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Building Plans Examiner I, II, & Sr

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County Of Sonoma Santa Rosa , CA 95401

Posted 3 months ago

When you join Permit Sonoma you become part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, where you will gain the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better your community.
You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including: An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500 and ongoing education/training opportunities Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year County paid premium contribution to several health plan options County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment Retirement fully integrated with Social Security Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

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Building Plans Examiner I, II, & Sr

Expired Job

County Of Sonoma