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Permit Technician

Catoosa County Board Of Commissioners

Posted: Oct. 11, 2018

End Date: Oct. 18, 2018

JOB OPENING: Post until October 18, 2018 4:30 pm
Zoning/Building Inspection
Permit Technician – Full Time
Pay Range - $13.50 - $15.50 per hour

Job Summary

  • Maintain records, computer files and other manual logs on all business licenses, alcohol license and building/zoning/stormwater permits and complaints.
  • Serve as clerk for the Alcohol Board.
  • Assist with E-Verify and S.A.V.E. programs, as needed.
  • Responds to questions from business owners, and the general public; and researches and resolves problem situations.
  • Receive, review and assess building/zoning applications relevant to permit requirements
  • Receives, and enters business license payments; and balance payments with statements and account records.
  • Corresponds with unregistered businesses within the County and advises them of the need to obtain a certificate.
  • Receives and processes applications for privilege licenses (i.e. alcoholic beverage, occupational tax, etc.).
  • Researches, updates and maintains occupational tax information and related databases to include mailing address, billing information, etc
  • Maintains, according to retention policy, building, zoning, stormwater, occupational tax and alcohol license files
  • Educate customers on general code compliance and issue licenses/permits as authorized.
  • Prepares annual occupational tax invoices.  Receives monitors and enters tax payments from business owners in the County.
  • Prints and mails occupational tax invoices for registered businesses.
  • Calculate and verify valuations and fees; accept payments; issue permits as authorized.
  • Assist Building/Zoning/Stormwater Inspectors in coordinating inspection requests and by performing code, records research and compiling data.
  • Perform clerical duties for Inspectors.
  • Balance daily receipts and prepare appropriate daily accounting reports.
  • Respond to public inquiries in writing, by telephone and in person.
  • Efficiently answer multi-line telephone system and transfer/forward calls appropriately.
  • Efficiently and effectively manage multi-tasks and projects to completion within expected timeframes.
  • Other duties and direction deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the Zoning/Building/Stormwater Departments.

Education and Experience

·High School diploma or equivalent.

  • At least two years experience involving extensive public contact, preferably in the building and/or zoning fields.
  • Minimum one year administrative/secretarial experience required.



  • Able to proficiently operate all office equipment, including computers, Windows and Microsoft applications.
  • High attention to detail and accurate follow through for departmental goals.
  • Good Communication skills, both verbal and written and able to get along with diverse personalities in a tactful, helpful, courteous and professional manner.
  • Able to Multi-task.
  1. All inquiries and applications should be obtained from the Reception Area, Catoosa County Governmental Building located at 800 LaFayette Street, Ringgold, GA or at www.catoosa.com.
  2. Current employees wishing to apply for a transfer are expected to complete an application and will be notified by Personnel if chosen for an interview.
  3. Post offer negative drug test required. Catoosa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.