Permit Technician

POSTING DATE:                                                                      4/18/2017

CLOSING DATE:                                                                      Until Filled

CLASSIFICATION:                                                                    Permit Technician


HOURS:                                                                                   40 Hours Per Week (non-exempt)




Perform duties to provide specialized customer service and administrative work to support the permits and development sector of the Building and Safety department, working within the limits of standard or accepted practice.



  • High School diploma required.
  • One to three years of clerical experience required.
  • Regular, dependable attendance required.



  • Receive and review permit applications and supporting documents for proper form, sufficiency of information, and conformance with department policies and legal standards. Create workflow in computer system to initiate permitting process.
  • Review electronic submission of permit applications and documents for accuracy. Ensure permits are processed in accordance to requirements.
  • Assess scope of project and relevant permit requirements. Determine appropriate permit type.
  • Greet and assist customers. Provide information, and answer questions for the public regarding departmental policies and procedures pertaining to permits. Answer telephones and provide information as requested. Route calls as necessary.
  • Collect fees and prepare daily financial reports.
  • Perform data entry and file maintenance as required by position. Scan and archive documents. Evaluate and apply building code requirements on AM & M forms.
  • Perform or assist with any operations, as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules and quality requirements.
  • Participate in any variety of meetings and work groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, and policies.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Perform other related duties as assigned.



The following requirements are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and is not intended to be inclusive. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, as defined by law, to perform any essential functions.



Must possess a valid Florida State Driver’s license and maintain eligibility under the District’s commercial vehicle program.



  • While performing the duties of this job, an employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, touch, speak, hear, and see.  An employee is occasionally required to bend, kneel, reach, twist, carry, climb, push and pull.
  • An employee must lift and/or move small articles and occasionally lift objects up to 20 pounds.
  • An employee must demonstrate fine motor skills and to be able to operate vehicles and other equipment.
  • An employee is occasionally required to work in heat, cold and wet/damp conditions and to navigate uneven and/or outdoor terrain.
  • Certain positions may require work above ground or in enclosed spaces.
  • Certain positions may have requirements of 50 pounds maximum lifting with frequent lift/carry up to 25 pounds.
  • Positions requiring strength demands in the Heavy and/or Very Heavy category have detailed physical performance analyses available for review.


PAY:      Wage ranges between $13.75 and $22.90 per hour; 34 paid days off, competitive salary, FRS retirement, Walt Disney World Passes for employee & guests, WDW discounts, great benefits, fitness center access and more.


Submit your Application, Resume, and any relevant copies of certification on our website ( For inquiries, contact Patrick Midthun at