Chesapeake, VA
Job Description
Summary of Position (Job Purpose)
  • Major purpose and functions of the position.

    • Responsible for obtaining business operating licenses and Certificates of Insurance
    • Responsible for setting up and/or disconnecting utilities for new, relocating, expanding and existing stores
    • Responsible for obtaining necessary licenses for rebranding (or other special project roll outs as needed)

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Primary responsibilities listed in order of importance

    • Verify the physical address of all new stores in assigned territory (compare address from lease, building permits, US Mail system and other sources)
    • Responsible for obtaining all required state, city, county, and health licenses and inspections so that all approvals are obtained in adequate time for the store to open
    • Responsible for contacting the necessary entities, completing the required applications, and forwarding the appropriate fees to obtain the licenses
    • Work with Landlords and General Contractors to obtain utility information. Contact various utility providers to establish the utility accounts in our name (to include: electric, gas, water, sewer and telephone)
    • Work with our insurance carrier to obtain Certificates of Insurance for our new or relocating locations
    • Work with our facilities group, utility bill payer, and lease accounting department to assure the utilities are being paid on time, remain turned on and resolve any issues with new and existing/open locations
    • Disconnect utilities for any location that is moving or closing
    • Keep accurate notes and record file images in web-based tracking software

    Minimum Requirements/Qualifications
  • Summary of knowledge, experience and education required.

    • High school graduate or GED equivalent
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
    • Minimum required typing speed of 45 wpm
    • Extensive experience in word-processing, spreadsheet and web-based software applications
    • Strong business writing skills, [efficient] effective communication and interpersonal skills are a must
    • Excellent phone skills and solid clerical skills
    • Must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team
    • Must possess a high degree of organizational skills with the ability to effectively prioritize projects
    • Must be resourceful, this position often requires a lot of research
    • Must have the ability to recognize the need for action and quickly arrive at accurate decisions

    Desired Qualifications - Desired but not required

    • Experience in Property Management, Real Estate, Construction, Retail Licensing or Building Codes a plus

    This is not to be considered a complete list of job duties, as they may be amended as needed.
    Job Type Full-time