The purpose of this job is to oversee education and enforcement of City of Atlanta Solid Waste ordinances / codes which provide for the protection of property, safety and the welfare of the general public.
Examples Of Essential Duties:
The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Respond to code compliance questions from the Solid Waste Code Enforcement Supervisor, Department of Public Works executive team and the general public concerning violations.
Oversee education and enforcement of City code violations in public right-of-ways.
Ensure compliance with the City’s Solid Waste ordinances.
Prepare notices of violations indicating requirements for compliance.
Examine tax and title records to obtain name and addresses of property owners.
Deliver notices of code violations to owners.
Prepare detailed reports for future court appearances.
Provide code violation education to owners.
Prepare cases for court.
Serve court citations.
Testify in court as an expert witness for the City.
Will be required to operate City vehicles in performing the job duties for this role.
Marginal Job Functions
Performs other related duties as required.
High school diploma or GED required .
One (1) year of experience enforcing municipal code and the ability to defend issued citations in municipal court is required or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
A valid Georgia driver's license at the time of appointment is required and must meet the requirements as outlined by the Chief of Police in becoming a sworn Code Enforcement Agent within six months of employment.
Members of t he Solid Waste Education and Enforcement Team (SWEET) will be assigned per quadrant of the city to oversee education and enforcement of the City code violations in the public right-of-way. Typical code violations include illegal dumping after an eviction, illegal sign placement, graffiti, and improperly contained waste disposal. Utilizing a two pronged approach of education and enforcement is designed to clean up city streets and sidewalks. Education and enforcement is part of an ongoing commitment to city residents and visitors to combat illegal dumping, illegal sign placement and other violations in the public right of way.
City of Atlanta, GA - 15 months ago
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