Community Development Support Technician

  • Full Time
  • Midvale, UT, USA
  • Salary: $21.40-$26.72 DOQ Hourly

Midvale UT


Under the direction of the Community Development Director, the Community Development Support Technician is responsible for various record keeping and clerical duties with an emphasis on the overall coordination, review, and issuance of business licenses and building permit applications within Midvale City. Provides assistance to all subsections of the Community Development department as needed.


Community Development Director




Meet performance standards established with the employee’s manager;
Job attendance is required, except for authorized leave;
Prepares and reviews files for business license and building permit applications;
Coordinates review of applications with all relevant departments prior to issuance;
Calculates and assesses applicable business license fees;
Oversees the business license renewal process including preparation and mailing of the renewal notices and coordination of follow up enforcement activities as needed;
Closes out finalized building permit files, ensures all requirements, inspections, and certificates have been received and coordinates follow up enforcement activities as needed;
Establishes, evaluates, and revises Community Development Department procedures, practices and rules to conform with departmental, city and state laws and policies;
Prepares and reviews for completeness, all road cut permits prior to review and approval by City Engineer;
Acts as main liaison to third-party building services provider personnel at all stages of the building permit process including: scheduling inspections, sending electronic plans for review, and maintaining correct contact information for technical support;
Understands state and federal laws that are related to building permits and filing.
Prepares and distributes reports as directed.
Files building permits, plans, inspections, business licenses applications, business licenses, and business license renewal forms in accordance with the law and retains records as required;
Organizes and maintains Community Development Department filing systems, records, and indexes;
Coordinates and assists in creating handouts and information to disseminate to the public concerning the processes for business licensing, building permitting, road cut permitting and code enforcement;
Researches and gathers documents for GRAMA requests as needed;
Coordinates with, and assists Storm Water Coordinator in maintaining Storm Water Management Plan files and prepares required reports;
Prepares historical Community Development Department records for digitization;
Provides customer service through personal and telephone communication with knowledge of building permits, business licenses, and other CD functions;
Performs special tasks and projects as assigned;
Performs related duties as required.


Education and Experience:
High School Diploma; plus, four (4) years of general office or data entry experience providing complex administrative support, clerical responsibilities and records keeping or an equivalent combination of education and experience that has developed the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Prefer experience in administrative processes related to above duties performed in business licensing and/or building permitting.

Special Qualifications, Licenses, Certifications:
Must possess and maintain a valid Utah Driver’s License with periodic verifications by the city.
Current Notary certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Intermediate abilities with Windows OS, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Acrobat.
Prefer experience with Caselle, iWorq, Bluebeam, and/or OnBase;
Good interpersonal communication skills and ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, co-workers, and public officials both verbally and in writing;
Working knowledge of modern office equipment;
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
Typing speed of at least 60 wpm;
Ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines.
Prefer ability to read, write, and speak Spanish.

Working Conditions: Employee(s) in this position perform in generally comfortable conditions involving intermittent sitting, standing, walking, stooping, and reaching. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must occasionally bend, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Talking, hearing, and seeing required in the normal course of performing the job. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity required to perform essential functions. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, critical thinking, and creative problem solving. Periodic local travel required in course of performing portions of job functions. Considerable exposure to stress as a result of human behavior, frequent deadlines, and the general demands of the position.

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