Located in northeast Iowa. Established in 1873 

Building Inspector Wanted

The City of Oelwein is hiring a Building Inspector to work in the Community Development Department. The ideal candidate will be someone with a great attitude that wants to be part of positive change in Oelwein.

This position would work on the following in the Community Development Department:

• Rental Inspection
• Building Permits
• Building Inspections
• Nuisance Abatement
• Building Code Enforcement
• Flood Zone Management
• Planning and Zoning
• Board of Appeals
• Board of Adjustment

While the city is interested in a certified Building Inspector, other candidates may apply. Contractors and tradesmen who are excited to work with a great team and have a positive work history are encouraged to apply. Good candidates will have a background in building and trades, are able to obtain licenses and certification in the state of Iowa and are comfortable with technology.

The City will train the ideal candidate to be successful and will allow for materials and study time for all certifications. The candidate will enjoy working in a small town and working with the public daily.

Pay is dependent of qualifications with a range of $45,000-$47,000. Excellent health benefits and Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS).

Applications can be picked up at City Hall or online at www.cityofoelwein.org. All applications must be submitted to Oelwein City Hall. All questions can be sent to Deputy Clerk Barb Rigdon This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Position is open until filled. Application link here.

History of Oelwein

The town of Oelwein was laid out in a corn field purchased from G.A. Oelwein on the coming of the Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railroad (later called the Rock Island) in 1872. Some years later... Read More

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