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Division Director - Code Enforcement

Gwinnett County Government

Listing Summary

The mission of Gwinnett County’s Department of Planning and Development is to plan, preserve, and build a healthy community through continuous engagement and superior customer care.  The Department accomplishes its mission through programs and services that encourage high quality development, in addition to maintenance and revitalization of existing neighborhoods.  The Department consists of the following divisions: Code Enforcement, Administration, Planning, Plan Review, and Permitting and Inspections.  View more information about the Planning and Development Department.
As the Division Director over Code Enforcement, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the division and enforcing the Unified Development Ordinance, Property Maintenance Ordinance, Sign Ordinance, and Occupational Tax Ordinance. Code Enforcement consists of one manager, three administrative support staff, and five units comprised of one supervisor and five code enforcement officers. You will report directly to the Deputy Director.
Other essential duties include:

  • Promoting and maintaining the Gwinnett Standard of excellence
  • Developing work plans and operational improvement initiatives to advance strategic priorities and facilitate sustainable growth and development
  • Implementing new and innovative ideas to improve existing operations and processes
  • Maintaining a solution-oriented culture in the division that emphasizes internal and external communication and collaboration
  • Leveraging existing partnerships across departments to build community and enhance quality of life for residents
  • Communicating with property owners, Homeowners Associations, Community Improvement Districts, the public, and other key stakeholders regarding initiatives and changes
  • Keeping apprised of national best practices and relevant Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, and standards
  • Providing managerial and supervisory support and staff evaluation to assigned staff
  • Managing special projects

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, criminal justice, geography, construction management, or a related field*
  • Nine years of related experience*
  • Two years of supervisory experience

*An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job will also be considered.

Salary range: $91,254.00 - $107,223.00. Salary will be dependent on qualifications.

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