Job Opportunity – BUILDING COMMISSIONER | Greendale, Missouri

BUILDING COMMISSIONER
This is a contract position, appointed by the Mayor, and approved by Board of Alderpersons to coordinate the building inspection functions for the City of Greendale, Missouri. Building Commissioner is to provide consultation for building ordinance revision and development; perform occupancy and site inspections, and perform plan review. Approve building permits; answer questions for the public, contractors, architects, and engineers regarding code requirements and structural requirements.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
*Responsible for enforcing building codes, laws, ordinances, and regulations.
*Provides input in the development and revision of City ordinances.
*Develops and recommends changes in fee schedules.
*Gives direction to contractors and individuals on construction procedures and practices, including sewer lateral, mechanical, electrical and plumbing changes, modifications and alterations.
*Perform housing, site and building inspections
*Detect deviations from laws, regulations and standard construction practices.
*Plan checking and review; read, interpret and explain building plans, specifications and building codes.
*Approves building permits. Prepare clear and concise written reports.
*Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with officials and residents
*Perform annual Code Enforcement Survey beginning 3rd Monday of May of each year
*Attend quarterly board meetings; April, July, October and December
*Other duties may be assigned by Mayor and billed to the city
*Provide accurate billing of inspections and work performed

TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to climb, stoop, crouch and kneel; walk on sloped ground and uneven surfaces; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 pounds; corrected hearing and vision to normal range

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is performed outdoors, may be performed in varying temperatures; occasional exposure to dust, chemicals, and gases; occasional exposure to hazards and continuous contact with staff and the public.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & KNOWLEDGE OF
*International Codes (ICC) Building, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Codes.
*General knowledge of City’s Zoning Ordinances.
*Practices, tools, equipment, and rnate1ials used in the general construction trades.
*Development, revision, and administration of building ordinances and regulations.
*Use of office equipment including computers, telephones, calculators, copier, and FAX.

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE
*Five (5) years of building inspection, plan checking, code enforcement experience.
*Advanced educational training in Public Administration is highly desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
*Possession of a valid Driver’s license
*ICC licenses
*Professional Insurances (Errors & Omissions)
*Personal Vehicle Insurance

To apply:  Please submit cover letter, resume, and three work references to [email protected]  or mail to ATTN: Building Commissioner Application, 2210 Normandy, St. Louis, MO 63121.

Application review commences immediately upon open position announcement. Applications will be received until the position is filled. The City of Greendale is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Opportunity – CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER/SEWER LATERAL COORDINATOR | Olivette, Missouri

CITY OF OLIVETTE JOB OPENING

CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER/SEWER LATERAL COORDINATOR

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general direction of the Directors of Planning and Community Development and Public Works, this position involves enforcing the City’s property maintenance codes, rights-of-way permitting, and assisting in the administration of the City’s Sewer Lateral Program.  The position involves a high degree of customer service and interaction with the general public.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist the Director of Public Works in the administration of the City’s Sewer Lateral Program.
  2. Assist the Building Division in the review, issuance, and inspection of right-of-way related permits.
  3. Investigate violations of, and pursuing compliance with, the various sections of the City’s Municipal Code as they pertain to property maintenance.

Submit application, resume and cover letter to Denise Mandle, City of Olivette Human Resources Department, 1140 Dielman Road, Olivette, MO  63132 or via e-mail at [email protected].  The deadline to apply is August 9, 2019 at 2pm.  Applications may be obtained at www.olivettemo.com or by contacting Human Resources at [email protected].

