Employment Opportunities  >>  Community & Economic Development, Planning

Code Compliance Manager

City of Douglasville

Posted: Jun. 13, 2018

End Date: Jun. 19, 2018

Performs professional work to research, evaluate, plan, organize, coordinate and implement field inspections to ensure compliance with the City of Douglasville Land Development Code, and local ordinances.
Under administrative direction, directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations of Code Compliance including general code enforcement and business licensing. Coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the community Development Director. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Community Development Director.
The Ideal candidate is a collaborative leader with outstanding character, integrity and professionalism who will strengthen community-wide confidence in Code Compliance efforts. The Code Compliance Manager is a proven and effective communicator with a “can do” attitude, demonstrating negotiation skills to create a culture of “getting to yes” for both the citizens and the community. 
Assumes management responsibility for assigned services and activities of the Code Compliance Department including enforcement of certain building, Health and Safety, Business and Professions, vehicle, and municipal and zoning codes that protect health, safety, and general welfare of residents and visitors.
Develops, implements and supervises a code compliance program involved in the efficient and effective enforcement of codes related to housing, dangerous buildings, abandoned/inoperative vehicles, trash, weeds, business operating without proper business license, improper or illegal signage, and other health and safety violations.
Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommends, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels.
Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews the work plan for assigned staff involved in investigating code violations and initiating procedures to abate violations; assigns work activities, projects, and programs to implement Council Action Plan; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems.
Participates in field activities and investigations; reviews reports prepared by Code Enforcement Officers; may issue citations and prepare requests for criminal complaints as appropriate; prepares cases for prosecution; prepares materials for Council hearings; may testify in court regarding compliance action.
Reviews and analyzes statistical information from reports; track case information and review data entry for consistency.
Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures.
Develops procedures involved in the enforcement of codes and regulations including methods and techniques of conducting and documenting field investigations.
Participates in legal procedures involved in the enforcement of land use and environmental regulations.
Prepares court documents and procedures including procedures for citation issuance and obtaining various types of inspection warrants.
Will be required to operate a motor vehicle and issues summonses for violations found and performance of assigned tasks.
Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor or designee.
Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, Law Enforcement or related field preferred; Seven (7) or more years of progressively responsible professional experience in Planning, law enforcement or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience, including five (5) or more years of supervisory or management experience. Must possess or obtain within one year ICC Property Maintenance Inspector Certification. Must possess (GACE) Georgia Association of Code Enforcement Certification Level III.
Salary Grade: R68 - $51,549
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Applications and resumes are being accepted by the Human Resources Department at Douglasville City Hall, 6695 Church Street, Douglasville, GA 30134 or can be completed online by visiting www.douglasvillega.gov/41/Apply-for and selecting “City Jobs.”
Application deadline is Tuesday, June 19 at 5:00 p.m.