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Published
January 8, 2019
Location
Brighton, Colorado
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Description

What Success Looks Like In This Job

The individual in this position performs a variety of duties including assisting with building, development and right of way (ROW) and infrastructure permits, as well as stormwater utility payments. This position must be dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers and provides excellent customer service.The Permit Technician provides information and assistance to other county staff, contractors, and the general public andprovides general clerical and administrative support to the Community and Economic Development Department.

Examples of Duties for Success

  • Respond to inquiries from the public or county personnel in person, by phone, or viaor email regarding building regulations, policies, and procedures, including knowledge of the International Council of Codes (ICC) Building Codes, stormwater utility policy, county regulations, and permitting processes.
  • Provide general information to the public, development community, and other government agencies pertaining to county planning, land use, and development policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Review building permit, stormwater permit, stormwater appeals and credits, ROW permit, and development permitapplications for completeness.
  • Process and issue building permit requests and prepare Certificate of Occupancies for Chief Building Official to sign.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding inspection scheduling and results of inspections.
  • Receive, log, and refer complaints regarding alleged building code violations, as well as alleged county code violations.
  • Collect and record building permit fees, stormwater utility fees, ROW fees, and development review fees, including balancing the cash drawer on a daily basis and making weekly deposits with the Treasurer's Department.
  • Collect and enter insurance and bond information from contractors.
  • Perform a variety of general office duties, including but not limited to: data input, answering phones, scanning documents, and ordering supplies.
  • Act as receptionist for Community and Economic Development and Public Works Departments. This includes informing employees of people coming to see them, directing the public to meetings, and accepting and signing for deliveries.
  • Create, proofread, and distribute a variety of forms, reports, letters, memoranda, presentations, meeting minutes, agendas, and statistical charts.
  • Receive, sort, and distribute incoming mail.
  • Compile, collect, and print documents/records requested by the public and authorized by the County Attorney.
  • Update and maintain a variety of electronic and paper files and records.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of or the ability to learn general knowledge of codes, ordinances, laws, and regulations pertaining to zoning, building, and right of way.
  • Respond to questions from the public, county personnel, and outside agencies.
  • Knowledge of or the ability to learn a variety of permitting.
  • Knowledge of or the ability to learn code violations and the process associated with resolving/addressing the violation.
  • Keep abreast of pertinent federal, state, and local laws which could affect county codes and regulations.
  • Knowledge of or the ability to learn and understand engineering and architecture drawings regarding building and design elements as well as site plans.
  • Ability to operate point of sale and credit card machines.
  • Mathematical skills required to count change and accurately calculate fees.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to perform general office duties, including responding to the public via telephone, email, or in person; drafting correspondence and reports; tracking, filing and retaining documents, scanning documents, etc.
  • Knowledge of or the ability to learn the operation of county-supported software, to include MS Office Suite, Accela, JD Edwards, and other software used in the Community and Economic Development Department.
  • Schedule and coordinate projects; set priorities; adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Qualifications for Success

  • Experience:
    • Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience working with the public in a customer service role and knowledge of ICC Building Codes and/or land use regulations.
    • Experience working with building permitting computer systems is preferred.
  • Education and Training:High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • License or Certificate: This position requires an ICC certification as a Permit Technician or the ability to obtain certification within 12 months.
  • Background Check:Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Employees in this class who are regular, full-time are afforded full benefits including medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as vacation and sick leave accruals, retirement, life insurance and long-term disability (LTD) insurance.

    Employees in this class that are project-designated full-time(PJF) are afforded benefits including medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as vacation and sick leave accruals. Excluded from this class are long-term disability (LTD) insurance, life insurance, and retirement benefits.

    Employees in this class that are project-designated part-time (PJ3 working 30-39 hours per week)are afforded medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as pro-rated vacation and sick leave accruals. Excluded from this class are long-term disability (LTD) insurance, life insurance, and retirement benefits.

    Employees in this class that are regularpart-time (less than 30 hours per week); project-designated part-time (PJ2 less than 30 hours per week), or temporary are afforded no benefits.

    For a more detailed overview of our benefit package, pleaseclick here

    01
    Do you possess at least a High School Diploma or GED.

    • Yes
    • No
    02
    Do you possess an ICC Permit Technician certification or the ability to obtain certification within 1 year of hire date?

    • Yes
    • No
    03
    Do you possess at least two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience working with the public in a customer service role and knowledge of ICC Building Codes and/or land use regulations?

    • Yes
    • No
    04
    If you answered "yes" to the above question, please explain in detail where you obtained this experience?

      05
      Do you have experience working with building permitting computer systems?

      • Yes
      • No
      06
      Do you have experience examining building plans and/or site plans?

      • Yes
      • No
      07
      Have you recorded, tracked and reconciled monies as part of your regular job duties?

      • Yes
      • No
      08
      If you answered "yes" to the above question, please explain in detail where you obtained this experience?

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