Job Openings

August 5, 2015

The City of St. Helens is accepting applications for the position of Building Official. The Building Official performs a variety of routine and complex technical work in building, plumbing and mechanical inspection work to insure Oregon Building Code, Oregon Plumbing Code and Oregon Mechanical Code and other related codes are met. The Building Official functions as a member of the management team.

Qualifications: Applicants must be a high school graduate (or equivalent), supplemented by two years of post-secondary college or technical instruction in building technology, construction management, mechanical, electrical, plumbing or building construction; and five years of experience in general construction and related fields; or any equivalent combination of education and experience on a year for year basis. Applicant must all possess a valid Oregon driver’s license at the time of appointment. For a complete list of required certifications, click here.

Salary: The position offers a base wage scale of $6,102 (step 1) to $7,417 (step 5) and an excellent benefits package.

Applicants must submit a completed City application, detailed resume and cover letter to be considered for employment. City application forms are available at City Hall, 265 Strand Street, St. Helens, or you may download an application by clicking here.

Application packets must be received at City Hall by Friday, September 4, 2015.


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The City of St. Helens is an equal opportunity employer.