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MASTER PLANS EXAMINER

City of Cincinnati

City of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
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MASTER PLANS EXAMINER

Salary

$83,241.60 - $111,862.40 Annually

Location

Ohio 45202, OH

Job Type

Full-time Classified

Job Number

23-00123

Department

Buildings and Inspections

Opening Date

08/29/2023

Closing Date

10/6/2023 11:59 PM Eastern
  • Description
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General Statement of Duties

This employee reviews plans submitted by contractors, developers, architects, engineers, the general public and other persons to ensure the adherence of the specified project to state and local building codes. Employee ensures compliance with fire safety and life safety guidelines and standards; provides technical direction to architects, engineers, attorneys, homeowners, and appraisers seeking preliminary design review, permit application review, or general building information. Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (KSAs)

(Illustrative only. Any one position may not require all the listed KSAs nor do the listed examples include all the KSAs which may be required.)

Knowledge Of

Methods and techniques of building plan analysis. Building design and construction methods. Principles of municipal budget preparation and control. Principles of management, supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. ICC, Ohio Building Code, Cincinnati Building Code, and related codes.

Skill To

Operate vehicle.

Ability To

Read and analyze building plans. Supervise, direct, and coordinate the work of lower-level staff. Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff; delegate and assign work responsibilities. Interpret and explain City policies and procedures. Prepare clear and concise reports involving complex information pertaining to building codes. ‘ Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Work individually and as part of a group. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including City and other government officials, community groups, contractors, architects, engineers, and the public

Required Education And Experience

Each applicant must be a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect in the State of Ohio. Additionally, each applicant must have five years of responsible experience in building design and construction work comparable to, but not limited to, decision making and plans evaluation, drawing plans for review of a senior member, or inspection of buildings for plans compliance and workmanship.

Other Requirements

Must have or obtain a valid Driver's License. Must have or obtain a Master Plan Examiner (MPE) Certificate of Competency from the Ohio Board of Building Standards (OBBS) within two years of appointment. Following appointment, must continue to renew MPE Certification at intervals prescribed by the OBBS

MILITARY EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE EVALUATION Military education and experience may be substituted for college level course work at the lower and upper division baccalaureate and graduate levels and apprenticeship training at the vocational certificate level on a case-by-case basis based on the American Council on Education (ACE) Military Guide recommendations

Working and Physical Conditions

Environmental Conditions:Indoor and outdoor environments; buildings under construction or renovation; exposure to office computer screens; some work on ladders or scaffolds.

Physical Conditions:Duties require maintaining the physical condition necessary for sitting, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time; moderate and heavy lifting and carrying; must be able to operate assigned vehicle.

HR Contact: Crystal Jackson; crystal.jackson@cincinnati-oh.gov

The below information is solely intended as a summary of the benefits available and is subject to change. Not all benefits listed are available for every position. Benefits can vary depending on applicable labor agreements and/or salary plan. For specific questions, contact the HR Contact indicated on the Job Posting.

The City of Cincinnati offers its employees competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package designed to actively attract and retain quality employees' to add additional value to the City of Cincinnati's workforce. A summary of these benefits for full-time employment is listed below. This is a general listing of benefits for all employees and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing for all bargaining units.

The City offers a variety of training programs, ranging from job-specific skills such as computer and equipment instruction, to helping supervisors improve their management techniques.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Cincinnati is dedicated to providing equal employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation or transgendered status, or ethnic, national or Appalachian origin, or on the basis of any other category protected under federal, state and local laws.

Holidays

The City of Cincinnati has 11 paid holidays annually that include:

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King Day

President's Day

Memorial Day

Juneteenth

Independence Day

Labor Day

Veterans' Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving

Christmas

Health Insurance

The City of Cincinnati 80/20 offers 3 medical plans to all full time City of Cincinnati employees and eligible dependents: the 80/20 PPO medical plan, the HDHP medical plan with an HSA contribution, and a Health Reimbursement Arrangement for those enrolled on another non-city eligible group plan.

