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JOB TITLE:                         Code Enforcement Officer                          
FLSA:
DEPARTMENT:                  Community Development                          
 PAY RANGE: 12/1            $15.02
ACCOUNTABLE TO:         Chief Code Enforcement Officer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision is responsible for the   enforcement of municipal code provisions related to health, safety, nuisance-related and non-construction codes and ordinances of the City; Work varies requiring individual judgment, choosing from alternatives, within prescribed standards and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Physical demands include sitting, standing, bending, walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, crawling, lifting up to 35#s (greater with assistance), and getting in and out of a vehicle;
  • Work under uncontrolled weather conditions of rain, heat, and cold may be required;      
  • Must become a Certified Code Enforcement Officer within one year of employment;
  • Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:

  • Conducts onsite inspections and re-inspections, investigates and determines the existence and type of code violations, pursues corrective action, determines a timeframe for compliance achievement, and issues notices of violations and citations if appropriate;
  • Responds to inquiries and advises the public on compliance with nuisance and other regulations, and responds to citizen complaints regarding potential code violations;
  • Evaluates citizen complaints;
  • Inspects properties after notification of complaints;
  • Communicates with irate citizens;
  • Evaluates compliance to City Ordinances;
  • Issues citations to property owners and/or tenants for violations of City Ordinances as appropriate;
  • Inspects properties for contractor cleanup;
  • Re-Inspects properties to verify contractor completion of cleanup and other services;
  • Keeps detailed records on both paper and incode;
  • Prepares letters and correspondence on various code violations, prepares legal notices and issues summons, properly documents violations, and preserves evidence as appropriate;
  • Represents the City in court and testifies as necessary;
  • Maintains accurate, complete records of complaints, inspections, violations, and citations, prepares periodic written reports detailing code enforcement activities;
  • Conducts research regarding property ownership, current and past permits, and applications, and applicable codes;
  • Maintains a professional appearance, responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints;
JOB TITLE:     Code Enforcement Officer (continued)
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.  Prepares and files reports of activities; receives and logs phone, e-mail, and  written complaints; keeps accurate records of inspections, and submits monthly and annual reports as appropriate;
Position requires substantial and frequent contact and communication with the public, developers, builders, property owners, fellow employees, and other agencies of government requiring tact and respecting confidentiality;

 SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None required

 EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from high school or its equivalent; PLUS
  • One year work experience;
  • Must become a Certified Code Enforcement Officer within one year of employment;
  • Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and maintain a status of insurability.

 

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:

 

  • Must possess the ability to work independently, take initiative, work with hostile and irate citizens while maintaining a professional appearance in responding to and resolving difficult and sensitive citizen complaints;
  • May work an irregular schedule which may include evenings and weekends;
  • Must be able to carry out responsibilities with minimal supervision;
  • Visits properties to assure compliance of municipal codes;
  • Reports, records, and responds to complaints are prepared concisely and accurately;
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with property owners, and the general public, and deals tactfully and fairly with each;
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as directed.

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the non-essential functions.

Revised 9-1-11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact :
Becki Reyes
HR Assistant
405-878-1627

Deadline for Applying : Feb 14, 2022 11:59 PM