Code Enforcement Supervisor
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Provides direction, guidance, and assistance to employees; assigns and oversees work; assists in interviewing and selecting new employees; provides training for new employees and current staff.
- Coordinates day-to-day routine inspection activities; organizes, prioritizes, and delegates workload; monitors status of work in progress; inspects completed work; troubleshoots problem situations.
- Investigates and follows up on complaints of housing, zoning, quality of life safety issues, and nuisance code violations.
- Determines and recommends resolution of the issues involved.
- Investigates, prepares, and presents cases to code enforcement board.
- Attends homeowners or neighborhood association meetings and makes informative presentations.
- Meets with property owners and residents and explains code compliance requirements.
- Performs re-inspections before and after code board hearings to ascertain compliance.
- Coordinates with authorized contractors for board and securing of building and clearing lots.
- Maintains records and prepares periodic reports for supervisors.
- Cites inoperable vehicles on private properties for towing.
- Provides education and information to the community regarding code compliance.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of building, zoning, and housing codes and regulations.
- Knowledge of minimum housing standards.
- Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of safety methods and techniques.
- Knowledge of administrative and procedural requirements pertaining to area of responsibility, office and supervisory procedures and practices.
- Skill in both verbal and written communication, including group presentation skills.
- Skill in operating standard office equipment including a two-way radio, personal computer and related software.
- Skill in utilizing appropriate interpersonal skills when interacting with diverse communities and confrontational individuals.
- Ability to provide guidance, assistance and/or interpretation to other regarding the application of procedures and standards to specific situations.
- Ability to supervise and train subordinates.
- Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness, and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable and verifiable criteria.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the public.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED, and three (3) years experience as code enforcement officer, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Florida Association of Code Enforcement (F.A.C.E.) certification Level I and II are required. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.
Last revision date: April 2002