23 days old


City of North Kansas
North Kansas City, MO 64116
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JOB TITLE: Permit Technician

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Full Time, Regular

HOURS: Monday Friday; 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. with occasional evening meetings.

LOCATION: City Hall, North Kansas City, MO

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Performs varied and complex technical, administrative, and customer service work to support the smooth functioning of the Community Development Department, including receiving, reviewing, and approving/rejecting building permits in accordance with ICC requirements. Serves as a coordinator between external and internal stakeholders. Assists with community engagement and communications tasks. Assists in providing staff support to the Planning Commission, including attending evening meetings.

JOB SKILLS: Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and at least two years related experience. College level course work may substitute for experience. Must obtain certified Permit Technician certification from ICC within first year of employment; proficiency in use of personal computer software, including spreadsheet development and word processing; interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships with citizens, co-workers, and representatives of other agencies, including individuals with various educational, lingual and economic backgrounds.

JOB DUTIES: Coordinates with other city departments and applicants on pre-development meetings and plan review; Enters, verifies, and reconciles information and data into applicable software applications and data systems; Receives requests for inspections, schedules inspections, assigning the appropriate inspector, and assists requestors with information regarding policies, regulations, and codes applicable to inspections; Independently answers questions, approves both routine and non-routine requests, and resolves customer concerns and complaints based on knowledge of departmental policies, rules, procedures, as well as applicable regulations and codes (Zoning Ordinance, ICC, IBC, and IPMC), and refers highly unusual or special situations to appropriate departmental staff; Drafts correspondence and reports related to customer requests and complaints, using applicable software and systems; Creates and maintains departmental files, tracking sheets, databases, and similar documentation of transactions and activities, including all electronic records and files, using applicable software and systems; Processes, compiles, and researches information and statistics, prepares and verifies data, reports, correspondence, and other documents, utilizing applicable software and systems, and assists with compiling and producing the departments annual report and similar documents; Performs a variety of administrative support to department managers including scheduling and maintaining department calendars, sorting and processing incoming and outgoing mail, preparing routine and non-routine correspondence on behalf of department personnel, monitoring and maintaining an appropriate level of supplies and materials, and similar activities; Develops content for and maintains web page(s) for department; Participates in/on a variety of meetings, including regular Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustment meetings, which may include scheduling, preparing agendas, and taking and distributing meeting minutes.

PAY & BENEFITS: Beginning salary range $18.12/hour ($37,685/year) - $22.65/hour ($47,107/year) DOQ; group medical & dental insurance; paid vacation, sick & personal leave; pension and retirement plan.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed in an office environment; may be required to reach with hands and arms, sit, stand, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel; may be required to lift/move up to 25 pounds (such as a box of paper).

Must be available to attend special meetings on evenings and weekends, particularly the Planning Commission meeting on the first Thursday of each month at 6pm.

OTHER: Pre-offer background check and post-offer drug test required.



Posted: 2021-02-04 Expires: 2021-03-07

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