Position: Crew Leader
Department: Code Enforcement
Job Category: PAT
Reports To: Chief Code Enforcement Officer
SALARY: $29,376.00-$32,640.00 Annually
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The City of Richmond provides reasonable accommodation to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require accommodation to complete application process or perform essential functions of the job, unless accommodation would cause an undue hardship.
Serves as Crew Leader, responsible for coordinating clean-up of commercial, industrial, residential structures/properties and securing properties to ensure safety and compliance with federal, state, and local building codes and ordinances.
Plans and coordinates the clean-up of alleyways, blighted properties of various industrial, commercial, and residential dwellings to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and city codes.
Plans and coordinates the securing of properties to ensure safety.
Supervises assigned personnel, including planning/delegating work assignments, establishing specific work goals and standards, providing training and instruction, reviewing position responsibilities.
Assists inspector in response to citizen complaints and reports from other agencies and departments on alleged violations of City zoning and related municipal codes and ordinances; interview complainant and witnesses; conduct investigations and provide recommendations for resolution.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal function of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.
High school diploma or GED equivalent. One year of work experience involving a high level of public contact. Experience that includes the enforcement of municipal codes is highly desirable.
Possession of a valid Indiana Driver’s License and demonstrated safe driving record. Valid Commercial Drivers’ License required or the ability to obtain CDL B within six (6) months of hire.
Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply knowledge of applicable codes, local ordinances, and regulations to various building situations in order to ensure compliance.
Ability to research, comprehend and implement numerous codebook and source material rules and regulations.
Ability to supervise,manage, and direct the daily activities of subordinate employees and to give meaningful instructions to personnel.
Working knowledge of local, state, and federal safety regulations and OSHA standards.
Working knowledge of Standard English grammar, spelling and punctuation, standard office procedures, and ability to properly operate a variety of standard office equipment.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing co-workers, contractors,homeowners, engineers, other government units, merchants, and members of the general public. Must be sensitive to ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.
Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information and records according to state requirements.
Ability to comply with all employer and department policies and work rules, including but not limited to attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.
Ability to competently serve the public with diplomacy and respect, including occasional encounters with irate/hostile persons.
Ability to occasionally work extended, weekend, and evening hours, and periodically travel out of town, sometimes overnight.
DIFFICULTY OF WORK:
Incumbent's work is broad in scope with many variables or considerations. Incumbent uses independent judgment in interpreting and applying various state and local codes to specific situations.
Incumbent applies standardized department policies and procedures to individual cases for which desired results are clearly specified. Incumbent refers unprecedented situations to supervisor. Work is periodically reviewed for technical accuracy and adherence to guidelines.
PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:
Incumbent requires regular contact, writing co-workers, contractors, homeowners, engineers, other government units, merchants, and members of the general public for the purposes of securing information needed to complete inspections and explaining and/or interpreting codes and ordinances.
Incumbent reports directly to the Chief Code Enforcement Officer.
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Incumbent performs duties in a standard office environment, in a vehicle,and in the field which may include exposure to noise, fumes, dust, heat, cold,and hazardous conditions.
Incumbent’s duties may involve continuous physical exertion, driving,lifting/carrying objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds, pushing/pulling objects, bending, crouching/kneeling, reaching, sitting/walking at will,standing/walking for long periods, walking on uneven terrain, close/far vision,depth perception, hearing sounds/communication and handling/grasping/fingering objects. Incumbent’s duties may also involve removal and disposal of hazardous materials, bed bugs, biting insects, mouse droppings.Exposure to hypodermic needles may lead to implementing third party safety protocols.