Job Opportunity – Building Inspector | City of St. Peters

st-peters-logoJOB OPENING #16-1350

Pursuant to Missouri state law, the City of St. Peters participates in the E-Verify program to verify the eligibility of every newly hired employee to work in the United States.





Inspects and enforces adopted regulatory codes and ordinances pertaining to new and existing buildings, electrical and plumbing installations, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and condemnation and demolition of buildings and structures. Reviews, approves and issues building permits. Conducts surveys, 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 understand blueprints. Performs all work in compliance with established City safety standards. Performs other work as assigned.


U.S. citizen or lawfully authorized alien worker.

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

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

Property Maintenance and Housing Certification by ICC, 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.


Associates Degree in an area such as Engineering Technology, Construction Management, or Architectural technology. Thorough knowledge of City codes, specifications, and ordinances as they pertain to public works and buildings. Working knowledge in the area of reading engineering and architectural plans. Considerable knowledge of construction and maintenance methods, material, and equipment employed in public works, electrical, mechanical and plumbing codes. Residential Inspector Certification by ICC.

RATE:   $23.02. to $26.09/hr. depending on qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY:  Apply in person, fax to 636-477-1044 or mail application to:  #1350-Human Resources, City of St. Peters, PO Box 9, St. Peters MO 63376.  JOB STATUS HOTLINE:  477-6600 EXT. 5022.

Thorough background, education and criminal record checks will be completed. Physical and Drug/Alcohol screening required prior to employment.  All employees fall under the City’s Alcohol & Controlled Substance Use, Abuse and Testing Policy.


AA/EOE                                                                                                                                  Excellent Benefits