Senior Code Enforcement Officer - Special Enforcement Team (SET) at County of Riverside

Posted in General Business 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Riverside, California

Job Description:


The County of Riverside's Code Enforcement Department has an opportunity for Senior Code Enforcement Officer to support the Special Enforcement Team (SET). The Special Enforcement Team will be dedicated to work evenings and weekends with 4/10, 9/80 or 5/40 work schedule options Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County.

The incumbent will perform lead work over field and clerical staff, assist Supervising Code Enforcement Officer(s) and department management with day to day operations, and manage complex code enforcement cases. The selected candidate will also perform inspections and case documentation, and confer with other departments, agencies, or entities, as needed.

The departments seeks applicants with knowledge of state laws, municipal and County codes and ordinances governing land use and zoning; the elements of planning and zoning; techniques of investigation, including interviewing and fact finding related to code and ordinance compliance. Certification as a Code Enforcement Officer from a state recognized organization is highly desired.


The County of Riverside Transportation & Land Management Agency (TLMA) is the umbrella agency for six county departments. They are the Planning Department, Building & Safety Department, Transportation Department, Code Enforcement Department, Aviation Department, and the Administrative Services Department.


• May assign and schedule workload and provide technical assistance to code enforcement and clerical personnel.

• Perform the more complex and specialized duties involved in ensuring compliance with County land use, housing, zoning, abatement, and nuisance codes and ordinances.

• Provide guidance and direction to personnel performing code enforcement work; advise and assist staff with the more difficult, unusual, or sensitive aspects of the work.

• Perform field surveys and investigate complaints of possible code and ordinance violations.

• Contact property and business owners and schedule and conduct on-site inspections; advise violators of ordinance requirements and seek to gain voluntary compliance.

• Take photographs and necessary measurements and gather all pertinent facts from the parties involved; issue notices of violation and, when necessary, citations.

• Maintain records of inspections and enforcement efforts; prepare required documentation for legal actions.

• Testify in court proceedings regarding code violations; perform follow-up actions as needed to ensure compliance.

• Confer with related agencies and County departments on disposition of complaints and code violations; prepare detailed and specialized reports and correspondence related to code enforcement inspections, violations, and other activities.

• May inform assigned Code Enforcement Officers I/II/III of any departmental policy and procedural changes.

• Provide public with information regarding land use, zoning, building, and housing codes and regulations.

• Responsible for updating the Supervising Code Enforcement Officer with regard to ongoing investigations and personnel issues.

Experience:Three years of technical experience performing duties which involved investigations, abatement, land use, zoning, building inspections, public safety, code enforcement or administration of justice, work. Two years of the required experience must have included work equivalent to the level of Riverside County Code Enforcement Officer II.

Knowledge of: Training and development techniques; State laws and municipal and County codes and ordinances governing land use and zoning; techniques of investigation, including interviewing and fact finding, related to code and ordinance enforcement.

Ability to: Lead and train personnel; read, interpret, and research complicated laws, rules, regulations, legal documents, legal descriptions, maps, and building plans; obtain information and evidence by on-site inspection and interviews; analyze, compile, and present technical information on code investigations and non-compliance activities; interpret and apply zoning and land use regulations and planning concepts to complicated land problems; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, the public, and county officials; prepare clear, concise, and accurate reports; effectively communicate complex code compliance information in both verbal and written form; advise and lead staff; operate standard office equipment and computer systems to retrieve and enter data.

Highly desired experience:
Experience managing complex code enforcement cases.
Supervisory/lead experience over field and clerical code enforcement staff.
Experience in code enforcement as a field training officer.
Code Enforcement Officer from a state recognized organization.

Physical and Environmental Requirements:

• Availability to work weekends and evenings or modified shifts for special operations.

• Ability to see, hear, walk, sit, stand, bend, type, manipulate electronic devices (cell phones, digital cameras), carry up to 15 lbs. daily.

• This is a field position. Physical exposures may include, but not be limited to, weather, including temperature extremes (heat or cold), noxious odors or smells, dust, pollens, various animals, various terrains.

Other Requirements

License/Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required.
Possession of P.O.S.T. approved P.C. 832 certification at time of application (upload copy as attachment to your NeoGov account).

Current employees of the County Of Riverside in "D" classifications that meet the requirements outlined in the LIUNA Side Letter as maintaining continuous employment in the Code Enforcement Officer classifications may be eligible for the Supervising Code Enforcement Officer (D).

