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City of Lockport, Code Enforcement Inspector

The City of Lockport, a historic Will County community, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a Code Enforcement Inspector.  This position is responsible for performing code compliance enforcement and rental inspection duties including evaluating, educating, and enforcing City and related codes and ordinances pertaining to maintaining compliance, resulting in an attractive, lawful and safe community.


The City is seeking a dependable, motivated, and highly organized team player with a proven record of attention to detail and integrity.  The successful candidate will:

  • Possess a two-year certificate from college or technical school and/or comparable related experience.
  • Have at least 1-3 years related experience and or/training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Possess & maintain a valid Illinois driver’s license
  • This position requires the acquisition and maintenance of both a valid International Code Council (ICC) Property Maintenance Certification and ICC Residential Housing Inspector within 12 months of hire.


This individual must have the Knowledge to abate code enforcement violation including health, safety and public nuisances required to court cases, issuance of citations.  The technological Skills required, as well as the self-motivation to interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.  The Ability to enforce the municipal Code as it relates to City codes, ordinances and regulations related to proper maintenance.

Competitive compensation and benefits are offered.  Salary range is $65,000 – $80,000 annually DOQ.  Benefits include health insurance, IMRF pension plan participation, and paid time off.


See Full job description here.


Additional information and application instructions are available at

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

The City of Lockport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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