Posted 3 weeks ago

Building Inspector – Community Development Department

Company: Village of Glen Ellyn
Category: Inspection

 Glen Ellyn

Type: Full Time

The Village of Glen Ellyn Community Development Department is recruiting for one (1) full-time Building Inspector. Essential functions are the following:

  • Inspects structures for compliance by reading and interpreting plans and codes; approving or rejecting all building components including, but not limited to, structural, framing, foundation, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC construction.
  • Inspects existing structures for compliance with applicable codes, including Village Code, Fire Code, and Life Safety Code.
  • Conducts zoning and building code enforcement by investigating complaints, documenting conditions, identifying violations, issuing stop work orders, notices of violation, and citations; also testifies in court on behalf of the Village.
  • Assists in the review of zoning regulations and general land use code enforcement, as assigned.
  • Provides prompt and courteous customer service by researching and answering questions and complaints from customers in person, via phone, and in e-mail correspondence.
  • Completes accessory structure zoning and building plan reviews on an as-needed basis.
  • Drafts accurate inspection reports, and performs data entry into the Village’s building permit software system (Munis).
  • Responds to emergency calls for fires or accidents to buildings in order to determine structural safety and evaluate what conditions must be met to allow occupancy.