Code Compliance Officer City of Lancaster

Code Compliance Officer – Code Compliance


To perform a variety of code compliance inspections; to investigate citizens’ complaints regarding potential code violations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

All behaviors comply with the Code of Conduct and Rules of Behavior outlined in Chapter 7 of the Lancaster Policy & Procedures Manual.

  • Perform a variety of code compliance inspections including residential, commercial and industrial property. Drive to and from destinations as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Inspect and survey public and private property for nuisances, sewage, trash, debris or related unsanitary conditions; use the computer to access data on citizens for notices, contracts and citations; prepare correspondence outlining code regulations and violations.
  • Maintain records and reports in inspections and surveillance activities.
  • Respond to and resolve citizen inquiries and complaints.
  • Testify in court, as necessary, on various code compliance violations.
  • Maintain correct records with the ability to document activities.
  • Available for emergency after hour’s inspection should a need arise.
  • Maintain maintenance on assigned vehicle.
  • Maintain communication after work hours in case of emergency.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education: High School Diploma or GED.

Experience: No experience required as a Code Compliance Officer.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Possession of a valid Class C Texas driver’s license. Possession of a certification as a registered Code Compliance Officer in State of Texas or within the first 15 months of employment.

Salary: $18.84 - $27.06 per hour

Requisition ID1199


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