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PLANS EXAMINER I (Open Positions: 1)

Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
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Job Description

PLANS EXAMINER I           Open Until Filled

Manhattan Fire Department - Risk Reduction & Code Services

Regular - Full Time - Exempt position         Starting Range:  $42,286.40 - $66,892.80


Reviews plans, drawings and documents for new construction, additions to, or remodeling of primarily commercial building structures to determine their compliance with City adopted codes and ordinances and advises the necessary parties of any changes required to help assure the health and safety of the citizens of Manhattan. Provides technical assistance to Fire Services personnel, and to other City divisions and the public as required. Performs field inspections as needed.

This position reports to the Deputy Fire Marshal and is part of the Risk Reduction & Code Services Division of the Manhattan Fire Department. This position is an exempt position. 

To apply, please complete the online application and submit a cover letter @ https://cityofmhk.com/1393/Apply-for-a-Job

 For a complete job description including essential physical functions; 

Click here:  Plans Examiner I Job Description August 2019.pdf