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ASSISTANT PERMIT SPECIALIST: $3,041-$3,881 APPROXIMATE MONTHLY / $17.54-$22.39 APPROXIMATE HOURLY*
ASSOCIATE PERMIT SPECIALIST: $3,520-$4,493 APPROXIMATE MONTHLY / $20.31-$25.92 APPROXIMATE HOURLY*
SENIOR PERMIT SPECIALIST: $4,075-$5,201 APPROXIMATE MONTHLY / $23.51-$30.01 APPROXIMATE HOURLY*
 
*Please refer to the appropriate Bargaining Unit Memorandum of 4Understanding for potential future salary increases. Please visit http://www.co.shasta.ca.us/index/support_index/personnel/MOUs.aspx
 
CURRENT VACANCY IS IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIVISION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 
 
ORAL EXAM IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 2018
 
SEE "SPECIAL REQUIREMENT" SECTION
 
RESPONSES TO SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED
 
SKILLS OR EXPERIENCES LISTED UNDER THE IDEAL CANDIDATE STATEMENT MAY ALSO BE USED TO SCREEN APPLICATIONS
 
FINAL FILING DATE: SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 AT 5:00 PM

                                                                                                                             

ABOUT THE POSITION 
 
Assistant Permit Specialist: Under close supervision, performs a variety of paraprofessional technical and customer service functions supporting the Planning, Building, Environmental Health and Air Quality divisions of the Resource Management Department; advises architects, engineers, developers, business owners, homeowners and the general public on basic regulatory code requirements, ordinances, Resource Management programs and the development permit process; assists the public in completing permit applications; processes, tracks and issues routine development permits; additional processing for Environmental Health programs if position is within the Environmental Health Division (EHD); performs limited field and office duties as required.
 
Associate Permit Specialist / Senior Permit Specialist: Under general supervision, performs a variety of paraprofessional technical and customer service functions supporting the Planning, Building, Environmental Health and Air Quality divisions of the Resource Management Department; advises architects, engineers, developers, business owners, homeowners and the general public on basic regulatory code requirements, ordinances, Resource Management programs and the development permit process; assists the public in completing permit applications; processes, tracks and issues routine development permits additional processing for Environmental Health programs if position is within the Environmental Health Division (EHD; performs limited  field and office duties as required.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
 
Assistant Permit Specialist: This is the entry-level class in the Permit Specialist Series and requires well developed organizational and customer service skills. Under close supervision, this class is characterized by: the responsibility to learn, understand and implement County development codes, policies and regulations; the role of each division in the development review and permitting process; what and how the full range of development permits are issued; what information is required for a complete permit application; how to thoroughly research parcel history; and what information to provide the public concerning the application process. If this position is within EHD, additional responsibilities in Environmental Health programs will be required. Incumbents in this class may process, track and issue approved over-the-counter permits and building, planning and environmental health permits..
 
Associate Permit Specialist: This is the journey-level class in the Permit Specialist Series and requires demonstrated proficiency in all responsibility areas of the Assistant Permit Specialist. This class is characterized by: ability to interpret and clearly explain to the public the County's zoning, building, code enforcement, environmental health and air quality permit requirements and procedures with minimal supervision; ability to respond effectively to complicated permit inquiries; process, track and issue the more complex development permits. If this position is within EHD, additional responsibilities in Environmental Health programs will be required.
 
Senior Permit Specialist: This is the advanced journey-level class in the Permit Specialist Series. Incumbents work on the most complex permits and provide lead worker oversight to Assistant and Associate Permit Specialists. Incumbents work independently; assist management in developing strategies and procedures to improve customer service and permit center responsiveness; and assist in scheduling and training subordinate permit center staff.  If this position is within EHD, additional responsibilities in Environmental Health programs will be required.