|CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER II|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Enforces the City code through the inspection of residential, commercial, industrial, and public properties to ensure compliance with all laws, regulations, and ordinances, in particular minimum standards for housing, zoning, land use, lot cleaning, occupational licensing and parking. Involves the ability to physically perform inspections, which involve walking, climbing, kneeling, crawling, and operating an automobile. Required to make verbal presentations before the Code Enforcement Board, Court, and Hearing Officers.
REQUIRED TO WORK OCCASIONAL WEEKENDS AND EVENINGS.
|Utilizes plat sheets, computer terminal, microfilm viewer, interprets blueprints, plans, aerial photographs and manually researches records to identify legal ownership, locations and zoning classifications of properties.
Prepares and maintains records and written reports of findings and initiates correspondence and violation notices listing the violations and ordering that appropriate remedial action be taken; initiates action against owners failing to comply and present cases to the Code Enforcement Board.
Explains and interprets the zoning code, minimum housing code and City Ordinances to property owners and provides technical advice regarding corrective actions.
Conducts inspections and investigates complaints regarding zoning violations such as abandoned vehicles, improper sign placement, occupational licensing, unlawful tree removal, and other infractions; schedules routine and follow up inspections and periodic neighborhood surveys to determine violations and/or improper tree care.
Conducts inspections relating to acts of persons in violation of laws, codes and regulations relating to any factors affecting the life, health and welfare of the community.
May attend civic and public meetings for the purpose of explaining zoning regulations; reviews plans for development and is the parks representative on the technical review committee.
Performs related work as assigned.
|Considerable knowledge of City's Landscape and Tree Ordinance regulations.
Knowledge of legal procedures as they relate to the enforcement of regulatory codes.
Skill in the use of a computer terminal, microfilm viewer, camera, radio, or other office equipment used for researching information.
Ability to interpret and enforce laws, regulations, and codes with tact and impartiality.
Ability to physically perform physical inspections which involves walking over uneven terrain, kneeling, crawling and operating an automobile.
Ability to visually recognize zoning, housing and City Ordinance violations.
Ability to read and interpret zoning plats.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public.
Ability to maintain accurate records, reports and case files.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, and to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
|High school graduate plus five (5) years experience in housing and zoning inspections; state or local government law enforcement experience, construction trades; or an equivalent combination of specifically related education, training, and experience. Must be able to read and understand maps, building plans, and blueprints. Must become certified a State of Florida Parking Enforcement Specialist within one (1) year of employment. Probationary status may be continued until certification is obtained. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. International Code Council Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector certification preferred.
FORESTRY: ISA Certified Arborist is required.
A VALID FLORIDA DRIVER'S LICENSE IS REQUIRED - COPY MUST BE PROVIDED AT TIME OF APPLICATION. MUST COMPLETE A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK WHICH INCLUDES A POLYGRAPH. MUST PASS DRIVERS PHYSICAL.
PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENT: Last performance evaluation must have resulted in an overall "Meets Standards" rating or better with no goal rating of less than "Meets Standards." Certifications listed above are not to be considered part of the promotional requirements.
REVISED: 7/31/92 SV
10/10/07 CHANGED N. OF WRK AND MIN REQUR K.W.
11/30/11-CF-Changed Southern Building Code Congress International to International Code Council per dept. request.
6/05/13-CF Changed ICC Property Maint. and Housing Inspector cert. from required to preferred per Dept. request.