Job Opportunity – Building Inspector | Peoria, IL

JOB OPENING

JOB TITLE:                  BUILDING INSPECTOR

DEPARTMENT:            COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

LOCATION:                 City Hall, 419 Fulton Street, Room 300, Peoria, Illinois

HOURS:                       8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Monday through Friday

SALARY:                      2018 AFSCME Range 221 $25.63 to $30.44 (Midrange) hourly salary  

SUMMARY:     The Building Inspector position performs inspections to promote public safety and ensure substantial compliance with codes governing residential and commercial building construction, including, but not limited to, building codes, electrical codes, mechanical codes, and energy codes.  The Building Inspector reviews plans and provides inspections of buildings in the course of construction, alterations, or repairs to determine if plans, workmanship, and materials conform to all existing code requirements.  The Community Development Department is looking for a candidate that is a quick learner, hard worker, and someone who is able to provide exceptional customer service.  An ideal candidate would have experience in the trades and be familiar with the International Code Council code series.  Candidates with previous experience in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC work or other construction trade are encouraged to apply.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Engineering, Construction, or a related field; and four to five years of progressively responsible related experience.   A combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.

IMPORTANT ATTRIBUTES:  Knowledge of basic building construction including; plumbing, eletrical, and structural condition of buildings; all computer applications and hardware; and customer relations and mediation techniques.  Skill in using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines; applying logical thinking to solve problems or accomplish tasks; to understand, interpret and communicate complicated policies, procedures and protocols and communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.  Ability to effectively testify in court; write clear concise reports and inspections notices; read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals; and solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accomodation.  Frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions, fumes or airborne particles, work near moving mechanical parts, work in high precarious places, and toxic or caustic chemicals.  Occasionally exposure of work time to hazardous situations which may involve armed or physically violent persons, or interviewing emotional and/or stressed persons.   

*Please notify the Human Resources Department if accommodations are required to participate in the selection process.

INITIAL SCREENING:  April 30th, 2019OPEN UNTIL FILLED

LETTERS OF INTENT FROM QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES AND APPLICATIONS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, CITY HALL, 419 FULTON, ROOM 403, PEORIA, IL  61602 UNTIL THE DEADLINE DATE.  FAX# (309) 494-8587, PHONE# (309) 494-8575; E-MAIL [email protected] ; WEBSITE www.peoriagov.org. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ESTABLISH RESIDENCY WITHIN PEORIA CITY LIMITS WITHIN ONE YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT. HOWEVER, IF YOU CHOOSE TO WAIVE THAT REQUIREMENT, YOU MUST LIVE WITHIN A TWENTY (20) MILE RADIUS OF CITY HALL AND GIVE UP 2% OF YOUR BASE PAY FOR FIVE (5) YEARS. YOU WILL NEED TO COMPLETE A WAIVER OF RESIDENCY FORM IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.  SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST PASS MEDICAL EXAMINATION INCLUDING A DRUG SCREEN PRIOR TO HIRE.  OFFICIAL CLASS SPECIFICATIONS AVAILABLE IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT. 

Job Opportunity – Fire Prevention Specialist | City of Kirkwood, MO

JOB OPENING  ||  CITY OF KIRKWOOD

FIRE PREVENTION SPECIALIST (CIVILIAN POSITION), FULL-TIME

FIRE DEPARTMENT

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Delegates and assigns inspections and fire prevention activities to the assigned personnel.
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates programs, policies, and procedures for the Fire Prevention Bureau operations to include:
  • Public education, pre-fire planning, training, inspections, code enforcement, construction plan review, suppression and alarm system acceptance testing, water supply, fire investigation, and hazardous material regulation.
  • Conducts inspections and re-inspections of commercial, industrial, multi-family residential, public, and institutional buildings:
  • Checks for compliance with municipal, state, and federal fire codes, ordinances, and statutes relating to fire hazards and fire protection equipment;
  • Re-inspects to ensure violations are corrected.
  • Reviews blueprints of new building construction, additions, and remodeling to existing buildings; participates in team field inspections for items related to fire safety.
  • Attends conferences and meetings to keep abreast of current trends in the field.  Represents the Fire Department in a variety of local, county, state, and other meetings.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School graduate or equivalent plus formal training courses in fire prevention and related subjects. 
  • One to three years of experience in the field of fire service, construction, or related fields OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Successful completion of International Fire Code Certifications
  • Proven exceptional customer service skills, including ability to communicate effectively, courteously, and tactfully, both orally and in writing, with the general public and City staff.
  • Required: Missouri Certified Fire Inspector.  Preferred: Missouri Certified Fire Investigator.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local statutes for fire prevention, fire protection, and life safety. 

