Engineer/Code Enforcement Officer

How to Apply for the Engineer/Code Enforcement Officer Position

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Position: Part-Time


This position performs a variety of technical duties in support of the Town’s local code enforcement programs and assists the Interim Town Engineer in Civil Plan review, inspection, and interpretation.   Conducts investigations of complaints and violations of zoning, land use, property maintenance, environmental safety ordinances, housing safety regulations, stipulations of Town Council, and other matters of public concern.  Serves as a resource on Town regulations to property owners, businesses, the general public, and other Town departments.  Receives general administrative direction from the Town Manager and Interim Town Engineer.


Performs field and office work in support of the Town’s local code enforcement program.  Performs onsite inspections of properties for compliance with zoning, land use, nuisance, building codes, and other matters of public concern.

Receives and responds to citizen complaints and reports from other agencies and departments on alleged violations of Town zoning and other municipal codes and ordinances.  Conducts investigations through interviews with property owners, complainants and witnesses and provides recommendations for resolution.  Orders the compliance, abatement, or alteration of conditions which violate applicable ordinances and regulations.  Schedules and performs follow-up functions to ensure compliance, including but not limited to letters, phone calls, emails, meetings, discussions, inspections, and negotiations.

Maintains accurate documentation and case files on all investigations, inspections, enforcement actions, and other job-related activities regarding code enforcement activity to substantiate violations.  Writes violation reports, memos, letters, notices, and correspondence related to enforcement activities.

Researches case histories, approval documents, approved plans and specifications, property ownership records, sales tax licenses, aerial photos, utility records, photographs, diagrams, illustrations, and other related documents as necessary. 

Prepares cases and evidence in support of legal action taken by the Town.  Assists the Town Attorney’s Office in determining appropriate handling of outstanding cases and testifies in court as necessary. 

Reviews private development engineering submittals for conformance with Federal, State, County, and Town regulations, codes and ordinances, standards, and general engineering principles.  Reviews public works engineering plans for conformance with Federal, State, County, and Town regulations, codes and ordinances, standards, and general engineering principles.  Reviews the design and preparation of construction documents, reviews bids, and recommends awards.

Works closely with property owners, developers, contractors, consultants, the general public, and Town departments to design and develop engineering solutions.  Facilitate completion of projects and ensure Town standards and ordinances are being met. Performs engineering studies in compliance with accepted engineering standards relating to transportation, traffic, drainage, development review, water, wastewater, and flood plain administration and presents findings in the form of written reports, graphics and drawings.


Codes, ordinances, laws, and regulations pertaining to zoning, nuisance, abatement, building safety, capital project management, urban planning, traffic control, drainage, Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) compliance, and related areas.

Principles and procedures of accurate record keeping in compliance with regulations and requirements of court evidence.

Effective public relations and diplomacy tactics when dealing with sensitive and potentially combative situations.

Principles and practices of civil engineering.

Civil Engineering terminology and techniques

Principles and practices of planning, design, construction, administration, and maintenance of municipal public works programs.

Principles and practices of supervision, personnel management, and performance evaluation.

Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.

Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations.

Methods, materials, equipment, procedures, and practices utilized in the construction, repair, and operation of public works facilities, systems, projects, and functions.


Format, maintain and publish charts, manuals, maps, data, reports, and communications.

Express ideas effectively, orally and in writing, with strong collaborative interpersonal skills.

Use Word, Excel, PowerPoint , and CADD or GIS software.

Perform research, planning, and technical analysis to make sound recommendations based on evidence.

Enforce pertinent codes, laws, and regulations with efficiency and impartiality.  Respond to inquiries, complaints, and requests for service in a professional, fair, consistent, and tactful manner.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals encountered during official duties.

Work independently in the absence of supervision.

Interpret civil engineering drawings and reports.

Prepare clear and concise administrative and technical reports

Review engineering plans and specifications

Develop and maintain effective interpersonal relations with those contacted in the course of work including town and other government officials, community groups, and the general public.

Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.

Plan, organize, delegate, and coordinate the work of supervisory, professional, and technical personnel and consultants.

Make engineering computations and check, design, prepare, and review engineering plans, specifications, and technical reports.

Develop, implement, and administer goals, objectives, and procedures for providing effective and efficient public works engineering and maintenance services.


Three years’ experience in civil engineering, code enforcement, technical inspection, city planning, architecture, or other related fields.  Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

The equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in civil, structural, architectural, or construction engineering from an accredited college or university.


Possession or ability to obtain a valid Arizona driver’s license within two months of employment.

Code Enforcement League of Arizona (CELA) certification is preferred.

Must be a Registered Professional Engineer in Arizona or an EIT with the ability to obtain P.E. registration within one year.


Environmental conditions involve office and field work traveling from site to site.  May encounter exposure to noise, dust, and inclement weather.

Essential responsibilities may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, or walking for prolonged periods of time.  Bending or kneeling during inspections, climbing ladders or stairs, and light to moderate lifting will be necessary.  The operation of assigned vehicles or equipment may be necessary. 

Responsibilities and duties may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting or standing for prolonged periods of time.  Must be able to effectively and safely perform work requiring manual dexterity and the ability to bend, stoop, rotate, reach, climb and traverse uneven terrain.  The operation of assigned vehicles may be necessary for transportation to and from job sites.  Must have hearing and speaking ability sufficient to communicate effectively in person, over the telephone, and electronically.  Must have the ability to use a computer for prolonged periods of time. 

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