Permit Technician

job - full time, paid

City Tamarac
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Closed
Posted 36 Days ago
City Tamarac
Fort Lauderdale, FL
job - full time, paid
Posted 36 Days ago
Closed

Description

Permit Technician City of Tamarac - City of Tamarac, FL4.5 Full-time$17 - $20 an hour Save Education * High School Diploma or GED Skills * Construction Experience * Customer Service * Clerical Experience GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB Under occasional supervision, utilizes modern computer software to process Building Department records, reports, permits and inspection documents. Receives and responds to customer inquiries regarding the activities of the Building Department. Performs various clerical duties to assist Permit Services Supervisor, Inspectors and the Director of Building with daily activities and projects. Reports to the Permit Services Supervisor. Specific Duties and Responsibilities ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Uses computers, to research and enter all information required to process building applications and permits on a daily basis. Information processed and printed includes contractor registration verification; permit numbers; inspection data; inspection tickets, route sheets and record of payment. Uses computer to maintain Electronic Plan Review (EPR) paperwork submittal log by calendar year. Uses computer to verify plan reviewer(s) permit pricing and customization of inspections. Receives telephone inquiries regarding Building Department activities. Answers questions concerning inspection scheduling and results; application and/or permit status, routes certain calls to appropriate inspector or building official. Provides excellent customer service by greeting walk-in customers, accepting permit applications and plans and reviewing to verify completeness and appropriate signatures. Scans and uploads permitting paperwork into Electronic Plan Review system, collects scanning and submittal fees as applicable, and forwards to plan review. Uploads permitting paperwork from USB drive for customers and routes to the appropriate plan reviewer(s). Uses computer to accept and complete EPR tasks to facilitate plan review and permit issuance; uses computer to complete Naviline steps to facilitate plan review and permit issuance. Researches certain permit information at the request of departmental employees, contractors and property owners. Schedules inspections at the request of contractors and homeowners who have applied for building permits. Creates Certificates of Occupancy after inspections are completed by departmental inspectors. Creates Certificates of Completion as requested for customers. Uses computers to generate daily permit inspection logs for inspectors' review as needed. Operates a variety of office equipment in the performance of daily responsibilities, including computers, copiers, facsimile machines, voice mail, calculator, scanner, and microfilm viewer. Interacts and communicates daily with various groups and individuals including Building Department Staff, other city employees, contractors, law enforcement personnel, fire department personnel, private and business property owners. Maintains contact and relays messages to inspectors in the field via cell phone and/or email. Performs various cashier transactions. Prepares daily balance reports and closes cash register. Runs cash post listings, credit and debit card reports. Documents and researches complaints reported by customers and/or inspectors to verify if permits were obtained to do work on properties. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Verifies and updates records of contractors' licenses and insurance. Assists Administrative Coordinator and supervisor with telephone calls when necessary. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Training and Experience Requires high school diploma or GED and at least 12 months of data entry, customer service, clerical experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must demonstrate proficiency in computer software applications through the completion of a skills assessment exercise. Prior experience in permitting or construction related fields preferred. NOTE: Job description, minimum qualifications, and the standards required to perform the essential functions are detailed in the official job description. The City of Tamarac is a drug-free workplace. Candidates recommended for hire must pass a pre-employment drug screening prior to appointment. An eligible veteran or spouse of veteran shall receive preference in the selection process as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, a candidate MUST submit a copy of a DD-214, Certificate of Discharge, or Statement of Eligibility with their application. FIRST REVIEW: July 26, 2019. Subject to closing at that time, or when sufficient number of applications are received Save

Skills

construction, inspection, submittals, permitting, calculations, completion, customer service, research, training, contractors, data entry, scheduling, organization, project execution, plan review

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