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Company: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Salary: $72,488.21 - $112,371.17 Annually

Location : Fort Lauderdale FL 33311, FL

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: FS005-04

Department: Development Services 1

Division: 04CW Community Inspections

Opening Date: 02/02/2024

Closing Date: 2/18/2024 11:59 PM Eastern


The Development Services Department's Community Enhancement and Compliance Division is seeking a Code Compliance Supervisor.

This position supervises Code Compliance Officers in the enforcement of local and state regulations relating to the Minimum Housing Code, land use, and landscaping. Work includes the interpretation of, and recommendations for changes in legal provisions for the use of buildings and promoting and maintaining harmonious relationships with individuals and neighborhood groups in the community. Determines work priorities when scheduling and assigning work. Assists Senior Officers and Code Officers with cases and issues that arise.

This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Federation of Public Employees (Supervisory) and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Federation of Public Employees.

The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now.

The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS.

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  • Supervises a comprehensive community enhancement and code compliance inspection program; supervises and participates in investigations
  • Supervises subordinates in resolving citizen complaints and takes proper steps to inform appropriate departments
  • Assists in planning, organizing and supervising the work and training of subordinate inspectors; may assist in supervising office staff
  • Receives and assigns the responsibility for investigation of complaints relating to the construction, repair, alteration, use, occupancy and maintenance of all buildings and structures
  • Issues citations to violators and coordinates the prosecution of violators, when necessary, to assure compliance with ordinance
  • Meets with attorneys, public officials, architects, engineers, fire marshals, builders, contractors, property owners
  • Works with the Police Department in the enforcement of Minimum Housing Code and building standards to clean up drug, crime, and blighted areas
  • Supervises the maintenance of activity records and submits a periodic report reflecting workload, citations issued, compliance, and various enforcement statistics
  • Attends homeowner association and other community meetings
  • Recommends changes in policies, practices and procedures of the Community Inspections Division; ensures that they are implemented to the approval of the Division Manager
  • Recommends disciplinary action in compliance with union contracts
  • Completes employee performance evaluations and reviews
  • Participates in the budget development and review process
  • Performs related work as required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and six (6) or more months of additional training;
  • Three (3) years of experience in various types of building construction, code enforcement, or inspection work, one (1) year of which is supervisory or lead worker;
  • Florida Association of Code Enforcement (FACE) Certifications: Fundamentals of Code Enforcement and Administrative Aspects of Code Enforcement or equivalent. If equivalent certification is used candidate shall obtain FACE certification: Fundamentals of Code Enforcement as a requirement of the position within one (1) year.Preferences:
    Three (3) years of Code Compliance/Enforcement experience;
    One (1) year supervising Code Enforcement Officers;
    Typing speed of 40 wpm accurately.


    Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants may be required to take a medical examination and/or pass a drug screening prior to appointment.

    An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form (J-204)


    Established Date: 11/18/2018 Revised Date: N/A
    Management Category: 3 Classification Level: Principal
    FLSA: Exempt Classification Status: Classified
    Class Code: FS005 EEO Code: 2-Professional
    Pay Grade: FS10

    The City of Fort Lauderdale offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance.

    Click for an overview of employment information including our benefits package and click for additional management benefits.


    This application supplement is an integral part of the application process and must be completed together with the formal application in order for you to be considered as an applicant. Answer each question as thoroughly as possible as your responses will be rated as to how they relate to the position to be filled.Failure to complete the answers in this supplement may result in a lower rating. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, false statements, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process. Please indicate that you have read and understand the above instructions by typing your name below.


    What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • High School or Equivalent
    • Associates Degree or 2 years of college
    • Bachelors Degree or 4 or more years of college
    • None of the Above


      How many years of paid work experience in various types of building construction, code enforcement, or inspectional work do you have?
      • Less than 1 Year
      • 1 to 2 Years
      • 3 to 5 Years
      • 6 or More Years
      • No Experience


        How many years of code enforcement experience do you have?
        • Less than 1 year
        • 1 to 2 years
        • 3 - 5 years
        • 6 or more years
        • No experience


          How many years of experience do you have documenting accurate and precise property inspection reports and case histories, and organizing and preparing cases files and evidence for possible presentation before a Special Magistrate?
          • Less than 1 year
          • 1 - 2 years
          • 3 - 5 years
          • 6 or more years
          • No experience


            How many years of supervisory experience in the field of Code Enforcement do you possess?
            • Less than 1 year experience
            • 1 - 2 years
            • 3 - 4 years
            • 5 or more years experience
            • No Experience


              How many years of experience do you have leading, providing training, and providing support with your team members?
              • Less than 1 year
              • 1 - 2 years
              • 3 - 5 years
              • 6 - 9 years
              • 10 or more years
              • No experience


                What Florida Association of Code Enforcement (FACE) certifications do you possess? (Select all that apply).
                • No FACE Certifications
                • Fundamentals of Code Enforcement
                • Administrative Aspects of Code Enforcement
                • Legal Issues in Code Enforcement
                • Officer Safety and Field Applications


                  Do you possess any equivalent certification (i.e. American Association of Code Enforcement, Careers in Code Enforcement, Relevant State Association of Code Enforcement)? If so, please indicate below. (Select all that apply).
                  • American Association of Code Enforcement
                  • Careers in Code Enforcement
                  • Relevant State Association of Code Enforcement
                  • None of the above


                    How many words per minute do you type accurately?
                    • 1 - 20 Words Per Minute
                    • 21 - 40 Words Per Minute
                    • 40 - 60 Words Per Minute
                    • Over 60 Words Per Minute
                    • No Typing Experience


                      Do you have a valid Florida driver's license with an acceptable driving record?
                      • Yes
                      • No


                        Please tell us why you are interested in employment with the Community Enhancement and Compliance Division at the City of Fort Lauderdale.

                        Required Question

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