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Village of Schiller Park, Building Official

The Village of Schiller Park is a thriving community with great residents and businesses. The Building Official in the Community Development department of the Village is key in the development and maintenance of the Village’s commercial, residential, and industrial properties. With respect to the high degree of responsibility and results expected of this position, the Village will ensure the Building Official meets or exceeds its requirements and qualifications.


Core Responsibilities

▪ Oversees and participates in all plan reviews of inspections of commercial, residential, and industrial properties.

▪ Must be able to secure and maintain compliance with all building codes and adhere to fair and impartial enforcement of codes and regulations.

▪ Will oversee and manage building inspections, certificates of occupancy, property maintenance, multi-family housing, hotel inspections.

▪ Must be committed to high quality customer service and teamwork within department and with other Village departments.

▪ Will attend Committee, Commission, Staff and Board meetings as required.

▪ Will assume other applicable responsibilities as required.



▪ Bachelor’s degree in relevant major field of study, and minimum four years related experience and training; or the equivalent of education and experience.

▪ Should have significant knowledge of building codes, ordinances, and their application, building construction techniques, the state public health code, and environmental protection as it applies to development of a community.

▪ Should have or have ability to obtain within 6 months of hire, a Certified Building Official (CBO) designation, and an International Code Council (ICC) certification.

▪ Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license.

▪ Should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and be adaptable to learning industry software.



$80,000 -$90,000 annually Dependent on Qualifications


Application for Position:

If you are truly interested in this career opportunity, and have the experience and qualifications we are requiring in our Building Official for the Village of Schiller Park, please respond with your cover letter and resume to Human Resources:




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