Permit and Zoning Technician

$53,805 - $63,894 yearly
  • City of Warrenville
  • Warrenville, IL, USA
  • Feb 09, 2024
Full time Community Development

Job Description

The City of Warrenville is accepting applications for the Permit and Zoning Technician position.

This is a professional position that plays a key role in assisting the general public through the City’s building permit, inspection, code enforcement, licensing, and zoning application processes; coordinates the efficient processing of submittals; helps the Community Development Department manage change in the community; and supports informed and efficient decision making by City staff, appointed, and elected officials. Under the general supervision of the Assistant Community Development Director or the Chief Code Official, this position serves as the Department’s first point of contact for questions and customer service.  This position provides exceptional service within the organization and to external customers, including promoting a positive image of the City, fostering a collaborative, respectful, and service-minded working environment, and consistently exhibiting professionalism and integrity through the community.

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION

  • Cover letter stating reason for interest
  • Complete the Employment Application and submit a cover letter and resume by clicking on this "Apply Herelink.
  • First look at resumes will begin the week of March 4, 2024.
  • Position Start Date: May 13, 2024

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

The job description contains additional information about this position and is available to view in the Attached File link.  Applicants for the position of Permit and Zoning Technician must meet the following minimum requirements and qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with an associate’s degree preferred, and
  • At least one to three years’ experience in customer service or administrative support in a government organization, construction or real estate-related business, architectural or engineering consulting firm, or
  • Any combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the work required of the position. 
  • ICC Permit Technician Certification is a plus.
  • Possession of a valid Class D Illinois driver’s license.
  • Exceptional writing, communication, and customer service skills.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range is $53,805 - $63,894, the starting salary will be dependent upon experience.  This is a full-time, Non-Exempt position.  The City of Warrenville offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees and their dependents including:

  • United Health Care PPO and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO insurance plans
  • Express Scripts prescription drug coverage
  • Employer paid Basic Life and AD&D coverage amount of $50,000
  • Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (Mandatory participation)
  • Additional benefits include an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a generous Tuition Reimbursement program, a Spanish language proficiency bonus, paid vacation days, three (3) personal days, and holiday benefits.
  • Voluntary benefit options include:
    • Delta dental
    • VSP vision
    • Additional voluntary life insurance through Securian or NCPERS
    • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • 457 Deferred Compensation
    • Brightstart 529-College Savigs

Work Schedule and Information

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Attendance at evening Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals meetings and special meetings, as needed. 

Permit and Zoning Technician