Chief Code Enforcement Officer – Albemarle, NC
Salary: $42,000 – $50,000 annually; dependent upon education and experience
Open Until Filled
This position is responsible for technical work enforcing state and local codes and regulations related to minimum housing and nonresidential building maintenance, junk vehicles and other nuisances, zoning, and other related tasks as needed for the Planning and Development Services Department.
Makes on-site inspections of structures (both residential and non-residential) to enforce codes and ordinances; patrols to identify potential violations and responds to requests for inspection and mitigation.
Inspects and enforces codes related to minimum housing and structural as well as plumbing and electrical safety; litter, junk and debris; overgrown lots; abandoned cars; zoning violations.
Manages the City’s demolition program related to minimum housing code, from public hearing, to ordinance adoption, contracting, abatement, clean up and processing and recording of liens.
Photographs and documents violations; sends letters; researches public records to determine ownership; prepares and send mail notifications; maintains database to track each violation.
Coordinates mitigation such as mowing, removal or clean-up with contracts; performs re-inspections after mitigation.
Works with tenants and landlords to bring housing to habitable levels including repair of leaks, broken windows, electrical issues, cracks in walls and ceilings, rotten floors or roofs, etc.
Assists with zoning investigations, and land use questions; refers technical and precedent setting questions to others; receives complaints, and enforces compliance as needed.
Establishes and maintains records of work activities and follow-up actions; prepares and sends correspondence; coordinates work with other City employees.