Santa Rosa County, FL - Santa Rosa County, FL

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Moderately complex specialized and technical clerical work in the enforcement of the County’s Zoning, Building and Licensing regulations. An employee assigned to this position performs moderately complex work requiring continuous public contact in the processing and examination of applications for permits and dissemination of building information to the general public. Work involves the operation of a computer and is performed under the supervision of the Building Official.

Essential Job Functions:
Essential functions are fundamental job duties. They do not include marginal tasks which are also performed but are incidental to the primary functions. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position, nor does every position allocated to the class necessarily perform every duty listed. Personal characteristics required of all employees such as honesty, industry, sobriety and the ability to get along with others, are presumed qualities and may not be listed specifically. Processes and assists in the completion of applications for permits and provides technical information such as location of legal description, using scale rule for metes and bounds; Interprets zoning codes for minimum set backs, reviews plot plan for current set backs in accordance with zoning requirements; Advises and verifies collection of impact fees for designated Fire Districts; Calculates and collects proper road impact fees and assigns correct zone for money to be allocated when appropriate; Reviews maps for proper inspection area, checks flood maps and determines if in a flood zone; Verifies land use, type, density and minimum lot size for conformance to Land Development Code; Issues and/or verifies existing addresses for permits; Reviews contractor applications for current license and insurance coverage; Reviews plans for proper stamps and documentation; Calculates permit and plan reviewfees and ensures plans are reviewed by appropriate plans examiner; Reviews blueprints or drawings for minimum plan review criteria; Verifies documentation for Florida Product Approval codes; Processes faxed permit applications; Processes revisions to active permits; Renews inactive permits and processes documents for refunds; Accepts and receipts monetary transactions; Interprets policies and procedures for adherence to and application of the Development Service Center Customer Service Standards as well as other program guidelines as established at the time of employment or modified thereafter; Performs data entry functions; Assists public by explaining laws, procedures and other related information in person and via phone; Provides information to Development Services customers and the general public regarding the development approval processes and procedures; Processes and assists in the completion of applications for permits and provides technical information such as location of legal description, using scale rule for metes and bounds; Performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Office: KNOWLEDGE OF: Business English, spelling, arithmetic, office practices and procedures. Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. ABILITY TO: Read and comprehend moderately complex instructions, short correspondence, and memos; to write correspondence; to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization; make arithmetic computations and tabulations accurately and with reasonable speed; meet and deal with public in a polite and courteous manner. SKILLS: Operation of computer/data entry equipment; type.

Minimum Qualifications:
To be considered for this position you MUST submit documentation (ie diplomas or transcripts reflecting graduation) of the education requirements listed below. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Two (2) years experience as a Building Permit Technician I; OR, three (3) years experience in clerical or secretarial duties, including operation of a PC or similar data entry equipment with Microsoft Word and working with the public; type 30wpm.

**********A 5 min typing test is required for this position.**********

Workforce Escarosa provides free computer access for those applicants who wish to take their 5 minute typing test in a stress free environment. Simply take the 5 minute typing test, print results and have a Workforce employee date stamp the test.

Bring the testing results to Human Resources no later than 4:30 p.m. on the Thursday following the job announcement closing date.

Supplemental Information:
Applicants must have at least the minimum educational documentation and/or certifications (requested within the job description) on file with Human Resources to be eligible for consideration. Documentation may be uploaded at the time of application, scanned and emailed, faxed, or hand-delivered.

Without proper documentation, your application will not be considered. If you have previously applied, you may log into your saved account to view your documents currently on file. Other than this announcement, no further notification will be sent.
NOTE: The information given on your application will be evaluated against the minimum qualifications of the job description. After all applications are evaluated, your name will be placed on the employment list and sent to appropriate hiring authority for consideration.

The online application and complete job descriptions can be viewed at . Complete job descriptions may also be obtained at the Human Resources office located at 6495 Caroline Street, Suite H Milton, FL 32570.
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