Code Enforcement Compliance Officer
Salary: Minimum $36,546 / YR – Midpoint $45,739 / YR
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
This position is responsible for on-site inspections of commercial and residential properties in the City including the investigation of potential violations and the enforcement of municipal codes, ordinances and regulations. This position also requires this person to inspect new and existing residential/commercial buildings for all trades for building code violations.
Investigates complaints of violation of City code, appropriate zoning ordinances, sign regulation and related laws, ordinances, or codes; issues courtesy notices, notices of violation, citations, correction notices, and stops work orders to ensure compliance; conducts follow-up investigations to ensure compliance with applicable codes and ordinances; patrols and monitors assigned area including demolition, new construction, renovation, housing violations and basic building and mechanical inspections; seeks compliance with City ordinances from citizens and businesses; acts as liaison between the complainants, alleged violators and the City; meets with owners, tenants, contractors, developers, businesses, etc. to review and explain code requirements, violations and/or potential violations; secures code compliance. Prepares written reports of inspections as specified by department procedures; issues warnings and citations when violations are proven; maintains files and records related to citations and violations; prepares a variety of written reports, memoranda and correspondence; answers, inquiries and provides information to the general public regarding existing code regulations and policies.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be knowledgeable of general codes, ordinances, laws and regulations, must have knowledge of safe and efficient work practices as they relate to code enforcement; must be knowledgeable of principles, practices, methods and techniques of code violation investigation and enforcement. Must be able to learn principles, practices, methods and techniques of code violation investigation and enforcement; must be able to learn City codes, ordinances, laws and regulations pertaining to code enforcement; must be able to learn, interpret and apply State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Learn enforce pertinent codes, ordinances, laws and regulations with impartiality and efficiency. Must be able to work independently; operate and use modern office equipment including a computer; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and written. Must be able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associate’s degree or two (2) years of course work at a trade or vocational school in inspection or code enforcement; two (2) to three (3) years of experience in inspections or code enforcement; possession of a valid State of Georgia driver’s license (Class C) and a satisfactory motor vehicle record (MVR). State issued professional license in any trade or ICC certification in any trade or can acquire an ICC certification within one year after employment.