CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
CA LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA | Temporary
Provides information to the public on nuisance and zoning ordinance requirements and compliance; provides notification of violations to property owners and achieves compliance by voluntary compliance and when necessary by issuing warnings and citations; locates owners of property using tax rolls, maps, and court records.
Investigates reports of violations of laws relating to nuisances and zoning; monitors sites for compliance, conducts follow-up investigations, and oversees abatement of violations.
Coordinates with and performs joint inspections with other agency departments and outside agencies; may assist planning staff in updating zoning maps and in investigating permit and variance applications.
Keeps field notes, takes photographs and writes letters and notices; prepares detailed written reports and routine correspondence; provides evidence and testimony at agency hearings and in court; maintains inspection files and records; attends meetings and conferences as assigned.
Graduation from high school supplemented by college level courses in public relations or a field related to municipal code enforcement, an Associate of Arts degree is desirable, and a minimum of three years of experience in code or law enforcement, planning, or a closely related field that involved field investigative work, public contact, and the interpretation and application of laws or rules; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to fully complete duties.
Previous experience with code enforcement or compliance is required. Knowledge of Penal Code.