At the direction of the CRS, E & S Coordinator, provides investigation and direction for the acquisition of right-of-way, easements, and parcels of land necessary for the acquisition of county property, and other capital projects. Also provides technical field investigation, review, and inspections relating to the areas of the National Flood Insurance Program and the Erosion and Sedimentation program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Assists the Program Manager of the Local Issuing Authority for erosion and sedimentation.
- Coordinates special projects for the County Administrator/Deputy County Administrator as assigned.
- Educates the public in compliance and enforces the Camden County Municipal Code and the Unified Development Code.
- Investigates and consults with County Attorney on alleged county code violations.
- Investigates/verifies FEMA flood elevation certificates.
- Assists the Coordinator of the Community Rating System as described by the Federal Emergency Management Association National Flood Insurance Program.
- Insures that all Camden County and State of Georgia codes, ordinances, and/or laws are in compliance. Issues appropriate citations for situations that are not in compliance.
- Researches available land ownership/responsibility documentation and gathers evidence and other related documentation to prepare written reports.
- Performs general countywide inspections for code compliance and/or existence of any violations on daily field inspection assignments. Prepares a descriptive summary report regarding conditions and findings for each case investigation.
- Meets with owner and/or developer/contractor to advise them of deficiencies and of minimum requirements for the site. Provides guidance on compliance with regulations.
- Prepares and presents cases to the Magistrate Court as required.
- May be required to report to work after or before regular business hours, and/or during emergency conditions at the direction of the County Administrator/Deputy County Administrator.
The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties or responsibilities does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of property/land legal descriptions.
- Knowledge of basic surveying.
- Knowledge of FEMA National Flood Insurance Program and flood plain guidelines.
- Knowledge of title search deed preparation, legal description, and deed recording process.
- Knowledge of Camden County Municipal Code and Unified Development Code.
- Knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS) thru ESRI ArcGIS.
- Skill in researching, investigating, detecting, inspecting, verifying, recognizing, and recommending solutions in regard to compliance with appropriate guidelines and codes.
- Skill in oral and written communication.
- Learning and enforcing applicable rules, regulations, codes, ordinances, and laws.
- Using good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions regarding compliance with appropriate guidelines and codes.
- Driving from work site to work site to look at and provide code investigative and inspection related work.
- Seeing, talking, ambulating independently, and making written notes.
- Speaking in a manner that can be understood.
- Bending, stooping, sitting, and standing.
- Establishing and maintaining an effective working relationship with the public, officials, and other employees.
- Performing investigative work in all weather conditions.
Education, Experience, and Certification Requirements
- Graduate of an accredited high school or possess an acceptable diploma.
- A preferred minimum of two (2) years investigation, governmental regulatory work or related work experience. A comparable amount of related training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications with the exception of the required certifications.
- Successful completion of required exams: level 1a and 1b for Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission’s certifications within the first twelve months of employment; and level 2 (review) subsequently.
- Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
- Possess and maintain, or ability to maintain within the first twelve months of employment, Certified Floodplain Managers certification through the Association of State Floodplain Managers.
- Certified Code Enforcement Officer may be acceptable education