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Village of Carpentersville, Building and Plumbing Inspector

DEPARTMENT:           Community Development

STATUS:                      Full-time, non-exempt, union

RATE OF PAY:             $31.73-41.09 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications

APPLICATION:            Employment applications are available on the Village website:

CLOSING DATE:           Position will remain open until filled; applications will be reviewed as they are received

The Building Inspector performs a variety of routine, complex, and technical work related to commercial and residential building and plumbing inspections and plan reviews during various stages of construction and remodeling to ensure that the standards, rules, and regulations of the Illinois Plumbing Code and Village Municipal Codes are met. The Inspector also examines plans and specifications of new construction, additions, and alterations to residential and commercial buildings to determine compliance with the provisions of applicable local, state, and federal construction codes, ordinances, rules, and regulations.

The position requires a high school diploma or GED and a sufficient number of years field experience in residential and commercial settings as an Illinois licensed plumber in order to obtain IDPH Plumbing Inspector certification within 12 months of hire. A valid State of Illinois Driver’s License and IDPH Plumbing License is required upon hire. Experience as a municipal plumbing inspector is preferred.

The successful candidate must demonstrate appropriate and effective communication skills and have the ability to exercise critical thinking, problem solving, sound judgement, initiative, professionalism, and safety.

A full-time position at the Village of Carpentersville includes a comprehensive benefits package which offers medical, dental, vision, and group life insurance, IMRF pension, several options of pre- and post- tax retirement savings plans, flexible spending programs, and supplemental insurance benefits.


The Village of Carpentersville is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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