County of Yuba
915 8th Street Suite 123 Marysville, 95901
The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Permit Technician within the Building Department as part of the Community Development & Services Agency. Under general supervision, provide responsible and technical front counter and office support, answering questions related to permit and building inspection activities; provide advice and assistance to applicants; receive and review building permit applications, issue permits and perform related work as assigned.
Examples of Duties:
- Provide detailed information, instructions and requirements related to permit processing for building, plumbing, and electrical, mechanical and related building codes.
- Explain complex codes, ordinances, regulations and requirements to owners, contractors and the general public.
- Assist the public in completing permit applications and issue permits as authorized.
- Receive and review permit applications and attachments for appropriate approvals, accuracy and completeness.
- Resolve or assist in resolving difficult or complex permitting issues; refer to professional level staff as needed.
About Community Development & Services Agency:
CDSA is an umbrella agency comprised of the following land-use departments: Building and Code Enforcement, Environmental Health, Planning and Public Works. CDSA strives to improve the overall quality of life for our residents and fiscal health of our businesses by coordinating the orderly growth and development of the County, and providing proper implementation of related State and local regulations to protect the health and safety of County residents and businesses.
Job Description URL:
The ideal candidate will have strong computer and record keeping skills, excellent customer services skills, and have the ability to understand technical documents and explain regulations, policies and procedures in a fast-paced office environment. The incumbent will effectively use tact, patience and courtesy when communicating with the public of various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds for permit intake and issuance. Experience computing costs, collecting payments and performing accounting related functions is preferred.
Minimum: Graduation from high school; and two years of related experience in the building trade, construction industry or in a community development agency OR possession of an I.C.C. Building Certificate. Related college education may be used to substitute for all or some of the required experience.
Preferred: In addition to the minimum, I.C.C. certification as a Permit Technician, additional I.C.C. Building Certifications and additional related experience in a public agency planning or building department.
Typically 5% each year for the first 7 years
Miscellaneous Classic: 2% @ 55
Miscellaneous New: 2% @ 62
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VACATION: 12 days for first 5 yrs with incremental increases every 5 yrs thereafter, up to 20 yrs
HOLIDAYS: An average of 14 paid holidays per year, including 2 floating holidays
SICK LEAVE: Accrued every payroll period, up to 12 days per year
Medical: The County’s total monthly contribution shall be as follows: Up to $902 for employee only; Up to $1,391 for employee plus one dependent; Up to $1,801 for employee plus more than one dependent.Health Waiver Opt-out of $250/monthly available with proof of other employer sponsored health care coverage.
DENTAL/VISION: County pays 100% of the Basic Plan Premiums for employee only and 80% for dependent(s).
LIFE INSURANCE: County provides $50,000 in life insurance coverage. Employees may purchase additional coverage for themselves and dependents.
SOCIAL SECURITY: Yuba County does not participate in the Social Security Program
SHORT TERM DISABILITY (STD) INSURANCE: SDI provides benefits to employees who are unable to work due to non-work-related illness or injury. The current SDI withholding rate is 1.1% with a maximum of $1,601.60 on wages up to $145,600 (per calendar year) for 2022. This % is deducted on gross wages and can change annually in accordance with law. Persons covered by SDI are also automatically covered by Paid Family Leave (PFL).
MEDICARE: Yuba County does participate in the Medicare Program. Current EE & ER share is 1.45%
DEFERRED COMP: One Voluntary Deferred Compensation plan is available
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: County paid confidential counseling program for up to 5 visits per incident per eligible family member.
MISCELLANEOUS: For a specific job classification and/or specific department/location benefits, please reference the Master Labor Agreement.
UNION AFFILIATION: Yuba County Employee Association
Final Filing Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2022 @ 5:00 PM
IMPORTANT: Due to the coronavirus affecting the county’s ability to safely conduct selection procedures such as, but not limited to: Qualifications Appraisal Panels, Speed Interviews, Written Exams, Departmental Interviews, etc. the Personnel Director may provide direction to postpone or change selection procedures, extend recruitments and/or cancel and pause recruitments as deemed necessary. The Human Resources department is working with departments to provide support to fill critical positions.
An official Yuba County employment application must be submitted by final filing deadline. Applications must include copies of valid license(s), certificate(s) and college transcripts and/or diploma. Incomplete applications may be disqualified from further consideration.
ON-LINE APPLICATION: Applications may be submitted on-line through CalOpps. Click on the Apply for Job button above to complete the Yuba County employment application.
HARD COPY APPLICATION: You may access a hard copy of the Yuba County employment application by visiting our website at http://www.yuba.org. Our applications are available in a Microsoft Word format or fillable PDF, or you may pick up these materials in our office located 915 8th Street, Suite 113, Marysville, CA 95901. Hard copies of applications can be submitted to our office in person, by U.S. Mail or by fax at 530-749-7864. Applications must be received by the final filing deadline; postmarks or applications received after the final filing deadline will not be accepted.
