Permit Technician

The City of Hardeeville has an immediate opening for a full-time permit technician.  Duties include but are not limited to a high level of support to all staff to the Development Services functions, elected and appointed officials, and the general public; coordinates and processes planning applications and submittals; directs customers to the appropriate development resources; ; maintains submittal database and filing system; manages annual registrations; reviews sign permits; researches planning issues; prepares general support material and reports; assists in review and revision of City’s Ordinances and codes; responds to public information requests; and attends and prepares minutes of Board/Commission meetings periodically that occur at night. In addition, the position requires training on Building Inspections software for occasional backup of Building Inspections service counter. The ideal candidate must have:

•             Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•             Good time management, organization, and attention to detail skills.

•             Demonstrate ability to exercise initiative and a considerable amount of independent judgement.

Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent is required; prefer coursework from accredited university, trade school, or related technical institute; four (4) years related office experience. Bachelor's degree and/or planning experience is preferred. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. Must possess valid driver’s license. Application and resume including cover letter and references accepted until position filled and should be sent to Lori Pomarico, City Clerk, P.O. Box 609, Hardeeville, SC  29927, email lpomarico@hardeevillesc.gov.  All applicants considered for employment must submit to a background check and urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to offer of employment.  The City of Hardeeville is an EOE and E-Verify user.