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Code Enforcement Officer (Division of Code Enforcement)

Lexington Fayette Urban Co Government   LEXINGTON, KY   Full-time     Other
Posted on November 13, 2020
Code Enforcement Officer (Division of Code Enforcement)
 
Job ID 3863
Location Fayette County
Full-Time
 

SALARY

The minimum salary is $19.737 per hour.
This is a non-exempt position eligible for overtime, if applicable.
Pay Grade 516.

FILING DEADLINE DATE

The deadline to apply is Monday, November 30, 2020.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this position is to perform all functions related to the enforcement of the International Property Maintenance Code, Kentucky Residential Code, and other related codes and regulations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Associate's degree, vocational technical degree, or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two (2) years of college education in architecture, engineering, fire science, building technology, or construction-related subject; and, a minimum of two (2) years of experience as a foreman or other position that requires reading and interpreting building plans and specifications; or, two (2) years of experience performing building design or drafting duties for an architect or engineer; or, an equivalent combination of directly related, as listed above, education and experience.

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Must pass either the NCPCCI test module: 1A Building One- and Two- Family Dwelling test or the ICC B1-Residential Building Inspector Test within the six (6) month probationary period and maintain the certification as a condition of employment.

  • Must be enrolled and maintain membership in the Kentucky Certified Building Inspector Program as a condition of continued employment.

  • Completion of either the NCPCCI test module: 4A Building One- and Two- Family Dwelling Mechanical or the M1-Residential Mechanical Inspector if preferred but not required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Investigates complaints and/or conducts on-site inspections for compliance with codes and ordinances.

  • Provides information and assistance to internal and external parties regarding subjects such as code violations and the procedures required to achieve code compliance.

  • Creates and issues official communication including compliance letters, stop orders, citations and summonses; prepares case outlines and testifies in court; as needed.

  • Performs administrative duties such as record keeping, reporting, and web maintenance.

  • Assists the Division of Building Inspection through the enforcement of right of way signs.

  • Responds to emergency situations requiring building inspections, as needed.

  • Performs related work as assigned.

SPECIAL LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

  • Valid Driver's License
  • Must pass either the NCPCCI test module: 1A Building One- and Two- Family Dwelling test or the ICC B1-Residential Building Inspector Test within the six (6) month probationary period and maintain the certification as a condition of employment.

  • Must be enrolled and maintain membership in the Kentucky Certified Building Inspector Program as a condition of continued employment.

  • Completion of either the NCPCCI test module: 4A Building One- and Two- Family Dwelling Mechanical or the M1-Residential Mechanical Inspector if preferred but not required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to operate Urban County Government equipment and vehicle in a safe, prudent, and responsible manner.

  • Employees who occupy this classification must comply with CAO Policy 23 "Acquisition of Real Property From Property Owners under Certain Notices and/or Orders." Specifically, sections I (a), II (a) which state that employees and their immediate family members shall not own residential real property in Lexington, Fayette County, in which they do not reside; nor own an Ownership interest in a business that manages, maintains, or oversees the management or maintenance of any residential, rental real property in Fayette County. Also, section IV (a), which states that every employee in the Division of Building Inspection, the Division of Code Enforcement, the Fire Prevention Bureau, the Division of Planning, and the Division of Engineering must complete a "Disclosure of Real Property and Business Interest" form for all real property owned by the employee as well as his/her immediate family members in Fayette County, and property owned in Fayette County by a business in which the employee or immediate family member has an ownership interest. Employees must also disclose property located in Fayette County which he/she manages or maintains or has any ownership interest in business which manages or maintains property in Fayette County.

EXAMINATION

Examination will be a training and experience evaluation from information provided on the application at the filing deadline date.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date. 

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application. 

Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted.  Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.

***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***

CLOSING STATEMENT

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year.  Direct Deposit is required of all employees.

Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting. All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a pre-employment physical.

All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.

The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For further information, call, e-mail, or visit:
Division of Human Resources
200 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 258-3030
Web site: www.lexingtonky.gov
E-mail: jobs@lexingtonky.gov