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Permit Coordinator

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Job Description

SolarCity is seeking permit coordinators to efficiently gather and submit 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 permit coordinator to keep the installation ready flow consistent, so that the installation crews will have jobs to install.


• Organize time efficiently each day to maximize 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
• Follow up with old cases and emailing appropriate departments to move account forward in permitting process
• Document any changes in job cases or status a minimum of two times per week
• 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
• Drive or mail permits packets to local municipals to drive a 0 queue each day
• Pick up any permits submitted immediately following the specified turnaround time
• Maintain checkbook and credit card transactions for each job/account


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
• Attend weekly webinars or departmental calls
• Ability to communicate with different departments efficiently with no less than a 24 hour turnaround time
• Must 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. 

Solar City

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Marketing, Sales, Other
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Sales - Marketing, Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2014-2640
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Permit Coordinator

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