Permit Technician

Salary: $49,700 - $66,700
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted November 8, 2022
This position has been filled

The Permit Technician is responsible for a variety of support to the Community Development Department staff.   The position is primarily responsible for Building Permit administration, but also provides administrative support to the planning division.  This position includes word processing and public contact work including, but not limited to, receiving permit files and fees, coordinating public information requests, contractor licensing administration, receiving and scheduling building inspection requests, meeting planning, answering common technical questions concerning building code requirements and other applicable town ordinances, coordinating and providing support for planning review, and building permit review, processing purchase orders, and custodian of Community Development records retention. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Serves as primary public contact and coordinator for all administrative, and building permit review
  2. Serves as the first point of contact for customer service, answering questions in person and on the phone regarding processes and building permit requirements
  3. Maintains filing and inspections and schedules building inspections with third-party inspectors in the absence of the Building Official
  4. Assists with maintaining Town of Avon Community Development Department website.
  5. Accepts payments, issues receipts, and maintain records of transactions
  6. Processes contractor license applications.
  7. Populates the archive file system by scanning files that are closed out on a weekly basis, as well as archived files as time permits.
  8. Ensure the transfer and disposal of records per the retention schedules and policies are carried out effectively
  9. Drafts, prepares, and edits correspondence, statistical or technical reports, legal descriptions, specifications, and office forms requiring independence of judgment as to content, style, accuracy and completeness
  10. Utilize the permitting software to make initial entries and keep system information current
  11. Serve as trainer and data base administrator for permitting system, including but not limited to creating reports for Town staff, and outside agencies on an as needed basis.
  12. Prepare meeting packets for the Planning and Zoning Commission, and other meetings as needed, by collecting and collating packet documents, assembling documents according to agenda sequence, packaging and delivering packets, when necessary.

Town of Avon Benefit Guide Benefits for full-time employees include: Retirement match of 11% Life insurance Avon Recreation Center passes for you and your dependents Family health, vison and dental insurance Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays Spanish proficiency pay incentive

Job Benefits

  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Housing
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Pet Friendly
  • Retirement
  • Wellness

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