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SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TRAINEE

(FILLED): Will Continue to receive applications for future openings.


Under supervision, performs productive work while receiving formal and/or on-the-job training in seeing that residents, business establishments, and citizens comply with various ordinances and State Code.

DUTIES (including but not limited to the following under direct supervision of a code enforcement officer):  Reviews laws (ordinances) establishing minimum standards to interpret the code standards and to understand their application. Compares conditions, structures, hazards, and so forth to code standards, contracts, and so forth to determine conformance.  Conducts inspections for the purpose of ensuring compliance with a variety of local codes and ordinances.  Walks or rides in a vehicle to examine conditions(s) which violate a local ordinance.  Records the nature of complaints, names, and personal observations to document the need for corrective action. Issues notices of violation to inform individuals of their failure to comply with code standards. Prepares written reports of inspections and other work reports to keep supervisors informed on status of work. Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems. 
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:  Ability to read and understand laws, standards, ordinances, codes and regulations pertaining to the position and apply same.  Ability to learn and apply Uniform Construction Code as it applies to the position.  Ability to use tact and courtesy in explaining the need for compliance. Ability to observe and reconcile significant conditions in practices pertaining to property maintenance, multiple dwelling occupancy, or zoning district practices, and so forth.  Ability to compile inspection reports and work status reports.  Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.  Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
Interested candidates must send a cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to Borough Clerk Deborah Jackson at djackson@lindenwold.net. The Borough reserves the right to review resumes and conduct interviews as they are received. Lindenwold is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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