• City of Long Beach, CA
  • Long Beach, California
  • Mar 30, 2024
Full Time Planning and Development
  • Salary: $3,558.64 - $4,574.96 Biweekly USD

Job Description


Applications are available online beginning March 29, 2024 through 4:30 pm, May 24, 2024. Extended!


The current vacancies are Grade II ($3,839.60 - $5,229.84 biweekly) Plan Checker - Electrical II in the Community Development Department.

Salary Information:

Grade I - $3,558.64 - $4,839.04 Bi-Weekly

Grade II - $3,839.60 - $5,229.84 Bi-Weekly


Under general supervision, reviews and approves the design of electrical equipment

and systems in buildings and structures; examines electrical construction documents, plans, and specifications for compliance with applicable laws and ordinances; establishes procedures for acceptance and processing of electrical construction documents and permits; computes fees, approves changes, and coordinates other construction documents processed by the department; consults with or advises design professionals, property owners, and builders regarding their electrical projects and related electrical codes or regulations; advises

inspectors and other department personnel in the inspection of electrical installations; assists in the training of personnel assigned to electrical inspection; communicates findings and recommendations both orally and in writing regarding design or installation of electrical equipment or systems; reviews preliminary designs or construction documents of electrical equipment or systems; participates in technical meetings; prepares electrical ordinance changes as requested; maintains records and prepares correspondence and reports; and

performs other related duties as required.


Candidates must meet one of the following Options A, B, C or D:

Option A: A minimum of one year of professional experience equivalent to the City of Long Beach classifications: Principal Building Inspector or Senior Electrical Inspector OR Plan Checker Electrical.

Option B: A minimum of two years professional experience as a Plans Examiner OR Inspector equivalent to the City of Long Beach classifications: Senior Plumbing Inspector, Senior Mechanical Inspector or Senior Combination Building Inspector, Plan Checker - Plumbing, Plan Checker - Mechanical, or Plan Checker - Fire Prevention.

Option C: Graduation from a four-year accredited college or university with a degree in

Electrical Engineering OR closely related field OR possess an Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T.) certification OR possess a professional engineering license (Proof required)* AND two years’ experience in electrical construction and/or electrical engineering.

Option D: Possess a valid Professional Engineering (PE) license in electrical or closely related field (Proof required) *.

*Proof of required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristics on the form. Degrees must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate a field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Ability to use computer applications (e.g., database management, project scheduling, spreadsheets, word processing and email).

• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

A valid motor vehicle operator's license and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at the time of the selection interview.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Electrical plans examination or inspection certification issued by the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), International Code Council (ICC) or other nationally recognized organizations is desirable at the time of filing; and is required prior to passing probation.


Application and Supplemental Application. ................................................................ Qualifying

Screening of applicants will be conducted on the basis of application and required supplemental application submitted. This selection procedure will be conducted using a continuous non-competitive process, which means applications are evaluated solely on training, experience, education, or certification. Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications with applications received by April 12, 2024, will be placed on Test #01 established eligible list.

In accordance with Civil Service Procedure 3.38, all eligible veterans that successfully qualify on any or all open-competitive examinations shall receive an additional credit of ten (10) points that will be added to their original passing score. Disabled veterans passing the examination shall receive a credit of fifteen (15) points that will be added to their original passing score. (A copy of the veterans DD-214, Member 4 form indicating honorable discharge must be attached to the application at the time of filing.)

If you have not received notification within two weeks of filing, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.

The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender. The City of Long Beach will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You are not required to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until you receive a conditional job offer. If the City of Long Beach has concerns about a conviction that is directly related to

the job after making a conditional job offer and conducting a background check, you will have the opportunity to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide evidence to mitigate concerns, or challenge the acc uracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visiting

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.

This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If specialaccommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For the hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Employee Benefits

The City of Long Beach offers its employees opportunities to grow personally and professionally.As a permanent employee, you are eligible to receive fringe benefits that include:

Medical and Dental Insurance

Life Insurance

Retirement Plan (P.E.R.S.)

Paid Vacation, Personal Holidays and Sick Leave

Deferred Compensation

Credit Union Membership

Free Bus Transportation (Long Beach Transit)

Flexible Spending Accounts

Free Employee Parking
Paid Parental Leave*
*Paid Parental Leave - after six (6) months of City employment; up to 30 calendar days (160 hours/192 hours for sworn platoon) of PPL, taken in full-day increments, in connection with the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child, up to the age of seventeen (17).

Closing Date/Time: 5/24/2024 4:30 PM Pacific

Job Address

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