Plans Examiner III


Our Development & Permits department is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Plans Examiner III for Zoning Plan review.

The successful candidate for this position will be able to do the following:
  • Develop an understanding of the intricacies found in the Chesapeake Zoning Ordinance and how to apply the provisions thereof.
  • Possess the skills necessary to review preliminary and final plans for compliance with the Chesapeake Zoning Ordinance.
  • Have superior communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to apply them to determinations, customer contact, associated Boards and Commissions, City Management, and co-workers.
  • Become familiar with the systems that are used daily and how they work together to administer and record workflow and productivity.
  • Retain a calm courteous demeanor in the face of stressful situations and dealing with angry or irrational individuals.
  • Be capable of effectively explaining information, concepts, and code requirements to a wide range of persons including the general public, contractors, design professionals, and others.
  • Provide excellent customer service and maintain good working relationships with co-workers.
  • Be capable of managing multiple tasks and projects in an organized and highly efficient manner.
The City of Chesapeake offers an exceptional range of benefits. Please browse our Benefits Brochure, for a full list of benefits and employee perks.


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