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Building Permit Specialist I/Ii

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Clark County, Nevada Las Vegas , NV 89134

Posted 3 months ago

ABOUT THE POSITION

Provides specialty support and interaction with applicants on the processing of building permit applications and related services. Performs various functions including receiving plans and reports, scheduling inspections, issuing permits, calculating and collecting fees, setting up applications, assembling completed/approved construction drawing and maintaining related documents.

BUILDING PERMIT SPECIALIST I: $38,584.00 - $59,737.60

BUILDING PERMIT SPECIALIST II: $41,600.00 - $64,500.80

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months at either level or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources. The Building Permit Specialist I is a training underfill position, upon successful completion of the probationary period (520 hours worked to 2,080 hours worked) and the training program, which is up to two (2) years, the successful candidate will be non-competitively promoted to Building Permit Specialist II.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Education and Experience:

Building Permit Specialist I - Equivalent to graduation from high school AND three (3) years of full-time clerical experience preferably in a building construction, zoning, plan review or similar setting. Formal education in a related field may be substituted for the experience up to a maximum of one (1) year. College level training in pre-engineering or construction technology is desirable.

Building Permit Specialist II In addition to the above, two (2) years of full-time clerical experience preferably in a building construction, zoning, plan review or similar setting, one (1) of which includes experience in receiving plans, calculating and collecting fees and providing support to a building permit or similar development activity.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Provides information regarding building and/or fire prevention permitting and basic plan review processes and procedures to developers, contractors, property owners and the public at a service counter or over the telephone. Receives plans and other building and fire prevention documents for review; ensures proper approvals, ensures that they are complete and contain required information for submittal and review; tracks plans after submittal for the review process.

Reviews plans for permit application; ensures that required subsidiary permits and documentation is received prior to permit issuance. Calculates required plan review and inspection fees, collects funds and issues receipts and balances monies received on a daily basis. Informs customer how to schedule building inspections via the computer-generated scheduling system.

Performs difficult, complex technical and/or specialized office support work, which may require the exercise of independent judgment, the application of technical skills and a knowledge of detailed or specialized activities related to the Building. Uses a permitting software to enter plan submittal data and develop and manage databases and/or spreadsheet files and report formats. Researches and assembles information from a variety of sources for the completion of forms or the preparation of reports regarding the building and fire prevention permit process.

Verifies approval of required inspections, other department or agency clearances and special conditions before issuing Certificates of Occupancy. Routes plans to required departments and agencies for review. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team.

Uses standard office equipment, including a computer and microfilm and microfiche equipment, in the course of the work. May train others in work procedures or direct the work of others on a project or relief basis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.



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