Help Wanted: Village of Homewood Chief Building Inspector



Chief Building Inspector

Under the general direction of the Fire Chief, the Chief Building Inspector is responsible for the administration and enforcement of building inspections and code compliance related to building, plumbing, electrical, fire, and other municipal codes and ordinances. Duties include inspecting new construction, additions, and alterations of residential, commercial, industrial, and mixed-use buildings and structures to ensure compliance with applicable building codes and permits; overseeing the issuance of permits, fee collection, and coordination of inspections; ensuring permits and associated inspections are handled appropriately; and supervision of building division staff.

The successful candidate will have three years of increasingly responsible journey-level experience in building, electrical, and mechanical inspections, and/or review of building, electrical, and mechanical plans with regard to building or code compliance. Experience as a building inspector, construction compliance inspector/officer, or construction manager is preferred. Minimum of two years college-level or trade school course work in building construction, electrical, and mechanical systems. Additional specialized training in construction technology, building inspection technology, or related field is preferred. Possession of, or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire, valid International Code Council certifications as a ICC (B1) Residential Building Inspector, ICC (E1) Residential Electrical Inspector, and ICC (M1) Residential Mechanical Inspector. Possession of, or ability to obtain within 24 months of hire, appropriate, valid International Code Council certifications as an ICC (M2) Commercial Mechanical Inspector and ICC (B2) Commercial Building Inspector.

The salary range is $82,975 to $101,640 DOQ & DOE. Employee benefits package includes medical insurance, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Pension participation, ICMA-RC retirement plans, life insurance, paid sick, vacation, and holiday leave.

To apply, email your cover letter, resume, and a completed Homewood Application to Robert Grabowski, Fire Chief, at by Friday, April 22, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. The Village of Homewood is an equal opportunity employer.

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