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 This position is open until filled.