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Code Officer 1

Code Officer 1


Planning and Community Development

Starting Salary:



Inspects existing occupied and vacant structures, including single‐family, multi‐family, and mobile homes and enforces compliance with existing structure code, building codes, and property maintenance code.

Performs a variety of routine to complex duties related to the City’s code enforcement and building inspection program, including: the identification, investigation and correction of violations of the City’s building, property maintenance, occupancy, and housing codes and City and State building and safety codes and ordinances; completes complex inspections of residential; investigates citizen complaints of quality of life issues; and seeks voluntary compliance.


  • Inspects existing residential structures for conformance with existing structure codes; orders corrective action and inspects for compliance.
  • Conducts homeowners’ courtesy inspections and installation inspections.
  • Coordinates with other inspectors from Fire Department, and Police Department.
  • Receives complaints from tenants and citizens; investigates and resolves complaints according to standard complaint procedures.
  • Answers inquiries from the public concerning property maintenance code regulations.
  • Enforces zoning ordinance provisions as they pertain to rental property and housing maintenance, including occupancy and use restrictions.
  • Coordinates with Planning Division, Police, and Fire, as appropriate, to address specific building safety, property maintenance issues.
  • Enforces departmental procedures pertaining to dangerous buildings.
  • Inspects mobile home parks for conformance with the municipal ordinance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Enters and tracks inspection and correction data in the CitizenServe software system and spreadsheet programs.


  • Graduation from high school, and
  • Two (2) years’ work experience in building construction and/or relevant code enforcement.
  • Knowledge of methods and practices involved in building construction.
  • Basic knowledge of computer systems for an office setting, including ability to utilize enforcement software programs and spreadsheets.


  • Organize and prioritize workload.
  • Communicate clearly and precisely both in writing and orally, including presenting cases.
  • Detect violations and assess extent of violations.
  • Analyze means of compliance presented by relevant parties.
  • Deal effectively with the general public, contractors, tenants, fire inspectors, attorneys, police, and owners regarding enforcement of existing construction codes and ordinances.
  • Enforce necessary regulations with firmness, diplomacy and tact.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Work independently without immediate supervision.
  • Prepare professional letters, reports, and documentation pertaining to inspection and enforcement findings.
  • Must obtain I.C.C. Code certification as Residential Building Inspector (International Residential Code (IRC) and International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC)) and within a twelve (12) month period after employment. Must maintain certification as required by City of Moultrie Building Official or Code Official.

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