Permit Coordinator 1

Thursday, June 1, 2023

JOB TITLE: Permits Coordinator 1

OPENING DATE: Monday, May 22, 2023

CLOSING DATE: 5:00 PM on Thursday, June 1, 2023

SALARY RANGE: $16.20 - $30.87 per hour at 40 hours per week

JOB TYPE: Full-time, Classified

DEPARTMENT: Department of Permits and Planning

LOCATION: Mathews Government Complex

Nature of Job: Responsible for the acceptance and processing of all permit applications and receipt of applicable fees.

Minimum Qualification: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one (1) to three (3) years related experience and/or training

Substitution: Equivalent combination of education and training in the administration of public regulatory programs

Must possess the ability to exercise independent judgment within established systems and procedures. Knowledge of Lafourche Parish laws and regulations regarding building and development, especially as it relates to the regulatory requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program and associated floodplain management requirements a plus.

*Must obtain ICC certification as a Permit Technician within one (1) year of employment.

A valid driver’s license issued by a state other than Louisiana is acceptable for application; however, once an employment offer is extended for a position, an applicant will have thirty (30) days to obtain the required Louisiana license. Failure to obtain a Louisiana driver’s license may disqualify an applicant from permanent employment in any position. Maintains acceptable driving record in addition to a valid Louisiana license.

*Proof of all certifications must be provided.

Applicants are subject to Civil Service procedures and testing, must be at least 18 years of age, pass a drug screen, and must meet the following submission procedures: Application must be completely filled out and signed by applicant. Resumes received without applications and/or applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Original application must be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to the “Lafourche Parish Civil Service Department.” For more information or to apply for this position, please visit the Lafourche Parish Government website at

Applications are also available at the following locations: (Our offices are closed on Fridays)

Thibodaux Government Complex - 402 Green Street

Mathews Government Complex - 4876 Highway 1