Code Enforcement Officer
City of Little Rock, AR - Little Rock, AR

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To inspect dwellings, premises, and vacant lots for compliance with City codes; to initiate and document appropriate actions to ensure dwellings, premises, and vacant lots found in violation are repaired, condemned, razed, and cleaned in compliance with City ordinances.

Essential Job Functions:

Receives written, telephone and radio dispatched citizen complaints regarding violations of the housing and nuisance ordinances. Performs inspections of existing residential structures, premises and vacant lots in response to citizen complaints on housing and nuisance code violations. Performs inspections and conducts surveys of existing residential structures, premises and vacant lots by inspecting the condition of floors, walls, ceilings, doors, windows, electrical, plumbing, gas piping, heating equipment, foundation, stairs and porches, siding, roofs and overhangs, accessory structures, exterior premises and vacant lots. Completes an inspection report and takes a photograph for each dwelling, listing any code violations found. Performs inspections of existing residential structures and premises and vacant lots where violations were previously found to determine whether corrections have been made and that all necessary permits have been obtained. Issues citations to property owner and/or agent, and testifies in court involving violations of the city housing and nuisance codes. Researches deeds, maps, abstracts and other records to determine ownership of properties. Notifies owner and/or agent for service of violations that must be corrected within a time frame established by city ordinance. Maintains a file for each inspection, including the inspection report, a listing of any violations, citations issued, and related correspondence. Prepares daily and weekly reports of enforcement activity. Provides technical and clerical assistance in the coordination and implementation of special activities, events, disasters, and projects as assigned. Operates a microcomputer utilizing word processing and database software to prepare reports, correspondence and maintain computer files and records. Operates an assigned City automobile in the performance of essential job functions.

Minimum Qualifications and Additional Requirements:

These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through completion of high school, and one (1) year of experience in housing and premise inspection OR one (1) year of experience in building construction/rehabilitation OR one (1) year of experience in housing damage assessment or related areas; and one (1) year of personal computer experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered .

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