City of Friendswood
  • 19-Nov-2020 to 30-Nov-2021 (CST)
  • Friendswood, TX, USA
  • $16.13 - $20.79 DOQ
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City of Friendswood is currently accepting applications for a Permit Technician in the Community Development Department.


PURPOSE OF THE JOB: Under direct supervision, perform a variety of basic technical and paraprofessional duties as well as general clerical duties in support of the services and activities of the Community Development Department


  • Log in and route construction plans for review, calculate review and permit fees, track review comments and the status of applications, issue permits, and maintain department records
  • Process inspection requests, verify final inspection clearance and prepare Certificates of Occupancy for insurance
  • Prepare reports on construction activity and the status of projects for management and other government agencies
  • Assist home owners, business owners, contractors, engineers, and architects at the counter, over the phone, and in writing with the application process for building, planning and engineering permits and other developmental processes
  • Register contractors by ensuring that they meet insurance requirements, present required licenses, and pay applicable fees
  • Serve as the Records Coordinator for the department
  • Perform a variety of general administrative duties in support of the Permit Counter and Community Development Department

REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED; 3-5 years of varied technical, clerical, or paraprofessional support experience in a municipal or county building, engineering, or planning department or equivalent private sector experience. Basic knowledge in computer applications related to work including Microsoft Office and the GIS system

Must be able to work and communicate effectively with the public in person, on the phone, and in email.

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