CITY OF SOLON
PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
BUILDING DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT
The Building Department Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Director of Planning and Community Development. This position is responsible for overseeing the expeditious and efficient processing of permit applications through the City’s construction review process, including accepting application materials and inspecting for completeness; entering applications into the City’s construction management database system; dispersing applications to various departments and entities for further review; monitoring and promoting the expeditious review of permit applications; and coordinating the issuance of permits approved by the Chief Building Official. The Building Department Assistant is also responsible for efficiently coordinating the inspection schedules of in-house and contract building inspectors, answering the construction related questions of the public, facilitating the day-to-day operation of the Building Department, and maintaining all construction related records and reports as required by the Community Development Department and the State of Ohio.
The successful candidate must possess the ability to function in a dynamic and demanding work environment and must have exceptional customer service, organization, processing and computer skills, including the ability to use advanced construction management computer databases. A minimum of four (4) years experience in a construction related field and/or a Bachelor’s Degree in planning or a related field is preferred.
This position is slotted at Grade C on the City’s wage scale and pays between $15.32 – $19.15 per hour, depending upon qualifications. Benefits for this position include medical, prescription, vision and dental insurance; City-paid life insurance policy; vacation time, personal days and sick leave; participation in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS); and the opportunity to maintain a deferred compensation account.
Interested candidates must submit an application, letter of interest and resume online by visiting the City of Solon website at http://solonohio.org/jobs.aspx. Click on “Apply Online” or visit the Human Resources webpage for more information. Applications must be completed and submitted by Friday, February 17, 2017. All applications submitted are deemed a public record.
The City of Solon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or military/veteran status in employment or provision of services. Individuals applying and requiring special accommodations regarding disabilities should contact the Human Resources Department.
DATE POSTED: Tuesday, January 31, 2017