Location Dekalb County
Requisition ID 10454
Closing Date 5/8/19
Department: Planning and Sustainability
Job Term: Full-Time
Annual Range: $35,395 – $54,862
Hourly Range: FLSA:
Class Code (Job Code): 51065
The purpose of this classification is to accurately process and record building permit applications and payments.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Performs customer service functions by telephone, email and in person; provides information and assistance related to division services, activities, procedures, fees, forms, or other issues; assists the public in completing applications and other forms as needed; responds to questions/complaint; researches problems; and initiates problem resolution.
Processes permit applications for all work requiring inspections or permits and Certificates of Occupancy; reviews applications for accuracy/completeness; verifies proper County business licensure, state licensure, home builders licensure, zoning designations, etc.; accepts construction plans and plan documents associated with permit processing; and enters information into database.
Issues over the counter permits for residential repairs, residential alterations, mechanical electrical and plumbing permits; processes applications for the approval of new construction, additions, signs, special administrative permits, Watershed reviews and inspections, Fire Marshal reviews and inspections; verifies state/local licenses when applicable; ensures paperwork is complete and filed; ensures information is entered into database; and submits completed permit to customer.
Receives moneys in payment of permit fees; calculates permit fees; records transactions, issues receipts, and forwards revenues as appropriate; prepares/updates daily administrative report of base fees; reports daily count of permits issued each day and payments collected; and submits reports to finance department.
Processes contractor registrations; issues and renews registration for a variety of contractors including electrical and low voltage, plumbing, sprinkler, suppression and HVAC; and verifies state and business licenses.
High School diploma or GED required; one year of experience in customer service; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license; must obtain ICC certification as a Permit Technician within six months of hire.