Senior Inspector (reposted January 27, 2021)
The Village of Beach Park, Illinois (incorporated 1989. pop. 13,995) is seeking a full-time Senior Inspector.
Beach Park is a residential community along Lake Michigan in northeastern Illinois, about 50 minutes from both
Chicago and Milwaukee. The position is a Building Inspector / Code Enforcement Officer, responsible for
building inspections and plan reviews associated with construction permits as well as code enforcement
inspections and administrative functions.
The desired candidate will be able to understand and interpret construction drawings; interact with builders,
property owners, businesses, and contractors; understand and apply the technical requirements of various
building codes; and coordinate with other Village departments and government agencies on a regular basis. A
typical day will include construction inspections, code enforcement inspections, and the data entry,
correspondence, and phone calls associated with both types of inspections. The complete job description for
this position is attached.
The successful candidate must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in construction or as a Building
Inspector / Code Enforcement Officer. The position requires excellent speaking, writing and interpersonal
skills; a high school diploma or equivalent; general construction knowledge, including basic knowledge of
electrical and plumbing; ability to perform building plan reviews; and excellent computer skills. The candidate
must be able to maintain a professional demeanor through stressful and confrontational situations, and
conduct field inspections in a variety of conditions. Candidate must be able to obtain ICC Certifications in
Property Maintenance and Residential Building Inspection within one year of hire. A valid driver’s license is
The salary range for this exceptional professional opportunity is $55,000 - $63,000 DOQ. Beach Park is a fully
funded IMRF community with an excellent benefits package and the ICMA-RC retirement program. This
position is open until filled and interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply before February 19,
2021. Application submittals comprised of a cover letter, resume and (5) work related references can be
dropped off, mailed or e-mailed to Village of Beach Park, Attn: Community Development Director, 11270 W.
Wadsworth Road, Beach Park, IL 60099. For more information, please contact Andrew Jennings at
The application can be found at: Employment Application
The Village of Beach Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.