Applying To: Plan Examiner
- Minimum: $42,978.00
- Maximum: $67,184.00
Incumbents in this position are responsible for examining commercial and private occupancy, building permits, and inspecting construction sites to ensure compliance with the zoning code. Examples of duties include: receiving and reviewing building and occupancy permits; determining if applications can be approved or denied under the zoning code; reviewing home occupancy and incidental business waivers; assisting in the process of permitting large-scale development projects, and determining if applications require a public hearing as part of the Board of Adjustment and Conditional Use processes.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Plan Examiner
A Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Urban Planning, Community Development, or a related field that includes coursework in historic preservation and urban design. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver's license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Must possess a valid driver's license at the time of filing application and be able to present it upon request. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.
Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.
Professional experience in plan review, building design, zoning code administration, or construction. Knowledge of Form-Based Zoning Code principles and initiatives.
When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.
CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fillanticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.
Scoring Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.
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