Zoning Department Clerk – Part-time (20 hours per week / no more than 1040 hours per year) position reporting to the Director of Code Enforcement. Hours are Monday-Friday from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Rate of pay $12.50/hour.
Provides clerical and administrative support for the Zoning and Planning Department.
Assists in the application process and the collection and processing of fees for building, zoning, and related permits.
Schedules and coordinates building inspections.
Greets and assists customers at the counter
Answers and screens phone calls; provides general information and routes calls to appropriate person, taking and delivering messages as appropriate.
Provides information required for Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals review process; assists in packet and preparation for these meetings.
Creates and maintains permits files, office forms, handouts, and computer databases as required.
Completes special projects as directed by the department head.
Uses records, databases, the Internet, and other sources to research information needed for the department.
Cross trains for other departmental positions.
A minimum of one-year office experience in a customer service capacity working with the general public.
Experience working in a construction office is preferred, or previous experience in zoning, codes field.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Needed to Perform Effectively in the Position:
Above average customer service skills, including being welcoming and friendly, and using good communications skills.
Ability to withstand the stress of dealing with the general public, while maintaining a calm demeanor.
Knowledge of commercial and residential property regulations and requirements.
Ability to use Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word.
Ability to learn and use a variety of software applications.
Ability to sit for extended periods of time, and use a computer monitor. Navigate to, and work at the counter to serve the public. Ability to speak clearly in person and via phone.
Adheres to the Town of Cicero’s policies and procedures.
Meets or exceeds expected performance standards, including consistently reporting to work on time prepared to perform the duties of the position.
ALL résumés submitted must include a completed Employment Application Form. If you do not submit a completed employment application, you will not be considered an applicant. The form is available by clicking here. Unless otherwise instructed in the job posting, applications are to be submitted to [email protected]
Applications will be accepted up to May 31, 2019.