The Enforcement Supervisor performs supervisory and administrative work in the Neighborhood and Code Enforcement Program; duties are varied, and require considerable knowledge/judgment in carrying out assigned responsibilities relating to City municipal codes, State laws, public relations, customer service, and enforcement procedures.
Assists the director in the development of overall plans, goals, and objectives for assigned programs. Recommends and administers policies and procedures. Reviews and prepares budgets and funding justification.
Assists the director in management and implementation of all Code Enforcement and/or Parking programs, including but not limited to: public nuisance, land use, obstructions of public right-of-way, fire hazards, parking and vehicles, substandard buildings, solid waste, and development code-related violations. Assists director in responding to emerging issues arising from cases, citizens, community groups, organizations, elected officials, departments and staff.
Implements the work plan for staff in the areas of code enforcement, parking, and litter control. Verifies that a complaint or inquiry reflects a violation of codes/ordinances by on-site inspection, review of the code/ordinance, and of the complaint form. Plans, assigns, schedules, coordinates, monitors, and inspects activities and work products, methods, and procedures. Coordinates to identify and resolve problems.
Monitors and reports on program performance. Identifies opportunities to optimize service delivery methods and procedures; and, assists in research, development, and/or modification of regulations, department operating procedures, and strategies, in order to optimize effectiveness and efficiency of services and programs.
Works closely with other government agencies, including local and state regulatory agencies, to achieve compliance and/or abatement of land use violations. Represents the department at City Council and various board, committee, and subcommittee meetings and at study sessions.
Assists director with public education and outreach regarding programs and services, including facilitation of public meetings, attendance and participation in Neighborhood Council and other community group meetings, as well as media contacts and direct advertising. Works with the general public, news media, community groups, law enforcement agencies, and departments of the City and County to promote compliance with municipal, county, and Washington State codes.
Collaborates with community agencies, neighborhoods and other institutions to increase volunteer involvement in the Neighborhoods Program.
Operates a vehicle, as well as standard office and computer equipment.
Performs related work as required.
Education and Experience: (Required at the time of application.) Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business or public administration, planning, social science, or law enforcement; AND, two years of responsible supervisory and administrative experience dealing with the public in an inspection, investigation, and regulatory enforcement capacity.
License and Certification: Possession of a valid driver's license is required.
NOTE: Employees in this position must obtain a Limited Law Enforcement Commission and AACE certifications as a Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector and Zoning Enforcement Officer within one year of the date of employment.
Internal Number: 063-07-2018
About The City of Spokane
The City of Spokane is home to some 195,500 residents; there are around 418,000 residents in the metropolitan area. Spokane is located in the heart of the Inland Northwest, and it serves as a shopping, entertainment, and medical hub for an area that includes Eastern Washington, Eastern Oregon, North Idaho, Western Montana, and southern portions of Alberta and British Columbia. The Spokane River runs through our downtown with spectacular falls on the western end of our city core. Beautiful Riverfront Park also is in the heart of our city.
We are an outdoors-lover's paradise, with downhill and cross-country skiing, white-water rafting, camping areas, hiking trails, numerous lakes, and the Centennial Trail all in our backyard. We are home to the largest timed road race in the nation—Bloomsday—and the largest three-on-three street basketball tournament—Hoopfest.