Job Opportunity – Building Inspector | City of Webster Groves, Missouri

City of Webster Groves

Job Posting

Building Inspector – Planning Department

The City of Webster Groves is accepting applications for a full-time building inspector. Under the direction of the building commissioner, the primary responsibilities are to ensure the general health, safety and welfare of the public within the City through various codes and ordinances. Conducts field inspections, conducts research to ensure that the proper code section is cited in determining a violation, issues notices of violation or stop work orders as needed, and prepares evidence files for use by the prosecuting attorney.  Enters inspection results and other information as needed in City’s permit tracking system. Consults with contractors, owners, architects, engineers and other interested parties regarding construction codes.


  • Graduation from a two (2) year college with a Degree in Building Inspection and Code Enforcement Technology or similar degree OR
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the construction field with at least two (2) years being directly related to building code enforcement (electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection).
  • The successful candidate must be certified as a Residential Combination Inspector or be able to obtain certification within twelve (12) months of employment.

Starting salary range is $41,896 to $53,300 annually, with excellent benefits. No Phone Calls Please.

To Apply

Application may be downloaded and emailed from the City website at Mailed or delivered applications may be submitted to: City of Webster Groves, attn: HR, 4 E Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, MO  63119.  Deadline is March 10, 2017.