Permit Review Tech II- Engineering & Planning

Salary: Hiring Range: $26.66/hr - $32/hr
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted June 4, 2024
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Hiring Range: $26.66 – $32. $37.33

The Permit Review Tech II reviews building permit applications for Engineering and Planning requirements in accordance with the Eagle County Land Use Regulations (ECLUR). They will also assist in reviewing Grading and Right-of-Way Permit applications, and conduct field inspections to ensure compliance with issued permits and for collateral reduction and corrective warranty issues.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by Tuesday, June 11th, however, the position may remain open until filled.

Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, with occasional overtime. After training, there may be some ability to work from home and/or other flexible work arrangements may be considered.

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews Building Permit applications for Engineering and Planning requirements (60%), Grading Permits (10%), Right-of-way Permits (10%) and completes field Inspections
  • Reviews physical building plan sets for commercial and residential building permit applications
  • Reviews zoning requirements and administers the Eagle County Land Use
  • Regulations (“ECLUR”), applicable Building Code and the Eagle County Building Resolution (“Building Resolution”) as it relates to building permitting
  • Verifies compliance with the pertinent ECLUR subdivision plats requirements as it relates to building permitting
  • Verifies compliance with the applicable PUD Guide requirements as it relates to building permitting
  • Performs requisite in-house background research identifying all ECLUR,
  • Building Code and Building Resolution requirements to verify compliance of projects during the building permitting process
  • Completes all building permit reviews in the allotted review time period
  • Makes corrections to building permits as needed and is responsible to review those corrections when the permit is submitted for subsequent review
  • Completes all Energov workflow operations as it relates to building permitting
  • Creates and distributes building permit corrections reports
  • Initiates correspondence with applicants as it relates to the building permitting process and information needed to process applications
  • Initiates correspondence with internal Eagle County Departments to ensure consistent messaging as it relates to the Building Resolution, Building Code and the ECLUR
  • Initiates correspondence with external agencies (such as the Fire Department or Pitkin or Garfield Counties) to ensure all requirements not governed by the ECLUR are met


Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification or Registration:

  • Three years of progressively responsible experience in road and bridge construction; and
  • One year of vocational/technical school education or equivalent in the area of road design/construction, property development, infrastructure improvement or other related area; or, any combination of education and experience that produces the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Associates Degree in Civil Engineering and two years of related experience.
    Valid state driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle driving record.

Knowledge, Skill & Abilities:

  • Able to learn new technology quickly and adapt to changing technological needs
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Spanish is helpful.
  • Able to perform basic mathematical computations.
  • Able to perform visual inspections of construction sites.
  • Able to read construction plans and engineering reports
  • Able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Able to gather and analyze information skillfully
  • Able to manage difficult or emotional customer situations
  • Able to respond promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Listens to others without interrupting
  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit
  • Puts success of team above own interests
  • Proficient with computer software such as Microsoft Office or Google Suite.
  • Google Suite preferred

Culture & Benefits 

Working in local government is one of the best career paths in the mountains. ‘Your Career will Soar with Eagle County’. Get started with us today! 

  • Why is Eagle County recognized as a Best Place to Work in 2022? Culture of flexibility and support for mental health / wellness. Check out more awards here.
  • Purpose! A modern, values-driven workplace with more than 550 employees embracing a welcoming culture, supportive leaders and an organization focused on our mission: Creating a Better Eagle County for All. 
  • Learning organization focused on professional development opportunities, FREE CMC classes and Tuition reimbursement. 
  • Future focused with our Strategic Plan on improving housing, climate change and more.
  • As a certified healthy workplace, our culture recognizes the importance of individual needs and enjoying life outside of work. Other perks may include flexible work arrangements, paid volunteer time, and daytime fitness classes/bike rides.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The County is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive for a healthy and prosperous community that promotes all people having equitable access and opportunity. This starts with our internal practices and work. All employees of the County have a responsibility to treat others with dignity and respect at all times. All employees are expected to exhibit conduct that reflects inclusion during work, at work functions on or off the work site, and at all other County-sponsored and participative events 

Great benefits! See the details 

  • Comprehensive and low-cost medical, dental, and vision insurance (as low as $85/month for employee only)
  • Wellness program where you can earn cash or extra days off
  • 15 paid holidays
  • Paid time off (starting at 12 days) and additional medical leave 
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • 8% (dollar for dollar match) retirement plan
  • Free classes at Colorado Mountain College
  • Eagle County University classes (internal trainings) 
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Bilingual Pay Incentive
  • Free bus pass and more

Eagle County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Working in a diverse, respectful and inclusive environment is essential for our employees to be successful in serving our community. We do not discriminate with regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. 

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