Job Opportunity | Building Commissioner | City of St. Charles MO


Job Title Building Commissioner
Department Community Development
Posting Date September 8, 2020
Closing Date for Resumes/Applications September 25, 2020
Salary Range $72,483.38 – $97,852.57
Benefits Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance; FSA; Retirement
Benefits; Paid Vacation; Paid Holidays; Employee Assistance
Programs and Educational Benefits.
Exempt/Non-exempt Exempt
Status Full Time


The City of Saint Charles Community Development Department is currently recruiting for the position of Building Commissioner. The purpose of this position is to supervise the Plans Examiner and Building Inspectors, review commercial and residential plans for compliance with construction codes and city ordinances, enforce the provisions of all building codes, give interpretations of building codes and assist in adopting policy and procedures.

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.

• Manages the Building Division and supervises and directs the employees of that division (Building Inspectors and
Plans Examiner.).
• Informs and advises the general public, contractors, property owners, architects, engineers, developers and others
regarding building inspection activities, building code enforcement, building permit requirements, violation correction
procedures, building standards, codes and zoning matters.
• Supervises plan review, building code enforcement, building permit approval and inspection of new construction.
• Supervises Plan Examiner.
• Review commercial and residential plans for building codes, mechanical codes, electrical codes, plumbing codes,
structural integrity, architectural design, handicapped accessibility and related city ordinances.
• Perform inspections of construction sites and existing structures for building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, zoning,
structural integrity, architectural design, handicapped accessibility and related city ordinances.
• Acts as inspection and code enforcement liaison to other agencies.
• Coordinate inspection functions with other City Departments and agencies.
• Directs preparation or prepares violation information for prosecution. Testify in court as needed.
• Maintain and manage storage of records and construction documents as required by state law.
• Develops Building Division policies and procedures.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

• Vocational or technical training in building codes, building trades, construction management, building inspections or
related fields.
• Seven years building inspection and code enforcement experience.
• Three years supervisory experience preferred.
• ICC Certified Residential and Commercial Plans Examiner and Certified Building Official required.
• Valid driver’s license.
• Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.

How to Apply
Online employment applications can be accessed on our City Website: www.stcharlescitymo.gov

The City of Saint Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

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