Permit Tech I
Prince George County is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Permit Technician I with Community Development. The position will be responsible for receiving, screening and processing telephone calls, applications, and requests, assisting the public, determining the type of permit required, preparing, issuing and processing permits and calculating permit fees, scheduling appointments, word processing and data processing duties, maintaining records and files and preparing reports.
Candidate must possess thorough knowledge of standard office practices, terminology, procedures, equipment and techniques; thorough knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic; considerable knowledge and understanding of common technical terms utilized in the construction industry; thorough knowledge of the organization and functions of the department and of general administrative policies and practices; ability to keep office records and to prepare accurate reports from file sources; ability to perform and organize work independently; ability to operate standard office and personal computer equipment; skill in the use of personal computer software; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.
Must possess any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, office assistance experience, and the ability to interpret building codes as they relate to permitting and inspections.
Possession of or ability to obtain specific certifications as required by the department and the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.
Pre-employment drug testing and criminal background check, to include fingerprinting, required.
To apply online visit our website at www.princegeorgecountyva.gov. To be considered for this position, applicants must fill out a County application which can be completed online. For additional information, please call (804)722-8669. EOE.