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Sr. Code Compliance Officer

  • Location: Fort Worth, TX
  • Salary:
  • Posted: Sep 6

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The Code Compliance Department Neighborhood Investigations Division is seeking to hire a qualified applicant for the position of Senior Code Compliance Officer for Neighborhood Investigation Team.  To lead, assign, review and participate in the more complex field staff assignments within the Code Compliance Department.  Acts as team leader within a field staff unit and/or perform specialized duties of a more complex nature within the department.  Provides a leadership role in the investigation of complaints and enforcement of municipal codes and zoning ordinances.  However, lead assignments may include cross-departmental responsibilities.  Regular work schedule is Monday – Friday and will be assigned a rotating Saturday schedule.
This position is a lead role within the department and is responsible for obtaining administrative search warrants in conjunction with property abatements within the City of Fort Worth.  This contributes to the City’s vision of the “most livable and best managed city in the country”. 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Lead, plan and participate in the work of code compliance department staff assigned to investigate complaints, perform inspections and facilitate abatements.
  • Review the work of field staff for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques and compliance with applicable standards and specifications.
  • Interact frequently with customers and other stakeholders to facilitate resolution to complaints and violations.
  • Perform more complex inspection and investigation duties such as securing and serving administrative search warrants and filing administrative property liens for proper reimbursement.
  • Work with third party contractors to secure and demolish property.
  • Prepare activity or summary reports specific to team productivity, complex cases or other special assignments.
  • Participate in quality assurance, training and other initiatives aimed at ensuring consistent and appropriate enforcement actions.
  • Serve as the “go-to” person for lower level code officers in the absence of the assigned supervisor.
  • Plans, coordinates and implements inspection duties for team members in assigned areas.  Plans and performs inspections in coordination with other officers for commercial/private property inspections.
  • Reviews and inspects cases and properties in violation of the nuisance ordinance.  Researches property ownership and issues final nuisance abatement notices.
  • Prepares and presents cases for nuisance abatement orders; enforce nuisance abatement orders by way of administrative search warrant through community service crews or city contractors; prepares and initiates the lien process on properties. 
  • Prepares cases preparing work orders, cost estimates, assigning work to contractors, inspect contractor work, receiving and begin process for payment of invoices, and prepares and executes search warrants.


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