The current vacancy is a Traffic Assignment within the Transportation Department; however, this recruitment will be used to establish a Citywide list to fill possible future vacancies.
First review of applications will take place on Monday, June 13, 2022.
A City Plans Examiner is a skilled technical classification which performs responsible plans examination work in support of the central plans review function of the Development Services Department and Transportation Department including screening and preliminary plan review. Work involves researching historical background information pertinent to individual permit applications; performing technical analyses of plans, specifications, and reports; and reviewing construction documents for completeness, accuracy, and conformance to applicable codes, ordinances, and national standards. The responsibilities of this class involve technical expertise as well as independent judgment, which must result in precision and accuracy. Incumbents in this class are required to develop and maintain a current knowledge of the policies, procedures, and standards of the City departments they represent. Except for those employees working in the Traffic Assignment, employees of this classification may progress by non-competitive promotion to Senior City Plans Examiner upon meeting the specific criteria-based promotion requirements of performance and certification in addition to the normal education and training requirements of the Senior City Plans Examiner classification. This class is responsible for performing related duties as required.
Work is performed under the general direction of a senior administrative, technical, and/or professional level staff supervisor (based on assignment). Performance and work are evaluated through meetings, written plans review correction sheets, and by overall results achieved. This class is FLSA nonexempt.
Please refer to the link below for the full job description and additional information regarding assignments, preferred qualifications, and essential functions.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Employee Values: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.
Minimum Qualifications Required. Graduation from high school or GED. Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to considerable (3 - 5 years) plans review experience related to the program area (example: Civil, Design Review, Fire, Streetlights, Traffic) and interpreting and applying codes, ordinances, and national standards (building, mechanical, plumbing, electric, fire, civil or traffic engineering) (by assignment).
Special Requirement. Must possess a valid Class D Arizona Driver's License by hire date.
Preferred/Desirable Qualifications. Extensive experience in dealing effectively with the general public and development industry professionals is highly desirable. College or technical school coursework pertinent to the assigned function (civil, traffic, or mechanical engineering; architecture; fire science; building construction; or closely related field) is preferred.