Name of Position: Code Enforcement Officer
Division: Code Enforcement
Supervisor: Code Enforcement Coordinator
Date: 2023
Employee Classification: Non-Exempt (Full-Time Appointment)

Purpose of Position: The purpose of this position is to perform on-site inspections of property, structures and premises to ensure compliance with the Warren County Property Maintenance Code and other Ordinances. The Code Enforcement Officer is expected to exercise considerable initiative to work independently in the field and is responsible for decisions requiring discretion, judgment, and familiarity with a variety of codes and ordinances, but also expected to work well with colleagues in a team environment and coordinate with staff of sister agencies.


  • A background in military, law enforcement, and/or conflict resolution is preferred.
  • A valid KY drivers licensed is required.
  • Knowledge of Warren County roadways.
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication and public relations skills are required.
  • Proficiency in computer and web-based skills
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task

Position Wage: This is a full-time position, 35 hrs/week. $20-22 per hour.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties are normal for this position. These duties are not exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Investigates complaints of alleged property maintenance violations by visiting properties and checking locations of building(s) and land;
  • Meets with citizens relative to discuss and explain property maintenance requirements, and alternative method(s) for compliance;
  • Maintain records and file for each property with code violation(s) and prepare written inspection reports
  • Perform dispute resolution/management;
  • Track the progress of the violator on a timely basis as compliance is achieved (re-inspections). Issue notices of violation and civil citations;
  • Act as staff liaison to the County Code Enforcement Board;
  • Maintain filing system including web-based case software
  • Perform other duties as required
Job Category: Code Enforcement
Job Type: Full Time
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