Administrative Assistant/ Permit Technician Trainee Job at 4LEAF, Inc. Alameda County, CA

Full Job Description

4LEAF, Inc. (4LEAF) is a consulting firm specializing in providing plan review, permit technicians, and on-call inspection services to municipal Building Departments throughout California and several other states within in the United States.

4LEAF is seeking a Permit Technician within the South Bay/ Alameda County. Training
is paid and will take place out of our HQ office in Pleasanton. Once training is complete, the employee will be placed as a 4LEAF employee in a municipal Building Department.

Key Duties:

  • Perform a wide variety of paraprofessional, technical and clerical duties to support the permitting process.
  • Assist with the processing of a variety of permits to support the Building, Planning, and Engineering Divisions.
  • Review, accept, track, and assist in various aspects of the permitting process.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to local government customers and the general public by providing information regarding the permit application process.
  • You will be trained to review development permit applications and other related documents for completeness and accuracy, determining acceptability for further review.
  • Calculate, collect, receipt and document fees associated with development project applications.
  • Assist with clerical functions and the filing and maintenance of development review files.
  • Answer phones and direct code and development related questions to the appropriate person.
  • Update electronic permit files.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


  • Two years of customer service and administrative skills required.
  • Industry experienced is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with building plans, codes, ordinances and related terminology desirable but not required.
  • Modern office practices and procedures.
  • Mastery of computer technology.
  • Records management practices.
  • Basic administrative duties.

4LEAF anticipates paying between $28.00 and $40.00 (per hour) for this position, commensurate with experience and depending upon the location at which the individual is hired to work.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $28.00 – $40.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

About the Company

Company: 4LEAF, Inc.

Company Location:  Alameda County, CA

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