Job Title: Development Services Aide

Job Location: Poway

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Job Description:

The City of Poway Development Services Department is searching for a friendly and enthusiastic individual to join their team of seasoned planning and engineering professionals as a Development Services Aide. This position will be responsible for responding to inquiries from the public at the front counter, providing reviews on minor engineering and building permit processes and business licenses, and processing permits.

Under direct or general supervision, the Development Services Aide provides a broad range of basic technical and administrative assistance to various divisions within the Development Services Department, including Engineering, Planning, and Building; and performs other duties as required.

Receives direct or general supervision from the Senior Planner, assigned supervisory or management personnel.  Exercises no direct supervision over staff.

Key Responsibilities:

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Provides phone and front counter coverage, and responds to inquiries from the public.
  • Accepts and performs intake review on engineering, planning, and building plan submittals.
  • Processes minor planning and engineering permits which may include Right-of Way permits, moving permits, Temporary Use Permits, sign permits, and other minor permits as required.
  • Provides planning reviews on minor engineering and building permit projects and on business licenses.
  • Performs preliminary review of routine planning and engineering project designs.
  • Maintains department records and distributes a variety of department specific information, forms, records, and data as requested.
  • Prepares GIS maps, reports, graphics, and other documents for the department as required.
  • Performs basic surveying and traffic counting.
  • Maintains attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours on a regular basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


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Apply by date: 08/07/2022