Permit Tech – Routt County

  • Full Time
  • Routt County
  • Jun 26, 2019


PO. Box 773598

Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

Phone (970) 870-5361 Fax (970) 870-5362




Routt County Permit Tech: $21.49 to $23.02 per hour, plus an excellent benefit package. The Building Department is seeking a full-time Permit Technician/Admin Assistant IV.  This position requires a variety of clerical and technical duties to assist in the smooth operation of the Building Department serving the citizens of Routt County, City of Steamboat Springs, and the towns of Oak Creek and Yampa.  The successful applicant shall: (1) be outgoing and energetic in working closely with other City and County departments, community agencies, licensed professionals as well as the general public; (2) provide information to the public and licensed professionals regarding the building codes, local adopted ordinances and departmental procedures as well as other agencies and departments prior to submittal of plans; (3) act as a liaison with the various entities for the utility approvals as well as departmental approvals; (4) process and issue building permits, the required sub-permits, contractor registration, scheduling inspections and keep accurate records for each permit.


Successful applicant must have the following education, training and experience: High School diploma or GED with some college preferred, and three to five years clerical or customer service experience; or a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Some basic knowledge of constructions is helpful.  Applicant will be required to get a Permit Technician Certification from the International Code Council within one year.


Some of the technical skills needed: Considerable knowledge of math, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary; proficient in computer skills in MS Office products, knowledge of all types of office equipment; knowledge of the terminology used within the construction industry; and have the ability to verify documents and forms for accuracy and completeness.


A complete job description can be emailed to prospective applicants.


A cover letter, resume, and a signed Routt County Application must be received before 3 pm, June 26, 2019. The Routt County Application is available in the Routt County Human Resources Office, 136 6th Street, Steamboat Springs, can be emailed to a prospective applicant, or you can access it at



Failure to submit all of the above paperwork will disqualify you from the application process.


Deliver to: Human Resources, Attn: Permit Tech, 136 6th Street, Steamboat Springs, CO; e-mail [email protected] or fax to 970-870-5362.  Applications can be mailed to PO Box 773598, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477-3598.  The application paperwork must be received on or before the deadline listed.


You may use any of the methods listed to apply for this position


Routt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Females/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity



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