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Posted: 10/19/2016

City and County of Denver
Community Planning and Development

At Community Planning and Development, we envision, enable and ensure a better Denver. Denver's Community Planning and Development Department is responsible for visionary city planning and ensuring safe, responsible, sustainable building. Community Planning and Development plays a role in growing our world-class city, while keeping its beloved features intact. From the skyscrapers of the central business district; to the walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods of Stapleton; to the charming Victorian effects of the Baker district, the staff at Community Planning and Development works to make Denver a great place to live, work and play. The Department's three primary functions are planning, permitting and inspections. Learn more about how we're BUILDING COMMUNITY at www.DenverGov.org/CPD and www.DenverGov.org/DS

Engineer/Architect Supervisor (Residential Plan Review)
26837 15036
Professional Opportunity
Denver, CO
$76,853.00- $122,965.00 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.


Education Requirement:  
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Public Administration, Construction Management, City or Regional Planning or other related degree.

Experience Requirement:  
Three years of experience at the type and level of a Senior Engineer or Senior Architect. 

Three years of professional level experience in community, city, regional, or transportation/infrastructure planning, development review, or housing and neighborhood revitalization. 

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.
Possession of a valid driver's license at the time of application.
Completion of Career Service Authority supervisory training courses prior to completion of the probationary period.
Preferred Experience
Five years at the type and level of a Plans Review Engineer/Architect that included 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.
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How to apply
Follow the link to the job posting below.
Kourtney Green
Phone: 7209135670
201 W. Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80202

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