Job Opportunity – Plans Examiner | City of Clayton

Plans Examiner

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$58,679 – $80,977
  • Posted Date:09/28/2017 10:00 AM



The City of Clayton has an immediate opening for a full-time Plans Examiner. The purpose of this position is to review and examine commercial and residential building plans and specifications to ensure compliance with all applicable codes, ordinances, and state and federal regulations. This position also reviews permit applications and supporting documents for accuracy and completeness, document deficiencies, and facilitates meetings with stakeholders to discuss code related issues. It is the responsibility of the Plans Examiner to maintain and document status for all assigned projects for the purposes of control and systematic processing and to prepare and present project reports to the Building Official.

Minimum Qualifications: One year post high-school education in a building trades program. Must have a minimum of seven (7) years’ construction experience or seven (7) years’ experience as a building inspector or five (5) years Plans Examiner experience. ICC Plans Examiner Certification required or the ability to acquire within six (6) months of employment. Valid driver’s license required. Basic computer competency with Windows and a variety of software programs to perform calculations, enter data, and produce documents required.

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The City of Clayton offers a competitive salary range. The starting salary range is $58,679 – $67,481, depending on qualifications. The full earnings potential for the position is currently $58,679 – $80,977 annually.  In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. Please click here to view our benefits summary.

We will accept applications until the position has been filled. The first review of applications is scheduled for October 20, 2017. In order to apply, please click the link below:

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You may also click here to download a copy of our application to complete and mail to Clayton City Hall, Attn: Human Resources Office, 10 N. Bemiston Ave, Clayton, MO 63105.

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