Job Opportunity – Building Official | Pevely, Missouri


The City of Pevely is currently accepting applications for one (1), full-time Building Official. The Building Official is a non-exempt, hourly employee appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Aldermen.

The Building Official will have frequent contact and interaction with property owners, business owners, land developers, and other sectors of the general public. The Building Official will supervise the Code Enforcement Department, which includes the Code Enforcement Officer, and may be required to represent the City of Pevely on various boards, commissions, and task forces. This position will be expected to operate with the highest levels of professionalism at all times.

The Building Official will be expected to perform building inspections, review and approve building permit applications, identify issues and points of concern on building sites, issue stop work orders, and perform other duties as assigned. This position shall advise, be a consultant to, and attend the meetings of the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Adjustment.

Required qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid Missouri Driver’s License, and previous building experience. Additional desired qualifications include electrical or plumbing experience, supervisory experience, computer proficiency, and relevant licensing from the International Code Council.

The City of Pevely offers a generous benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, bereavement, sick and vacation leave, and LAGERS membership. Starting pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

To apply, please submit a completed employment application to Cheyenne Koch, Deputy City Clerk, at 401 Main Street, Pevely MO 63070 or [email protected] Please visit City Hall or the City’s website at to obtain an employment application. This position is open until filled but the first review of applications will occur on June 20, 2019. Previous applicants should reapply. The City of Pevely is an Equal Opportunity Employer.