Job Opportunity – Part-time Code Enforcement Officer | City of Lake Saint Louis, MO

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Part-time Code Enforcement Officer
Community Development
Grade 14, Non-Exempt, Part-time (approx. 20 hours per week) Starting wage: $21.20/hr.
POSITION OVERVIEW: This position is located within a fast-paced Community Development
Department and is part of a growing and dynamic City. Hours of work will vary, with some full-time days, evenings and weekends regularly required. Position does not include full benefits, however, does include some paid time off and sick leave.

JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for enforcing the City’s property maintenance codes. It involves a high degree of customer service and interaction with the general public.

PRIMARY DUTIES/ACTIVITIES:

Patrols the city to locate code violations; responds to citizens and property owner’s complaints and concerns; explains and interprets codes and ordinances to business and property owners, developers, residents, and civic groups; notifies responsible parties of code violations and needed corrective actions; conducts follow-up inspections to ensure corrections were made; prepares correspondence and reports relating to code enforcement activities; recommends legal action for non-compliance as warranted; gathers evidence necessary to prosecute cases; prepares affidavits; determines property ownership; posts official notices on abandoned and/or derelict property; implements code enforcement procedures in accordance with International Property Maintenance Codes, International Residential Codes, state statutes, and local ordinances; removes illegal signs within city limits; conducts erosion control inspections; confirms property ownership by researching land records, plat maps, property identification numbers, and other sources; has regular interaction with Municipal Court / Prosecuting Attorney and appears in Municipal Court; performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of relevant city codes and ordinances, including land use, property maintenance, soil and erosion control, and animal control; knowledge of relevant state laws and regulations; ability to learn the geography of the city, including subdivisions, roads, and street names; skill in maintaining records and files; ability to collect and analyze information; ability to effectively write and communicate relevant municipal code requirements; ability to learn and use the City’s violation / inspection tracking software; ability to adhere to specific safety regulations; ability to effectively write and communicate relevant municipal code requirements; knowledge of the basic principles of the position’s major duties equivalent to having had a similar position for one to two years; possession of or ability to obtain prior to hiring a valid Missouri driver’s license. ICC Certifications are a plus.

TO APPLY: Please submit resume and cover letter to City of Lake Saint Louis Human Resources, 200 Civic Center Drive, Lake Saint Louis, Missouri 63367 or [email protected] No phone calls please.
First review of applications will occur on March 15th, 2019.

The City of Lake Saint Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The City of Lake Saint Louis is a drug and alcohol free work place.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen/physical/background check is required for all positions. Posted 2/22/2019