Plans Examiner Supervisor (Residential Zoning)


Firm Name: 
City of Austin
URL: 
https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/73188

 

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The duties of the Residential Zoning Plans Examiner Supervisor include:

  • Manage the review of complex technical code issues relating to zoning (residential);
  • Update and maintain property records and generate monthly performance data for programs;
  • Attend meetings involved with the Board of Adjustments, appealed permit applications;
  • Consult with contractors, engineers, architects and other City staff to identify and resolve issues and problems; and
  • Develop and implement specific strategies for achieving department’s goals and objectives.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree or relevant coursework in Planning, Geography, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or related field;
  • Working knowledge of Austin’s Land Development Code;
  • Working knowledge of the International Residential Code;
  • Knowledge of architectural and engineering principles and practices;
  • Knowledge of architectural and engineering drawing practices, symbols, and abbreviations;
  • Relevant work experience in building design, reviewing plans for compliance with building codes, building inspections, building construction, or construction administration;
  • Zoning Inspector certification through the International Code Council (ICC);
  • Residential Inspector certification through the International Code Council (ICC); and
  • Registered Architect in the State of Texas

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Geography, Landscape Architecture or other field related to design or construction and four (4) years of related technical or professional experience.
  • The Plans Examiner Supervisor position requires a minimum of one (1) year of the related experience involved supervisory or lead experience, or completion of formal training in basic supervisory skills.
  •  One (1) additional year of relevant work experience may substitute for one (1) year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four (4) years.
  • Master’s degree may substitute for experience up to a maximum of two (2) years.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Plans Examiner Supervisor shall meet the requirements of a Plans Examiner C plus an additional certification in a related field by ICC, IAPMO, AICP, NFPA or other recognized authority; or a Master State issued license with one (1) State issued license endorsement.
  • An employee who is certified by ICC or other recognized authority as a Certified Building Official (CBO) shall be considered to have met the certification or licensing requirements for the Plans Examiner Supervisor position.
  • An employee who is a Texas registered professional engineer (PE) or an active Engineer-In-Training (EIT) who has passed the Texas Board of Professional Engineers (TBPE) principles and practices examination for a related discipline shall be considered to have met the certification or licensing requirements for the Plans Examiner Supervisor position.
  • An employee who is a Texas registered architect (RA) or has passed the Architect Registration Examination shall be considered to have met the certification or licensing requirements for Building or Zoning Plans Examiner Supervisor positions.
  • An employee who is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) shall be considered to have met the certification or licensing requirements for Zoning Plans Examiner Supervisor position.

Salary:
$30.99 - $40.23 per hour