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Code Enforcement Officer


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Code Enforcement Officer (2)

The City of Americus is seeking two (2) qualified candidates to fill the position of Code Enforcement Officer. The beginning salary is $31,118.00 annually ($14.96 hourly).

RESPONSIBILITIES of this position include enforcing the City’s Code of Ordinances and state or federal regulations related to property maintenance, dilapidated structures, building codes, solid waste, recycling, and environmental codes. This position also serves as the liaison between the Environmental Protection Division and the city for all environmental issues; participates in community outreach and public education efforts for environmental issues, including coordinating Keep Americus Beautiful and Keep Georgia Beautiful; Responds to violations of City Sanitation Ordinances and Water Restriction violations and issues warnings, citations and pursues other legal action when deemed necessary and maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable codes, laws, regulations, and of applicable changes in the laws. 

REQUIREMENTS for this position include a High School diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by specialized courses/training equivalent to completion of one year of college municipal code, law enforcement or closely related field; Requires one year of experience in municipal ordinance, law enforcement or closely related experience; Required qualifications may be any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.

How to Apply: THIS POSITION IS CONSIDERED OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Resumes will not be accepted without an application. An application may be obtained by visiting the City's website at An application and a full copy of the job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department. Applications and all supporting documentation MUST be submitted to the Human Resources Department either by Fax at 229-924-2012, by email at, by mail or in person at the City Americus Human Resources Department, 101 W. Lamar Street Americus, GA 31709, 3rd Floor, Ste. 301. For further details, please contact the HR Department at 229-924-4411, Monday- Friday (8am-5pm).


EEOC: The City of Americus is an equal employment opportunity provider, regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the City of Americus will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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