Anaheim Employment – Part Time Code Enforcement Officer

Website City of Anaheim

Job Description:

The City of Anaheim Planning & Building Department seeks a highly motivated, customer service-driven, and team oriented Part Time Code Enforcement Officer I for the Community Preservation Division. The Code Enforcement Officer investigates violations of and enforces City ordinances and other related codes. Candidates must possess a minimum of 2 years of public contact experience, preferably involving investigative, or inspection skills. Prior municipal code enforcement experience is highly desired.
This is a part time position averaging 30 hours per week with no minimum number of hours guaranteed.
Candidates must be available for all shifts including: weekdays, weekends and graveyard shifts as needed to address the needs of the community.
Community Preservation enforces the Anaheim Municipal Codeand other related state codes. Below is a list of our standard enforcement services:

  • City parking regulations
  • Investigate and conduct inspections in residential, industrial and commercial locations for code violations, including but not limited to:
  • Building
  • Business license and regulatory permits
  • Graffiti
  • Housing
  • Nuisance
  • Zoning
  • Other Municipal and state related codes

Other special enforcement details


Job Responsibilities:

The following functions are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed functions and/or may be required to perform additional or different functions from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Receive complaints regarding violations of City ordinances and regulations; research City codes for appropriate sections.
Conduct field investigations regarding possible violations of a variety of City codes and ordinances, and related state codes including zoning, nuisance, property maintenance, housing, transportation, and animal and business license/permits, health and sanitation.
Check peddlers and solicitors for city license and permits; inspect news racks located on the public right-of-way; issue permits; and impound news racks.
Inspect places of business to check for compliance with licensing, zoning, and other city ordinances; including enforcing the City’s anti-scavenging ordinance and City taxi cab transportation ordinances.
Explain and interpret City ordinances to violators; set deadlines for compliance and follow-up.
Write notices of violation and directives outlining and describing areas to be brought into compliance.

Job Requirements:

Experience in: Two (2) years of public contact experience, preferably involving investigative, or inspection skills.
Knowledge of: Investigative principles and practices; English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation and methods of report writing; and computers and related software.
Ability to: Effectively explain appropriate City and State codes and ordinances; learn the purpose of and interpret occupancy, zoning, land use, building, animal and business license/permits, housing, transportation, health, sanitation and public nuisance code provisions; learn to interpret legal descriptions and boundary maps of real property; analyze and compile technical information on code investigations and violations; maintain records and prepare comprehensive reports; use discretion and exercise sound judgment; learn to deal diplomatically with the public and effectively defuse volatile situations; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Note: Incumbents are required to work evenings and weekends. Some positions require bi-lingual skills.
License/Certification Required: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License by date of appointment. Possession of a level 3 P.C. 832 Peace Officer’s Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Certificate is also required by completion of probation. Positions at the Code Enforcement Officer I level must obtain the Basic Code Enforcement Officer Certificate issued by the Southern California Association of Code Enforcement Officers prior to promotion to the II level.

Job Details:

Company: City of Anaheim

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sacramento, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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