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Jr. Permit Coordinator

Jr. Permit Coordinator

Job Description


SolarCity is seeking a Jr. Permit Coordinator to learn and become efficient in the gathering and submission of any and all specified plans and applications that a local building department might require to permit the design of solar panels system. It is the responsibility of the Jr. Permit Coordinator to learn from management and the senior colleagues on the Permit Coordinator team to develop the knowledge and experience necessary to insure the installation ready flow is consistent by keeping a 0 queue, so that the installation crews will have jobs to install.


• Work with and learn from Managers, Permit Coordinators and Sr. Permit Coordinators on the team; use this guidance and their recommendations to learn daily work flow and best practices
• Learn and develop proficiency with permitting processes and systems
• Build relationships to positively establish the SolarCity name and utilize existing relationships to build a reputation as a professional in the Jr. Permit Coordinator position
• Develop and establish time management skills and efficient use of resources
• Ask questions when unclear about a process or policy
• Take pride in a job well done as well as accountability for mistakes
• Work with other departments to facilitate a positive work atmosphere
• Learn and become proficient with the process of following-up with old cases and emailing appropriate departments to move account forward in permitting process and document any changes in job cases or status a minimum of two times per week
• Learn and become proficient with the process to neatly gather and submit all paperwork as required of the building departments
• Represent the company in a professional and friendly manner
• Maintain a clean and neat appearance wearing business casual clothing or company specific apparel
• Use meetings as a time to share ideas and participate in feedback
• Take guidance from your manager and senior colleagues to learn and develop knowledge of how the process works of getting permit packets to local municipals to drive a 0 queue each day, this may include either driving or mailing permit packets to local municipals
• Learn and become proficient in picking up any permits submitted immediately following the specified turnaround time
• Develop the knowledge necessary to become proficient with the maintenance process for company expense transactions for each job/account on a monthly basis by taking direction from accounts payable policy

Job Requirements

• Previous office or clerical experience preferred
• Must be self-motivated as well as thrive in a team environment
• Ability to manage work flow while multitasking
• Excellent customer service skills required
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
• Basic computer skills; 50 wpm required
• Attend weekly webinars or departmental calls
• Ability to communicate with management and different departments efficiently with no less than a 24 hour turnaround time
• Develop skills necessary to submit all designs finished by the design team with in a 24 hour turnaround time
• Maintain expense reports for daily transactions and submit weekly for checks and monthly for all credit card transactions.
• Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen
• Must have a clean driving record, valid state driver’s license and feel comfortable driving everyday

Benefits for Full-Time Positions:

• Competitive compensation with many positions incentivized
• Paid training with the nation’s leader in solar power
• Full benefits package including health, vision, dental insurance
• Attractive vacation, sick and holiday pay
• 401(k) savings plan
• Employee referral program
• Eligibility to receive equity in the company
• Career path opportunities for top performers

SolarCity is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.  


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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Marketing, Sales, Other
Education Graduate Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Sales - Marketing, Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2014-3891
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Jr. Permit Coordinator

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