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Environmental Codes Compliance Officer/Permit Technician

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Lancaster County is seeking an Environmental Codes Compliance Officer / Permit Technician to perform technical work for the County Planning and Land Use Office in the oversight and inspection of site development projects for compliance with the County’s Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance, Wetland Regulations, Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance, Stormwater Management Regulations, Zoning Regulations and Site Plan Requirements.  Work involves reviewing submitted applications, issuing permits, attending meetings, performing on-site inspections to ensure compliance with local program regulations and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 1) Must have a high school diploma or GED.  A higher level of education in related studies is preferred; 2) Must be in generally good health and be physically capable of negotiating steep and rough terrain expeditiously in all types of weather; 3) Must have a Virginia driver’s license and a clear criminal history; 4) Must hold a Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector and Plan Reviewer certification, or obtain both certifications within one year of date of hire.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Lancaster County is an equal opportunity employer. Contact the county administration office at 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, VA 22503, 804-462-5129, FAX 804-462-0031  for a detailed job description and application or download from links elsewhere on this page (PDF format). Resumes are welcome, but must be accompanied by a county employment application. Applications should be sent to the aforementioned address, Attention: Don G. Gill, County Administrator and must be received by 5 PM on Monday, November 15, 2021. Interviews are expected to begin soon thereafter, but the position remains open until filled.

Unless otherwise noted, the following form(s) must be submitted:

Lancaster County Employment Application Form