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Village of Oak Park, Building Inspector

Job Classification:               Building Inspector

Department/Division                Development Customer Service/Permit Processing

Employment Status:                     Full-time

Annual Salary/Grade:               $34.8718/hr. +/- D.O.Q. Grade 11

FLSA:                                    Non-Exempt

Union:                                            SEIU

Employment Commission:         N/A

Deadline for Application:              Open until filled



This is a single class position under direction of the Chief Building Official and/or Permit Supervisor.  This position will inspect new construction, additions and alternations of residential, commercial, industrial and mixed-use building and structures; to ensure compliance with applicable building codes and permits and to perform various related technical duties. Possession of an appropriate, valid Illinois driver’s license is required.  Possession of an appropriate ICC certification as a Residential Building Inspector (B1), Residential Electrical Inspector (E1) and Residential Mechanical Inspector (M1) is a condition of employment and must be obtained within twelve (12) months of the hire date.  Possession of International Code Council certifications (ICC(M2) Commercial Mechanical Inspector and ICC(B2) Commercial Building Inspector is a condition of employment and must be obtained within twenty-four (24) months of the hire date. An ICC Master Code Professional is preferred.   This position requires work in inclement weather conditions; significant walking on a daily basis.



Applicants can apply directly using the following link:  For additional information on the position visit our website at Applications and resumes may also be submitted by mail to: Human Resources, Village of Oak Park, 123 Madison Street, Oak Park, IL 60302; by email to:; or by fax to: 708-358-5107.  The Village of Oak Park offers a highly competitive benefit package that includes a retirement plan, deferred compensation program, social security, health & life insurance, vacation, sick leave & other benefits.




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