Permit Technician I

Website City of Commerce City

The Permit Technician I, under general supervision and general knowledge of division, provides customer service to process permit applications, building inspections, contractor licenses, and certificates of occupancy while providing routine and moderately complex clerical and customer service support for the Division & Department.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities Learns methods & procedures for permit approval & issuance to assure compliance with codes, ordinances & zoning. Assists in communications with internal departments, private citizens & company representatives regarding permit application & issuance procedures; participates in conferences or seminars; receives, logs & processes public complaints.
Provides routine information and service as front desk receptionist
Processes building permit and contractor license applications
Screens calls and refers questions to appropriate staff or department

Minimum Qualifications 

High School diploma or GED and two years of administrative experience or two years of experience in the building construction industry or real estate required; experience in a municipal building department preferred. ICC Permit Technician certification preferred; certification required within one year of employment.

Note:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications.  Employees are accountable for all duties associated with this position.

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