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CODE ENFORCEMENT INSPECTOR, REQ# 817 - City of Waco, TX (ID: 331453)

Type Other
Date Posted 2019-05-31
City / Organization City of Waco, TX
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Code: 817-1
Posting Start Date: 05/24/2019
Salary: $17.63-$22.90
Hours: Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; (Occasionally some after 5:00 pm & weekend hours may be required) 


PRIMARY DUTY:  Under basic supervision, enforces health and safety ordinances for the City; patrols City to identify and investigate violations; notifies offenders, maintains case files and resolves complaints.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Patrols City to check for violations of City health and safety codes; responds to complaints, identifies and inspects violations and contacts individuals to discuss violations and procedures for resolving compliance issues; prepares violation letters and citations.
  • Re-inspects previous notified violations to verify compliance; explains and enforces City codes, regulations and code enforcement rules.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency.
  • Driving is an essential function for this position.



  • City policies and procedures.
  • Local building and property maintenance ordinances, codes and regulations.
  • Record keeping and file maintenance principles and procedures.
  • Geography, roads and landmarks of City and surrounding areas.

Skill in:

  • Interpreting and applying statutes, rules, ordinances, codes and regulations.
  • Dealing tactfully and courteously with the public and handling stressful situations and angry people.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. 
  • Operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business and specialized software.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.


High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required; AND one year of customer service or construction experience.


  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • State Code Enforcement Officer License is required within one year of hire.

This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. City management has exclusive rights to alter this job description at any time without notice. Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an 'at-will' relationship.

The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from eligible and qualified persons regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.The City of Waco provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resource Office at (254) 750-5740.

Job Post Expiration Date   December 31, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .