Development Technician I/II

  • County of El Dorado
  • Placerville, California
  • Sep 24, 2021
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: $43,264.00 - $58,073.60 Annually USD

Job Description


** On 10/8/2021 recruitment updated to continuous**

The County of El Dorado is committed to promoting the power of public service by fostering a diverse and collaborative workplace where employees are empowered, respected and valued. The dedicated efforts taken by the Board of Supervisors continues to promote El Dorado County as a competitive employer that is committed to recruiting and retaining qualified employees by advocating for competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The County of El Dorado is also supportive of providing telework opportunities for employees consistent with business needs and in accordance with Board of Supervisors Policy E-12 - Telecommuting.

You will have the opportunity to review and process varied permit applications in one or more specialized land use areas; receive plans, calculate fees, route plans for professional review, and review basic plans within specific guidelines. You will also have the opportunity to provide information to the public at a public counter or by telephone.

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:
  • Receive, review, and issue building (commercial and residential), encroachment and grading, oversize loads, road closures, and/or underground tanks and land development plans and specifications for completeness and conformance to permit requirements; review specific forms, permit applications, waivers, affidavits, plans, and calculate for completeness and compliance with pertinent codes and regulations.
  • Accept and log a variety of applications, and review for compliance with land use standards and regulations.
  • Calculate permit, plan check, map check, and similar fees; collect such fees and issue receipts.
  • Perform parcel, permit, and zoning research, and/or permit history regarding parcel zoning, land use, and subdivision restrictions to the public, which may involve multiple County departments.
  • Provide information to the public by telephone or at a public counter regarding County regulations and requirements, as well as applicable ordinances, regulations, requirements, and procedures related to the permitting and land development process; assists the public in completing and processing various permits.
The ideal Development Technician I/II candidate is someone with strong attention to detail, organizational skills and has the skills to perform the work independently as well as the ability to work cooperatively with other County departments and the public.

Human Resources will assess your application to determine if you are minimally qualified using the following recommendations:

Any combination of the required experience, education, and training that would provide the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities are qualifying.

Development Technician I: Equivalent to graduation from high school and two (2) years of general clerical administrative support or secretarial support experience.

Development Technician II: Equivalent to graduation from high school and one (1) year of experience reviewing building, encroachment, and grading plans and/ or land development plans, and processing building permits and inspection reports at a level equivalent to the County's class of Development Technician I.

Click here to view the minimum Qualifications for Development Technician I/II, as well as the physical, environmental, and working conditions.

Apply online by clicking the 'Apply' link at the top of this announcement. When your online application and responses to the required supplemental questions are complete, click 'Accept'.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Monique Heredia in Human Resources at .

The Human Resources Department will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After the screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment process.

Training and Experience Review (Weighted 100%): A training and experience review consists of candidates responding to supplemental questions on the job application. A subject matter expert will evaluate each candidate's responses based on predetermined criteria. The subject matter experts are not granted access to the candidate's application; therefore, responses to the supplemental questions should be thorough, detailed, and complete. Do not refer to resumes, cover letters, or other documentation as they will not be reviewed.

Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

For more information on the recruitment process, click here .

Based on the department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.

The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Development Technician I/II. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full-time, part-time, and extra help vacancies for at least three (3) months.

We currently have the following vacancies:
  • One full-time vacancies and (3) Extra Help vacancies in the Planning & Building Department

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

The County of El Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Many job classifications require pre-employment medical screening. Depending on the job classification, medical screening may include testing for drugs, including but not limited to marijuana; a positive test may result in revocation of an employment offer.

This classification may include positions that are subject to current California Department of Public Health (CDPH), State Public Health Officer Orders requiring all workers who provide services or work in facilities covered by the order to (a) have their first dose of a one-dose regimen or their second dose of a two-dose regimen of an approved vaccine against COVID-19, or (b) provide valid exemption as permitted by the order. An approved exemption would result in the exempted employee being required to wear a face covering and be regularly tested for COVID-19.

Not just rustic mining towns and historic sites - Today El Dorado County is a year-round vacation destination overflowing with outdoor adventure, inviting agritourism locations, enriching family activities, and a proud Gold Rush history. Escape the traffic and smog because El Dorado County is just:
  • 40 miles from Downtown Sacramento
  • 50 miles from Sacramento Airport
  • 129 miles to San Francisco
Here are a few of the many activities and events available throughout El Dorado County:
  • Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Boating, and Watersports
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Live Music and Music Festivals
  • Local Craft Breweries and Wineries
  • El Dorado County Fair
  • Placerville Speedway
  • Farm to Fork Restaurants
  • Local Shopping Gems

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Placerville, California United States View Map