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WE'RE HIRING! The City of Cape Girardeau currently has an opening for a full-time Code Inspector in our Inspection Services Division. This position is responsible for interpreting and enforcing city codes and zoning ordinances. Performing inspections of electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and building work within the city limits. Position contacts, investigates, and prosecutes building code violations. Reviews residential new construction and remodeling plans for compliance with zoning and building regulations. Reviews permit applications for other projects such as solar panels and generators, and may assist in review of small miscellaneous permits for compliance with the Development Code. And will assist customers. Candidate should have knowledge of building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes. Knowledge of the materials and methods employed in building construction and renovations. Candidate should have skill in interpreting drawing plans, and blue prints. As well as skills in the use of computers, various software programs, oral and written communication. The minimum qualifications for this position are a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, ICC Residential or Commercial Inspector Certification, or ability to become certified within 12 months. Preference may be given to those that have their ICC Residential and Commercial Inspector certification and have two years’ experience as a code inspector, or as a licensed contractor or related field. Applicants selected to participate in the hiring process may be required to demonstrate various skills related to responsibilities and or participate in an oral interview. The starting hourly rate is $16.73. Standard City benefit package includes paid health, dental, and life insurance coverage for the employee along with a City paid defined pension retirement plan. Also, included is paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays and more. More information benefit information can be found at To apply, visit our website at or apply in person at the City of Cape Girardeau Human Resources Office, 401 Independence, Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. Learn More


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