New job Code Enforcement Officer I in Florida

Code Enforcement Officer I

Company : City of Lauderhill
Salary : $24.06 an hour
Location : Florida

Full Description


Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to ensure the proper maintenance of city-owned, private and commercial property in the City by conducting inspections to determine applicability with codes and ordinance of the City. Employees in this classification perform skilled, inspection work. Position is responsible for maintaining cognizance of City Codes, inspecting for compliance and enforcing codes where violations are found. Performs related work as directed.

Examples of Duties

  • Conducts a variety of inspections, such as property, housing, and Business License, either by visually reviewing the property or by walking the area within the zone.
  • Prepares Courtesy Notices, Notices of Violations, and Uniform Code Citations.
  • Responds to inquiries from the general public, other City agencies, and contractors providing technical/professional advice and assistance.
  • Researches and extracts information from pertinent documents such as Plat Maps, Site Plans, Surveys, and tax records.
  • Coordinates with, and assists other City agencies such as the Fire Department, Police Department and Building Department with inspections.
  • Conducts damage assessments; prepares documents and photographs.
  • Prepares Code Board documentation; provides expert witness testimony at Code Board hearings and Court hearings.

Minimum Training and Experience

High School Diploma/GED; one year experience in Code Enforcement or related field such as law enforcement preferred or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Special Requirement
  • State of Florida Driver's License
Supplemental Questions

Please be sure to answer all supplemental questions thoroughly and completely. Please note that if you do not answer all the questions in its entirety, your application may not be further considered in the hiring process. If you have any difficulty understanding or completing the supplemental questions, please feel free to contact the Human Resources Department at 954-730-3097.

Please be advised: Proof of education level is required (copy of High School Diploma/GED or College Degree/transcript needs to be uploaded in PDF format to application). Any required licenses and or certifications for the position you are applying for must be submitted as well. If required documentation is not provided, the application will be incomplete and will not continue in the hiring process.

Marginal Functions

While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may also be performed by other unit members.
  • Prepares correspondence to other city agencies, county agencies, property and business owners, and the general public.
  • Performs office functions such as filing, faxing, preparing memos, and answering phones.
  • Assists walk-in customers.
  • Assists other departments in routine tasks such as delivering flyers.
  • Performs related duties as directed.

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