County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Planning Technician

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on July 8, 2018

Planning Technician

$3,889 - $4,725/Monthly 

Planning Technicians perform a wide variety of basic research, data collection, and data entry activities related to planning and permit processing. They provide public information at the counter, over the phone, and through website and email portals, and are responsible for:

  • Reviewing forms and permit applications for completeness and accuracy, and issuing certificates and less complex permits
  • Administering certification programs, including online exams; issuing and updating certificates; and tracking and invoicing monitoring fees
  • Compiling data and drafting compliance reports, including annual reporting
  • Managing databases, web postings, and online reporting tools
The ideal candidates will have:
  • Proven customer service skills, with the aptitude and patience for assisting the public
  • Excellent judgment, and a common sense approach to resolving issues
  • A strong work ethic, attention to detail, and the ability to learn quickly and prioritize tasks effectively
  • The ability to interpret government codes and ordinances
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Database and website management experience; experience with permitting software is highly desirable

Equal opportunity employer.