City of Enid

  • Property Inspector

    Deadline for Applications
    Employee Group
    Work Schedule
    Regular Shift-Typically 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday -Friday
    Regular Full-Time
    USD $15.32/Hr.
    350 CODE
  • Position Description





    POSITION TITLE:  Property Inspector              DEPARTMENT: CODE             


    POSITION CODE: 24-350                                  FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt


    POSITION REPORTS TO:  Code Official


    POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None.                    


    BLS COMPARABLE:  47-4011, Construction & Building Inspectors


    Leadership:  Provides co-worker leadership to others through motivation, team building, and providing feedback.     



    • Subject      to post offer, pre-employment drug screen.
    • Subject      to a pre-employment criminal background check.
    • As      a position directly affecting the safety of others, the employee will be      required to comply with all provisions of City of Enid’s substance abuse      policy, including random drug and alcohol testing.
    • Possession      of a valid Oklahoma driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
    • Basic      Microsoft Word skills.
    • English      proficiency.


    POSITION PURPOSE: To improve safety and community aesthetics through the enforcement of municipal codes.



    • Inspect care of premise violations, dilapidated      structures, housing, and improper business.
    • Must be able to manage a potentially stressful      encounter with the public to ensure all parties are in understanding of      code violations and the consequences.
    • Maintain daily logs, records, and reports.
    • Use computer software to prepare documents in      Microsoft Applications concerning care of premise violations, work      assignments, payment for mowing and demolition contractors, court      hearings, and lien statements against properties for work done by the      city.
    • Prepare agenda and take minutes at administrative      hearings and submit proper documents to the City Clerk; generate letters      to state agencies regarding dilapidated structures.
    • Issue violation notices and stop-work orders,      conferring with owners, violators, and authorities to explain regulations      and recommend rectifications.
    • Generate letters to state agencies concerning      dilapidated structures.
    • Research information at the County Assessors and      Deeds offices in regards to accurate property ownership.
    • Review, prepare, and issue permits for demolition      and occupancy.
    • Act as a source of information for the public      regarding ordinances, zoning, statutes, codes, and City of Enid policies.
    • Other duties may include:
    • Serve as an Officer of the Court for Enid’s Municipal Court.
    • Assist in issuing building permits.
    • Review new codes for adoption.
    • Confer and correspond with county commissioners      about addressing care of premise violations the with the MAPC      jurisdiction.
    • Provide assistance to other departments as needed.
    • Perform other duties as required.




    • The Code Division of the      Community Development Department runs smoothly and efficiently.
    • Property, planning, and housing      inspections are conducted in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Excellent customer service is      provided to residents, contractors, and businesses.
    • Daily logs, records, and reports      are well maintained, organized, accurate, and easily located.
    • Effective working relations exist      with City personnel.
    • New employees are well trained      and assisted. Management is appropriately informed.
    • Employee understands and adheres      to applicable safety policies.
    • The City’s professional      reputation is maintained.





    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:                  High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED); and two to three years related experience and/or training.


    CERTIFICATES/LICENSES:                  Complete certified training administered by the        Oklahoma Code Enforcement Assoc. within one year.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:                    Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.


                                                                Computers — Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record-keeping, routine database activity to include development of spreadsheets, formulas, record tracking applications, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.


    SKILLS/ABILITIES:                              Ability to interpret city ordinances and read city maps.

    Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

                                                                Accurate and attentive to detail.

    Excellent communications and public relations abilities.

    Strong typing and computer application skills.

    Ability to assist and support others.

    Able to operate telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines.







    FINGER DEXTERITY:                      Manual dexterity sufficient to work with the fingers.


    VISUAL ABILITIES:                          Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.


    PHYSICAL STRENGTH:                   Exerts up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally. Light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of an administrative nature.  Frequent walking, standing, and occasional climbing or balancing. 


    LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION:     Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.  Ability to write information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 


    REASONING ABILITY:                     Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.


    MATHEMATICS ABILITY:                 Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

    WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS:     Regular – 8 hour shift, typically 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday -Friday,

                                                        during daylight savings hours are flexible Monday through Friday, and  

                                                        volunteer overtime hours on weekends year round.


    Other–Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other office personnel.


    WORK CONDITIONS:                Primarily outdoors


    Noise level:                              Moderate to Loud noise (examples:  business office with computers and printers, light traffic).  Hearing protection as required.


    Other work conditions:             Frequent exposure to varying weather conditions for brief periods of time.





    5-7   yrs related experience.

    8+   yrs experience.

    Associate’s   Degree in related field.

    Additional   coursework towards Bachelor’s Degree in related field.

    Ability to fill in for Building   Inspector for short period.

    Ability to fill in for Building   Inspector for extended period.

    Advanced   knowledge of safety.

    Expert   knowledge of safety.

    Conversational   Spanish.


    Valid CPR certification.












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