Permit Technician

Position Available

Permit Technician


Based on qualifications and experience

Job Type

Full-Time; Part-Time; Permanent

Program Area

Skilled Trade

Position Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED and two years of administrative experience or two years of experience in the building construction industry required; experience in a municipal building department preferred. ICC Permit Technician certification required within one year of employment. Applicants must possess the ability to read, understand, and convey information to the public concerning permitting procedures and policies; advanced skill in building permit software and word processing programs; basic mathematical skills to accurately calculate fees and inspection; ability to deal with difficult citizens using effective confrontational and problem-solving skills; ability to organize tasks and working environment to maximize efficiency with attention to customer service.

Company Name

South Penn Code Consultants


(717) 942-2248

Contact Person

Kevin Hertzog


Company Address

1382 Seven Valleys Road; York PA

Company Website


The Permit Technician provides customer service to process permit applications, building inspections and certificates of occupancy. Essential Duties & Responsibilities include: processes building permit applications; screens calls and refers questions to appropriate staff department; records permit information into permitting software database and maintains electronic and hard file property information; processes payments for department-related fees; serves as the first point of contact for customers to aid with building permit procedures; collaborates with the Plans Examiners to respond to permit inquiries and assesses appropriate project valuations and permit fee; provides coverage for the department phone lines and counter; scans documents for storage; respects the needs and objectives of applicants while working with them to make changes in project applications to comply with building plans, policies, codes; performs other duties as assigned.