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Human Resources - Current Employment Opportunities
(UPDATED 11/8/16)

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position Title:  CODE ENFORCEMENT SUPERVISOR     Department:  Community Dev.

Classification:  Full-time/Exempt                             Approved By:  City Manager
 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Position Reports To:  Director of Community Development           

Positions Supervised:  Code Enforcement Officer I and II; 2 Part-time Crossing guards
 

POSITION PURPOSE

Investigates, documents and ensures compliance with federal, state and local policies, laws and regulations; oversees implementation of city-wide rental inspection program; parking regulation enforcement; supervision of animal care and control duties; crossing guard training and supervising; implementation of local smoking, graffiti and shopping cart ordinances.  Serves as a member of the management team.
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

 1.       Plans, organizes, supervises and evaluates code compliance program activities and operations within the Community Development Department.

 2.       Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates assigned personnel; provides and or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures.

 3.       Provides leadership and works with staff to ensure a high performance, customer oriented work environment through selection, training, and day-to-day management practices that supports achieving the department’s and the City’s mission, objectives and values.

 4.       Responds to and handles difficult compliance issues regarding municipal code provisions and explains City regulations to City officials and the public relating to building, zoning, land use, disabled access, planning and related codes.

 5.       Schedules and assigns the work of the City code compliance officers; advises and assists staff with field problems and evaluates staff for their consistency and effectiveness in conducting inspections; receives and investigates public concerns regarding staff members in the conduct of their duties.

6.       Provides leadership and oversight of the review and approval of applications designated to the Code Compliance Section for processing including animal permits, home occupation permits, alcoholic beverage permits, and special event permits; provides oversight for the approval of zone clearance for Certificate of Occupancy applications for new commercial occupancies.

 7.       Conducts investigations and attempts to correct higher profile and difficult alleged Municipal Code Violations; testifies in court actions as necessary.

8.       Receives public complaints; acts as a reference for Code Compliance Officers investigating and attempting to correct alleged violations of the zoning ordinance and conditioned permits; testifies in court actions as necessary.

9.       Responds to City Council and City Manager referrals regarding Code Compliance and zoning issues.

10.    Supervises Parking Enforcement and Animal Care and Control Officer, Code Compliance Officer II and Part-time School Crossing Guards.

11.    Works closely with other agencies in responding to permit violations, neighborhood disputes, and “on-sale inspection” violation corrections.

12.    Coordinates the City’s Animal Control response for lost, barking or injured animals.

13.    Administers single Family Rental Housing Inspection Program.

14.    Administers the City’s Dog License Program.

15.    Administers the City’s No Smoking Program.

16.  Ability to effectively and professional work with difficult people.

17.  Ability to understand and use peaceful, non-confrontational problem solving skills with other people.

18.  Be physically present at City location.

19.  Be present during the City’s regular business hours

20.  Assumes responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Certification:

Bachelor degree in planning, public administration, criminal justice or related field.

Must be a Certified Code Compliance Officer in the State of California or have the ability to obtain certification within six months of employment.

Valid class C California driver’s license.
 

Required Knowledge:
Operational characteristics, services, and activities of a code compliance program.

Principles and practices of code compliance including identification and investigation techniques.

Pertinent codes, ordinances, laws, and regulations pertaining to zoning, housing, plumbing, electrical, mechanical nomenclature and land uses.

Legal aspects of code administration.

Principles of and practices of court procedures and legal actions.

Effective public relations practices.

Principles and procedures of record keeping and maintenance.

Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations governing code compliance.

Experience Required:
3-5 years of progressive code compliance experience including one year of administrative and/or lead supervisory responsibility.

Skills/Abilities:
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Exercise independent judgment.

Well organized.

Able to manage and coordinate subordinate personnel.

Good communications skills.

Technical writing skills.

Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office and engineering software).
 

APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS:
The first application review date is Monday, November 14, 2016.  This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice.  Prompt application submission is encouraged. 

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and a completed application to:

 

Human Resources

5775 Carpinteria Avenue

Carpinteria, CA 93013

e-mail:   hr@ci.carpinteria.ca.us

 

To be considered for the position, a completed employment application is required.   Employment application without salary information will not be accepted.

 

Resumes in lieu of City employment applications will not be considered.

 

A personal interview will be scheduled for the most qualified applicants to determine final eligibility. 

 

An equal opportunity employer

 
   

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

If you require special accommodation in the recruitment process or need additional information, please contact Human Resources at 805/755-4404 or arleneb@ci.carpinteria.ca.us


 

 
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ADDITIONAL INFO:
Arlene Balmadrid, Human Resources Manager
5775 Carpinteria Avenue
email ArleneB@ci.carpinteria.ca.us
telephone 805/755-4404
Fax (805) 684-5304


Contact the City of Carpinteria at:
5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013 (805) 684-5405 (805) 684-5304 FAX

Hours: 8am-5pm, Mon.-Fri. Closed holidays
 

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