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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

SolarCity Salinas, CA

Salinas, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


SOLARCITY employees are driven by our mission to provide clean energy to families across the U.S. and inspired to truly save the planet one home or business at a time. Beyond a welcoming atmosphere, SolarCity employees also work together to create an extremely positive and inspiring culture that brings in top talent, keeps drive and motivation high, and makes everyone excited to come to work each day. Do you want to be part of the SolarCity team? Apply today and join the movement!



SolarCity is seeking a Jr. Permit Coordinator to learn and become efficient in the gathering and submission of any and all specified plans and applications that a local building department might require to permit the design of solar panels system. It is the responsibility of the Jr. Permit Coordinator to learn from management and the senior colleagues on the Permit Coordinator team to develop the knowledge and experience necessary to insure the installation ready flow is consistent by keeping a 0 queue, so that the installation crews will have jobs to install.


Work with and learn from Managers, Permit Coordinators and Sr. Permit Coordinators on the team; use this guidance and their recommendations to learn daily work flow and best practices

Learn and develop proficiency with permitting processes and systems

Build relationships to positively establish the SolarCity name and utilize existing relationships to build a reputation as a professional in the Jr. Permit Coordinator position

Develop and establish time management skills and efficient use of resources

Ask questions when unclear about a process or policy

Take pride in a job well done as well as accountability for mistakes

Work with other departments to facilitate a positive work atmosphere

Learn and become proficient with the process of following-up with old cases and emailing appropriate departments to move account forward in permitting process and document any changes in job cases or status a minimum of two times per week

Learn and become proficient with the process to neatly gather and submit all paperwork as required of the building departments

Represent the company in a professional and friendly manner

Maintain a clean and neat appearance wearing business casual clothing or company specific apparel

Use meetings as a time to share ideas and participate in feedback

Take guidance from your manager and senior colleagues to learn and develop knowledge of how the process works of getting permit packets to local municipals to drive a 0 queue each day, this may include either driving or mailing permit packets to local municipals

Learn and become proficient in picking up any permits submitted immediately following the specified turnaround time

Develop the knowledge necessary to become proficient with the maintenance process for company expense transactions for each job/account on a monthly basis by taking direction from accounts payable policy


Previous office or clerical experience preferred

Must be self-motivated as well as thrive in a team environment

Ability to manage work flow while multitasking

Excellent customer service skills required

Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

Basic computer skills; 50 wpm required

Attend weekly webinars or departmental calls

Ability to communicate with management and different departments efficiently with no less than a 24 hour turnaround time

Develop skills necessary to submit all designs finished by the design team with in a 24 hour turnaround time

Maintain expense reports for daily transactions and submit weekly for checks and monthly for all credit card transactions.

Regular, reliable and predictable attendance required

Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment

Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen

Must have a clean driving record, valid state driver s license and feel comfortable driving everyday


Competitive compensation with many positions incentivized

Paid training with the nation s leader in solar power

Full benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance

Attractive vacation, sick and holiday pay

401(k) savings plan for eligible positions

Employee referral program

Some positions eligible for equity

Career path opportunities for top performers

SolarCity is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.