Job Opportunity – Building Inspector II | City of Lake Saint Louis


Building Inspector II

Community Development Department


Pay Range:  Min. $50,433/year. Midpoint. $63,041/year.

This is an hourly, full-time, 40 hour per week position which includes a full range of benefits including paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, employee health, dental, life, vision, disability, and retirement.


Job Description:

This position is responsible for reviewing plans and coordinating and conducting inspections of residential and commercial properties.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviews residential and commercial structural, site, fire suppression and sprinkler, electrical, construction, mechanical, plumbing, and photometric plans for compliance with International Building Codes and standards and local ordinances.
  • Reviews project specific building specification manuals prepared by professional engineers for compliance with International Building Codes and standards and local ordinances.
  • Inspects commercial and residential buildings during construction to ensure compliance with building, electrical, fire suppression, mechanical, and plumbing codes.
  • Reviews permit requests for building additions, accessory buildings, and roofing, siding, and electrical upgrades.
  • Interacts with contractors, engineers, architects, business owners, and homeowners in person or by telephone regarding construction and inspection issues.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and other codes and ordinances as adopted.  Skill in reading plans, blueprints, and maps.  Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum of 1-3 years related experience
  • ICC Certifications or ability to attain within 6 months preferred


Acceptable Substitutions or Minimums for Education and Experience:

Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

TO APPLY:   Please submit a resume and cover letter to City of Lake Saint Louis Human Resources, 200 Civic Center Drive, Lake Saint Louis, Missouri 63367.  For questions, please contact George Ertle at [email protected]  No phone calls please.  To assure consideration, application materials must be received by 5:00 pm Friday, December 15, 2017. 



The City of Lake Saint Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The City of Lake Saint Louis is a drug and alcohol free work place.

A pre-employment drug screen and physical is required for all positions.  Pay Grade   17