SALARY:  $54,059 – $59,467 per year plus excellent benefits.  Position is open until filled.

*PLEASE ATTACH REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS WHEN SUBMITTING APPLICATION*

To apply:  Complete the electronic employment application located on the City website under “Employment.”  OR: A paper application can be picked up at Kirkwood City Hall, 139 South Kirkwood Road, 63122 OR: call 314-984-6975 to have one e-mailed, mailed, or faxed to you.  Return paper applications to:  City of Kirkwood, Attn: Human Resources-Fire, at the address listed above. 

PERSONS REQUIRING AN ACCOMMODATION TO APPLY FOR A JOB OPENING SHOULD CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES AT 314-822-5809.

THE CITY OF KIRKWOOD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY.

Job Opportunity – Building Commissioner / City Engineer | City of Pacific, MO

City of Pacific Position Posting: Building Commissioner / City Engineer

The City of Pacific is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Building Commissioner / City Engineer. This is a Department head level position that is responsible for overseeing the City’s infrastructure planning and programs, land use and zoning, building and occupancy, and code enforcement activities of the City. This position is a key part of the City’s management team and is closely involved with the City’s short and long-term strategic planning efforts and initiatives.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in civil engineering and a background in local government, preferably in an administrative and / or supervisory role. The ideal candidate will have experience in municipal infrastructure, primarily street, water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer, and will have experience in municipal planning, zoning, land use and building code administration.

This position fills multiple roles, including serving the Building Commissioner and Planning Director roles as provided for by Pacific Municipal Code. The position also has responsibility for infrastructure planning and programming, and coordinating the activities of the Public Works Department with Administration. The position supervises three full-time employees, including the Building Inspector, Code Enforcement Officer, and Department administrative assistant.

Professional Engineer licensure in Missouri is strongly desired, though the City may consider candidates with other qualifications closely matching the City’s needs. International Code Council certifications, particularly Certified Building Official, and / or AICP planning certification, may substitute for engineering qualifications. Candidates with advanced municipal government administrative qualifications may also be considered.

The pay range for this position is $65,000 to $85,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience. The City of Pacific offers an excellent benefits package, including 100 percent employer-paid health insurance and the Missouri LAGERS defined benefit pension plan (L-6).

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to Steve Roth, City Administrator, 300 Hoven Drive, Pacific MO 63069. The full position posting is available online at www.pacificmissouri.com. This position is open until filled.

Job Opportunity – Fire Educator-Inspector | City of O’Fallon, IL

SALARY: $17.59 – $29.04 Hourly
$36,587.20 – $60,403.20 Annually
OPENING DATE: 03/18/19
CLOSING DATE: 04/07/19 11:59 PM
DESCRIPTION:
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The City of O’Fallon seeks an enthusiastic individual who is
motivated, enjoys working with the public and understands life and
fire safety requirements. This fire safety inspection and education
position working mostly in the field and reports directly to the
Deputy Fire Chief, works with Fire Department administrative staff
and City of O’Fallon Code Enforcement. NOTE: This position does
not perform firefighting duties.

New hire range: $17.59 to $19.79/hour – placed depending
upon qualifications plus a generous benefits package including paid time off and IMRF defined pension.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Duties include (but are not limited to): fire safety education visits to commercial
occupancies that are not currently addressed under other inspection programs; conduct
plan reviews and acceptance tests for fire related systems in commercial buildings (i.e.
sprinkler systems, fire alarms, commercial kitchen hoods); coordination with building
owners and business tenants; schedule and conduct training for local businesses and
community organizations of fire and life safety hazards; gathering pre-fire plan data on
structures; verification of operational fire and life safety components of the
structures; educate building occupants of required corrective action; schedule and
conduct school life safety inspections; verification of knox box key program components;
other duties within the scope of the position as assigned.

