Permit Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Aspen, CO
  • May 14, 2021

Website City of Aspen

The City of Aspen is Hiring a Permit Coordinator

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Title: Permit Coordinator

Salary Range: $42,952.00 – $60,340.80 – Salary Offer Dependent on Qualifications

Position Overview:

The Permit Coordinator serves as a technical resource and liaison between the public, potential applicants, applicants, and permit review agency staff to ensure proper and efficient permit processing. Further, this position models the organization’s core values and mission in all interactions with internal and external stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

Facilitates the coordinated permit review process for development projects. Provides a single point of contact (from project inception to permit issuance) and works to ensure that the entire review and approval process is timely, well-coordinated, efficient, and predictable, with the focus on successful project outcomes.
Serves as a technical resource regarding development process requirements for internal and external customers. Assists customers with their understanding and use of the City’s online permits management system
Reviews permit applications for completeness, accuracy, and conformance to requirements as outlined in the review agencies’ submittal guidelines. Based on the review, determines whether the submittal or resubmittal can be accepted. For incomplete applications, provides applicant with a detailed list of issues that must be corrected. Coordinates/distributes applications for review by appropriate agencies within established timeframes.
Maintains records management of electronic and paper departmental files. Inputs data and maintains the permits management system for building-related permits. Runs various system-generated reports, as needed.

Service: Provides service with excellence, humility, integrity, and respect in daily work, builds trust by listening, treats people with respect, acknowledges opportunities for improvement, and follows through with commitments.
Partnership: Actively creates strong, supportive internal and external relationships to attain a common goal and achieve greater impact together.
Stewardship: Balances social, environmental, and financial responsibilities, evaluating the impact of decision making on a thriving future for all.
Innovation: Develops technical expertise to pursue new ideas and creative outcomes, grounded in Aspen’s unique culture, opportunities, and challenges.
Communication: Knowledge of effective and appropriate communication.  Ability to use knowledge effectively in various contexts which may require oral, written, visual and non-verbal communication.
Interpersonal: Works to develop strength in interpersonal skills.  Has the ability to work well with diverse groups of people, both inside and outside the organization.
Technology: Demonstrates technology skills sufficient for the nature and level of position.  Demonstrates a willingness to learn new technologies and transition job duties accordingly to support technological advances and innovation.
Regulations: Knowledge of relevant laws, legal building and planning codes, and agency policies and procedures.

Two years of professional experience in building/planning services, project management, or office management.
Associate degree in a construction-related program, business administration, or related field.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and have a basic understanding of computers and online computer-based technology applications, which includes accessing web-based platforms.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to read and interpret construction related documents such as blueprints, and have previous experience with electronic land use planning or permitting software.
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* Please note that any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required abilities, knowledge, and skills as determined by the City of Aspen may be substituted for the requirements above.

Enjoy Industry Leading Benefits:

Health and wellness benefits, including Medical and Dental Vision Insurance.
Tuition Reimbursement
Cafeteria Benefit
Wellbeing Program and Incentives
Homeowner’s Down Payment Assistance
Competitive 401(a) Employer Retirement Contributions
Flexible Schedule
Discounted Ski Passes
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Extended Sick Leave
Application Process:

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Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

​The application must be filled out completely; stating “see resume” anywhere in the application, is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application.

Direct any additional questions or inquiries to our Talent Acquisition Business Partner by emailing [email protected]

The City of Aspen is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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