Job Opportunity – Building Inspector & Zoning Enforcement Officer | Cass County, Missouri

Cass County, Missouri currently has an open position for a Full Time Building Codes and Zoning Inspector for the Building Codes, Environmental Health and Zoning Department.

Starting Salary: $32,000 per year DOQ

Application Deadline: Until Filled

Under direction performs work involved in, interpreting, inspecting and enforcing County Building Codes and County Zoning Ordinances and assuring the compliance with approved Building Permits. Requires independent decisions according to established procedures and codes. Practical knowledge of: 2006 Edition of the International Codes, 2005 National Electric Code, County Zoning regulations and other applicable Federal, state and local, laws, rules and ordinances. Ability to: Interpret technical information encountered in the performance of duties. Prepare detailed and accurate records. Work independently. Make accurate and detailed observations. Follow written and verbal instructions. Fulfill all physical requirement. Physical demands: Sit, stand, walk, climb, (i.e.: ladders, scaffolds, slopes, roofs, trenches), crawl (in attics or under flooring), and/or kneel for prolonged periods of time; sufficient mobility to work in and around construction projects; requires operating motorized vehicles; exposure to noise, dust and electrical energy. Exposure to varying weather conditions including extreme hot and cold temperatures and depending upon location of inspection site, isolated, remote areas. Occasional lifting of objects up to 25 pounds. Frequent use of personal computers (PCS).

Education and Experience Guidelines – Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. Ability to read plans and specifications. Knowledge of building and fire codes and other county ordinances. Knowledge of modern construction practices, methods and materials.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Must be able to pass a drug screening and criminal background check.

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this classification. All positions are subject to a drug screening and criminal background check. A conviction in and of itself may not necessarily preclude employment. Equal opportunity employer. For a full description visit ; Forward employment application and resume to Building Codes, Attn: Valerie, 30508 S. West Outer Road, Harrisonville, MO 64701 or [email protected]