***Typical Hiring Range: $45,000.00 – $52,000.00 annually***
***Salary to be commensurate with qualifications***
Performs duties related to the zoning enforcement of the El Paso County Land Development Code. Performs duties related to enforcement of County rubbish, weed, and unsafe building ordinances. Interacts extensively with the complaining parties and alleged violators. Monitors conditions of compliance for zoning, variance of use, and special use requests and approvals, as well as administrative approvals; prepares reports as appropriate.
- Follows up on incoming calls and complaints concerning alleged violations of the Land Development Code, rubbish, weed and brush, and unsafe building ordinances.
- Interacts extensively with complaining parties and alleged violators; acts in a courteous and professional manner with frequently upset callers, complaining parties and alleged violators.
- Inspects sites and properties where alleged code and ordinance violations are found or reported. May review site plans.
- Monitors compliance with development application permits to include inspecting sites and properties for compliance.
- Prepares reports evidencing violations, routes reports appropriately, and initiates issuance of violation notices to alleged violators.
- Develops compliance schedule for alleged violators.
- Prepares and sends letters and notices to residents regarding violations.
- Presents testimony before the District Court regarding zoning and ordinance enforcement and compliance activities.
- Posts hearing and violation notices on properties.
- Develops effective working relationships and acts as liaison to various governmental and private agencies.
- Participates with assigned project team to meet project schedules, completing all necessary tasks in a timely manner and by the established deadlines as requested.
- Provides support to Planners in processing applications to rectify violations as requested.
- Provides assistance to PCD staff, to include administrative support and assistance with field inspections as needed.
- Performs other duties as required.
- High school diploma or equivalent education required. Bachelor’s degree in planning, public affairs, or related field desired.
- One (1) year planning and/or code enforcement experience required.
- Knowledge of Federal, State, and local ordinances, codes, and regulations is desired.
- Ability to analyze, interpret, and explain technical plans and procedures, zoning regulations, Federal, State and local regulations, and applicable laws, codes and regulations.
- Ability to analyze maps, construction drawings, blueprints, aerial photos, and other topographical data.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; ability to deliver presentations and testimony and prepare clear and concise reports, letters, and other documentation.
- Ability to maintain professional and courteous relationship with the public and with sometimes hostile and uncooperative persons.
- Experience with Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Ability to operate standard office equipment, including computer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copier, and fax machine.
- Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
- Must pass conditional post offer background investigation, motor vehicle record check, and drug screen.
- Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver’s License.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment and outdoors while inspecting properties and violations; may be exposed to persons in stressful situations. Some travel may be required to include driving in adverse weather conditions.
This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities, and qualifications associated with the position; however, it is representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.
Applications must be filed online; each applicant is considered only for the current vacancy stated on that particular application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor any future openings and to submit a separate application for each position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For inquiries, please call (719) 520-7486. Each new employee and rehire must provide documentation of authorization to work as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL99-603).
EL PASO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER