Job Opportunity | Building Commissioner | City of St. Charles MO

Job Title Building Commissioner
Department Community Development
Posting Date September 8, 2020
Closing Date for Resumes/Applications September 25, 2020
Salary Range $72,483.38 – $97,852.57
Benefits Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance; FSA; Retirement
Benefits; Paid Vacation; Paid Holidays; Employee Assistance
Programs and Educational Benefits.
Exempt/Non-exempt Exempt
Status Full Time

The City of Saint Charles Community Development Department is currently recruiting for the position of Building Commissioner. The purpose of this position is to supervise the Plans Examiner and Building Inspectors, review commercial and residential plans for compliance with construction codes and city ordinances, enforce the provisions of all building codes, give interpretations of building codes and assist in adopting policy and procedures.

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.

• Manages the Building Division and supervises and directs the employees of that division (Building Inspectors and
Plans Examiner.).
• Informs and advises the general public, contractors, property owners, architects, engineers, developers and others
regarding building inspection activities, building code enforcement, building permit requirements, violation correction
procedures, building standards, codes and zoning matters.
• Supervises plan review, building code enforcement, building permit approval and inspection of new construction.
• Supervises Plan Examiner.
• Review commercial and residential plans for building codes, mechanical codes, electrical codes, plumbing codes,
structural integrity, architectural design, handicapped accessibility and related city ordinances.
• Perform inspections of construction sites and existing structures for building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, zoning,
structural integrity, architectural design, handicapped accessibility and related city ordinances.
• Acts as inspection and code enforcement liaison to other agencies.
• Coordinate inspection functions with other City Departments and agencies.
• Directs preparation or prepares violation information for prosecution. Testify in court as needed.
• Maintain and manage storage of records and construction documents as required by state law.
• Develops Building Division policies and procedures.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

• Vocational or technical training in building codes, building trades, construction management, building inspections or
related fields.
• Seven years building inspection and code enforcement experience.
• Three years supervisory experience preferred.
• ICC Certified Residential and Commercial Plans Examiner and Certified Building Official required.
• Valid driver’s license.
• Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.

How to Apply
Online employment applications can be accessed on our City Website:

The City of Saint Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

Job Opportunity | Building Commissioner & Zoning Administrator | City of Frontenac MO

Job Announcement

Building Commissioner & Zoning Administrator

City of Frontenac, Missouri

The City of Frontenac is seeking a dedicated building professional to be its next Building Commissioner. The current Building Commissioner is retiring after 11 years with the City of Frontenac.

The Building Commissioner oversees the daily operation of the building department.  Along with one other full-time building inspector, personally perform plan reviews, building inspections, property maintenance inspections, enforcement of building codes, zoning codes, subdivision and sign regulations. Oversee flood damage prevention and other related ordinances. 

Candidates must have graduated from a general or technical high school, have a minimum of five years of experience in the building code enforcement field and strong written and oral communication skills to consult with construction professionals, convey compliance concerns and recommendations and compose related reports.  Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills to develop positive intergovernmental and private sector relationships successfully.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience in both building code enforcement and zoning administration, a minimum of an associate degree in engineering or equivalent experience, and ICC certification as a building inspector, plans examiner and building official or certification must achieve within six months of the date of hire.  Registration with the State of Missouri as a licensed professional engineer is also desirable.  

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, references, and salary history by 5:00 p.m., October 2, 2020, Attention Shari Cooper ([email protected]) 10555 Clayton Road, Frontenac, MO  63131.  The position will remain open until filled. 

Job Opportunity | Contract Plan Review Services | City of Cape Girardeau MO

The City of Cape Girardeau experiences fluctuations in the amount and complexity of building plans submitted for commercial plan review. In order to improve customer service and reduce response times, the City seeks to contract the services of a licensed architect, professional engineer, or ICC Building Plans Examiner to provide as-needed commercial plan review services for 6 months with an option to renew for an additional 6 months.

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is for the City of Cape Girardeau to receive
responses from qualified individuals or firms for commercial plan review services.

Job Opportunity | BUILDING INSPECTOR I | City of St. Peters


City of St. Peters

Closes On: Open Until Filled

Job Status: Full-Time

Shift: 8:00 AM – 4:30 AM

Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.

Status: Accepting Applications

Details: $23.21/hr. – $24.93/hr. depending on qualifications and experience (rate subject to change Effective October 5, 2020 based on annual salary survey).


Inspects and enforces adopted regulatory codes and ordinances pertaining to new and existing residential buildings and related improvements, including electrical, mechanical and plumbing installations.

Reviews, approves, and issues permits for new and existing buildings and related improvements.

Performs inspections, prepares reports and issues written orders for corrective action as assigned.

Provides technical assistance to developers, builders, contractors, and the general public.

Recommends prosecution of code violators and gives court testimony for the City pertaining to code issues.

Investigates complaints relative to ordinance and code violations and pursues appropriate enforcement action.

May be required to participate in emergency City operations as assigned.

Reads and understands blueprints.

Performs all work in compliance with established City safety standards.

Performs other work as assigned.


Must be a U.S. citizen or lawfully authorized alien worker.

High School graduate or GED certificate and two (2) years of applicable experience.

Must have a Motor Vehicle Operator’s license valid in the state of Missouri.

International Code Council Property Maintenance and Housing Certification (64), or obtain within six (6) months of employment.

Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move more than 75 lbs.

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