Eligible Dependents Include

Legal Spouse or Equal Partner

Child (natural child, adopted child, and/or child who the group has determined is covered under a "Qualified Medical Child Support Order")

Step-child

Child for whom the employee or employee's spouse/equal partner is a legal guardian

Basic Life Insurance

A $50,000 Basic Life Insurance policy is paid for by the City for certain eligible employees. Full time employees not eligible for the City-paid basic life insurance policy are generally provided a similar benefit through their union group.

Supplemental Life, Long Term Disability, Accident & Critical Illness Insurance

Most full time City employees are eligible to participate in a supplemental life insurance program, a long term disability plan, and accident and critical illness insurance programs at their own expense. Premiums are determined by age, amount of coverage, and various additional factors.

Flexible Benefits Plans

Healthcare Flex Spending Account

City employees can participate in the Healthcare Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay out-of-pocket medical, prescription, dental, and vision care expenses for employees and family members.

Dependent Care Flex Spending Account

City employees can participate in a Dependent Care Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay work-related dependent care expenses. Participants can set aside money each year through pre-tax payroll deductions to pay for these expenses.

Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account

City employees can participate in a Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account (TERA) that can be used to reimburse expenses related to traveling to and from work. Participants can set-up a pre-tax payroll deduction up to an IRS regulated amount.

Healthy Lifestyles Program

City employees can voluntarily participate in a wellness incentive program that encourages and rewards employees and their spouses/equal partners for making positive choices for better health. The City of Cincinnati will contribute up to $300/year to a Health Reimbursement Account for each the employee and their spouse/equal partner for meeting specified program goals. These dollars can be used to offset qualified out-of-pocket medical expenses.

Integrated Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)

This is a voluntary program that serves as an alternative healthcare option to traditional medical plans. If you have alternate group health coverage available to you through a spouse, equal partner, another job, or a non-city retirement plan, you may be eligible for this plan which reimburses you for the difference in premiums between the plans and your covered out of pocket expenses on the other plan.

Retirement Plan

The City provides a defined benefit pension plan for part-time and full-timeemployees. New hires and re-hired employees are required to participate in the City of Cincinnati's Retirement System (CRS), regardless of previous participation in an Ohio State pension system or any another state or federal pension system. CRS is funded by employer and employee contributions, and investment returns from plan assets. CRS provides retirement and health care benefits subject to eligibility requirements. The following groups are excluded from participation in CRS: Mayor and Members of City Council; Sworn Police & Fire; Police Recruits; and Rehired Ohio Police & Fire Retirees.

Deferred Compensation

As an Ohio government employer, the City offers employees the ability to participate in a 457(b) tax-deferred retirement savings plan. The City makes an annual match to your 457(b) of up to $750, or as otherwise specified in applicable regulations and union contracts.

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By completing this supplemental evaluation you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any information you provide may be reviewed by the Human Resources staff and hiring department(s). Any misstatements or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or may result in dismissal. "See resume" is not an acceptable answer to the questions. The Human Resources staff will verify that you meet the minimum qualifications as outlined in the job posting, based on the information provided in your application and in these answers. Please indicate you have read and agree with this information.
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Are you a professional engineer or registered architect with the state of Ohio?
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Do you understand that you must obtain a Master Plan Examiner (MPE) certificate of competency from the Ohio Board of Building Standards (OBBS) within two years of appointment.
  • Yes, I understand and agree.
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Do you understand that if hired, you must possess or obtain a valid driver's license by the appointment date?
  • Yes, I understand and agree.
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Do you understand notifications regarding this position will be sent via email, therefore, it is your responsibility to check your personal email, Government Jobs mailbox, SPAM, JUNK, and CLUTTER FOLDERS for any and all communication sent regarding this position ?
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City of Cincinnati

Address

805 Central Avenue Suite 200

Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202

Phone

513-352-2400

Website

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cincinnati/default.cfm