Code Enforcement Officer
$32,000 ? $38,000 DOQ
Annually based upon 40 hour work week
Under the general supervision of the Town Administrator,
performs field inspections and administrative services in the
investigation of violations and complaints regarding the
enforcement of the Town Code. Provides general information to the
public on zoning, signage and property information. Additionally,
serves as bailiff for the municipal court, processes business
licenses, acts as Town liaison to the Maricopa County Sherriff?s
Office and coordinates logistics and permitting during Town Center
Special Events, which may require occasional evenings or
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education and Experience:
Any combination of training, education and experience equivalent
to a bachelor?s degree in Planning, Criminal Justice, Public or
Business Administration or a related field and two years of recent
experience in neighborhood preservation and revitalization with a
focus on zoning enforcement and code compliance. Valid Arizona
drivers license required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of:
· Town codes, ordinances, regulations and their administrative
enforcement principles and practices.
· Principles and practices of safe motor vehicle operation.
· Principles and practices of court security.
· Traffic laws, ordinances and rules involved in motor vehicle
· Geography of the community.
· Microsoft Windows Office products.
· Answer technical questions concerning work procedures and
· Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
Town staff, the general public and special event promoters.
· Communicate patiently and tactfully within a diverse customer
· Read and interpret ordinances, observe conditions, determine
compliance, enforce regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially,
communicate in person with the public and staff.
· Quickly adjust to shifts in organizational priorities and
· Perceive and interpret customer needs and translate them into
effective solutions and operational policy.
· Proficiently perform computerized word processing,
comprehension, summarizing and writing/editing.
· Provide security to the municipal court, including earning
Court Security Officer certification as mandated by the Arizona
Supreme Court. Complete other security-related training as required
by the Presiding Judge.
The following duties and responsibilities of this position may
include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following
· Investigates complaints and violations in the enforcement of
the Town zoning ordinance and the Town Code.
· Responds to management?s requests for action in a timely
manner and provides information regarding code enforcement
· Writes and reviews code enforcement reports relating to
violations and required compliance with Town ordinances and
regulations. Makes follow-up inspections to assure that violations
are discontinued, corrected or removed.
· Documents efforts to bring property owners into compliance
with ordinances, codes, laws and regulations; reviews and assists
in the preparation of legal case summaries.
· Communicates daily with individual citizens, community
organizations, and staff, interpreting, analyzing and resolving
difficult neighborhood issues.
· As needed assist Town Clerk, entering data, filing, taking
calls and working with the public.
· Serves as bailiff and Court Security Officer to the municipal
court, including maintaining security and order of court
· Serves as the special event liaison to the Town during special
events held within the Town Center. Serve as the point of contact
for the event promoters to address event logistics regarding the
set-up, public safety, compliance to the use of Town amenities,
traffic safety and clean-up of such events.
· Performs job in a manner consistent with appropriate safety
· Performs other duties as assigned.
· Serve on the municipal court?s Security and Emergency
Preparedness (SEPC) committee.
WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
To successfully perform the essential functions of this position
the following descriptions represents the typical physical demands
and work environment that must be met by an employee.
· Operate a Town vehicle to respond to complaints.
· Read and visually interpret site issues quickly and accurately
and to determine compliance.
· Operate a variety of standard office equipment, including a
computer terminal, telephone, copy and fax machine requiring
continuous and repetitive arm, and hand and eye movement.
· Operate measuring devices, camera, ladder, or other equipment
as necessary to complete essential functions.
· Travel to/from and perform site inspections and attend
meetings in various locations.
· Reach, grip and move debris to gain access to or expose
objects for inspection.
· Moderate physical effort, typically involving some combination
of walking, moving, bending, stooping, lifting arms above head,
kneeling, crouching, crawling, lifting, carrying, pushing and/or
pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight.
· Walk across trenches, dirt piles and climbs stairs.
· Exposed to hazardous situations on inspection sites.
· Moderate exposure to dust, grease, noise, inclement weather,
temperature extremes and unpleasant but not hazardous odors.
· Work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends, as
· Some work is performed in a normal Town office
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement
between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the
employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the