Part Time Code Enforcement Officer

September 18, 2023

Job Description

Pay: Part-time hourly position pay compensation based on certification, education and ability.


Major Duties

  • Monitor and enforce municipal, county and state adopted codes through field inspection and investigations.
  • Investigates reports of code and ordinance violations; determines appropriate course of action to correct violations.
  • Prepares and sends letters to business and property owners explaining code violations.
  • Enforces Local Zoning Codes; prepares reports.
  • Assists state and local environmental agencies with conducting inspections and resolving issues as needed.
  • Educates the public regarding Federal, State of New York Local Codes and environmental awareness for construction sites.
  • Testifies in court proceedings as required.
  • Prepares reports and maintain inspection records.
  • Assist Tax Assessor with locating property owners as requested.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Fire Safety Inspections
  • Property Maintenance
  • Knowledge of:

    City, county, state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to land use, zoning, building permits, property maintenance, health public safety, peace, fire, traffic, and public nuisance; methods, procedures and techniques used in the identification, interpretation and enforcement of a wide variety of code violations; principles and methods of research and investigation related to code enforcement; effective public relations practices; evidentiary requirements for courts of law; applicable state and federal regulations regarding disabled access.

    Ability to:

    Recognize conditions that constitute code violations; use effective interpersonal techniques to interact with citizens and the public when explaining, public safety, fire, traffic, zoning/land use codes and permit requirements; analyze potential code violations accurately and adopt effective resolution processes; research and interpret land use, zoning, planning and construction-related codes and investigations; prepare comprehensive reports and deliver oral and written presentations; carry out duties with minimum supervision.

    Qualifications / Education:


  • Certified New York State Code Enforcer (or equivalent within 18 months)
  • Knowledge of International Building Code
  • Knowledge of New York Uniform Code Supplement
  • Clean NY State Driver’s License
  • Back ground in construction or relevant education.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience in Fire and Safety Inspections (Preferred)
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