Kirkwood Landmarks Mission Statement:

Kirkwood Landmarks Policy Statement The Landmarks Commission recognizes and preserves properties that represent or reflect elements of the City’s thriving cultural heritage and architectural history. Certified by the State of Missouri's Historic Preservation Office, the mission of the Landmarks Commission is to protect, retain, and enhance such properties.  The Commission has been instrumental in designating more than 90 landmarks, six local historic districts, and four National Register historic districts, which include businesses, schools, churches, cemeteries, and homes.  The Commission is very proud of its efforts to preserve the rich heritage of Kirkwood and to ensure that its unique character continues.




Administrative Assistant, Building Commissioner's Office

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for providing public relations and clerical services to the Building Commissioner’s Office.  Greets and assists customers at building permit counter, including processing permit applications and scheduling inspections.  Answers routine building and housing code questions from the general public.  Maintains filing and microfilming systems, including preparation of microfiche for filing.

REQUIREMENTS: Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to organize and coordinate several work tasks at one time. Skilled on office equipment, computer operations, and in Microsoft Word. Able to type 40 wpm. Knowledgeable and skilled in clerical practices, building and housing permits, and inspections. Previous municipal clerical experience in housing or building construction desirable. Two years of office experience required.

Salary:  $35,960 to $44,950 per year

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with mandatory overtime as directed

To Apply:

Complete the City's online application (click here). You can also pick up a hard copy application at City Hall (address below), or call for an application to be mailed to you. Call 314-984-6975 or 822-5809.

Return the application to:

Kirkwood City Hall
Human Resources - Admin
139 S. Kirkwood Road
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Position is open until filled. 
No resumes accepted.

Persons requiring an accommodation to apply for a job opening should contact City of Kirkwood Human Resources at 314-822-5809. 

The City of Kirkwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.