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • The successful applicant must have, at minimum:
    • an Associate’s degree or equivalent (trade school) with training in property maintenance and inspection or law enforcement and two years’ experience as a code compliance or building inspector; or
    • four years journey-level experience in general construction, home inspection, fire service, or related fields with a strong understanding of applicable codes; or
    • any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in meeting and dealing with the public in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to handle conflict in a professional manner.
  • Ability to issue citations and appear in court as needed.
  • Ability to handle time-sensitive constraints.
  • ICC Property Maintenance certification is required within six (6) months of hire.
  • Considerable initiative, independent judgement, and professional communication skills are necessary for this position.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, strong customer service skills, and computer proficiency.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to access all locations/areas throughout the City, must be able to climb and walk on all types of terrain in variable weather conditions.  Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. and carry up to 20 lbs.

Job Opportunity – Code Enforcement Officer –Occupancy Inspector | Hazelwood, Missouri

The City of Hazelwood

Position Title:              Code Enforcement Officer –Occupancy Inspector

Department:                Public Works

Pay Grade:                  9                                              FLSA:                          Non-exempt

Date:  (January 2010) –  
Nov. 1, 2015                          Reports To:     Building Official/Code Administrator

Purpose of Position

The purpose of this position is to inspect building interiors and exteriors for occupancy permit compliance and enforce violations of municipal and property code regulations. The work is performed under the supervision of the Building Official.

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.

Perform interior and exterior Residential Occupancy Permit Inspections for compliance with adopted Codes and Ordinances.

Inspects building interiors, exteriors, fences, driveways, decks, and property for compliance with applicable municipal codes.

Issues ordinance violation warnings, citations and court summons. Patrols assigned sector neighborhoods for code violations.

Responds to complaints from residents regarding code violations; mediates disputes and resolves neighborhood problems regarding code violations.

Answers phone and provides assistance and advice regarding codes; interprets codes and provides referrals to other personnel/agencies.

Testifies in court as necessary.

Prepares required reports, memos, notices and correspondence; completes weekly reports. In the absence of the Building Inspector, checks business licenses and occupancy permits and take appropriate action.

Prepares court summons.

Prepares and serves Administrative Search Warrants to abate nuisance violations.

On call at all times to evaluate and declare properties unfit due to fires and uninhabitable conditions.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

High school diploma or equivalent with vocational/technical training with a minimum of one (1) year of building code, inspection or related experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities, and appropriate ICC Certifications. Position requires a valid Missouri driver’s license. Requires computer knowledge and experience and be able to adapt to changes of new software and processes.

Physical and Mental Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires the ability to perform mid-level data analysis including the ability to audit, deduce, assess, conclude and appraise. Requires discretion in determining and referencing such to established criteria to define consequences and develop alternatives.

Requires the ability to persuade, convince, influence, train and monitor, in favor of a desired outcome. Requires the ability to act as a lead person.

Requires the ability to utilize a variety of reference, descriptive and/or advisory data and information such as inspection reports, summons, citations, warnings, ordinances, municipal codes, statutes, procedures, guidelines and non-routine correspondence.

Ability to communicate orally and in writing with property owners, Department personnel, law enforcement personnel and the public.

Mathematical Ability

Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide, and calculate percentages, fractions, and decimals.

Judgment and Situational Reasoning Ability

Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems. Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form. Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objective.

Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental and/or subjective criteria, as opposed to criteria that are clearly measurable or verifiable.

Physical Requirements

Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or provide simple but continuous adjustment on equipment, machinery and tools such as a computer and other office machines, a camera, a vehicle, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.

Requires the ability to coordinate eyes, hands, feet and limbs in performing movements requiring skill and training, such as inspection tasks.

Tasks involve the ability to exert moderate but not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects and materials of moderate weight, twelve to twenty pounds.

Requires the ability to recognize and identify degrees of similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes, sounds, odors and textures associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.

Environmental Adaptability

Ability to work under potentially dangerous and uncomfortable conditions where exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, wetness, humidity, or dusts can cause discomfort and where there is a risk of injury.

