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Development Services

General Statement of Duties:  Serves as back-up support to plans examiners by reviewing zoning and building permit applications and construction plans at the front counter; answers building code and related zoning questions from the public and others; interprets and applies the adopted zoning and building code ordinances. Provides education and training to Permit Technicians for general permitting, plan review processing and issuing building and mechanical permits. Performs a wide variety of administrative duties including reporting for internal and external requests.

Classification Summary:  Performs initial technical review of residential and accessory structures to verify complete and accurate submittals to enforce minimum requirements for permit applications, and ensure submittals are in compliance with code standards. Reviews and approves building plans for over-the-counter permits, including but not limited to remodels, additions, detached accessory structures, manufactured homes and swimming pools. Assists with developing best practices and process strategies for improving customer service. Must possess clerical and customer service skills; knowledge of department functions and working knowledge of department policies and procedures. May create training materials to aid in training Permit Technicians on updated processes. Tracks Idaho licenses for general contractors and mechanical trade providers and customers. Performs duties under limited supervision.

Compensation: $45,228 – $50,238 annually
Contact: Human Resources
Application Period Ends: May 17, 2019 at 3:30 pm
Job Description: Assistant Plans Examiner