All applicants will be given written notice regarding the status of their application and selection procedures. The County prefers to communicate via email, if provided, to expedite communication. It is also recommended that applicants review their SPAM mail daily as to not miss any important communication from the County. Communications are sent from two mail servers; Yuba@CalOpps.org and @co.yuba.ca.us.
Applicants are responsible for notifying the County of any changes to their contact information, including but not limited to e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, primary and secondary telephone numbers.
Applicants must provide the following documents with their application by the filing deadline:
- Completed Yuba County Employment Application (OnLine or Hard Copy)
- Any Diplomas and Unofficial Transcripts
- Copies of Certifications
(Note: All diplomas or degrees must be from an accredited college or university. To obtain information regarding accreditation, refer to the US Department of Education Office of Post Secondary Education at: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx)
The minimum and preferred requirements are listed above. While the following requirements outline the minimum qualifications, Human Resources reserves the right to select applicants for further consideration who demonstrate the best qualifications match for the job. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee further participation in selection procedures.
RECRUITMENT SELECTION PROCESSES:
The recruitment process involves multiple steps which may include but are not limited to:
- One-Way Video Interviews
- Department Interviews
(Please note: The entire recruitment process from recruitment opening date to start date could take 6 – 12 weeks for successful candidates).
ONE-WAY VIDEO INTERVIEW:
One-way interviews may be used as an extension of the application process as a secondary method of screening large applicant pools or as an oral examination. A panel may be comprised of one individual, typically the hiring authority, or a small group of subject matter experts. Oral examinations can be used to assist in the establishment of an employment list or as part of the hiring decision. The goal of a on-way interview is to simulate an actual in-person interview environment. If one-way video interviewing is utilized in the recruitment process, applicants are provided detailed information including instructions, interview practice options and 24 hour direct support from the County’s vendor, Spark Hire.
If special accommodations are required at any stage of the selection process, complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation in Employment Examination Process Form and provide the required documentation by the final filing deadline. The form can be obtained at Reasonable Accommodation Form or by contacting Human Resources at 530-749-7860.
All applicants who have successfully completed the application/selection procedures and examination process may be eligible for veteran’s credit. Applicants must have served on active duty for a period of not less than 90 days in the armed forces in time of war or national emergency, or in time of peace in a campaign or expedition for service in which a medal has been authorized by the government of the United States and who has been discharged or released under honorable conditions, and widows of such persons shall be allowed credit. Military Records Form DD214 must be submitted for further review and determination of appropriate credits.
WAIVER OF SELECTION PROCEDURES:
When selection procedures have been publicly announced and the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications for the position is five or less, the Human Resources Director may, at her/his discretion; a) Waive the competition entirely and submit the names of the applicants meeting the minimum qualifications to the appointing department, b) Revise the conditions of competition to a more practical basis under the circumstances.
EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY LIST:
An employment eligibility list is established for those applicants who successfully pass all phases of the examination process. This list will be held for a minimum of six (6) months from the date the list is certified. For each vacancy the top five (5) ranks on the list will be certified to the department for final selection, which will include a departmental interview.
The Building Department department will notify the applicant of the date and time of his/her interview. The applicant will be asked a series of questions about his/herself and his/her related experience, education and training that exhibit the knowledge, skills and abilities essential to the job. The applicant may also be asked questions about hypothetical situations to test his/her ability to make decisions and use sound judgment and common sense.
Yuba County participates in the E-Verify system. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each NEW employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
About Yuba County
Yuba County is situated in the Northern Sacramento Valley, approximately 40 miles north of the State Capitol in Sacramento and two hours away from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. The boundaries stretch from the farms and orchards of the valley to the timberlands of the Sierras. With an estimated population of 70,000, Yuba County offers its residents the many advantages of a rural lifestyle away from the pressures of the urban areas. The County’s rivers, lakes and outdoor recreation areas provide excellent hunting, fishing, boating and skiing opportunities. Our County vision is to create a “golden” future for Yuba County by: Inspiring a community of participation, embracing our unique history, and discovering the wealth of our untapped potential.
The County of Yuba has 900 allocated positions and a total FY 19/20 budget of $203 million. It has a proud tradition of being a stable local government bolstered by five members of the Board of Supervisors who are elected for four year terms on an alternating basis. Each Supervisor represents an election district. Members of the Board of Supervisors serve as the legislative and executive body for Yuba County and provide policy direction for all branches of County government.
The County Administrator serves as chief administrative officer of the County organization and is responsible to manage the organization and carry out the policies set by the Board of Supervisors.
Statement of Commitment
We are dedicated to providing responsive, innovative and sustainable services that enhance the quality of life and uphold the public trust and interest. Our Guiding Principles: Innovation Trustworthiness Professionalism Financial Responsibility Strategic Priorities: Organizational Excellence Public Safety & Health Economic Development Responsible Growth Visit our website at www.co.yuba.ca.us
Yuba County is a Merit Based Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging Workforce Diversity
and is an E-Verify Employer.
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