Permit Coordinator
Altamonte Springs, FL Permitting
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Interplan is a commercial architectural firm located in Altamonte Springs, FL specializing in restaurant and retail design work with large nationwide clients. Interplan was founded over forty-nine years ago and has offices in Altamonte Springs, Chicago, Fort Worth, and Philadelphia. We are looking to grow our permitting department in the Altamonte Springs office and are seeking a full-time Permit Coordinator. Permit Coordinator is an entry level position that is responsible for the carrying out of permitting procedures and the preparation of feasibility and site investigation reports. A Permit Coordinator should have minimal knowledge of basic site development procedures, blueprint reading, mathematical skills, and map reading (as necessary). This position requires a high level of organizational skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, holding a current valid driver’s license, and availability for travel is also required for this position. This position reports to the Permit Manager and is mainly trained by the Permit Lead. This candidate should have superior verbal and written communication skills. 

Requirements
  • Assist in preparing submittal packages for various projects.
  • Make necessary initial or follow-up calls to municipalities as directed.
  • Effective communication with all parties involved in the project (in house, outside consultants).
  • Assist office personnel with code research.
  • Understand the scope of work and its overall relationship to permitting/approvals.
  • Contact governing agencies and discuss projects for preparation of feasibility reports, remodel reports and limited scope of work project reports.
  • Prepare transmittals, e-mails and fax correspondence as directed by department Projects Coordinator or Projects Manager.
  • Prepare comment/response letters for resubmittal and coordinate the responses with the architectural/civil project manager.
  • Assist the Permit Lead and Permit Manager in assembling contractor notification packages.
  • Assist as directed in all other permitting related activities for which the Department is responsible.
  • Work effectively with various Project Management styles.
  • Follow up as needed in a timely manner on all issues that arise for a particular project.
  • Previous permitting experience a PLUS but not required: relevant customer service experience will be considered.