The Village of Seneca is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Part-Time Building Inspector/Zoning Enforcement Officer. This position is responsible for issuing building permits and code enforcement, as well as plan review and building and field inspections. Qualified candidates will perform residential and commercial building inspections, interact with the public and have the ability to explain technical information to both trained and non-technically trained individuals. Candidates will review residential and commercial building plans, have working knowledge of building codes, and have a good understanding of the building inspection process and familiarity with the comprehensive plans of the Village of Seneca. Candidates will also have the ability to understand village code and ordinances with the skill to determine code violations and issue appropriate corrective actions, particularly with property maintenance. Must have working knowledge of computers, particularly Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel).  Must attend monthly meetings of the Planning Commission, which are held the second Wednesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at village hall. This position reports to and works under the direct supervision of the Commissioner of Public Health and Safety and the Planning Commission.

Two years of related construction or trade school and electrical experience preferred. Applicants must show demonstrated training and/or advanced technical instruction in related fields of mechanical, electrical, plumbing or building construction.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

Salary & Benefits:
Monthly salary of $600.00, plus hourly compensation for attendance at conferences or court appearances.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a completed application (available at village hall or on our website); cover letter and resume to:

Village of Seneca
Attn: Mayor Jeff Olson
340 N. Cash Street
Seneca, IL   61360

Or email to:

Equal Opportunity Employer:
The Village of Seneca provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Applications are available at village hall or HERE.