Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical duties in support of the City’s local code enforcement program; monitors and enforces a variety of applicable ordinances, codes, and regulations related to zoning, land use, nuisance housing, building codes, health and safety, blight, graffiti, storm water, sewer lateral, and other matters of public concern; and serves as a resource and provides information on City regulations to property owners, residents, businesses, the general public, and other City departments and divisions.


Code Enforcement Inspector

  • Type: Permanent   
  • Appointment: Full Time     
  • Salary/Pay Rate:  $14.59 per hour
  • Posted Date: 02/27/2017
  • Closing Date: Open until filled


The City of Berkeley is seeking to fill the position of Code Enforcement Inspector, focusing on neighborhood preservation.  Qualified applicants must be detail oriented code professionals, possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: exterior residential and commercial buildings, and re-occupancy inspections, property maintenance enforcement, issuance of building permits, record maintenance. Must have the ability to prepare cases for court and testify when needed.  


This is a full time position, Monday-Friday, with some Saturdays, during normal working hours.  Benefits provided by the City includes paid vacation and sick leave, life, medical and dental insurance, 10 paid holidays and retirement plan. 


EXPERIENCE:  Three to five years solid experience in code enforcement and building inspections for compliance. Must be community orientated.



Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

A high school Diploma, two years post-secondary college or technical instruction. An Associate’s degree is highly desirable. ICC certifications in Property Maintenance, Zoning and Residential Inspector required; or must be able to obtain within one-year of employment.


 Applications should be presented to:

Debra Irvin, Building Commissioner

Berkeley City Hall
8425 Airport Rd.

Berkeley MO 63134


No Phone Calls will be accepted.  Not open to current employees.

All newly hired full-time employees are required to live in Berkeley within 6 months of hire. 

The City of Berkeley is an "at-will" employer.

For application click here