The City of Portland's Bureau of Development Services is actively seeking a Plan Review Supervisor to plan and direct the work of professional technical staff that review and evaluate residential and commercial building plans, applying building codes to determine compliance with code provisions. In this role, you will evaluate and participate in developing bureau and city policies and procedures, provide staff guidance and leadership, develop and share your technical knowledge and administrative skills with staff in the Bureau of Development Services' Plan Review Section.
As one of two Plan Review Supervisors, you will work cooperatively to oversee a team of highly motivated, professional, and technically knowledgeable staff responsible for safeguarding building occupant's health, safety, welfare, comfort and security. In addition, these two leaders work together to develop and apply policies and procedures to achieve annual goals, objectives, and work standards. Plan Review Supervisors assure that service is delivered in an equitable manner while upholding the bureau's customer service standards.
As a Plan Review Supervisor, you will also:
Work closely with Senior Plans Examiners on the team to plan and schedule work, estimate staffing needs, assign and monitor project progress, and establish staff priorities. Provides guidance to staff and permit applicants as they develop solutions to complex permitting issues; be open to developing & implementing creative and innovative solutions and processes.
Support staff in accomplishing work in a timely and fiscally responsible manner. Takes a leadership role in the Bureau to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion, and participates actively in creating an excellent work environment for all staff.
Lead the Plan Review staff to success by supervising, coaching, and mentoring, as well as completing the annual performance review/planning process with staff.
In cooperation with the Bureau's Training & Workforce Development Team and the Bureau's Leadership Team, encourage continual professional growth for staff and promotes professional development opportunities.
Be familiar with the City Human Resource Rules and the Collective Bargaining Agreements, and acts in accordance with them.
Foster an excellent, service-oriented team that upholds the City's and the Bureau's mission and objectives with enthusiasm and confidence.
Join us for an optional Information Session to learn more about this position and the qualification. See the end of this listing for details.
It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at time of application.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Brandi Johnston, Sr. Human Resources Analyst
Bureau of Human Resources
OPTIONAL INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS:
To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer Optional Information Sessions that will provide you with details about this position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job, but attending will help you with the application process. You are welcome to join us for one of these optional sessions:
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017
LOCATION for both: 1900 Building, 5th Floor Conf. Room 5b (1900 SW 4th Ave. Portland, OR 97201)
For instructions on how to participate remotely, please contact Lorena Ramirez at Lorena.Ramirez@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-5333 no later than 2:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) one business day prior to the informational session date.
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
Knowledge and experience applying the Oregon Structural Specialty Codes, International Building, Mechanical and Residential Codes and other applicable construction codes.
Knowledge and experience applying engineering principles including static design and strength of materials.
Ability to plan, assign, supervise and coordinate the work of technical staff.
Ability to communicate effectively in a professional and friendly manner with a diverse population having a wide range of expertise.
Experience reviewing, monitoring and reporting on budgets.
Experience using information technology with computer skills applicable to the work of this position.
Applicants must also possess:
A valid state driver's license and an acceptable driving record at the time of hire.
Additional Salary Information: Great benefits including; Public Employee Retirement contribution paid by employer, alternative transportation incentives, generous sick and vacation leave, and multiple medical benefits options.
The Bureau of Development Services promotes safety, livability and economic vitality through efficient and collaborative application of building and development codes.
*To meet the needs of our community, we pursue the following goals:
*Support community vitality and protect life, property, and natural resources by promoting compliance with applicable codes and regulations
*Provide cooperative and responsive internal and external customer service
*Process all Bureau functions efficiently
*Create a collaborative workplace that promotes mutual respect through trust, fairness and open communication
*Support continual professional growth of the workforce and organization through education, technology and diversity
-Dedication to serving the public
-Pride in our work
-Care for the long-term viability of our community
-Recognition of worth, quality and importance of each employee and member of the community
-Support of continual learning, education and innovation