Location: Vancouver, WA

Pacific Lifestyle Homes — a growing regional homebuilder– seeks an experienced, professional Permit Coordinator. Located in Vancouver, WA, this position’s key functions are to: manage records, prepare agreements and track information to meet deadlines and ensure building processes run smoothly to fulfill Company goals and strategic plans.

An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility.

Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. To learn more, please see our website: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

For additional information about PLH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:


This is a full-time in-office position with a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental and vision benefits plus a 401(k) retirement savings plan. This role is also eligible for profit sharing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare, submit and monitor permit package to jurisdictions
  • Track permits, retrieve approved permits and submit supplemental information as needed
  • Track truss calculations, engineering changes and floor joist changes
  • Request documents “wet stamp” from engineer
  • Schedule well test and submit results to Health Department
  • Prepare check requests (permit fees, utility fees, city/county fees)
  • Request title documents (owners deed, sales history)
  • Coordinate with engineering firms to create site plans and storm water reports.
  • Coordinate with the sales team on structural selections for Builder’s inventory homes.
  • Review architectural house plans to ensure conformance with customer’s structural selections.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school or equivalent with applicable work experience; some college coursework or Associates degree preferred
  • 2-3+ years of construction or mortgage industry experience in a permitting or transaction coordinator role is a plus but is not required
  • Working knowledge of construction and permitting processes is desirable
  • Knowledge of building codes, land use, storm water and land development is useful
  • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability
  • A confident and assertive yet friendly telephone demeanor is essential
  • Positive contributor to team culture
  • Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task effectively; proven accuracy and follow through
  • Effective communication and project management skills; follows up as needed throughout the permitting process
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as: Excel, Word, Outlook; building software and database familiarity is ideal
  • Cheerfully and adeptly handles interruptions and competing priorities; adapts accordingly based upon organizational needs
  • Enjoys conducting research to gather information and identify solutions
  • Demonstrates initiative and problem solving skills with a “can-do” approach
  • Enthusiasm for new projects and learning opportunities
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel to municipalities as needed
  • Reliable vehicle; mileage reimbursed

Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in our hiring process.

For consideration, please forward:

  1. A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link: https://pacificlifestylehomes.topgradingonline.com/job_openings/permit-coordinator-vancouver-washington?utm_campaign=direct_links&utm_medium=job-boards&utm_source=permit-coordinator-2021NOTE: A complete Career History Form is needed for consideration.
  2. Upload your résumé and cover letter.

If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our hiring process facilitator at: Permit@TJandassociates.com

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.