Permit Manager in Vancouver, WA at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 9/30/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Vancouver, WA
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Job Description


Supervise, coordinate and manage all operation and department permit/plan activity in the division. Duties include applying for permits with the respective municipalities, compiling, updating and maintaining reports.


  • Obtain documents from engineers and architects to facilitate the permit application process.
  • Obtain all required approvals for permits and acts as liaison between the company and each municipality.
  • Prepare and submit applications to various agencies/boards having jurisdiction over required permits and/or approvals.
  • Review any plans issued out of the division for correct revision dates and review start packages for accuracy.
  • Prepare check requests and process invoice payment documentation in coordination with the accounting department.
  • Coordinate paperwork and applications with outside consultants as necessary.
  • Submit, distribute and file paperwork and enter data for various permits such as building, design review, standard plan, plan changes, and amendment permits.
  • Maintain all company files relating to site plan applications, approvals, licenses and permits.
  • Work closely with the municipalities on the status of permits and ensure they are processed in a timely manner.
  • Produce and maintain schedules for all communities and coordinate with municipalities from approval to final stages of permitting process.
  • Prepare and maintain settlement tracking and production status reports.
  • Schedule, attend and coordinate meetings, appointments, etc., with architects, engineers, city officials and various Lennar departments.
  • Prepare start packages, plans, specifications or documentation for Construction Managers for new communities.
  • Monitor and create reports, correspondence and narratives utilizing spreadsheets and word documents.
  • Obtain inspections & review approvals needed for community start-up.
  • Obtain all plot plans and distribute to Area Managers for final approval.
  • Review all start requests with lot listings and communicate as needed.
  • Order welcome home complex (WHC) and office plans including HVAC plans for WHC and submit for city approval.
  • Coordinate with necessary departments for design review submittals to all of the municipalities and HOA’s for new communities.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • Three (3) years minimum in supervisory capacity
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Experience with single/multi-family and amenity permitting
  • Technical construction project management experience preferred
  • Must be able to read blue prints and plot plans
  • Strong problem solving skills; Detail-oriented team player; comfortable working in a fast paced environment with heavy volume
  • Ability to meet reporting deadlines
  • Ability to self start and achieve objectives with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely both verbally and in writing
  • Advanced Computer proficiency, particularly with spreadsheet software
  • Valid Driver’s License with good driving record
  • Follow directions from a supervisor
  • Interact well with co-workers
  • Understand and follow posted work rules and procedures
  • Accept constructive feedback
  • Team Player



Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.  Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, lift, walk, move and/or carry equipment in excess of 30 pounds.  Must have finger dexterity to operate computer keyboard and calculator. 

General Overview of Compensation & Benefits:

  • The median base compensation for this position is estimated to be $77,450 annualized, subject to adjustment based on business-related factors including employee qualifications and operational considerations. 
  • This position will be eligible for company benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage along with a broad range of supplemental benefits including 401K Retirement Plan, prepaid legal assistance, and more.  We also offer paid time off for vacation, sickness, holiday, and bereavement.  We are pleased to be able to provide 100% company paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance.
  • This information is intended to be a general overview and may be modified by the Company due to factors affecting the business.


Regular Full-Time

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