Roseville

Permit Technician II (20039484)

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Building
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Sacramento/Metro Area
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Temporary
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9/22/2020 at 5pm
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$23.21-$32.66 Hourly
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Location

311 Vernon Street Roseville, 95678

Description

 

PERMIT TECHNICIAN II

 

SALARY:      $23.21 to $32.66 hourly

 

FINAL FILING DATE:                        We are accepting applications until closing at 5 pm, September 22, 2020. PERS retired annuitants are not eligible to apply.

 

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

 

THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary and part-time position of Permit Technician II in the Development Services Department.  This position is limited to a maximum of 1,500 hours per fiscal year.

 

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

 

THE CITY

The City of Roseville (COR) incorporates the following Core Competencies as part of the City’s culture:

  • Focus on people: Develop and deliver service-oriented solutions that meet or exceed expectations.
  • Build trust: Ensure honesty and integrity to gain confidence and support of others.
  • Ensure accountability: Take responsibility for the outcomes of one’s own work and foster a sense of ownership in others.
  • Communicate effectively: Deliver clear, concise messages and actively listen to ideas and questions.
  • Collaborate inclusively:  Build effective working partnerships, alliances, and teams.
  • Make quality decisions: Make sound, timely decisions and recommendations.
  • Be adaptable/agile: Change approach or methods to best fit the situation and effectively balance competing priorities.

 

DEFINITION

To perform responsible administrative and technical support work in one or more specialized area of Development Services; to provide information and direction to the public on planning, engineering and building issues, processes and requirements at the development services/permit center counter; to receive, review, route, process and plan check minor applications and permits; and to research community development issues.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is the journey level class in the Permit Technician serves and is distinguished from the I level by the ability to perform the full range of duties assigned with only occasional instruction or assistance as unusual or unique situations arise. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filed by advancement from the I level.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives general supervision from an assigned supervisor; and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Permit Technician.

 

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide information and direction to the public at the counter, via phone, email, and written correspondence related to the City’s development and permit process including planning, building, and engineering, zoning issues, codes, standards, ordinances, and guidelines.
  • Review applications, documents and plan submittals to assure accuracy and compliance with pertinent and established criteria; log-in and coordinate routing of various plans and permits to appropriate departments.
  • Perform minor plan checks; issue minor planning, engineering and building permits.
  • Calculate permit and mitigation fees and provide fee estimates as requested.
  • Access, enter and update computerized plan check data entry and tracking systems and provide information to the public relating to the status of projects and permits.
  • Prepare reports, memos and letters pertaining to development review and permitting; collect, record and balance permit-related monetary transactions.
  • Research, compile and analyze data for special projects and various reports.
  • Maintain manuals and update resource materials.
  • Recommend and participate in implementation and improvement of policies and procedures.
  • Create and update a variety of forms.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service
  • Perform related work as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of land use and construction permitting.
  • Organization and operation of the City and outside agencies involved with development approvals and coordination.
  • Research techniques, resources and sources of information related to community development.
  • Customer service principles and public relations techniques.
  • Office software applications.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Business letter writing and report preparation.
  • City permit and plan check procedures, rules, regulations and guidelines.
  • Maps, construction plans and specifications.
  • Pertinent local, state and federal building, zoning, engineering and planning codes and regulations related to the permit process.

 

Ability to:

  • Learn, interpret, apply and explain basic local, state and federal regulations and standards related to land use.
  • On a continuous basis, learn and understand all aspects of the job.
  • On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less.
  • Read and understand general construction plans, maps, and specifications to assure accuracy.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relations with those contacted during the course of work.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Analyze situations carefully and adopt effective courses of action.
  • Research, compile analyze, interpret and prepare a variety of statistical and administrative reports.
  • Prepare correspondence and memorandums.
  • Conduct routine analytical studies; problem solve.
  • Make accurate mathematical calculations.
  • Use a personal computer and software; plan and organize workload.
  • Know and understand all aspects of the job.
  • Interpret, apply and explain advanced regulations and standards related to land use.
  • Understand complex construction plans, maps, and specifications.
  • Respond to and assist in the resolution of difficult and sensitive development related inquiries and complaints.
  • Independently prepare correspondence and memorandums.
  • Use independent judgment and personal initiative.
  • Know, understand, interpret and explain department and program policies and procedures.

 

Experience and Training

 

Experience:

  • Two years of increasingly responsible experience performing permit related duties similar to that of a Permit Technician I with the City of Roseville.

 

Training:

  • An Associate’s degree or 60 semester units of college level course work including 18 units in a major field of study and 21 units in general education from an accredited college, preferably with major course work in building inspection, urban planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, or related field.  (Note: An additional two years of administrative or technical experience that involves extensive public contact or possession of a valid Permit Technician Certificate from the International Code Council may substitute for the above educational requirement.)

 

License or Certificate:

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.
  • Possession of a valid Permit Technician Certificate from the International Code Council within six months of appointment.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

 

  1. Was any of the work experience listed on your application an unpaid internship, or volunteer work?  If so, please list below which ones.

 

2.    How many years of full time experience do you have performing administrative or technical work in one or more of the    following fields: utility planning, engineering, construction, community development, planning, and/or building?

  •   Less than 2 years
  •   2-3 years
  •   3-4 years
  •   4-5 years
  •   5+ years

 

  1. Please describe your experience with the permitting and plan check process when either obtaining or issuing permits.

 

  1. Please describe your overall approach and philosophy toward customer service.

 

  1. Please describe you experience, if any, working with Accela Automation or other public agency permitting software platforms.

 

  1. Please list any International Code Council (I.C.C.) certifications or training you have obtained that have prepared you for this job. Please list the year obtained and applicant expiration dates.

 

 

ELECTION PROCESS

Applications will be screened by the Human Resources Department for minimum qualifications.  Qualifying applicants may be contacted by the Department to interview. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.

 

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS.  MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.

 

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(916)774-5475