Planning & Development Services Permit Technician
Overall Job Objective
Position Summary & Duties Responsible
Under general direction, provide administrative and technical service to the customer. Review Zoning, Building, and Planning applications for completeness prior to assigning permit or case numbers as needed. Assign addresses, issue business licenses, process trade permits and schedule inspections as needed. Collect fees and issue receipts. Operate KIVA database.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist general public with all questions and activities relevant to the intake of applications. Coordinate with staff and other County departments as necessary to ensure proper submittal of applications.
Prepare and compile reports related to department tracking and database systems. Add or remove flags/holds as necessary.
Review construction documents for completeness prior to assigning a building permit number; calculate and collect permit and impact fees.
Provide information as requested with regards to department records, reports, codes, ordinances, procedures and calendar of events.
Coordinate the circulation of commercial plans between Zoning, Building, Electrical, and Mechanical/Plumbing sections.
Respond to administrative and some technical questions from the public on applying for a permit and issuing a building permit.
Issue permits following plan approval.
Retrieve and research material from manual and/or automated files.
*The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required of all employees assigned to this job.
Associate Degree in related field plus three (3) years of relevant government, construction, architectural, administrative/clerical, or planning experience including customer service. Or any combination of post-secondary education and/or experience totaling five (5) years in stated areas.
Some knowledge of zoning and planning principles.
Some knowledge of geographic information systems, computer mapping, databases or related computer applications.
Ability to read and comprehend construction and other land use related documents.
Some background in accounting or financial procedures is preferred.
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in interpreting applicable policies and procedures.
Ability to operate standard office equipment including computer and databases.
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English.
Ability to interact professionally with the public, supervisors, and other co-workers.
Ability to carry out complex oral and written instructions.
Screening and Compliance
The offer of this Bernalillo County position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete the post-offer employment medical examination.
Employee must comply with the safety guidelines of the County.
Employee must be able to perform the physical demands required of fieldwork.
Duties are performed primary indoors; however there may be an occasional incidence where a site visit is required.
Essential job duties are performed indoors in climate-controlled environment.
Primary work surface is even, dry, carpeted or tiled floor.
Work may be done alone or with co-workers with general directions from the supervisor.
Equipment, Tools and Materials
Worker uses a variety of office machines, including a mainframe computer, Xerox copiers, and other office machines, communication devices.
Worker uses a wide variety of work aids, including construction documents, books, binders and files, architectural scales, and calculator.
County vehicle is used on an as needed basis.
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