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Code Enforcement Officer

Henry County Government

Posted: Aug. 9, 2018

End Date: Aug. 23, 2018

This position is responsible for enforcing the county codes and ordinances for Henry County. Work also involves investigative tasks and case preparation duties.

This is a full-time position that typically works 40 hours per week.

 Examples of Duties:
Enforces the County codes and ordinances by responding to complaints issued and interprets these codes and ordinances for citizens; updates knowledge constantly of current codes and ordinances passed by the Commissioners; issues citations for violators of codes and ordinances and conducts investigations of violators, which includes gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and preparing final case documentation for presentation in court; testifies in court as an expert witness; serves court summons and subpoenas; collects on returned checks written to any department within the County; escorts houses that are transported through Henry County to ensure that proper safety requirements are met; performs related work as required.

Knowledge of the codes and ordinances of Henry County; knowledge of County and department policies and procedures concerning code enforcement; knowledge of written and verbal standard operating procedures; knowledge of proper techniques in conducting investigative work; knowledge of basic legal procedures and case preparation; effective oral and written communication skills; ability to establish effective interpersonal relations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from High School or GED equivalent.
One year of experience in a Code Enforcement Department, Building Inspection, Development Inspection or similar environment dealing with investigative and case preparation work.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Must be 21 years of age and possess and maintain a valid Georgia Drivers license.