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PERMIT SERVICES TECHNICIAN

Company: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY The Development Services Department's Building Services Division seeks a Permit Services Technician. This full-time position assists the public by processing construction permit applications in accordance with State, County and City Building Codes.Join Our Team!Note: This position pays $18.09 hourly. Preference will be given to internal candidates. Do you possess a passion for public service coupled with a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance and job proficiency? If so, apply now! This could be your chance to effectively convey the vision and mission of our organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to internal and external customers.This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union 769 and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769."In accordance with Article 24 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769, for posting purposes this open-competitive job posting shall be considered as a simultaneous internal and external posting (it is open to both internal City employees and external applicants)." Additionally, this job classification is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769. The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary. The City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which will require a 3% contribution from employees. New employees will be automatically enrolled in FRS. Say "Hello" to the City of Fort Lauderdale and Say "Goodbye" to Your Student Loan! That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale! Please visit www.fortlauderdale.gov/PublicServiceLoanForgiveness for more information or to see if you qualify. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs intake and processing of permit application, plans and supporting documentation for permitting required by the City of Fort Lauderdale
  • Reviews for accurate, legible and complete documentation with job specific supplement; notarizes approved documentation
  • Assists customer in obtaining the correct number of applications based on the scope of work presented
  • Calculates and processes permit application deposits, payments and related fees associated with the permitting process
  • Processes payment of Cash, Check or Credit Card on related electronic system
  • Balances accounts daily
  • Prepares plans for routing to various disciplines specific to permit type
  • Preps for recheck and revision and verifies approvals are completed prior to permit issue
  • Communicates, advises, directs, accepts and applies payments using a variety of office software
  • Updates and registers licensed contractors with the city per established guidelines and legal obligations
  • Maintains an alphabetical file of all verified contractor registration documents as required
  • Verifies property ownership through Broward County's Property Appraiser site
  • Verifies contractor license, general liability insurance and workman's compensation are current
  • Files and routes permit plan reviews
  • Prepares correspondence and answers inquiries from various officials
  • Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT High School Diploma or equivalentOne (1) to Three (3) years performing administrative workMust possess or be able to obtain Notary Public Certification. Preferences:
    • Permit Technician Certification
    • Experience with or Knowledge of Construction Trade and/or Permitting Processes
    • Customer Service Experience
    • Cash/Credit Handling Experience
    • Public Sector/Local Government Experience HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION "In accordance with Article 24 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769, for posting purposes this open-competitive job posting shall be considered as a simultaneous internal and external posting (it is open to both internal City employees and external applicants)." Additionally, this job classification is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769. Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants may be required to take a medical examination and/or pass a drug screening prior to appointment.An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers AND the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J-204) . SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Established Date: 11/18/2018 Revised Date: 10/01/2019Management Category: N/A Classification Level: FoundationFLSA: Non-Exempt EEO Code: 6 Admin SupportJob Code: TM012 Pay Grade: TG04The City of Fort Lauderdale is AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) EMPLOYER. All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including identity or expression), marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or any other protected classification as defined by applicable law (except as limited by Personnel Rules, Collective Bargaining Agreements, or bona fide occupational qualifications). Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects qualified individuals with disabilities from employment discrimination. Under the ADA, a person has a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity.The physical demands described within the job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job . In compliance with the ADA, the City of Fort Lauderdale will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.The City of Fort Lauderdale offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance.Click here for an overview of employment information including our benefits package.Closing Date/Time: 11/27/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Keywords: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Fort Lauderdale , PERMIT SERVICES TECHNICIAN, Professions , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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