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Director of Code Enforcement

South Fulton

Listing Summary

General Description

This classification manages and coordinates all Code Enforcement operations and assigned staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

  • Manages and supervises daily Code Enforcement Operations; ensures the code enforcement staff collaborates with City Health Departments, Police Department, Fire Department, Community Development Services, and other departments before taking enforcement actions.
  • Implements goals for Code Enforcement assigned staff that focuses on the primary objectives which may require adjustments in procedures while measuring the performance of the division.
  • Conducts analysis of code ordinances and their application.
  • Develops and implements divisional personnel policies for Code Enforcement Division: employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; addresses employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; directs work; provides directives to managers for delegating tasks and procedures; and trains managers and other staff in operations, policies, and procedures.
  • Administers various city, state and federal laws, codes and regulations of code enforcement in regards to zoning resolutions and housing codes, sign ordinances, Clean Water Act, water bans, water and tributary protection standards, and soil erosion and sedimentation codes.
  • Manages the compliance program for violation data, citations and citizen complaints, and communicate with Code Enforcement Manager to facilitate, mitigate and negotiate solutions regarding environmental issues between communities and developers.
  • Manages certifications and training; conducts personnel records inspections to ensure that all code enforcement assigned staff has the necessary licenses and certifications.
  • Manages community and constituent issues; meet with applicants to review the requirements of development codes and ordinances; manages the processing of complaints and concerns from customers.
  • Manages resource distribution; ensures alignment and communication as it pertains to securing funding and legal advice for demolition projects; plans and implement changes in resources to adequately address trends for the protection, preservation and welfare of the community.
  • Manages and administers the division's annual budget; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget; manages and reconciles funds generated through fines, liens, registrations, etc.; secures and manages code enforcement and environmental grants; gathers information and applies for granted funds; oversees project planning and task force sweeps; generates and submits required reports.
  • Collaborates with Code Enforcement Board, attend community meetings, and serves on committees, and makes presentations as needed; participates in and represents the division at review committees, task forces, policy committees, multi-jurisdictional meetings, command meetings, staff meetings, homeowner's associations, workshops or other community events.
  • Provides advisement, educates citizens and communicates regarding environmental laws: approves monthly cable television shows; plans and implements annual Code Enforcement Awareness Week.

Additional Functions

  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Business Administration, Construction Technology, Engineering, Public Administration or a related field; supplemented by (5) five years of experience in code enforcement, and (7) seven years of management and supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Must possess and maintain GACE Level I Code Enforcement, Level II Plan Reviewer, IPMC Certification, and Level IB Inspector.

Requires a valid state driver's license with acceptable driving history.



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