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202112001 ENFORCEMENT OFFICER – Open until filled

Mayra Castillo

Community Development


Under direct or general supervision, administers the County’s code enforcement program including the identification, investigation, and correction of violations of the County’s, building, zoning, occupancy, and signage codes and of State and County Health and Safety Codes and Ordinances. Investigates citizen complaints of public nuisances, quality of life issues and seeks voluntary compliance or issues citations and initiates abatement procedures, and performs related work as required.


Code Enforcement Officer is the experienced level in the code enforcement series that independently performs a variety of complex inspections and code enforcement duties. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Conducts onsite inspections and re-inspections; investigates and determines existence and type of zoning, housing, signage, health, noise, animal, public safety, property maintenance and /or nuisance code violations and recommends corrective actions to bring about compliance; determines periods for compliance achievement; issues notices of violations and citations.
  • Answers inquiries from and advises property owners, builders and the public regarding compliance with zoning regulations, property maintenance standards, structure design standards, regulatory practices and current active code enforcement cases; responds to citizen complaints regarding potential code violations; conducts research regarding property ownership, current and past permits and applications, and applicable codes; coordinates code enforcement actions with other County departments and other governmental agencies when necessary.
  • Plans and recommends code enforcement strategies and policies; develops code enforcement procedures and schedules; assists planners in preparing new County codes or revising existing ordinances.
  • Informs public by phone, letter, and in person regarding code regulation and violations.
  • Completes and maintains a variety of records, reports, documents and correspondence.
  • Represents the County in court; testifies regarding code violations.
  • Educates the public and advises individuals on the status of code enforcement activities. Explains, interprets, and makes presentations to community groups and businesses.
  • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Performs related duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of:

  • Safe and efficient work practices related to inspection and enforcement duties.
  • Principles of good customer service, effective communication and persuasion techniques.
  • Basic personal computer software applications

Ability to:

  • Read and interpret laws, codes, ordinances and policies.
  • Inspect, investigate and enforce codes and ordinances.
  • Prepare and present clear, concise and comprehensive verbal and written reports.
  • Analyze complex situations, problems and data, and use sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Make arithmetical computations rapidly and accurately.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Work independently and schedule and coordinate own workload.
  • On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for short periods of time; twist and reach office equipment; intermittently stand, walk, bend, kneel and squat while conducting inspections; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 30 pounds or less.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand aspects of the job; and explain codes, regulations, and procedures to the general public, representative of other public agencies, and other County staff.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during work.


Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be; Two years of related administrative or investigative experience dealing with the public and an equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Arizona driver’s license.

(Positions is in classified service and is FLSA non-exempt)

This position’s hourly pay is $18.69


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