Pursuant to Resolution 054-18,  there is no Council meeting scheduled for August 27, 2019. The next regularly scheduled meeting is September 10, 2019.

Permit Clerk

Permit Clerk-Community Development Department

Part-time (28 hours per week), Non-union position Starting pay: $22.16 per hour

Opens: Friday, August 2, 2019 Closes: When Filled

Application review begins August 19, 2019


This position primarily performs skilled clerical duties and provides basic administrative support necessary to the efficient operations of the department’s Permit Center. The role focuses on Land Use and Zoning permit processing. Receives land use and zoning applications and determines counter complete submittal; enters application data and process records in the department’s permit tracking software program; maintains well organized planning permit files using established procedures and records retention schedules. The ideal candidate is conscientious and detail oriented, focuses on job responsibilities, and provided efficient, effective and enthusiastic clerical and administrative support. See the job description for more information.



High school graduation (or GED) and three years office experience is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office products and Adobe Acrobat as well as excellent oral and written communication skills required. Experience in a comparable position in government agency and use of SMARTGov or other permitting database program is desired. Any combination of experience and training that provides the desired skills and abilities may be considered.


Application Instructions:

Several items are required in order for your application to be complete.

  1. A completed City of Port Orchard job application.
  2. A completed supplemental questionnaire

Resumes and cover letters may be included with the application form but may not substitute for the City’s application. Applications can be received from the City of Port Orchard Human Resources Office, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366 or by downloading an application packet from our web site at www.cityofportorchard.us

Application packets may be returned to Human Resources on the second floor of City Hall at 216 Prospect Street in Port Orchard, mailed to Human Resources, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366, or emailed to [email protected]. The City of Port Orchard will not consider applications that are received with postage due. Contact Human Resources at 360-876-7014 should you have any questions or need additional information.

About the City: The City of Port Orchard is a beautiful waterfront community situated on Sinclair inlet in the Puget Sound region, conveniently located on the Kitsap Peninsula between the urban settings of Seattle-Tacoma, and the rain forests and beaches of the Olympic National Park.

Benefits for part-time employees: Employees working less than 30 hours a week may enroll on the City’s health insurance by paying 50% of the cost of the employee’s medical insurance premium and may enroll dependents by paying 100% of the cost of spouse and dependent insurance. The City does not provide any other insurance benefits to part-time employees. Part-time employees receive pro-rated paid sick, vacation and holiday leave. This position qualifies for enrollment in the Washington state retirement system.


The City of Port Orchard is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply for this job email your details to dlund@cityofportorchard.us

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