Job Opportunity | Plans Examiner | City of Clayton

Plans Examiner

Department: Planning & Development

Employment Type: Full-time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: N

Salary Range (Annual): $62,552 – $86,322 (Starting Range: $63,000 – $73,968)

This position is open until filled with first review of applications slated for Monday, May 3, 2021.

The City of Clayton Planning & Development Department is seeking applicants for the position of Plans Examiner. The position serves as a vital component of the Building and Planning Divisions and works closely with Building Inspectors, Permit Technicians, the Principal Planner and other City Departments such as Public Works and the Clayton Fire Department, to ensure compliance with adopted codes and municipal regulations.

The City of Clayton is proud to provide world class service levels to a community which values the contributions of the professional team. Comprised of approximately 185 full-time and over 200 part-time and seasonal employees, the average full-time employee tenure is over ten years!

Work of the Plans Examiner includes, but is not limited to:

  • Perform professional and technical plan review of residential, multi-family dwelling, commercial building, and other major structures for structural soundness and conformity with pertinent, building and safety codes, ordinances and regulations, plumbing, mechanical, fire and life safety, and municipal codes. Explains, interprets and provides guidance regarding applicable codes to architects, engineers, contractors, developers, owners and other interested parties.
  • Communicates and assists with permit applicants on the overall permitting process and provides insights on areas in which services and efficiencies within the Planning & Development Department can be improved.
  • Actively participates in training and continuing education opportunities to expand knowledge of the latest code developments and the most recent trends in construction methods, materials and equipment.
  • Builds in awareness of the importance of the applicable codes and their impact and value on the community.

Minimum Qualifications of the Permit Technician Position:

  • Post high school education in the field of architectural or engineering studies, construction management or a building trades program.
  • Possess a technical knowledge of the ICC family of codes. (Preferably the 2015 or later code cycles).
  • Possess a level of competence and comfort with varied computer programs and applications with a preference for prior experience with government permitting software and Bluebeam.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years Plans Examiner experience, or seven (7) years as a building inspector, five (5) years as a licensed architect or engineer, or even seven (7) years construction experience, or any education/experience combination thereof.

The City of Clayton offers a generous benefit package for full-time employees including health, dental, vision, employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability, voluntary life insurance plans, a retirement pension, a 457(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, free recreation center membership, 10 paid holiday, 2 personal holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, parental leave, community service leave, and much more!

The City of Clayton’s Planning & Development Department’s mission is “to assist Clayton in achieving its vision for the future by providing knowledgeable, professional and responsive service.” The Department is divided into two interrelated divisions: Planning & Zoning and Building. The Planning & Zoning Division is primarily responsible for providing professional planning and zoning related services in order to ensure the City remains a sustainable, well-designed and prosperous community within a business-friendly environment. The Building Division is primarily responsible for ensuring structures are built and maintained in conformance with building codes, approved plans and permits, and are safe for occupancy. The duties of each division overlap and often reflect different stages in an overall development process.

The City of Clayton is proud to provide world class service to a community which values the contributions of the professional team. Comprised of approximately 185 full-time and over 200 part-time and seasonal employees, the average full-time employee tenure is over ten years!

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Successful candidates for the position will be required to successfully complete additional screening including, but not limited to the following: Background investigation, driver license check, employment and reference checks, pre-employment physical and drug screening. Full Job Description

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Job Opportunity | Building Inspector / Code Enforcement Officer | City of Wright City

Status: Full time
Department: Building Department
Reports to: City Administrator
General Purpose of Position
Enforces, by field inspection, compliance with City codes and ordinances pertaining to residential,
commercial and industrial building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and fire related construction work,
and compliance with City codes and ordinances pertaining to minimum property maintenance.
Responses to violations of the City codes and ordinances, address citizen concerns relating to public
nuisance and zoning related issues.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Review all blueprints/drawings provided by resident, contractor, property owner.
• Enforces Code on behalf of the City, regarding residential and commercial codes.
• Reviews and reports on special use permits pertaining to planning and zoning adjustments.
• Investigate and manage complaint violations by contacting the complainant, reviewing the
issues, performing on-site visits, and recording the information in the City database.
• Issues notices and court summonses pertaining to code and ordinance violation.
• Provides necessary investigations regarding the issuance of home office and liquor licensing.
• Performs interior and exterior field inspection work on new construction, remodeling,
alterations, additions, repairs, and demolition to properties to determine compliance with City
codes and ordinances.
• Inspects existing structures prior to change in occupancy to assure compliance to City codes.
• Attend Planning and Zoning and Board of Aldermen meetings.
• Appears in court representing the building division on court issues.
• Maintain and prepare required reports, permits, files, memos, notices, and correspondences
relating to work activities , maintain database spreadsheet.
• Deals with the public on the telephone and at the counter for Departmental concerns.
• Performs all other related work as required by City Administrator and Board of Aldermen.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Ability to read construction plans and understand how the plans relate to the construction site.
• Ability to execute building, property, site work, and land disturbance inspections.
• Demonstrate problem solving skills to resolve issues quickly and efficiently.
• Conduct necessary engineering research and compile comprehensive reports.
• Read and interpret basic civil engineering principles, practices, and methods applicable to
municipal setting and digging grades.
• Federal and State statutes concerning the work of the department.

