Title: Code Compliance Director

Organization: Walton County Board of County Commissioners

Location: To Be Determined

Department: Code Compliance

Job Status: Full Time

Salary Range: $60,527 - $81,945 depending on experience

Please apply:  https://fl-waltoncounty.civicplushrms.com/careers/Jobs.aspx



Job Description

Under the supervision of the Deputy County Administrator – Operations; the Code Compliance Director, is responsible for supervising the street side and beach side Code Compliance staff, developing work programs, performing research, investigating, enforcing, and following up on various code and ordinance violations for the County. 


Job Responsibilities

100% - The following statements describe the principal functions of this job and its scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including working in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the work load.
•Develops, implements and manages a code enforcement program involved in the efficient and effective enforcement of codes
•Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs; recommends and administers policies and procedures
•Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews the work plan for assigned staff involved in investigating code violations and initiating procedures to abate violations; assigns work activities, projects; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems
•Participates in field activities and investigations; reviews reports prepared by Code Compliance  Officers; may issue citations and prepare notice of violations as appropriate; prepares cases for prosecution; prepares materials for Code Board Hearings; may testify in court regarding compliance action
•Reviews and analyzes statistical information from reports; track case information and review data entry for consistency and timely investigation of complaints
•Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the Code Compliance Division’s annual budget; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures; implements adjustments
•Provides responsible staff assistance to the Planning and Development Services Director; conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommends modifications to Code Compliance programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate
•Ability to learn to issue Notices of Violation, Correction Notices, Stop Work Orders, Red Tags, Notices of Hearing, Notices of Compliance, and Notices of Non-Compliance to both the public and private sectors regarding County ordinances, codes, etc., concerning permitting, inspections, insurance, setbacks, drainage, and related regulation issues
•Works in conjunction with other County departments, as well as various state and federal agencies, and engages in various compliance tasks
•Adheres to work schedule and attendance requirements
•Performs related duties as required


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities -

•Knowledge of Walton County geography 

•Knowledge of Walton County Ordinance 5.10.01 General Standards on Wildlife Conservation Zone and Lighting Code
•Knowledge of Walton County 2019-05 Waterways and Beach Activities Ordinance
•Knowledge of the locations of the Erosion Control Line (ECL)  and the Mean High Tide Line (MHTL) and the Coastal Construction Control Line (CCCL)
•Knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization and administration
•Skill in discerning and solving complex problems using good judgement
•Ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of sites, and codes and ordinances
•Ability to pass Code Compliance certification exams in a timely manner
•Ability to read and interpret a variety of records, reports, plans, policies and procedures manuals, codes, professional journals, etc., in moderately complex technical terminology
•Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; to interpret a variety of technical instructions in written, mathematical or diagrammatic form; to make independent judgments in absence of supervision; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation
•Ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to issue and follow verbal and written instructions
•Ability to use computer to generate reports, prepare spreadsheets and enter data in the computer
•Ability to provide verbal presentations
•Ability to establish and maintain effective, courteous working relationships with public officials, peers, other Divisions and departments as well as the general public
•Ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape; identify degrees of similarity in form; and visually read various forms of information
•Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergencies and frequent deadlines


Qualifications, Training and Experience

•Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university with a major in Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Law Enforcement or related field 
•Six (6) or more years of enforcement-related experience 
•Four (4) or more years supervisory experience 
•Valid driver license

Note: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered as determined by the hiring manager.  

•Completion of all levels of Florida Association of Code Enforcement Certifications