REQUIRES:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent AND minimum of five years experience in related
    field;
  2. Preference may be given to those with prior Fire service experience;
  3. Preference may be given to candidates with Nationally recognized Fire Inspector
    certification – candidate must have at least the ability to obtain this;
  4. Proficient knowledge of NFPA 101 Life Safety Code and related fire safety codes;
  5. Currently hold or must be able to obtain Public School Inspector Certification from
    the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshall (OSFM)
  6. Capacity to establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers
    and the general public;
  7. Ability to accomplish requirements using applicable field tools & equipment and
    general office equipment;
  8. Proficiency in utilizing software such as word processing, spreadsheet/ database
    management applications (i.e. – Microsoft applications)
  9. Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  10. Aptitude to analyze information and statistics to solve problems through deductive
    and inductive reasoning;
  11. Competency to work independently on complex and confidential assignments
    without detailed instructions;
  12. Comprehend and make inferences from written materials including understand,
    interpret, explain and apply relevant policies, procedures and regulations;
  13. Ability to maintain a positive attitude and work in a team environment;
  14. Valid Illinois driver’s license in good standing;
  15. Regular and predictable attendance.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
In addition to submitting a complete application:
Upload a copy of your resume
Upload a cover letter outlining your interest in the position
Upload any applicable certifications or training you wish to have considered.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.ofallon.org

25 South Lincoln Ave.
O’Fallon, IL 62269
618-624-450, ext 874
[email protected]

Job Opportunity – Part-Time Code Enforcement Officer | City of O’Fallon, MO

Part-Time Code Enforcement Officer

The City of O’Fallon, MO is looking to hire a Part Time Code Enforcement Officer. Are you ready to further your career in code enforcement and looking for the perfect Missouri community to work for? Our part-time Code Enforcement Officer earns a competitive salary from $20.95 / hr to $29.56 / hr. Your first year you can expect to make a starting salary of $20.95 an hour. Is this the opportunity for you? Read on!

ABOUT THE CITY OF O’FALLON

In 2014, O’Fallon, Missouri again celebrated receiving Money magazine’s recognition as one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Live.” How we got there from our incorporation of 600 residents in 1912 is an extensive tale of entrepreneurship. By the mid-1990s, we began an aggressive program of citywide infrastructure improvements that supported phenomenal residential, retail, and manufacturing growth, resulting in a 25% increase in the number of available jobs. At the same time, a tourism industry based on our fascinating historic past began to flourish. In 2006, we were ranked as a “Best Places to Live” for the first time. Today, our borders have expanded to about 30 square miles and our population is nearly 83,000.

A true melding of history and progress, the same railroad line that started our city is still in operation. Our love for our city extends to those that serve us. Our employees enjoy a family-friendly workplace, competitive pay, and opportunities to grow professionally.

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS PART TIME CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

As a Part Time Code Enforcement Officer with the City of O’Fallon, you do an excellent job of conducting onsite inspections of all properties to ensure compliance with city ordinances and property maintenance standards.  During the course of our inspections, you make it a priority to identify and address any public nuisance violations.  You will also be able to inspect existing structures for health, life and safety standards.  When a resident contacts City Hall for information on codes and ordinances; you will be the one to address their questions to ensure compliance.  During your work, you may come across vacant residencies and businesses; in which you would need to secure those buildings and work with proper agencies to. You continually strive to maintain good relationships with staff, contractors and the general public as well as regulating authorities.  You take your responsibility to the citizens of O’Fallon seriously, resolving customer complaints and concerns and ensuring that safety standards implemented and provided.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR A PART TIME CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Missouri for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Possession of the International Code Council (ICC) certification for Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector (preferred but not required).
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years (preferred but not required).
  • Knowledge and level of competency related to Microsoft office programs, database entry and mobile devices. 
  • Ability to obtain Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) clearance through local jurisdiction.

Are your communication skills excellent, both written and verbal? Do you remain calm under pressure? Are you confidently able to analyze problems and implement solutions? If so, you just might be the perfect fit as a Part Time Code Enforcement Officer.

WORK SCHEDULE

This is a part-time non-exempt position, with scheduled hours typically being between 8 and 5 pm weekdays; with weekend work occasionally being necessary.  This position will average approximately 1,000 within the calendar year.

TO APPLY

Candidates can access our online application by clicking on the following link: https://ofallon.applicantpro.com/jobs/

The City of O’Fallon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

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