CITY OF MANASSAS PARK JOB OPPORTUNITY
Manassas Park is an independent jurisdiction in Northern Virginia, approximately 30 miles southwest of Washington, DC. The city borders Prince William County and the City of Manassas. Manassas Park offers citizens an established community along with the prospects of significant future residential and commercial development. The desirable living features such as neighborliness and community pride in a small, progressive city environment add to the city’s charm.
The City of Manassas Park is accepting applications for the position of a Code Enforcement Inspector (Part-Time) within the Department of Community Development. The Code Enforcement Inspector works directly with citizens, land owners, and business owners to maintain a clean, safe, and healthy community in the City of Manassas Park. Inspectors investigate complaints and proactively inspect properties to ensure compliance with various chapters of the City’s Code of Ordinances. When violations of the City Code are discovered, the Code Enforcement Inspector communicates the existence of violations to the residents, homeowners, or business owners, and when necessary, initiates enforcement actions to bring the properties into compliance with the Code.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Code Enforcement Inspector both proactively patrols the City and responds to property condition related complaints from various sources. The Inspector must have knowledge of numerous types of property codes, including the Virginia Maintenance Code, the zoning ordinance of the City of Manassas Park, and other property related sections of the City Code. When a violation of one of these provisions is noted, it must be conveyed to the responsible party. This requires excellent communication skills and professional demeanor. The Inspector must have strong office and organizational skills to produce professional correspondence and notices of violation, and ensure that detailed files are maintained. In the course of their duties, the Code Enforcement Inspector will have verbal and written communications with owners, tenants, neighbors, property managers, HOA representatives, and many others. The Code Enforcement Inspector must thoroughly document conditions, communications, correspondence regarding code violations so that they are admissible and favorable in a court of law. Enforcement actions range from documented verbal communication to court proceedings. The Inspector will be required to give sworn testimony before court officials to obtain warrants and oversee enforcement actions through court proceedings, if necessary.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Ability to understand and interpret codes and ordinances.
Knowledge of construction methods and building maintenance practices.
Professional customer service and communication skills.
Office, data entry, document production, and recordkeeping skills.
Availability to work nights and weekends as required.
Ability to work independently and manage caseload with minimal supervision.
Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish is a plus (i.e. verbally, written form).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
3 years municipal code enforcement, Bachelor's degree in related field.
Certification as a Virginia Property Maintenance Inspection preferred.
VAZO/CZO certification preferred.
Valid Virginia Driver’s License with good driving record.
Any combination of education, credentials, or experience deemed equivalent to these education and experience requirements may be considered.
Pay range: $18.42 - $29.47 per hour
If you are interested in becoming a member of our team, you must complete an application form and submit it to the: City of Manassas Park, Human Resources Department, One Park Center Court, Manassas Park, VA 20111 or fax/email: 703-335-1405 / email@example.com
(Resume accepted in lieu of application)
The City of Manassas Park is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
You may obtain an employment application by going to the following link: http://www.cityofmanassaspark.us/about-manassas-park/city-departments/human-resources/application-forms-and-addendums.html
This position will remain open until filled.