Job Opportunity | CODE ENFORCEMENT INSPECTOR | St. Charles County MO


Starting Salary: $39,466.89 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 existing residential and non-residential structures and properties to ensure existing properties and structures are in compliance with applicable county codes to ensure public health, safety, welfare, and quality of life. The work is performed under the supervision of the Division Director – Building and Code Enforcement.
• Responsible for inspecting existing residential and non-residential buildings, structures, and properties, for compliance with applicable county ordinances and other related regulations. This involves driving an assigned County vehicle daily.

• Receives violation complaints. Establishes priority for inspections of such complaints.

• Verifies location and type of complaint. Researches records, maps, and other sources to establish actual ownership and occupant of property if different from owner.

• Develops a daily inspection route to establish the most effective use of field time based on priority and most cost-effective use of county resources.

• Investigates site to determine validity of the complaint.

• Researches, coordinates, and determines the appropriate code section of any violations identified and prepares proper “notice of violation.”

• Contacts complainant and/or violator and recommends potential solutions to violations.

• Provides assistance to citizens regarding county policy and procedures and applicable ordinances and/or regulations.

• Creates a record of the information obtained from his/her investigation on the complaint form and returns to clerical staff for processing.

• Coordinates inspections with other County departments/divisions and or other outside governmental and/or private agencies.

• Issues summons for non-complaint properties.

• Appears and testifies as needed in court.

• Maintains an accurate record for vehicle maintenance and mileage.

• Maintains knowledge of current applicable codes, ordinances, division policy and procedures, for enforcement/prosecution process.

• Attends periodic training to maintain and improve technical proficiency and expand knowledge of codes, ordinances, policy and procedures for proper handling of violations and enforcement activity.

• Assists and prepares reports for other county departments.

• Assists clerical personnel with ordinance interpretation.

• Researches deeds.

• Performs general office duties including answering telephone calls, emails, prepares correspondence and assists clerical staff when needed and/or assigned.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

High school diploma or equivalent, vocational/technical training in plumbing, building technology, construction or related field, five years inspection/code enforcement experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.

· A valid motor vehicle operator’s license required.
· Shall be certified by the International Code Council as a Property Maintenance & Housing Inspector or
obtain such certification within one year of employment.

• Employment is contingent on successfully passing a full criminal background check.

TO APPLY: All applications must be submitted only through our Self-Service Website at We do not accept faxed, e-mailed or print applications.

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 workplace. A pre-employment drug screen is required for all positions.

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, January 22, 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 stakeholders 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 Plans Examiner 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. 

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.

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.


Job Opportunity | Building Inspector | Eureka MO

The City of Eureka is accepting applications for a full-time Building Inspector. There is no application deadline, and interviews will be conducted periodically until the position is filled. Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent and a Missouri Driver’s License. Duties include enforcement of building codes and zoning regulations, performing inspections, processing permit applications and minor plan review. Starting salary is $38,500.00, plus excellent benefits. Job description and employment application available 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday at Eureka City Hall, 100 City Hall Drive or at the links on this webpage. Mail to: John Boggs; Building Commissioner; P.O. Box 125; Eureka, MO 63025 or by email ([email protected]). For additional information, contact John Boggs at 636-938-5233 or [email protected] (Relay Missouri: 1-800-735-2466). The City of Eureka is an EOE/ADA employer.

Job Opportunity | Building Official | Mexico MO

The City of Mexico is accepting applications for the position of a full time Building Official.  The position is responsible for the issuance of residential and commercial building permits; plan review; performing technical inspection work for the day-to-day completion of structural, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical work for compliance with international building codes; and enforcing city zoning ordinances.  Position requires High School graduate and a minimum of five years of experience in building inspection.  Graduation from an accredited technical school program or an Associates of Technology degree is preferred. Must have a Building Code Inspector certification.  Applicant must have a valid Missouri Driver’s License. Starting salary is $48,318.40.  Application and job description may be picked up and returned to the HR Assistant, Administrative Services Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall. A detailed job description and application form can be found at   Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  EOE/AA/E-Verify/Tobacco free workplace.

Job Opportunity | Residential Housing Inspector | City of Collinsville IL

City of Collinsville | Job Announcement


The City of Collinsville is accepting applications for the position of Residential Housing Inspector. This position is primarily responsible for residential and commercial occupancy inspections, property maintenance, plan review and the inspection of buildings at various stages of construction for compliance with approved plans and adopted codes for commercial and residential development. In addition, this position is responsible for investigating violations of and pursuing compliance with the various sections of the City’s Municipal Code.

Duties include but are not limited to: performs on-site interior and exterior property inspections and verifies or enforces compliance with International Building Codes, National Electrical Code, and Illinois State Plumbing Code; performs on-site residential and commercial occupancy inspections to ensure compliance with the City’s Occupancy Inspection Program; and performs investigations of unpermitted work and issues citations or seeks supervisor assistance with regards to unlicensed contractors.
The successful applicant must have three (3) years of experience in building inspection/code compliance.
ICC Residential Inspector Certification and Property Maintenance and Housing Inspection Certification are preferred. Candidates will be provided one year from date of employment to obtain the ICC Residential Inspector Certification and six months to obtain the Property Maintenance & Housing
Inspection Certification.
Candidates must be detail-oriented, autonomous/independent, and people-oriented. Highly qualified candidates will have knowledge and experience with Microsoft Suite; especially, in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; knowledge of laws, ordinances and codes as they relate to building construction and zoning ordinances; knowledge of methods, materials and techniques used in building design and construction; and knowledge of methods, practices and techniques relating to heating and ventilation.
This position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items and/or very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis.
A valid driver’s license is required.
The salary range is $43,000 to $55,000 depending on qualifications. The City of Collinsville offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision and prescription 100% funded by the City for single coverage. Pension is with the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.
To receive full consideration, applications must be received by midnight CST on Monday, November 30, 2020. To apply, go to

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