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Permit Technician – Community Development

Clark County, Vancouver, WA

Job - Government

Close Date: 04/01/2020

Permit Technician – Community Development

Job Summary

In the Permit Center, our Permit Technicians are customer service focused and provide a foundation for all technical work and processes in Community Development. Their emphasis is on providing comprehensive customer service to ensure accurate and efficient response to requests.

Their primary function is to serve as first contact for customers (citizens, developers, etc.) regarding the requirements, policies and procedures of land-use and building permits and related technical services and information.

The Permit Technician also serves as a liaison between the public and technical/professional staff; Provides general information about other divisions within the department to customers and refers them to appropriate outside agencies as necessary; Customer contact occurs by walk-ins, phones, electronic mail, and postal mail.

This position is represented by Local 307CO - Washington State Council of County and City Employees.

Education and Experience:
• High school diploma or GED. Additional related college coursework or a degree is desirable.
• (3) Three years of experience emphasizing or including intensive public contact, customer service, interpretation and explanation of complex regulations and use of modern office technology.
• A minimum of (1) one year of experience and training in building codes and permit processes or other aspects of planning, zoning review, code enforcement, or land development.
Other combinations of education or experience which would demonstrate the ability to perform the work will be considered.
An online application is required. For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:

Salary Grade: Local 307.108 ($24.28 - $29.58) per hour
Close Date: 04/01/2020

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