Code Enforcement Officer

Location
Takoma Park, Maryland
Posted
Jul 03, 2017
Closes
Aug 07, 2017
Career Level
Entry Level
Hours
Full Time

Introduction:

The City of Takoma Park seeks an Code Enforcement Officer. This position is responsible for the enforcement of City codes and ordinances.

Typical Duties:

  • Conducts property maintenance code inspections initiated by complaints from the community, staff, or City officials; schedules and performs staff initiated inspections.
  • Follows up on initial inspections in a timely manner.
  • Documents inspection findings and related matters using Code software and standard forms; photographs code violations.
  • Researches property ownership records.
  • Maintains case records.
  • Uses form documents to respond to generate case specific correspondence.
  • Responds to complaints, questions and concerns from the general public.
  • Prepares and processes violation notices for non-compliant properties; works with property owners to resolve problems; prepares citations and related documents for court hearings; appears and testifies in court under the direction of the City Attorney; monitors abatement orders.
  • Participates in landlord seminars as needed.
  • Schedules and performs work to remove illegal signs.
  • Performs related duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of code enforcement inspection principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  • Knowledge of property records research principles.
  • Knowledge of relevant federal, state and county laws, City ordinances, and department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge on how to use photographic equipment.
  • File management.
  • Problem solving.
  • Prioritizing and Planning.
  • Interpersonal Relations.
  • Oral and Written Communication.

Benefits:

The City offer an excellent benefits package to include State retirement plan; medical, dental and life insurance; long-term disability; employee assistance program; tuition reimbursement; flexible spending accounts; and other supplemental programs.

To Apply:

To officially apply please complete an online application at:

https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=3861&company=takomagov&username=

Only online applications will be considered.