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Code Enforcement Officer

Posting Date: 9/25/19
Department: Planning and Development
Division: Planning and Development
Pay Minimum: $12.716 Hourly
Pay Maximum:
Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Description

Duties: Investigate possible violations, contact responsible individuals in person and in writing, request discontinuance, removal or alteraton of conditions that violate city ordinances, perform follow up investigations; conduct field inspections to uncover unsafe, abandoned and dilapidated houses, vehicles or other private property in violation of city codes and ordinances; Perform initial, renewal and interim inspection of housing units for familites, ensure that housing meets minimum housing standrads; photograph condition of violation for the purpose of evidence and identification, prepare comprehension reports regarding cases; Carry out preventative enforcement, patrol assigned areas of the city to locate and document violations of city ordinance.

 

Qualifications: Two years of experience in building construction, code enforcement or related field; equivalent ot the completion of the twelfth (12) grade supplemented by additional training in construction of the building trades; Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license. And ability to obtain certificaton as a building inspector through SBCCI with one year of employment.

 

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR CITY EMPLOYEES:

Within six (6) months from date of employment, must establish residence within the City of Jackson.

PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT, APPLICANT RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYMENT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A URINALYSIS AND/OR BLOOD TEST TO SCREEN FOR ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUG ABUSE.

 

“EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”

 





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