fire code regulations.
  • Inspects and tests fire suppression (sprinkler) systems for compliance with fire and/or building codes.
  • Reviews site plans for new development to insure compliance with the fire code, including but not limited to street and drive aisle widths, fire truck access to buildings and turning radii for firefighting equipment.
  • Inspects fireworks stands for compliance with all applicable fire codes.
  • Inspects tents for compliance with all applicable fire codes.


Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

  • Vocational or technical training in fire codes, building codes, zoning codes, property maintenance enforcement, building inspections, building trades or related areas.
  • Three years of general building construction or related experience in fire prevention and regulation.
  • Fire inspection and plan review experience preferred.
  • ICC Fire Inspector I certification required within 6 months of hire date.
  • ICC Fire Inspector II certification required within 12 months of hire date.
  • ICC Fire Plans Examiner certification required within 12 months of hire date.
  • Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • A valid driver’s license required.

How to Apply:
Online employment applications can be accessed on our City Website: www.stcharlescitymo.gov
The City of Saint Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

Job Opportunity | Building Inspector I | St. Charles County MO

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

BUILDING INSPECTOR I

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT – BUILDING & CODE ENFORCEMENT

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 stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPP) are adhered to on construction sites.  
• Maintains vehicles, 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.

• 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 completing 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. 

*To assure consideration, applications must be submitted by March 1st, 2020. *

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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