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Code Enforcement Officer

Category: Other
Description:
GENERAL DEFINITION: THE PURPOSE OF THIS CLASS IS TO PERFORMS INTERMEDIATE TECHNICAL WORK IN THE INSPECTIONS DEPARTMENT OF ALL PHASES OF BUILDING PLANS AND CONSTRUCTION; DOES RELATED WORK AS REQUIRED. WORK IS PERFORMED UNDER THE GENERAL SUPERVISION OF THE DIRECTOR OF INSPECTIONS. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS: • PERFORMING BUILDING INSPECTIONS; ENFORCING RELATED CODES; PREPARING AND MAINTAINING APPROPRIATE RECORDS. • PERFORMS FIELD INSPECTIONS AND REINSPECTIONS OF RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL AND PUBLIC FACILITIES FOR COMPLIANCE WITH BUILDING, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL CODES; • CONDUCTS PLANS REVIEWS AND ENFORCES COMPLIANCE WITH CITY ORDINANCES AND STATE CODES; • CONDUCT INSPECTIONS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH MINIMUM HOUSING CODES AND PUBLIC NUISANCE CODES; • INVESTIGATES COMPLAINTS; • WRITES PERMITS AND PROVIDES RECEIPTS AND RECORDS ACTION TAKEN; • PROVIDES TECHNICAL GUIDANCE TO CONTRACTORS AND CITIZENS; • SCHEDULES HEARING FOR HOUSING/BUILDING DEMOLITION; • RESEARCHES OWNERS OF PROPERTY NEEDING REPAIR AND/OR DEMOLITION; • ASSISTS WITH PREPARATION OF COURT CASES ON CODE VIOLATIONS; • MAKES REPORTS AND MAINTAINS RECORDS REGARDING INSPECT5IONS; • PERFORMS RELATED TASKS AS REQUIRED. • PERFORMS OTHER RELATED DUTIES AS REQUIRED. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITES: THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF THE BUILDING, ZONING AND RELATED CODES AND OF THE APPROPRIATE METHODS OF ENFORCEMENT; THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF CURRENT LITERATURE AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD; THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF BUILDING, CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES; ABILITY TO PREPARE AND PRESENT TECHNICAL ORAL AND WRITTEN REPORTS; ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE CITY AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL OFFICIALS, OTHER AGENCIES AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC; ABILITY TO BE TACTFUL IN ENFORCING CODES AND THE OVERALL VARIOUS CONSTRUCTION TRADES SUCH AS PLUMBER; ELECTRICIAN ETC. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: REQUIRES A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED EQUIVALENT. CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE IN BUILDING INSPECTIONS AND CODE ENFORCEMENT OR VARIOUS CONSTRUCTION TRADES SUCH AS PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL ETC. SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS: POSSESSION OF AN APPROPRIATE DRIVER'S LICENSE VALID IN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA. REQUIRES CERTIFICATIONS FOR MULTIPLE TRADES TO INCLUDE BUILDING, PLUMBING, MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL. POSSESSION OF LEVEL 1 STANDARD CERTIFICATIONS FOR EACH OF THE AFOREMENTIONED TRADES WITHIN THE NORTH CAROLINA CODE OFFICIALS QUALIFICATION BOARDS OR THE ABILITY TO OBTAIN THE CERTIFICATION WITH THE TIMEFRAME DETERMINED BY THE NORTH CAROLINA BOARD. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.CITYOFEC.COM.
Employer: City of Elizabeth Ciy
Expires: 7/21/2019
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