Community Development Technician I/II

City Of Ukiah   Ukiah, CA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
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Posted on June 29, 2021

Community Development Technician I/II

The Community Development Department is comprised of the Building and Code Enforcement, Planning, and Housing Divisions. The Community Development Technician is intended to be the primary customer service representative for the department and is responsible for providing technical and administrative support services for all three Divisions. The position reports to the Building Official and may receive general direction from the Planning Manager(s) and Community Development Director. Community Development Technician I is the entry and first working level classification for this technical support series. finally, under close supervision, incumbents perform the more routine office administrative duties while learning planning, building, and housing concepts and City policies and procedures. Incumbents’ work is observed and reviewed during performance and upon completion. As experience is gained, there is more diversity in assignments and greater independence of action within established guidelines. Incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating the proficiency required in order to meet the qualifications of the higher level class. Community Development Technician II is the experienced level of this series, fully competent to perform a variety of technical planning, housing, and building services and other administrative duOes. Incumbents are expected to carry out the duties of the position with a high degree of competency. Level II is distinguished from level I by the ability to implement assigned duties with only occasional instruction or assistance.

Community Development Technician I

Either the equivalent to completion of two years of college in a technical field related to the work, OR equivalent to graduation from high school and three years of office administrative support which included significant public contact. Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Knowledge of word processing and other computer applications is necessary. Community Development Technician II.

In addition to the above, two years of technical planning and building support experience that has included plan review, permit processing and issuance, and the provision of information to the public at a level equivalent to the Community Development Technician I position, plus an ICC Permit Technician certification. (Please see online job description for examples of required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

REQUIREMENTS: EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The examples of work performed are neither restricted to nor all-encompassing of the duties to be performed under this job title. Greets and provides professional and courteous service/information to the public at the front counter, via phone and email providing basic building, planning and housing information. Intakes planning and building permit and housing program applications via email, mail and at the Community Development counter. Organizes and maintains files associated with the building and planning permits and housing programs. Coordinates all phases of the plan check review process, including sending and receiving plan check documents for review by other City departments; and performs plan check services for minor and/or over-the-counter building permits (e.g. kitchen, bathroom remodels). Receives and processes payments for permits and other Department applications. Issues over-the-counter permits. Updates and maintains Community Development Department forms, documents and procedural information for public distribution. Assists with the management and maintenance of various internal database and technological systems including Munis, Granicus, Laserfiche, as well as the Community Development website. Assists the planning division with technical aspects of the planning process including researching and gathering data and responding to minor zoning inquiries. Assists the housing division including researching data, assembling housing application materials, organization of files, intaking application and gathering staOsOcal data related to population and housing trends, etc. Performs other office tasks such as ordering supplies, processing mail, etc. Performs other related duties as assigned.