Job Opportunity | Building Official | City of Des Peres, Mo

The City of Des Peres, Missouri (Population 8,373) is seeking a dedicated individual to serve as Building Official. Under general supervision of the Director of Public Works, the duties include enforcement of the adopted building codes which regulate all commercial and residential building projects, providing oversight of the Building Division, including plan review, permits and inspections. (City contracts with St. Louis County for electrical, plumbing and mechanical permitting). Responsible for zoning code enforcement.  Assists in and supervises efforts in enforcement of other building and property maintenance codes and investigation of general citizen complaints. Assists in management of city construction projects and other duties as assigned. Preferred qualifications include a comprehensive knowledge of building codes, construction methods and materials, fire prevention code and ADA rules. 5 years minimum experience in plan review, code enforcement and building construction.  Salary Range $65,639 to $89,163 with starting salary up to $75,721 depending on qualifications and experience plus an excellent benefit package. To apply, visit to complete an online job application. All questions concerning this position should be directed to the Public Works Director at [email protected]. Applications may also be delivered in person to City Hall – 12325 Manchester Road, Des Peres, Missouri 63131. Position opened until filled. Please visit Des Peres Employment Opportunities for more information.