Job Opportunity – Permit Technician | City of Mission MO

Permit Technician

 Are you looking for somewhere to grow professionally?  Do you possess the ability to pick things up quickly but also find better, more efficient ways of doing things?  Are you willing to “grab the bull by the horns” and get things done?  Then the City of Mission is looking for you!

The City of Mission, (pop. 9,467) is seeking an experienced Permit Technician to join our Community Development Department.  The chosen candidate should be looking to grow professionally within our organization, possess creativity in problem solving, good customer service skills and the ability to multi-task.  An example of some of the job duties include processing permit applications, issuing commercial and residential permits, scheduling building inspections, maintaining a filing system to monitor expiration dates of permits and temporary certificates of occupancy, providing administrative support to the Neighborhood Services Officers, Building Official and other staff as appropriate and collection of payments for permits, plan reviews and other departmental activities.  Because of the variety of duties, the ability to be very organized is a must!


The successful candidate will be able to obtain or already have the International Council of Codes Permit Technician Certification, have two to three years of related experience and/or training and/or an Associate’s degree.  Courses may be in engineering, construction planning, architecture or a related field.  In addition, to be successful in this position, you must have education or experience demonstrating an ability to read and interpret maps, site and construction plans.


The City of Mission offers a competitive total compensation package including competitive wages, exceptional benefit package and retirement options.  Additional benefits include paid sick and vacation leave as well as paid holidays.  Starting salary range is $35,000 to $40,000 DOQ.  For a full position description, please visit  Submit cover letter, and resume to Permit Tech Application.  No phone calls please.


Position is open until filled.  Review of applications begins October 15, 2018.  EOE