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Posted: 03/23/2017

City and County of Denver
Community Planning and Development

The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. Where Denver Works.

Engineer/Architect Supervisor- Residential Plan Review
26837 15036A
Professional Opportunity
Denver, CO
$87,825.00 - $140,520.00 Annually

The City of Denver's Community Planning & Development Department (CPD) is recruiting for a highly-motivated and innovative Engineer/Architect Supervisor for a crucial role that will be responsible for the supervision of the department's Residential Plan Review work group.  This team has an impact throughout Denver and is responsible for reviewing and evaluating construction documents to ensure compliance to Building, Zoning and other related codes, ordinances, guidelines and standards for various one and two family buildings and structures throughout the City and County of Denver.

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. If you are interested in building a career within one of America's most beautiful cities, while at the same time, providing a better environment for the public, this may be the ideal opportunity!
This the work group consists of licensed professional and technical staff that are responsible for the review of submitted plans and the issuance of Building and Zoning permits for one-and two-family residential projects.
The supervisor is responsible for providing day to day leadership and direction for staff to ensure high-performance, a customer service oriented work environment that supports the department's vision, mission and goals and recommending and implementing process improvements to increase operating efficiency and expedite work flow.

Our ideal candidate has: 

  • Five years at the type and level of a Plans Review Engineer/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 is preferred.
  • Experience supervising a team working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience that demonstrates a multi-disciplinary approach to development review.
  • Project management skills and experience, particularly with complex regulatory or process improvement projects.
  • Working knowledge of zoning regulations, especially form-based code.
  • Working knowledge of building regulations, 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 professional level experience in community, city, regional, or transportation/infrastructure planning, development review, or housing and neighborhood revitalization.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license at the time of application.
Education/Experience Equivalency:  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.

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How to apply
Apply at the City and County of Denver jobs website
Kourtney Green
Phone: 7209135670
201 W. Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80202

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