Job Announcement Cook County Zoning Administrator

The Cook County Building & Zoning Department is accepting applications for a certified building/zoning administrator.

  • Performs framing, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and foundation inspections.
  • Issues building permits for county and local municipal governments.
  • Enforces county and local municipal ordinances.
  • Handles rezoning and variance cases.
  • Provides staff support for the Planning Commission.
  • Attends council and commission meetings as needed.
  • Enforces environmental codes and ordinances
  • Performs site evaluations.
  • Provides evidence in court in support of zoning violation cases.
  • Provides information to the public in regards to flood map questions and concerns.
  • Performs related duties.

Applicants must have:

  • Knowledge building inspections principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of zoning enforcement principles.
  • Knowledge of relevant State and Federal codes and regulations.
  • Knowledge of computers and job related software programs.
  • Skills in analysis of problems and the development of implementation of solutions.
  • Skill in preparation of clear and precise reports.
  • Skill in the completion of required inspections.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Applications are online at Applications will be received until position is filled. Resumes will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application.

Applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and industrial physical upon offer of employment.

Applications will be accepted Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30 p.m.

Cook County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
A Drug Free Workplace; Title VI and ADA Compliant

Employment Application (REV 9-14)