The City of Hazelwood
Position Title: Code Enforcement Officer –Occupancy Inspector
Department: Public Works
Pay Grade: 9 FLSA: Non-exempt
Date: (January 2010) –
Nov. 1, 2015 Reports To: Building Official/Code Administrator
Purpose of Position
The purpose of this position is
to inspect building interiors and exteriors for occupancy permit compliance
enforce violations of municipal and property code regulations. The work is
performed under the supervision of
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or
all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Perform interior and exterior Residential Occupancy Permit Inspections for compliance with adopted Codes and Ordinances.
Inspects building interiors, exteriors, fences, driveways, decks, and property for compliance with
applicable municipal codes.
Issues ordinance violation warnings, citations and court summons.
Patrols assigned sector neighborhoods for code violations.
Responds to complaints from residents regarding code violations; mediates disputes and resolves
neighborhood problems regarding code violations.
Answers phone and provides assistance and advice regarding codes; interprets codes and provides referrals to other personnel/agencies.
Testifies in court as necessary.
Prepares required reports, memos, notices and correspondence; completes weekly reports.
In the absence of the
Building Inspector, checks business licenses and occupancy permits and take appropriate action.
Prepares court summons.
Prepares and serves
Administrative Search Warrants to abate nuisance violations.
On call at all times to evaluate and declare properties unfit due to
fires and uninhabitable conditions.
Experience Required to Perform Essential Job
High school diploma or equivalent with vocational/technical training with a minimum of one
(1) year of building
code, inspection or related experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides
equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities, and appropriate ICC Certifications. Position requires a valid Missouri driver’s license. Requires computer knowledge and experience and be
able to adapt to changes of new software and processes.
Mental Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication
Requires the ability to perform mid-level data analysis including the ability to audit, deduce, assess,
conclude and appraise. Requires discretion in determining and referencing such to established criteria to
define consequences and develop alternatives.
Requires the ability to persuade, convince, influence, train and monitor,
in favor of a desired outcome. Requires the ability to act as a lead person.
Requires the ability to utilize a variety of reference, descriptive and/or advisory data
as inspection reports, summons,
citations, warnings, ordinances, municipal codes, statutes, procedures, guidelines and non-routine correspondence.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing with property owners, Department personnel, law enforcement
personnel and the public.
Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide,
calculate percentages, fractions, and decimals.
Judgment and Situational Reasoning Ability
Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems. Ability to interpret instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form. Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objective.
Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving
the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental and/or subjective criteria, as opposed to criteria that are clearly measurable or verifiable.
Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or provide simple but continuous adjustment on equipment,
machinery and tools such as a computer and other office machines, a camera, a vehicle, and/or materials
in performing essential functions.
Requires the ability to coordinate eyes, hands, feet and limbs in performing movements requiring skill and
training, such as inspection tasks.
Tasks involve the ability to exert moderate but not constant physical effort, typically involving some
combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting, carrying,
pushing and pulling objects and materials of moderate
weight, twelve to twenty pounds.
Requires the ability to recognize and identify degrees of similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes, sounds, odors and textures associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.
Ability to work under potentially dangerous and uncomfortable conditions where exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, wetness, humidity, or dusts can cause discomfort and where there is a risk of injury.
The City of Hazelwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
The City Of Hazelwood
is now accepting applications for a Full time Code Enforcement Officer. The purpose of this position is to enforce
municipal codes to ensure public safety, welfare, and health. Candidates must have a high school diploma or
equivalent, 2 years work experience, Mo. Driver’s license, construction
knowledge preferred, and excellent people skills are a must. Salary $45,231 You may download the application
at www.hazelwoodmo.org or pick one up Hazelwood
City Hall, 415
Elm Grove Lane, Hazelwood, MO 63042. Fax
your application/resume to (314) 839-0249 or Email to [email protected]To apply, a completed employment application must be
submitted by close of business August 2, 2019