Code Enforcement Officer

Responsible for enforcing nuisance, health, and safety legislation. Enforcing regulations pertaining to municipal affairs, public works, businesses, customers, buildings, and land usage may be part of the job description.

Responsibilities:
Conducting patrols by vehicle and foot to investigate and enforce animal control, parking, and other nuisance ordinances.
Patrolling designated areas for illegally parked and abandoned vehicles.
Issuing summonses, installing immobilization devices on offending vehicles, or arranging for towing
Enforcing bicycle and taxi laws.
Responding to and investigating public complaints
Responding to stray dog complaints, barking dogs, dog bites, and reports of alleged animal cruelty or neglect.
Transporting injured animals to veterinary clinics for treatment and attempting to reunite them with their owners.
Maintaining documents and records such as daily logs, incident reports, case files, and investigation records.

Requirements:
Must be at least 21 years old.
A high school diploma, GED, or an appropriate equivalent is required.
Completion and passing of a two-week basic legal course at the Criminal Justice Academy, as well as the ability to obtain certification to carry a weapon.
Completion of a two-week training program at the National Animal Control Association Training Academy.
Completion of a polygraph test, a drug test, and credit and criminal background checks.
Available to work in inclement weather, on-call, shifts, weekends, and holidays.
Capability to work alone late at night.