• Mathematical skills, including addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication as well as
algebra and geometric functions.
• Ability to build positive working relationships across both operational and City functions.
• Ability to act and make decisions independently and provide support for decisions.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products, Excel, Word, Power Point.
• Use common sense, pay attention to details.
• Meet specific deadlines, prioritize daily workflow.
• Must be able to make safe decisions in a hazardous construction environment.
Guidelines
• International Code Council Building Codes (2015)
• National Electrical Code
• ADA guidelines
• City Ordinances and Zoning regulations
Education, Certification and Experience Required
• Associate Degree in Applied Science or Architecture or related field.
• Must have three to five years of experience and progressive responsibility in construction
building trades, and three to five year experience in code enforcement. Shall have advanced formal training in the locally enforced building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and fire codes.
• Must maintain a valid, current driver’s license.
• Must obtain and maintain certification as an ICC Inspector.
Work Environment
• General office conditions and construction site conditions
• Using computer
• Working outdoors (in all weather conditions)90%, working indoors 10%
• Use of City vehicle
• Safety and Legal accountability
• Possible exposure to chemicals and hazardous material
• Stress level, moderate, varies with project
• Work as a team member with other employees
• Work closely with members of law enforcement on matters regarding Code enforcement
Physical Abilities
• Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, kneel and crawl, talk and hear, lift and carry 50 lbs.
• Must be able to traverse a construction site under all conditions, i.e., uneven terrain, slippery
conditions, unstable soil, step over obstacles, duck under objects, climb stairs or ladders, etc.
• Must have finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination to work on computer, telephone, and
related office equipment, must have clarity of vision and three dimensional vision.
• Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.
• Must have flexible schedule to meet the needs of clients.
• Employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by
immediate supervisor and other management as required.
Responses and resumes to: [email protected]

Job Opportunity | Plans Examiner | Clayton MO

Plans Examiner

Department: Planning & Development

Employment Type: Full-time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: N

Salary Range (Annual): $62,552 – $86,322 (Starting Range: $63,000 – $73,968)

This position is open until filled with first review of applications slated for Friday, March 26, 2021.

The City of Clayton Planning & Development Department is seeking applicants for the position of Plans Examiner. The City of Clayton is proud to provide world class service levels to a community which values the contributions of the professional team. Comprised of approximately 185 full-time and over 200 part-time and seasonal employees, the average full-time employee tenure is over ten years!

The City of Clayton offers a generous benefit package for full-time employees including health, dental, vision, employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability, voluntary insurance plans, a retirement pension, a 457(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, free recreation center membership, 10 paid holidays, 2 personal holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, parental leave, community service leave, and much more!

The City’s Planning & Development Department’s Mission is “To assist Clayton in achieving its vision for the future by providing knowledgeable, professional and responsive service.” The Department is divided into two interrelated divisions: Planning & Zoning and Building. The Planning & Zoning Division is primarily responsible for providing professional planning and zoning related services in order to promote responsible growth and to ensure the City remains a sustainable, well-designed and prosperous community within a business-friendly environment. The Building Division is primarily responsible for ensuring structures are built and maintained in conformance with building codes, approved plans and permits, and are safe for occupancy. The duties of each division overlap and often reflect different stages in an overall development process.

The Plans Examiner position is primarily responsible for reviewing and examining commercial and residential building plans and specifications to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, and state and federal regulations. This position also reviews permit applications and supporting documents for accuracy and completeness, document deficiencies and facilitates meetings with stakeholder to discuss code related issues. Work of the Plans Examiner includes, but is not limited to:

  • Reviews and evaluates proposed building plans and specification blueprints to ensure that proposed construction complies with building, plumbing, mechanical, environmental, flood hazard, design, energy, and other related codes, ordinances, and regulations.
  • Explains, interprets and provides guidance regarding applicable codes to architects, engineers, contractors, developers, owners and other interested parties. Answers questions from architects, builders, and the public regarding building codes.
  • Advises owners and contractors on the provisions of the codes and ordinances governing construction and on modifications necessary to meet requirements.
  • Computes square footage, valuation, an permit fees for approved permits. Applies valuations and merit costs for new projects based on codes, regulations and policies.

