Job Opportunity – Inspector II | O’Fallon, MO


 Inspector II, O’Fallon, MO

The City of O’Fallon. MO is currently recruiting for an Inspector II.

Inspector II Grade 15 step 1 – 16,  $21.33 – $30.89 per hour DOQE with new employees generally falling in the 1st third of that range.

The City of O’Fallon, Missouri is a dynamic community known for its family-friendliness, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods with quality housing, vibrant businesses, responsive municipal government, and numerous recreational amenities, all of which contribute to a high quality of life.   It is the largest community in St. Charles County, and the second largest in the St. Louis metropolitan area – behind only the City of St. Louis.  The City operates under a Home Rule Charter with a Mayor – City Administrator – Council form of government.  It is a full-service city with an $80M annual budget and 418 full- and 250 part-time employees.  Over the past several years, it has been consistently named as one of the “Best Places to Live” by Money magazine and as one of the “Safest Cities in America” by CQ Press.


This position is primarily responsible for the plan review and inspection of new and renovated residential construction projects and occupancy of rental dwelling units in the city.

A complete recruitment profile is located on the City’s website at
Posting Date 10/28/2016
Closing Date First review of applications 11/10/2016

This position is primarily responsible for the plan review and inspection of new and renovated residential
construction projects and occupancy of rental dwelling units in the city.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all
inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Performs plan reviews for code compliance and issues permits for residential structures and
    accessory structures.
  • Conducts inspections of new residential construction projects to verify compliance with
    building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, energy, and zoning codes.
  • Completes rental occupancy inspections, provides insight, and issues permits.
  • Inspects existing structures for health and life safety minimum standards.
  • Assists external and internal customers, city residents, architects, contractors and others in
    the interpretation and application of relevant codes and ordinances.
  • Receives and responds to citizen complaints and reports from other agencies and
    departments regarding alleged violations; interviews complainant and witnesses; conducts
    investigations and provides recommendations for resolutions.
  • Prepares a variety of written reports, memoranda, correspondence and instructional
  • Prepares evidence in support of legal action taken by the city; appears and testifies in court
    as needed.
  • Attends meetings and serves as a resource for other city departments, the general public,
    and external agencies.
  • Performs after-hours inspections during emergencies (on-call).
  •  Completes commercial plan reviews and inspections when directed.
  • Performs the duties primarily assigned to the Inspector I position when directed.
  • Other duties as assigned including snow plowing.

    Additional Knowledge Required

  • Knowledge of relevant building, mechanical, plumbing, fuel gas, electric, and energy
    conservation codes.
  • Knowledge of building construction practices and terminology.
  • Knowledge of relevant zoning, nuisance abatement, property maintenance, building, and
    health and safety codes.
  • Knowledge of computers, tablets, and job related software programs.
  • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions.
  • Skill in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports
  • Skill in oral and written communication

    Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized
    training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the
    position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having
    had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of
    Missouri for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • New hires should possess, or have sufficient experience and the ability to obtain, the
    following certifications from the International Code Council (ICC) and in accordance with
    Division policy: Residential Plans Examiner, Building Inspector, Mechanical Inspector,
    Electrical Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, and Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector.
    Employees needing to obtain these certifications shall produce a timeline to obtain these
    certifications, in a timeframe not to exceed 3 years, and the timeline shall be approved and
    regularly reviewed for compliance by the supervisor. Note, certification by the International
    Code Council (ICC) as a Certified Building Official (CBO) shall be deemed to meet all
    certification requirements.
  • Knowledge and level of competency related to Microsoft office programs, database entry and
    mobile devices

    Contact Information
    Online employment applications can be accessed on the City Website at

    The City of O’Fallon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify