Community Development Technician I

Marin County

San Rafael, CA

Salary: $4,743 - $5,770 / Month

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Marin County, San Rafael, CA

$4,743 - $5,770 / Month

At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people "I work for the County of Marin."

There are multiple vacancies within both the Building and Planning divisions. With an emphasis on customer service, Community Development Technicians (CDA Techs) perform a variety of specialized technical work to support the review of building permits and planning permits. Duties include verifying completeness and accuracy of applications, tracking the progress of applications routed to other divisions and County departments, conducting permit history research, and reviewing minor building and planning permits. Permit tracking and plan review work is largely done via a web-based, paperless process. Additionally, the Community Development Tech I educates applicants about the permit process, explains general to moderately complex permitting policies and procedures, and determines and collects fees.

The Community Development Technician I is the entry level class in the Community Development Technician series. Incumbents initially work under close supervision to learn methods and procedures for permit approval and issuance and related codes and ordinances. Incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating proficiency which meets the qualifications of the higher-level class.

The Highly Qualified Candidate: The ideal candidate values providing a high level of service, is accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment and has performed public contact work related to processing permit applications for a municipality or other public-sector agency.

This individual has the ability to read construction plans, interpret, apply and explain complex rules and regulations, has a familiarity with terminology related to land-use planning, design and construction, and is proficient with standard office technology and software programs. Experience using an electronic plan review or permit tracking system such as ProjectDox is highly desirable.

The minimum qualifications are: Equivalent to two years of full-time clerical or administrative support experience in a related environment such as planning, engineering, land development, environmental management, construction, or public works providing technical information to the public and assistance to professional staff and which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge and skills in the class specification.

Filing Deadline: This recruitment will close on Friday, October 8th at 4:00 PM PST. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online here or at: Paper or Faxed application documents will not be accepted. If you need assistance completing an online application, contact us at (415) 473-6104. EEO/TTY

Posted September 10, 2021, 2:11 PM PDT

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