City of South Salt Lake
  • South Salt Lake, UT, USA
  • 18.16-27.46 per hour Typically hire at minimum
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We offer a complete benefit package including affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance. $50,000 in life insurance paid for by the city, paid sick leave, vacation and holidays. We participate in the Utah Retirement System for a pension and offer a 3% match into a 401K.

The Fire Prevention Permit Technician reports to the Fire Executive Assistant. Performs general and specific tasks relating to permits, plan processing and other processes at the public counter of the Fire Prevention Office. Logs, tracks, processes and distributes permit applications and fire-safety related plans for review; performs a variety of clerical duties and assists the public.


  1. Responsible for fire permit application and fire-safety related plan review processing
    • Receives and reviews fire permit applications for completeness from customers, assesses scope of project and relevant fire department permit requirements
    • Logs and tracks fire permit reviews from submission until approval and collaborates with Community Development Permit Technicians on status
    • Pro-actively works with contractors and residents to provide project updates
    • Verifies that projects have obtained all necessary department approvals
    • Calculates and verifies permit fees and accepts payments
    • Manages the scheduling of inspections as they are received from contractors and residents
    • Drafts letters and reports regarding department functions and processes
  2. Maintains Department Records
    • Manages and maintains indexing of applications, permits, plans, and other files
    • Logs inspection requests and prepares field files for daily inspections
    • Tracks construction enforcement notices and certificates of compliance
    • Handles technical data and fire prevention specific GRAMA requests
    • Maintains archived records to State requirements
  3. Provides backup for other department functions
    • Attends meetings as directed and takes notes of proceedings, e. motions, vote results, etc.
  4. Answers and/or directs incoming telephone calls and visitors. Researches information needed, provides detailed information to inquiring parties; directs complex questions to senior staff. Independently follows through on requests verbally or in writing.
  5. Assists with routine and special projects
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