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Building Commission - Permit Clerk

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April 25, 2022

JOB NO.: FT-22-51
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
POSITION: Permit Clerk
RATE:  $30,300.10 annually
DEPARTMENT: Building Commission

Receives and reviews for completeness and accuracy permit information, documents and fees required for building permits.  Issues permits on a daily basis for over-the-counter, mail-in, and online applications.  Compiles information and coordinates with multiple agencies to issue Certificates of Inspection and/or Occupancy.  Serves as back-up to License Account Clerk.  Assists with main phone line, determines nature of the call and refers to the appropriate person(s).  Assists with scheduling inspections.  Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications: Ability to learn and operate Munis software system as well as knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.  Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, managers, and outside agencies in a courteous and tactful manner by telephone and in person.  Ability to produce a high quality and quantity of accurate work.  Must be well organized and detail oriented.  Ability to understand, coordinate, and initiate multiple directives.  Ability to learn policies, programs, and activities of the department and apply to pertinent situations.  Basic knowledge of City/County government functions and City/County Ordinances.  Must have a high school diploma or GED.  Prefer one (1) year of prior secretarial/office experience, and/or formal education. Must have computer experience with Windows applications, Microsoft Office software, and other computer programs.

Pursuant to Federal Regulations 51.55(e) and (k)(6), the City of Evansville does not
discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in admission to or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities.


We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States.  However, we are not able to sponsor visas.