Permit Center Manager
The new Permit Center will be structured to provide customer service directly to the public, providing answers to questions including the permitting process, managing inspection requests, permit status, zoning restrictions, and setback requirements. Powhatan County desires to hire a skilled, experienced, visionary leader, who is a confident communicator who can engage and inspire others to achieve the department’s goals of providing timely and organized permits. The Permit Center Manager shall be a well-regarded, resourceful, results-oriented and highly qualified change leader, who is an expert at building relationships, is experienced in the local permitting and zoning process with a proven record of cultivating strong business relationships and meeting or exceeding organizational goals and objectives. This diplomatic and expert problem solver can work collaboratively and is proficient at communicating technical information in plain language to a diverse audience including citizens, staff, peers, and other constituencies. Candidates should enjoy the challenges of starting a new Permit Center and the transition to a new ERP system installation. The Keystone system will offer many new options for improving online services for the public. Any combination of education and work experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university. Preferred Candidates would have five (5) years of work experience for a Virginia locality, or equivalent, preferably including some supervisory capacity and experience with GIS.