Brookhaven Borough Code Enforcement Officer/Inspector Administrator – September 2022

BOROUGH CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER/INSPECTOR ADMINISTRATOR

The Borough of Brookhaven is seeking qualified applicants for the position of full-time Code Enforcement Officer/Inspector Administrator.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for the interpretation and enforcement of a variety of Borough codes pertaining to building, housing, abatement, land use, nuisances and other related ordinances.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Initiates inspections to building, housing, abatement, land use, nuisances, and other related ordinances.
  • Responds to citizen complaints concerning enforcement of codes and acts as a mediator in disputes. 
  • Conducts field investigations of violations, gathers evidence, issues notices of violation and prepares written reports.
  • Appears as a witness for the Borough in any legal actions taken to gain compliance.
  • Meets with developers, business owners, landlords, and residents to review violations, explain intent of codes, and gain compliance.
  • Proposes amendments to specific Borough codes or regulations which relate to the position and which would enhance the Borough’s enforcement capabilities.
  • Coordinates efforts with other departments to assure appropriate action and uniformity of interpretations, application and enforcement of regulations and codes.
  • Prepares and maintains detailed records and statistics related to enforcement activities.
  • Collects, selects, classifies, and compiles data from several sources and prepares summary reports as required.
  • Works with the business community and citizens to raise code consciousness.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1 year related experience in urban planning and zoning code enforcement, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Possession of a valid PA driver’s license.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Skills in written and oral communication.
  • Knowledge of ordinances, public relations and law enforcement.
  • Ability to calculate related statistics and formulas.
  • Ability to use a personal computer, calculator, telephone, camera, and various small tools.

Salary commensurate with education and experience. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to the Borough of Brookhaven, Attention: John Wilwert, Office Manager, 2 Cambridge Road, Brookhaven, PA 19015 or email to john.wilwert@brookhavenboro.com. Deadline to apply is September 30, 2022. Brookhaven Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.