New Permit Technician Opportunities


Plan for these new opportunities designed for California building-safety counter staff. There is something for permit technicians of all levels. 

The topics were selected to strengthen building department operations and the careers of building-safety professionals at the counter.

Mark your calendars!
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Over-the-Counter Efficiencies: Utilizing GIS to Improve the Permit Application Process
Thursday, May 9, 2024 

Permit Technician’s Guide to Solar Photovoltaic, Energy Storage and EV Charging Systems
Thursday, June 6, 2024

Contractor Licensing Fundamentals for Counter Technicians
Registration Coming Soon

Zoning for Permits Technicians: Understanding How Zoning Regulations Impact Permit Issuance and the Plan Review Process
Registration Coming Soon

Diffusing Difficult Situations: Strategies for Resolving Conflict and Enhancing Relationships
Registration Coming Soon

Interested in the Permit Technician Career Advancement Academy?

The Permit Technician Career Advancement Academy is a new leadership resource developed by the CALBO Training Institute to enhance the professional development of counter technicians and cultivate participants’ technical and interpersonal skills.

The next Academy will be held in Fall 2024 in Northern California with dates and details to be announced in March 2024.

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- Go beyond the drive to pass an examination or maintain certification
- Grow to be a team leader
- Improve coordination in the permit process
- Strengthen customer service skills
- Learn best operations from a supervisor’s perspective

Have questions about these trainings? Please contact the CALBO Office at or 916-457-1103.