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Building Inspector - Part-time

The Village of Roselle Community Development Department is accepting resumes for the position of Building Inspector.  Roselle is a community of approximately 22,763 and is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

Duties include:

  • Enforce the Village’s adopted building codes and zoning ordinances
  • Conduct field inspections of new construction, alterations, additions, and improvements
  • Communicate effectively with residents and contractors
  • Issue oral and written orders for correction of defects in workmanship or materials
  • Reviews plans as needed
  • Assists building department staff with any questions involving code or permit issues.
  • Prepares reports of inspections
  • Provides technical assistance to contractors, residents, and others relative to the application and enforcement of building codes and ordinances.

A complete job description is available here.


  • Knowledge of local codes and ordinances; State laws, national and international building and fire codes
  • Understanding of standard construction practices in this area
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License required
  • Possession of ICC Certifications is highly desirable

Education and Experience:
Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent supplemented by two years technical or community college level courses in building construction, electrical, mechanical, or structural engineering or related areas; and/or two years’ experience in the construction industry performing skilled construction trades work, or in comparable code enforcement work. Candidates should have knowledge of building/zoning codes and ordinances, methods, techniques and procedures used in building inspection, construction and maintenance. 

Strong written and oral communication skills are necessary.   The rate of pay is $30.00 - $37.00 per hour depending on experience. Working hours are between 8AM and 5PM, M-F.  Questions concerning the position should be directed to Community Development Director Pat Watkins at (630) 671-2820 or pwatkins@roselle.il.us.

Apply using the online job application. Include cover letter, resume, and three professional references. This position is open until filled. The Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer.

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The Village of Roselle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age or disability.

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