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City of Thousand Oaks
Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, United States (on-site)
29 days ago
City of Thousand Oaks
Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, United States
Spotlight Preferred
29 days ago
Job Function
Inspector - Construction


About Thousand Oaks

At the City of Thousand Oaks, we're not looking for people who just want a job.  We're looking for partners in building our future and community.  Our team is passionate about delivering exceptional customer service to our residents and colleagues.  We do this through a collaborative team environment rooted in service, innovation, and excellence.  We are committed to a culture of engagement, career development, and purpose.

Regardless of where you are in your career, we have a path for you to thrive on.     

Additional perks:

  • competitive pay and benefits 

  • strong commitment to your professional development 

  • flexible work environment and schedules (hybrid, 9/80, 4/10) 

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer


We have an excellent opportunity in the Community Development Department for the position of Plan Check Assistant!

We seek a customer service-oriented individual with the competence and experience to address challenges with confidence and professionalism. The Plan Check Assistant performs a range of duties in reviewing and checking building construction plans (residential, commercial, and industrial) for compliance with all applicable State and City codes.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Review construction plans for additions, alterations, repairs, and other projects to ensure compliance with all applicable codes and ordinances
  • Respond to inquiries from, and provide information to architects, engineers, contractors, building designers, owners, and the general public regarding project status, plan checking, and other code code-related issues
  • Provide assistance at the public service counter (over-the-counter plan checking, code questions, and permit issuance)
  • Perform routine engineering analysis and calculations
  • Approve over-the-counter plan revisions to issued permits

Ideal Candidate

Ideal Candidate should possess:

  • Ability to read and interpret architectural, structural, and civil engineering plans to ensure conformance with building code standards, and other related regulations
  • Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with external and internal partners
  • Problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Knowledge of routine engineering procedures, terminology, and principles related to structural components of buildings and structures
  • Equivalent to a high school diploma, with specialized vocational or college level coursework in construction technology, architecture, engineering, or related field
  • 2+ years technical experience in construction plan checking, building inspection, or a related field
  • An ICC certification as a Plans Examiner and/or Combination Building Inspector
  • A valid California Class C driver’s license

Core Competencies:

  • Effective Communicator
  • Strategic Thinker
  • Results Oriented
  • Customer-Focused
  • Problem Solver and Decision Maker
  • Planner and Organizer
  • Technically Knowledgeable


The City of Thousand Oaks offers excellent benefits including: 
Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension Retirement Plan, 401(a), Retirement Health Savings Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and more.  Click here for more information. 

Special Instructions

FILING DEADLINE: Open until filled. Next review date: February 12, 2024  Additional information about the City is available on our website at

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION - The City of Thousand Oaks makes reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities to participate in the selection process.  If you wish to request an accommodation in order to participate in the selection process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the final filing date.  Applicants requesting an accommodation should document the request including the type and extent of accommodations requested to participate in the selection process and/or perform the duties of the job for which applied.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE - In order to qualify for Veteran’s Preference a Form DD214, or other acceptable proof of service, must be submitted by the deadline date/time noted in the job announcement. Any veteran who has successfully completed all phases of a selection process for employment with the City shall be granted a final interview regardless of his or her ranking on the eligibility list, providing he/she meets the criteria for an eligible veteran.

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

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Job ID: 72194116

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