Job Opportunity – Commercial Inspector | Florissant, MO

City of Florissant, Missouri is seeking a Commercial Inspector

General Purpose of Position

Enforces, by field inspection, compliance with City codes and ordinances pertaining to commercial building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and fire related construction work, and compliance with City codes

 Major Duties and Responsibilities

Provides enforcement support for the Building Divisions

  • Issues notices and court summonses pertaining to code and ordinance violations
  • Provides necessary investigations regarding the issuance of liquor licenses
  • Enforces code on behalf of City in regards to residential and commercial codes
  • Enforces property maintenance code for commercial properties
  • Reviews, inspects, and reports on special use permits and Planned commercial districts
  • Performs all other related work as required
  • Uses personal vehicle to perform daily duties, unless City provides a vehicle 

Provides for proper inspections on behalf of the Building Division

  • Performs field inspection work on new construction, remodeling, alterations, additions, repairs and demolition to commercial properties
  • Provides project oversite and coordination duties on large commercial projects
  • Performs field inspections commercial properties and buildings to determine compliance with city codes and ordinances
  • Inspects existing structures prior to change of occupancy for compliance with city codes
  • Performs routine exterior building inspections of commercial properties
  • Assists with residential construction inspection and multi-building inspector duties when commercial related duties permit.
  • May fill in as inspector supervisor as needed

Provides for effective communication on matters relating to the Building Division

  • Appears in court representing the building division on court issues
  • Responds to complaints from residents regarding code violations, mediates disputes and resolves neighborhood problems regarding code violations
  • Prepares required reports, memos, notices and correspondence relating to work activities
  • Deals with the public on the telephone and at the counter for all Departmental concerns
  • Performs other duties as directed

Education and Experience

Applicant must have graduated from High School, or equivalent.  Must have at least three years of experience and progressive responsibility in construction and building trades, and three years of experience in code enforcement.  Shall have advanced formal training in the locally enforced building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and fire codes.

Licenses and Certifications

Must obtain and maintain certification as an ICC Combination Commercial Inspector (this requires Commercial Building, Commercial Electric, Commercial Mechanical, And Commercial Plumbing Certification) within 12 months of hire.  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

How to Apply

Applicant may apply online at  or submit resume to [email protected]  Human Resources, 1055 rue St. Francois, Florissant, MO 63031, open until filled.                     

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disabled