Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to ensure compliance with County regulations including zoning, signs, property maintenance, building codes, business licenses, noise complaints, and historical preservation.
Please Note: This posting will be used to fill vacancies in both the Beautification and Planning & Sustainability departments.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Responds to citizen’s complaints; inspects locations for violations; gathers and investigates evidence; and issues warning notices and court summonses.
Addresses illegal signage; removes illegal signs; issues citations; and educates businesses regarding sign regulations, facilitates sign disposal.
Attends court hearings; performs re-inspection of properties; processes photographic evidence; and prepares evidence for testimony.
Performs property inspections; inspects multi-family dwellings and businesses for compliance; issues court summonses and citations; prepares action reports; and coordinates operations with local law enforcement.
Conducts community meetings; coordinates and attends meetings to educate the public about code compliance and safety; and participates in volunteer efforts to improve the community.
Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated time-frames and per established procedures; receives and reviews various documentation, including citizen complaints, citations, and business licenses; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate; prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including photographic evidence of violations, court summonses, and action reports; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records.
Associate’s degree in Construction Technology, Engineering, Architecture or a related field required; three years of experience as a Code Enforcement Officer; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license and; requires Level II GACE, or ICC Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector certification.