Part-Time Building Code Officer (SXX514)
The Development Services Department Building Services Division seeks a
Part-Time Building Code Officer for Building Code Compliance.
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The Building Code Officer conducts inspection and enforcement work in securing compliance with laws, regulations and ordinances governing land use, minimum housing, property maintenance, abandoned and uninhabitable properties, signs, seawalls, storm water, zoning, landscaping and related environmental issues. Employees will receive advice or assistance from a more senior Building Code Officer or supervisor concerning unusual or difficult inspections; however, most field work is done independently and requires knowledge of applicable regulations.
This position is Part-Time, up to 32 hours weekly and is not covered by a bargaining union. Schedule is Friday through Monday and weekend work hours are required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.
- Conducts reactive (complaints) and proactive (self-initiated) field and waterway inspections of residential, commercial, industrial, and vacant parcels
- Enforces and reviews state, municipal, zoning, waterways, business tax, building laws and regulations
- Prepares, organizes and maintains case files to present cases and testifies at quasi-judicial hearings
- Researches information regarding policies, laws, regulations, business tax receipts, engineering, environmental, landscaping, permits and building and zoning requirements
- Researches ownership of various residential, commercial, industrial, and vacant properties within the City
- Provides code compliance information to address client issues and educate concerned parties
- Posts and mails hearing and violation notices
- Compiles and prepares written reports on investigations, maintains all inspection results, prepares correspondence and notices of violations in a computerized case management environment
- Identifies structures that may be unsafe and initiates the appropriate follow-up action
- May be required to flex their work schedule, work nights and weekends and holidays, as necessary to perform assigned responsibilities
- Performs related work as required
NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.
JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
Graduated from a standard high school or vocational school or possess a G.E.D. certificate from a recognized issuing agency.Possess at least two (2) years of paid work experience dealing with the public in any of the following types of work: code enforcement, planning, building inspection or construction or other closely related fields; or Possess any one (1) level of F.A.C.E. (Florida Association of Code Enforcement) Certification or equivalent (i.e. American Association of Code Enforcement, Careers in Code Enforcement, Relevant State Association of Code Enforcement) within 12 months. Possess or be able to obtain a valid State of Florida driver's license within 30 days after hire NOTE: Required certifications and license must be kept current to continue employment in this class.
- Good typing skills
- Previous experience with a Building Department
- Familiarity with construction sites, the Florida Building Code, Fort Lauderdale's City Ordinances;
- FACE and MOT Certifications
Non-Essential Employees will not be required to work during a declared emergency but may be required to work in some capacity after the declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine when the employee will be required to work.
PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The position involves medium physical demands, such as exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
Ability to lift, carry, climb, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, walk, push, pull, grasp, stand and access heights or areas where limited space is available.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION
The City of Fort Lauderdale offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance.
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Closing Date/Time: 11/21/2023 12:59 AM Eastern