Zoning Enforcement Officer
City of Hendersonville, NC
$41,822.37, hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Hiring Bonus: $4,000 for candidates hired on or after July 1, 2022. Distribution schedule: 1/3 upon completion of the hiring process. 1/3 upon successful completion of 6-month review (meets or exceeds expectations). 1/3 upon successful completion of 1-year review (meets or exceeds expectations). $1,000 referral bonus provided to referring employee if applicable.

Position Overview
As part of the Community Development Department, the Zoning Enforcement Officer performs work providing professional enforcement of the City’s Zoning, Nuisance and Minimum Housing Ordinances. Work includes inspecting sites, interpreting and explaining ordinances to the public, and working with owners to comply with local rules and regulations. Work involves processing enforcement paperwork and may require appearance in court cases, responds to and investigates zoning ordinance violations, conducts on-site inspections, enforces ordinances and issues citations. Performs other work as assigned.

The employee should have thorough knowledge of technical ordinances, codes and regulations pertaining to land use, zoning, subdivision, site design and minimum code areas; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of zoning and other code enforcement functions; thorough knowledge of legal procedures related to enforcement of laws and ordinances and regulations;  considerable knowledge of governmental laws, programs and services related to the code enforcement processes and procedures ;ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms ; ability to enforce ordinances and regulations with firmness, tact and impartiality; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, associates and the general public; ability to interpret local ordinances, rules and regulations; ability to document and complete required records and reports ;skill in conflict resolution; computer applications; research related to code enforcement duties.

Education: The position requires graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree with experience in Zoning Law, Zoning Administration, Planning or related field.

Experience: One or more years’ experience in code enforcement or related field. Customer service experience preferred. Valid driver’s license and Certified Zoning Official or ability to obtain within twelve months of hire.

How to Apply:

Visit City of Hendersonville website – https://www.hendersonvillenc.gov/human-resources/employment-opportunities