Permit Specialist – Development Engineering

Lakehaven Water & Sewer District
31627 1st Ave S, Federal Way, Washington
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Lakehaven has a service area population of over 135,000 people living across a 35 square mile area in south King County, making us the second largest special-purpose water and sewer district in the state.

All new residential and commercial development and some new work to existing development involves interaction with the Development Engineering section. The Permit Specialist is one of the first points of contact for customers and is responsible for issuing, receiving, and processing a wide variety of applications and permits. This position provides a high level of customer service to customers and can explain District policy and procedures to the public.

The ideal candidate works efficiently as part of a team and has the ability to convey technical information to the public in a clear, concise manner. The ideal candidate should be able to communicate courteously, effectively, tactfully and maintain confidential information appropriately, demonstrating excellent written and oral communication skills. The candidate should have previous computer experience and be competent with Microsoft Word and Excel applications, and have the ability to read and interpret a variety of maps and plans. Maintaining records, prioritizing workload, and providing support for management and technical staff are essential functions of the Permit Specialist.

Position placement and pay is dependent upon experience and qualifications.  Please visit to view the full Notice of Employment, job description, application process and benefits summary.  We look forward to hearing from you!