Senior Code Enforcement Officer (D)
$35.04 - $54.79 Hourly
$6,073.79 - $9,496.43 Monthly
$72,885.49 - $113,957.17 Annually

Veterans' Preference
The County of Riverside has a Veteran's Preference Policy . Upload a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans' preference.

Reasonable Accommodations
The County of Riverside is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter for the position noted above. For additional information and/or to obtain the appropriate form for requesting a reasonable accommodation, please visit the Disability Access Office web page located at: .

What's Next:

This recruitment is open to all applicants. Applicants who are current County of Riverside employees, or employees TLMA may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of applications received. Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. No late applications will be permitted.

Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered. Based on the number of applications received, this posting may close without notice. Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County.


If you have any questions regarding this posting, please contact Edgar Chavez at

If you are experiencing technical problems, you may contact the applicant support desk Monday through Friday, 6 am to 5 pm Pacific Time at or toll-free 1-855-524-5627.

MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE: A choice of different medical, dental and visions plan are available to elect. The County provides a Flexible Benefit Credit contribution as governed by the applicable LIUNA Memorandum of Understanding to contribute towards the cost of these plans.

Note: Employees on assignment through the Temporary Assignment Program (TAP) receive different benefits. See the list here .
MISCELLANEOUS RETIREMENT: County of Riverside has three retirement Tiers through the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).

  • Tier I (Classic Member - Formula 3% @ 60): Applicable to current and former County of Riverside local miscellaneous employees hired prior to 08/24/2012 and did not withdraw CalPERS contributions. The employee contribution is eight (8%) percent.

  • Tier II (Classic Member - Formula 2% @ 60): Applicable to local miscellaneous employees 1) hired after 08/23/2012 through 12/31/2012; 2) Previously employed with another CalPERS contracting public agency or a reciprocal retirement system, with a break in service of less than six months between the separation date with the previous employer and the appointment date with the County of Riverside. The employee contribution is seven (7%) percent.

  • Tier III (PEPRA New Member - Formula 2% @ 62): Applicable to CalPERS local miscellaneous new members hired on or after the implementation of the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA) which took effect January 1, 2013. As of July 1, 2020, the employee contribution is 7.25% and subject to change annually.

A new member is defined as any of the following:
  • A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who has no prior membership in any California Public Retirement System.
  • A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who was a member with another California Public Retirement System prior to that date, but who is not subject to reciprocity upon joining CalPERS.
  • A member who first established CalPERS membership prior to January 1, 2013, and who is rehired by a different CalPERS agency after a break in service of greater than six (6) months.

  • CalPERS refers to all members that do not fit within the definition of a new member as "classic members".

    Contribution rates are subject to change based on the County of Riverside annual actuarial valuation.


    This summary is for general information purposes only. Additional questions regarding retirement formulas can be sent to or by calling the Benefits Information Line at (951) 955-4981,
    Option 2.

    If you have prior service credit with another CalPERS agency or within agencies, please contact CalPERS at (888) 225-7377 to determine which retirement tier would be applicable to you. CalPERS is governed by the Public Employees' Retirement Law. The Retirement Law is complex and subject to change. If there's any conflict between this summary and the law, the law will prevail over this summary.
    DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Voluntary employee contribution with a choice between two 457 deferred compensation plan options.

    VACATION ACCRUAL (Bi-Weekly Accrual):

    0< 3 year = 80 Hours (10 Days)
    4< 9 years = 120 Hours (15 Days)
    10 or more years = 160 Hours (20 Days)

    Maximum Vacation leave accumulation is 480 hours.

    SICK LEAVE: Four (4) hours Sick Leave accrual per pay period with unlimited accrual.

    HOLIDAYS: Normally 12 paid holidays per year

    BEREAVEMENT LEAVE: Allowed 5 days (3 days are County paid; 2 additional days can be taken from accrued Sick Leave balance)

    BASIC LIFE INSURANCE: Equal to one times annual base salary not to exceed $50,000 of term life coverage. Premiums are paid by the County. Additional Supplemental Life plan is available for employee purchase.

    DISABILITY: Short-term Disability benefit pays up to a maximum of $461.54 weekly, payable up to a maximum of 52 weeks.

    POST RETIREMENT MEDICAL CONTRIBUTION: A monthly contribution is made by the County towards retiree health insurance offered through the County as governed by the applicable Memorandum of Understanding.

    OTHER: There may be other benefit provisions as specified in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding. Please contact the recruiter listed on the job posting directly for more information.

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