Administrative Assistant Senior (Permit Technician II)

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Planning & Building Department

This full-time position will be responsible for multiple administrative and technical tasks that will support the building permit and inspection functions of the Planning & Building Department. Duties will include front counter customer service; permit processing; inspection scheduling; report preparation; data entry; filing and zoning review of single-family homes.

Qualified applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED, as well as, a minimum of three years of related experience. Applicant must be proficient with Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Access, and Word. Additional requirements include: excellent customer service and organizational skills; the ability to multi-task and the ability to work in a team environment. In addition, the applicant should also have the ability to read and interpret plans and possess a general knowledge of the building and construction industry/trades. An ICC Permit Technician certification must be obtained within 18 months of hire date. A satisfactory post-offer, pre-employment criminal background investigation will be required of the selected applicant.

Starting salary range is $31,149/year - $34,264/year, depending upon qualifications. The Town of Blacksburg offers benefits that include fully paid employee medical, dental and vision insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance (as applicable) and life insurance. Retirement benefits are provided through the Virginia Retirement System. Direct Deposit of pay is required for all full-time employees.

A Town of Blacksburg application is required for this position by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019.  Applications are available at the Human Resources Office located in the Municipal Building at 300 South Main Street, Blacksburg, VA, 24060, or may be downloaded at Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation in the application process may call (540) 443-1020 (voice) or utilize the Virginia Relay Center at 711 (TDD).

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