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The California State Controller’s Office provides a compensation database for many cities and public agencies. The Government Compensation in California (Manhattan Beach) page will show the salary and benefit cost associated with employees by title.

If you are interested in any of the open positions, please click on the appropriate link below for the position information and the supplemental application information. A city employment application is required for all open positions. A complete application (city employment application, record waiver and if required supplemental questionnaire) must be submitted to the Human Resources Department. IMPORTANT: Facsimiles, photo copies, electronic mail, or final filing date postmarks will not be accepted.

New application posted below pursuant to AB218. The City of Manhattan Beach will no longer request conviction information or proof of safe driving record at time of application submission unless criminal conviction background is required by law or exempt from AB218.


If you are interested in a position that is not currently open, you can submit a Job Interest Card. The Job Interest Card will be kept on file with the Human Resources Office for one year. If the particular position is open for recruitment the applicant will be notified.

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Senior Plan Check Engineer, Job No. 16-012

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$8,295 - $10,805 per month
  • Posted Date:11/29/2016

The City of Manhattan Beach is now accepting applications for the position of Senior Plan Check Engineer. This position is located in the Building & Safety Division of the Community Development Department. The Senior Plan Check Engineer performs varied building and engineering design plan checks and related plan documents. Trains, assigns, and reviews plan checks performed by the Plan Check Engineer, inspection staff, and contract Plan Check consultants.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field. A Master's degree in Civil Engineering or related field is desirable.

Training & Experience: Three (3) years of responsible professional experience involving building and engineering plan check.

Licenses, Certificates and Special Requirements:

  • Valid California Class "C" license at time of employment
  • Certification within two years of date of hire
  • State of California registration as a Professional Civil Engineer or licensed Architect with the California Architects Board
  • International Conference of Building Officials Certification or other recognized Plan Examiner Certification is highly desirable.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a completed City employment application and supplemental questionnaire form to the Human Resources Department.  This position will remain open until filled.  Facsimiles, electronic mail, photocopies, and final filing date postmarks will not be accepted.

Applications are accepted by mail or in-person in the Human Resources Department, City Hall, 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. You can obtain a City Employment Application below or by contacting the Human Resources Department at (310) 802-5258.

City Employment Application (MS Word)

Job Announcement (PDF)

Supplemental Questionnaire (PDF)

All applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the job announcement. Candidates will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process.

The selection process will consist of an:
Oral Interview - 100% and supplemental questionnaire (for evaluation purposes only)

If you need special assistance with the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources Technician at (310) 802-5258.


The City of Manhattan Beach does not discriminate. NOTE: A drug test may be administered as part of the pre-employment medical exam.

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




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