Minimum Qualifications of the Permit Technician Position:

  • One year post high-school education in a building trades program
  • Must have a minimum of seven (7) years construction experience or seven (7) years as a building inspector, or five (5) years Plans Examiner experience, or any education/experience combination thereof.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Successful candidates for the position will be required to successfully complete additional screening including, but not limited to the following: Background investigation, driver license check, employment and reference checks, pre-employment physical and drug screening. Full Job Description

Job Opportunity | WASTEWATER SYSTEM INSPECTOR | St. Charles County

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

WASTE WATER SYSTEM INSPECTOR

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

   Starting Salary: $45,608.93  

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 new and existing septic system installations for code and ordinance compliance. The work is performed under the supervision of the Building Division Manager.  
• Receives code and ordinance violation complaints. Establishes priority for inspection. • Confirms location of complaint. Researches land records, plat maps, property identification numbers and other sources to establish ownership. • Investigates site to determine compliance validity. Tests soils and determines system size/type and best location. Ensures setback and facility installation complies with code requirements. Determines drain field size, insures well and septic setbacks are maintained. Inspects finish grading, seeding and aerator installation. • Takes water samples for testing. • Inspects septic system for correct operation. • Educates homeowners regarding best use of septic system to minimize failure. • Determines violation and prepares “notice of violation.” • Records information on complaint and returns to clerical staff for processing. • Contacts complainant and/or violator and recommends solutions to violations. • Coordinates inspections with other County departments. • Testifies in court as needed. • Maintains records for vehicle and mileage. • Maintains knowledge of applicable codes and ordinances, ordinance enforcement/prosecution process. • Performs other inspections for compliance. • Conducts seminars for real estate agents and contractors. • Performs general office duties. Answers telephone calls, prepares correspondence.   • Provides assistance to citizens regarding county procedures and regulations. • Assists and prepares reports for other county departments. • Assists clerical personnel with ordinance interpretation. • Researches deeds. • Performs other duties as assigned.  

REQUIREMENTS:  High school diploma or equivalent, vocational/technical training in plumbing, building technology, construction or related field, Missouri Health Department certification for inspection of on-site sewage systems for new construction and repairs of existing systems, ten years inspection/code enforcement experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. Missouri Sanitarian II license preferred. A valid motor vehicle operator’s license required.

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 position is 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 | Community Development Department Clerk | City of Pacific, Missouri

City of Pacific, Missouri
Position Posting
Community Development Department Clerk

The City of Pacific, Missouri is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Community Development
Clerk. This full-time position is responsible for performing certain administrative and clerical tasks for
the Community Development Department, including processing building permit and occupancy permit
applications; processing Planning and Zoning and Board of Adjustment applications, and providing
administrative assistance to the Property Maintenance, Code Enforcement and Animal Control functions
of the department. The position will also be responsible for assisting with other activities of the City’s
Administration Department, and performing other duties as assigned. This position reports to the
Community Development Director and works in coordination with other City Hall administrative staff.


The ideal candidate will have a background in municipal government or related field such as public
works, public safety, criminal justice or law enforcement administration, construction office
management, or law, banking, insurance, or similar professional office administration and clerical work.
The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communications skills, excellent customer
service skills, and be able to work well with the general public as well as supervisors and fellow
employees. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of office software such as Microsoft
Outlook, Word, and Excel, as well as knowledge of specialized office software systems.


Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. A Bachelor’s Degree from an
accredited four-year institution is preferred. The starting pay range for this position is $15 to $17 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications. The City of Pacific offers an excellent benefits
package, including health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and other leave benefits, and the
Missouri LAGERS defined benefit pension plan. The successful candidate must pass a criminal
background check, drug test and other pre-employment screenings as may be required, prior to
employment with the City of Pacific.


A copy of the complete job description and required employment application is available on the City
website, www.pacificmissouri.com. Prospective applicants should send a completed employment
application, including resume and cover letter, to the City of Pacific, 300 Hoven Drive, Pacific, MO 63069,
attn. Steve Roth, City Administrator. Applications may be sent by email to [email protected].


This position is open until filled. The City of Pacific is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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