Permit Technician/Administrative Assistant - Planning, Building and Development

Lake County IL - Libertyville, IL (30+ days ago)3.8


Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in administrative work? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Building and Zoning Technician

Location: Libertyville

Salary: $18.93 - $24.45/hour (37.5 hours weekly)

Job Summary: Responsible for a number of broad and diverse tasks that include but are not limited to project managing, customer permit applications, assisting customers with their planned residential development projects and working with County professionals to provide accurate information to applicants.

Becoming a Permit Technician/Administrative Assistant would allow you to be involved with multiple projects and tasks, ranging from employees and departments to members of the public. Your day will consist of assisting residents with their developmental projects, being the face of the Central Permit Facility (CPF) through phone and personal interactions while also working with other employees and departments of Lake County. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County, which consists of more than 30 departments and divisions. Being able to build working relationships with employees and the public is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

In order to be successful in this role you should have a high school diploma or GED equivalent (Associate's of Bachelor's degree preferred) and work experience in a position of similar capacity. Individuals should have excellent working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, a good understanding of computers and technology, exceptional people skills when working with the public and professionals, and be able to multitask while performing multiple tasks. Additionally, having the ability to effectively problem solve and work both individually and in a team atmosphere is required.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Planning, Building and Zoning. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to view videos.

If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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