Job Opportunity | BUILDING INSPECTOR I | City of St. Peters


City of St. Peters

Closes On: Open Until Filled

Job Status: Full-Time

Shift: 8:00 AM – 4:30 AM

Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.

Status: Accepting Applications

Details: $23.21/hr. – $24.93/hr. depending on qualifications and experience (rate subject to change Effective October 5, 2020 based on annual salary survey).


Inspects and enforces adopted regulatory codes and ordinances pertaining to new and existing residential buildings and related improvements, including electrical, mechanical and plumbing installations.

Reviews, approves, and issues permits for new and existing buildings and related improvements.

Performs inspections, 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 understands blueprints.

Performs all work in compliance with established City safety standards.

Performs other work as assigned.


Must be a U.S. citizen or lawfully authorized alien worker.

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

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

International Code Council Property Maintenance and Housing Certification (64), 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.

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