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Tony Hagler, Director
100 Cherokee St
Second Floor
Marietta, GA
30090-9679


Cobb County Human Resources




Class Title: CODE ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MANAGER
DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT



DESCRIPTION


Manages the operations of the Code Enforcement Division of the County’s Community Development Department. Plans, schedules, organizes and evaluates work activities and projects to ensure quality standards and timely completion of all work. Insures proper enforcement of County codes as adopted and approved by the County’s Board of Commissioners, issues citations, and oversees the permitting process for all County signs and proposed house moves.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

Manages the operations of the Code Enforcement Division of the County’s Community Development Department.

Researches records, codes, and ordinances to advise and/or provide interpretation of stipulations, remedies, and penalties.

Plans, schedules, organizes and evaluates work activities and projects to ensure quality standards and timely completion of all work.

Oversees departmental responsibilities for granting sign permit and house moving requests to ensure that they are consistent with the ordinance and for issuing citations when County codes are not upheld.

Ensures maintained County’s standards for quality, codes, ordinance, and regulations.

Serves as liaison for the Division to the Planning and Zoning Commission, County Manager, Board of Commissioners, and other authorities within Cobb County.

Confers with upper management as well as Board of Commissioners to keep informed on the key issues and progress towards objectives and to gain their support and approval; makes recommendations for improvements.

Ensures County codes and ordinances are interpreted properly and updated regularly through research from professional organizations and other government entities.

Prepares division operating budget to include workload measurements, management goals, and accomplishments; prepares division work program based on this budget.

Directs the operations of the County’s Code Enforcement Division and ensures the efficient accomplishment of objectives.

Supervises the collection of money and fees for the Division in accordance with County policy.

Collaborates, persuades, and negotiates with others to maintain cooperative and efficient relations.

Prepares and presents agenda items on behalf of the Division at Board of Commissioners meetings.

Represents the County at various functions such as civic and business association meetings and leaders within the community including developers, officials, citizens, and members of the news media to establish goodwill or to resolve problems.

Oversees the maintenance of Division records and equipment.

Plans and implements short-term and annual goals, objectives, and strategies for the Division, projects or programs to ensure efficient organization and completion of work.

Assists the County Attorney with pending litigations and sometimes testifies in court.

Performs personnel management functions, e.g., recommends hiring, discipline, promotion actions; evaluates performance; counsels employees regarding development.

Maintains attendance and punctuality within customary tolerances for this position.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Personal Computer Standard Office Equipment Standard Software Applications
Vehicles Radio Communications



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or GED equivalent; supplemented by seven years of progressively responsible code enforcement functions; prefer additional education, which may substitute for a portion of the required experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

Valid Driver’s License.



SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of applicable state, federal and local laws, rules, ordinances and regulatory standards applicable to the work.

Knowledge of the geography, streets and principal locations of the County’s zoning areas or ability to acquire this knowledge rapidly.

Knowledge of effective management principles and supervisory techniques.

Knowledge of investigative principles, methods and techniques, and case management principles for the purpose of preserving evidence and establishing documentation and an audit trail for legal purposes.

Knowledge of record keeping, report preparation, filing methods, records management techniques, and open records regulations.

Oral communications skills for application of tact and diplomacy in disposition of duties.

Interpersonal, leadership, planning, management and communications skills; ability to communicate professionally verbally, in writing, and in presentations.

Skill in researching, compiling, and summarizing statistical data and information materials.

Ability to interpret rules, regulations, codes and policies for effective decision-making in accordance with established precedent.

Ability to plan, assign, direct and review the work of others in a manner conducive to full performance and compliance with established policies, procedures and regulatory standards applicable to the work.

Ability to apply sound principles of independent judgment and discretion during inspection activities.

Ability to understand and utilize zoning maps, land use maps, plats, tax rolls, and other documents related to real property.

Ability to write clear, concise letters and memorandum using standard business English, spelling, and punctuation.

Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing; ability to speak effectively before public groups and respond to questions.

Ability to read and interpret various documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and related documentation.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications with co-workers, business and community interest groups, and the general public.

Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with a minimum of direction.

Ability to utilize personal computers, standard office equipment and standard software applications, e.g., word processors, database software, spreadsheet applications.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications with project consultants, private contractors, vendors, departmental officials and the public.

Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with a minimum of direction.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and lift and/or move up to 10 to 20 pounds. While performing the essential functions of this position in the office the employee is rarely exposed to disagreeable environmental factors.

While performing any field functions, there is potential for exposure to fumes, odors, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic substances, excessive noise, temperature extremes, vehicular traffic, dampness/humidity, confrontational persons, animals, and various forms of wildlife.




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