* Listing Title:
Code Enforcement Officer
* Listing Description

Salary: Full time 
$10.00 to $14.00 per hour depending on experience 

GENERAL PURPOSE 
Drives and is actively engaged in the enforcement of all City ordinances and State laws with a primary focus on immediate public safety, health and welfare issues of the residents. Oversees the daily operation of Code Enforcement within the City along with providing the highest levels of service possible through enforcement and ordinance education to the public. 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED 
Works under the general supervision of the City Manager. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
Actively researches and finds ordinance violations within the City and addresses the violations in line with the City's mission statement, values and expectations. Receives complaints and issues determining public safety issues along with accounting for the health and welfare of the residents of Healdton. Initiates corrective notices for detected violations or refers issues to appropriate agency. Works closely with violators to engage in plans for compliance and City protection. Provides a liaison between the City and residents/developers on conditional use permits. Works with developers and the Public Works department to ensure City code is met on developments and buildings. Works closely with local police to address code issues and resident infractions. Works closely with the judicial system on hearings and citations. Carries the process through from start to finish. Removes signs on City owned poles, and right-of-ways as per City code. Establishes and reviews proper record keeping documentation for property and evidence for the code enforcement program. Screens information with legal counsel for issuance of citations and court coordination. Maintains a complete record of all enforcement activities including but not limited to warnings, letters and correspondence. Maintains an accurate daily log and a list of current inspections, complaints and reported problems to determine the current status. Prepares all necessary documents and inputs all ordinance cases into the appropriate systems. Works closely with legal to prepare cases for court and appears in court as needed. Inspects new or existing residential, industrial or commercial structures within the City to ensure compliance with zoning, site development and related City codes as directed. Inspects neighborhoods, housing and commercial sites and structures for possible health and sanitation violations. Coordinates enforcement efforts on a City-wide basis involving representatives from other Community Development divisions, Fire Department, Police Department, Attorney's Office, Board of Health, the courts and other applicable departments and agencies. Receives and responds to zoning and health code violation complaints and ensures that complaints are properly investigated and resolved. Discuss problem area with appropriate individuals, gather data relating to violations and issue notice of violations and citations when necessary, delivers documents of violations. Explains and provides trainings to the general public on City code and enforcement. Makes recommendations to achieve compliance with the respective code. Consults with legal and acts as a witness in prosecution of code violators as needed. May provide direction when violations are discovered and with direction may issue "Stop Work" orders or citations for noncompliance with appropriate codes. Investigates complaints and makes reports of field inspections. Attends City Council Meetings and give reports and updates as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned. 
Note: This is not a law enforcement position and this employee should not brandish or carry a weapon when acting on behalf of the City. Escalated issues will be addressed with police to handle situations. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

A.Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; 
B.Ability to establish successful working relationships; 
C.Maintains regular and punctual attendance. 


Special Requirements: 

Employee must have a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License by date of hire 
Pass background check and have a clean driving record 
Pass a pre-employment drug screening 
Valid code enforcement certification- preferred 
Valid International property maintenance code certification - preferred 
Code enforcement experience - preferred 

* (Job) Location:
Healdton
Website Address (please do not delete the http://):
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* Contact Information -

Company/Municipality Name:

City of Healdton
* Street Address
167 Franklin
* City
Healdton
* State
Oklahoma
* Zip Code
73438
* Phone Number
580-229-1283
Fax Number:
580-229-0893

* Contact Job Title:
City Clerk
* First Name
Liz
* Last Name
Sloat

* Listing Expiration Date:
12/31/2017

 

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