Employment Opportunity

City of Southport Employment Opportunity:
Code Enforcement Officer

Position: Code Enforcement Officer
Closing Date: July 28, 2021

The City of Southport is seeking a Code Enforcement Officer to join its team. The position will be responsible for performing a variety of field and office work to track violations and ensure compliance with town codes and ordinances related to zoning, land use, public nuisances, minimum housing, and matters to health and safety.

Applicants must be able to operate a computer to research properties and track data relative to potential code violations. This position will also conduct field investigations, inspect properties for violations, and use tact to resolve said violations. This position will need to prepare evidence in support of legal actions taken by the City if necessary and appear in court if needed.

High School Diploma as a minimum, preferably an Associate’s Degree. Experience in law enforcement, planning and zoning, code enforcement, or another related field is preferred. Possession of a valid driver’s license is required. Possession of Certified Zoning Official (CZO) certification or ability to obtain within one year.

The successful applicant must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background investigation.

Applications are found online at https://cityofsouthport.com/top- menu-items/employment/. A completed city application form, resume, and cover letter are required to be considered for this position. Application packets may be submitted by email to [email protected] or mailed to: City of Southport, Attn: HR Dept., 1029 N. Howe St, Southport, NC 28461.

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