The Permit Clerk assist property and business owners, contractors, and developers in filing applications for building permits and obtaining the required documentation to ensure compliance with established rules and procedures.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Two years of clerical experience.
  • Prior experience dealing with customers, data entry, assisting the public.
  • Ability to read, speak and write in English; other languages helpful (Spanish preferred).
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to explain regulations and present information effectively and professionally in one-on-one situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


  • Receives various construction permit applications/plans from contractors and owners; issues and distributes plans to the building Department for review and inspection; issues construction permits following review and approval.
  • Enters applicable contractor, architect and construction related data into the permit system.
  • Prepares documentation pertaining to construction including perforating, stamping, checking signed and sealed plans, energy and structural calculations, current surveys and collection of fees.
  • Assists the public by telephone or in person to obtain documents and forms and by supplying answers to a variety of procedural questions.
  • Assembles and summarizes material from files, cross references data, locates information.
  • Issues 180-day permit expiration letters to contractors and owners.
  • Assists in conducting lien searches to ensure permits are clear.
  • Collects fees for inspections.
  • Inputs special event permit information to computer.
  • Reviews requirements and documentation necessary to issue Certificates of Completion.
  • Prepares Certificate of Completion boxes, files and plans for warehousing.
  • Processes Hold Harmless letters.
  • Inputs data on contractors, architects, licenses, and Certificates of Completion into the system.
  • Inputs inspection requests to permit system.
  • Assists Building Official with 40-years certificates and research for lawyers.
  • Assists code enforcement/occupational licensing with information.
  • Performs related work as requested
  • Prepares mailings for Zoning Department.
  • Send out quarterly Florida Energy Efficiency code.
  • Hurricane preparations.
  • Other duties may be assigned

 SALARY RANGE:   $38,480.00 – 62,914.80

POSITION TYPE: Full-Time, Non-Exempt


Interested and qualified applicants should submit cover letter, resume to: Juan C. Gutierrez, Human Resources Director, Village of Key Biscayne via E-mail:

Posted November 24, 2021. Interested and qualified candidates must submit application by January 17, 2022.



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