Permit Coordinator (Part-Time)

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Dept/Div:  Infrastructure & Development

Salary: $15/hour

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Status: Part-time

General Definition of Work

Performs intermediate technical work reviewing construction drawings, processing right-of-way excavation permits, and assisting department personnel with various tasks as assigned. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Director of Public Works and Engineering.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions

Coordinates, processes, and issues right-of-way excavation (street cut) permits; calculates, issues, and collects fees; performs on-site inspections, and updates data base accordingly.

Collects, catalogs, and maintains data on permits, street signs, and other departmental information.

Responds to citizen inquiries concerning projects, roads, properties, City maps, and requests for plans.

Performs various administrative duties, such as making copies, answering/returning telephone calls, scheduling meetings, maintaining inventory of various office equipment and supplies.

Assists the Director of Public Works and Engineering with various departmental tasks as assigned.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to comply with applicable federal, state and local rules and regulations governing appropriate City Code and various licensing/permit requirements; skill in the use of personal computers, associated software packages, hardware, and peripheral equipment; analytical ability to critique construction drawings; skill in the use and operation of assigned equipment and vehicles; ability to perform research work; ability to prepare clear and accurate reports including suitable graphic representations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, and the general public.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience with local permitting process, codes, ordinances, resolution or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements

This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work frequently standing, walking, sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, climbing or balancing, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions and occasionally requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work frequently requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

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