Permit Clerk - EDS - Building Inspection

South Carolina, USA Req #61
Monday, March 8, 2021

The Permit Clerk is responsible for the issuance of building and trade permits for new and existing buildings, scheduling of inspections and the performance of a variety of administrative duties in support of department operations.

• Issues building and trade permits as well as permits for residential additions, roofing and miscellaneous projects.
• Sets up department files when permits are issued for single family homes, additions, renovations, commercial renovations and up fits; forwards files to the inspection office.
• Collects fees for plan reviews, re-inspections and miscellaneous permits and related copying.
• Checks contractor's licenses for validity; maintains contractor information on department’s computer system.
• Assists the Office Manager with daily revenue reports when necessary; responsible for safeguarding the daily monies collected.
• Calculates fees for customers upon request.
• Works closely when necessary with other members of the Building Inspection and Planning Divisions.
• Performs a variety of clerical support duties including faxing, filing, e-mailing, etc. as required.
• Assists contractors, architects and trades people with all aspects of the department’s permit process.
• Works closely with inspectors and all department inspection personnel.
• Assists the public and attorneys with research of building permit records and provides copies as requested.
• Assists with the response to FOIA requests.
• Performs other related assigned duties.

To deliver superior performance in a manner that is distinctive and impactful to each person served and that establishes a standard for quality that endures for generations.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $14.91
  • Max Hiring Rate $19.01
  • South Carolina, USA