The City of Rock Island is a full-service community located on the Mississippi River, approximately 175 miles west of Chicago. Rock Island is a major city in what is known as the Quad Cities, a region with a population approaching 400,000 that encompasses Rock Island, Moline, and East Moline, Illinois, and Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa. According to the 2010 census, Rock Island's population is 39,018. Rock Island has great neighborhoods where residents feel at home. There's a wide variety of housing available in Rock Island including historic homes, new downtown condos, new construction in th ... e heart of the city, and wooded retreats. The Rock Island-Milan School District, along with private schools, are innovative and prepare students for life. Rock Island offers plenty of options to play. The District (downtown Rock Island) has art galleries and theatres, nightclubs and coffee shops, and restaurants of all flavors. Golf courses, parks, a casino, botanical center, marina, historic tours, bike paths, and festivals will keep you entertained. Welcome to Rock Solid, Rock Island! More

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This is responsible for building inspection work ensuring compliance with appropriate City codes and ordinances. Work involves review of plans and specifications for commercial and residential structures prior to issuing permits for such work to begin; does on site inspections, responds to complaints, keeps necessary records of all inspection work that is performed. Does inspections of properties regarding compliance with building codes. Work is performed under the supervision of the Chief Building Official and is reviewed through reports and conferences.Reviews plans and specifications of pr... view job details

The City Clerk serves in a professional appointed position providing administrative support to the Mayor and City Council and other duties as prescribed by the City Manager. Work involves responsibility for recording and maintaining all Council records. The position has specific responsibilities for preparing the city council meeting agendas, packet information and coordinating with the City Manager and other city staff for scheduling agenda items and work sessions. The position involves major responsibility for creating and maintaining minutes of all public and executive council meetings. Wo... view job details

This is responsible administrative and technical work coordinating and supervising the rehabilitation and repair of deteriorated housing to insure compliance with contract specifications and residential housing program goals and activities of the City conducted by the Community and Economic Development Department. Work involves accomplishment of a variety of tasks including the inspection of deteriorated properties, investigation of alternative building improvements options, preparation of contractor specifications, evaluation of bids, monitoring the rehabilitation work, and approving contrac... view job details

This position is responsible for administrative and financial work preparing, evaluating, processing applications for residential housing programs and loans conducted by the Community and Economic Development Department. Work involves determination of income eligibility of applicants, initiation and processing of programs, monitoring and servicing of existing loans and preparing reports. Work is performed under the general direction of the Planning and Redevelopment Administrator and is reviewed in terms of results obtained through conferences and reports.Conducts personal interviews with ap... view job details

Under direct supervision, performs routine patrol and traffic control duties and primarily administrative and investigative duties involving the safety and protection of life and property; assist senior level law enforcement personnel in the enforcement of civil and criminal laws and ordinances; prepares activity reports detailing the occurrence of all incidents during assigned shift.Patrols an assigned district or beat on foot, motorcycle or radio cruiser, provides assistance to public; responds to emergency calls; makes arrests for violations or when warrants are in effect; investigates susp... view job details