Job Posting

Residential Plan Review Supervisor

Company / Agency

City of Denver - Community Planning and Development

Position Closes

Thu, November 30th 2017

Experience Level

Mid 2 (4-8 Years)



Salary Range

$88,462.00 - $141,539.00 Annually

Job Description



About Our Job






Metro Denver has an enviable quality of life that makes it simply one of the best places in the U.S. to live and work; because of this Denver development is booming.  Our Residential Plan Review work group is directly responsible for shaping the course of how our great city will look for decades to come.

Our team reviews more than 20 residential projects every day, making sure that Denver is growing in the best way possible!  If you are interested in building a career within one of America's most beautiful cities, while at the same time leading a team that provides a better environment for the public, this may be the ideal opportunity for you as our new Residential Planning Supervisor!
Some of the day to day opportunities:
Your primary task will be to coach, mentor, and inspire and otherwise support a team of top performers including architects and design professionals, who provide residential plan review services to a diverse range of customers.

You will develop goals, objectives, policies and priorities that foster engagement and personal growth for the Residential Plan Review work group.

You will be the champion for continuous improvement, including devising new strategies and new opportunities within the team.

You will have the opportunity to develop and implement performance metrics for the Residential Plan Review team including measures for staff workload, on-time reviews, quality assurance, customer satisfaction, etc.
You will evaluate the effectiveness of existing codes, standards, regulations, methods, and/or procedures in achieving desired city goals and will recommend improvements, and make code interpretations in less defined areas of codes.
You will act as a liaison to the Building Official, Zoning Administrator, other Directors, Managers, Supervisors, staff from the Planning Services Division, (including Landmark Preservation), other work groups within CPD, the City Attorney's Office, developers, owners, consultants, and other customers.






About You






Our ideal candidate has:  

Previous supervisory experience within a fast-paced Plans Review environment

Project management skills and experience 

Senior level professional experience as a Plans Review Engineer or Architect that includes reviewing, examining, interpreting, and approving a wide range of complex residential and/or commercial construction plans
Possession of the Residential Plans Examiner certificate (R3) issued by the International Code Council
Experience that demonstrates a multi-disciplinary approach to development review.  

Working knowledge of zoning regulations, especially form-based codes.
Working knowledge of building code, especially residential.
We realize that your time is valuable, so please only apply if you possess at least the following:

Bachelor Degree in City or Regional Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Public Administration, or a related degree.
Three years of experience at the type and level of a Senior Engineer or Senior Architect. 
Possession of a valid driver's license at the time of application.
A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements. 

Licensure and/or Certification:  

Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) by the Colorado State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers at the time of application. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) by another state will be accepted in lieu of this requirement providing the applicant is registered by the State of Colorado by the completion of the probationary period.


Registration as an Architect by the Colorado State Board of Registration at time of application. Registration in another state will be accepted in lieu of this requirement, provided that the applicant have Colorado registration at completion of probation.

Professional Planner that is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Possession of a valid driver's license at the time of application.
Completion of the Office of Human Resources supervisory training courses prior to completion of the probationary period is required.

To apply:



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