City of Overland Park Multi-Disciplined Code Official I or II position

Multi-Disciplined Code Official I / II / Senior

Job ID 201


The City of Overland Park has a full-time Multi-Disciplined Code Official I or II position available in the Planning & Development Services Department. The successful candidate may be hired at the Level I or Level II depending on experience. 


Responsibilities: Reviews and approves construction documents related to commercial and residential structures for compliance with City-adopted building codes and other related ordinances related to building construction and life safety.  Conducts field inspections to assure compliance with the approved plans, and with City-adopted building codes.  Responsible for the plan review and inspection processes for code review.  Serves as Plans Examiner of the Day.  Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal operations as required and other duties as assigned.  Assigned projects are varied in complexity.


Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Science & Technology, Architecture, Engineering or or a related field.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain an insurable driving record.  Upon hire must be able to secure and maintain a “City Officer” commission to conduct investigations and issues notices to appear in municipal court.  Good oral and written communication skills.  Good interpersonal skills. Must have a working knowledge of personal computers and software applications such as word processing, database, Bluebeam and spreadsheet applications. Multi-Disciplined Code Official I: Must obtain within 12 months of employment with the City, at least one of the certifications designated as a core credit and one of the certifications designated as elective credit for obtaining a Master Code Professional certificate through the International Code Council’s national certification program.  One year of practical experience in the construction industry. Multi-Disciplined Code Official II:  Must possess the following certifications from the International Code Council: Residential Building Inspector, Commercial Building Inspector, Commercial Electrical Inspector, Commercial Mechanical Inspector, Commercial Plumbing Inspector, and Building Plans Examiner. Other types of professional certifications demonstrating proficiency in the building codes may be reviewed for equivalency. (Other types of professional certifications demonstrating proficiency in the building codes may be reviewed for equivalency).  Three years of experience as Multi-Disciplined Code Official I or equivalent experience. Equivalent experience should be a combination of experience as a Multi-Disciplined Inspector and Plans Examiner.


No City residency requirement.  Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical exam.  Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri. 

Pay: I- $23.55-$29.44/hr  II- $26.77-$33.34/hr Open until filled.  Apply online, attach a resume, cover letter and view your online application at