Permit Technician I
City of Baytown 21 reviews - Baytown, TX

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Job Description The City of Baytown is seeking an individual who possesses exceptional customer service and multi-tasking skills. This role will provide frontline support to citizen inquires and requests for permits. This role requires an individual who is great communicator and preference will placed on those with previous experience in an inspection/construction related field.

JOB SUMMARY AND PRINCIPAL DUTIES: This is an exciting and rewarding position with the City of Baytown, part of the dynamic Sugarland/Houston/Baytown metropolis acknowledged as one of America’s top 5 regions for jobs. This role will require the ability to clearly communicate and provide exceptional service in handling citizen and internal requests. An individual in this role will issue and maintain permits, collect permit fees, prepare work orders for inspectors, document citizen complaints for escalation, letter preparation and decision making within scope of responsibility.

Qualifications REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Two years customer service or general office experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Intermediate computer processing skills in Microsoft Office.


  • Bilingual.
  • ICC Certified Permit Technician.

  • Additional Information If selected for this critical role, team members and their eligible dependents who participate on the City’s health plan enjoy free medical care at the City operated Wellness Center. The City also provides 10 holidays per year along with an accrued 15 days of sick leave and an accrued 10 days of vacation leave per year. A sampling of other benefits include, voluntary Medical, Dental, and/or Vision Insurance, OnSite Fitness Programs, Wellness Programs (Weight Watchers@Work Program), Tuition Reimbursement, along with an exceptional Retirement Plan (7% Mandatory with a 2:1 City Match).

    Attendance is an essential function of this position and in the event of an emergency this position may be required to work in order to perform essential services needed to sustain City operations.

    SALARY: $14.00 – $16.47/hr. (DOQ)

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