Plans Examiner C (Residential Zoning)

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City of Austin Development Services Dept.


The Development Services Department (DSD) assists homeowners, business owners, and contractors when they build, demolish, remodel or perform any type of construction to ensure compliance with applicable city and building codes.

DSD is seeking a Residential Zoning Plans Examiner C to review residential building permit applications for zoning code compliance. The Residential Plan Review Division reviews new construction, additions, interior remodeling and partial demolition of single-family, duplex or two-family houses, townhouses and/or accessory buildings. Residential Review is comprised of two review disciplines: zoning (compliance with zoning regulations) and technical (compliance with the International Residential Code). The duties of the Residential Zoning Plans Examiner C include: reviewing residential projects located in complex zoning areas; providing options for complex residential zoning code issues; consult with contractors, engineers, architects and other City staff to identify and resolve issues and problems; provide a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers; be solution oriented when working with customers to resolve issues; work independently to address problems and escalate to supervisor when needed; develop and implement specific strategies for achieving department’s goals and objectives.

DUE TO COVID-19 all interviews for Development Services are being conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams 365.

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