The City of Hazelwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

The City Of Hazelwood is now accepting applications for a Full time Code Enforcement Officer.  The purpose of this position is to enforce municipal codes to ensure public safety, welfare, and health.  Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, 2 years work experience, Mo. Driver’s license, construction knowledge preferred, and excellent people skills are a must. Salary $45,231 You may download the application at www.hazelwoodmo.org or pick one up Hazelwood City Hall, 415 Elm Grove Lane, Hazelwood, MO  63042. Fax your application/resume to (314) 839-0249 or Email to [email protected]To apply, a completed employment application must be submitted by close of business August 2, 2019

Job Opportunity – Building Commissioner (Part-time) | Shrewsbury, Missouri

BBUILDING COMMISSIONER (PART-TIME) POSITION

DATE OF POSTING: JULY 10, 2019

City of Shrewsbury (Pop. 6,254)

Position Overview:

The City of Shrewsbury has an opening for the Position of Building Commissioner for the Building & Housing Department. Works directly under the supervision of the Director of Administration.

This part-time position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting all plan review and works with the code enforcement officer for the performance of commercial and residential inspections for the City. Performs technical work related to review and interpretation of Shrewsbury Municipal Code, as well as all ICC codes and the enforcement of Building/Housing and Zoning regulations. This position is responsible for issuing City permits.

This part-time position generally requires around 20 hours/week. Compensation is set at $16,000.00/year. A job description is available for review on the City’s website homepage at www.cityofshrewsbury.com.

To Apply:

Submit cover letter, resume and a minimum of 3 work references to Mr. Justin Klocke, City Clerk, City of Shrewsbury, 5200 Shrewsbury Avenue, Shrewsbury, Missouri, 63119 or via email to [email protected]

Application review commences immediately upon open position announcement. Applications will be received until the position is filled. The City of Shrewsbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Compensation non-negotiable.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Job Opportunity – GOVERNMENT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE II | St. Charles County, Missouri

GOVERNMENT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE II

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

BUILDING AND CODE ENFORCEMENT DIVISION

Starting Salary:           $31,641.49 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 provide general clerical support to the department, including entering data into the computer. This position acts under the supervision of the Administrative Assistant or other appropriate supervisor. Assists the general public with questions, in person and on the telephone, regarding issues such as:

  • The necessity of building permits
    • Building permit applications
    • Inspection scheduling
    • Contractor licensing
    • Basic code questions / property maintenance issues
    • Citizen complaints
    • Requests for status of permits and complaints
    • Other information regarding services rendered by the Community Development Department
  • Performs research on real estate records for new complaints to determine proper ownership and necessary data for investigation of complaints. 
  • Opens code enforcement complaint files and assists in preparation and mailing of code enforcement correspondence.
  • Verifies that locations of proposed building permits are in unincorporated areas of St. Charles County or with a contracted jurisdiction or directs to appropriate agency.
  • Determines when to transfer inquiries to other staff.
  • Collects fees and issues receipts for all the Community Development Department.
  • Enters relevant data into building and code enforcement software and assures that all applicable reviews by various divisions and Departments within the County are completed and entered, then notifies customer of completion of permit review and fees.
  • Schedules appropriate inspections and verifies eligibility for same. 
  • Forwards data to property owners and builders.
  • Prepares reports and files pertaining to inspections, and the licensing of contractors.
  • Prepares routine correspondence for department staff as needed. 
  • Maintains and files all necessary paperwork including reviewing for accuracy and completion.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Revises departmental documentation as directed.
  • Assists in obtaining historic data as requested by the customer or other agencies.
  • Scans historic data for digital archive purposes.    

REQUIREMENTS:  High school education or equivalent with some additional clerical training and one to two years’ experience in the clerical field or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered. Knowledge of basic record keeping procedures and equipment. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.  Requires knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.  Working skill in customer relations and service.  Employment will be contingent on successfully passing a full criminal background check.

Requires successful completion of computerized clerical skills testing with a minimum Data Entry score of 4800 KSPH and minimum score of 80% in Math. * Please call 636-949-7320 to schedule testing.

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 received, and clerical testing completed by, July 11, 2019. *

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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