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Code Compliance Officer 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Description

Do you have a 'soft hand' when delivering possible unwanted news? Have an Associate’s Degree in Construction Technology, Planning, or Law Enforcement? Like to work outside in the community part of the time?  Please apply if this position makes your heart skip a beat. Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate.

Teton County WY is a place where everyone can grow. So, however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day. Teton County WY is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, ancestry, family status, medical condition, family care leave, genetic predisposition or status as a covered veteran and other protected classifications.

Teton County WY fully embraces the concept of a diverse work force and is prepared to make reasonable accommodations for disabilities and religious practices when necessary. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations.

 

SUMMARY:

Under basic supervision, investigates complaints on violations of County zoning, land development, and building regulations for the Planning and Building Department; reviews building permit and development permit applications, and verifies compliance with Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Regulations and County policies.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

  • Investigates alleged violations of County zoning, land development, building code regulations, and other County Resolutions, which includes site visits and meeting with property owners and neighbors.
  • Prepares correspondence and performs record-keeping functions related to alleged and confirmed violations.
  • Develops and presents reports of alleged violations to the Director of Planning and Building (DPB), County Attorney and Board of County Commissioners as appropriate. Prepares case files and initiates abatement actions when necessary to assure compliance with regulations.
  • Performs site inspections of new and existing developments to verify compliance with County regulations and development permit conditions of approval.
  • Develops and presents prevention and education outreach programs.
  • Performs final inspection of building permits to verify compliance.
  • Reviews and processes general planning, building, and grading applications for compliance with County Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Regulations. As required, prepares staff reports recommending approval or denial to the Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners.
  • Provides permit review and approval in support of other County Departments.
  • Supports the relationship between the Teton County staff and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and County staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and County information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree in Construction Technology, Planning, Law Enforcement, or related field; AND two years’ experience in building inspection, code enforcement, or construction industry; OR equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

 

Required Licenses and Certifications:

  • Must possess a valid Wyoming/Idaho license and maintain an acceptable driving record; if not a Wyoming resident, it is expected that you hold a current Driver's License from another state and will obtain a Wyoming Driver's license within a reasonable amount of time (no more than 90 days).
  • International Code Council (ICC) Zoning Inspector certification is required within one year of hire; depending on the needs of the County, incumbent may be required to obtain additional technical certifications.

 

Required Knowledge of:

  • County policies and procedures, and pertinent State and Federal laws and regulations governing building and safety codes.
  • Principles and practices of the construction industry and building trades.
  • Principles and practices for code compliance, code enforcement, investigation and inspection methods; and public relations techniques in code compliance activities.
  • Methods, procedures, and techniques for evaluating technical compliance.
  • Methods and techniques of inspecting a variety of plans, buildings, and technical documents.
  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions in construction areas.
  • Records management and customer service principles, protocols, and standards.
  • Standard and specialized computer software applications, including Geographic Information System (GIS).

 

Required Skills in:

  • Interpreting and applying building and safety standards, State and Federal regulations, department standards, and County policies and procedures.
  • Reading and interpreting building plans and technical specifications, and checking details, estimates, plans, and specifications of projects.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.
  • Responding to public inquiries and providing information on departmental services, programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Providing effective customer service, resolving conflicts, and dealing tactfully and courteously with the public.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

 

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in a standard office environment, with regular trips to building sites.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Hiring Range $26.95 - $30.49 p/hr  
Application Deadline open until filled  
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