Code and Health Manager

Company:  City of Frisco

Location:  Frisco, TX

Date Posted:  January 23, 2018

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Employment Type: Full time

Salary:  $2,559.35 - $3,711.06 Biweekly

Code and Health Manager

About the Position

Under general supervision of the Director of Development Services, the Code & Health Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating the personnel and projects of the Code Enforcement and Health & Food Safety divisions.

Oversees research, investigations, enforcement, and re-inspection duties on various code and ordinance violations.    Assists with the development and management of the departmental budget related to code compliance and enforcement, health and food safety.  Supervises division staff.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prioritizes assignments and supervises the division's staff members.
  • Coordinates employee training and development plans, and evaluates or counsels subordinates as necessary.
  • Participates in the development, planning, and implementation of division goals and objectives.
  • Recommends and administers division policies and procedures.
  • Completes performance evaluations on division staff and assists in other personnel matters as directed by the Department Director.
  • Develops and manages projects and programs to ensure the objectives of the City Council's Strategic Focus Areas and the Department's five-year plan are met.
  • Ensures division standard operating procedures are followed and kept up-to-date.
  • Consults and provides information to the department Director, other City departments and citizens regarding codes, ordinances, zoning enforcement and public health policies
  • Oversees the enforcement of ordinances and codes pertaining to code enforcement and public health, which includes, but is not limited to property maintenance code, nuisance abatement, illegal dumping, environmental hazards, signs, fences, commercial food establishments, mobile food sales, residential and commercial swimming pools, and other compliance concerns.
  • Issues citations for code and health ordinance violations to public and private sector.
  • Investigates code and health violations and non-compliance issues;
  • Prepares evidence for court proceedings.
  • Testifies and presents evidence in court proceedings.
  • Prepares, maintains, and files reports, and records regarding activities, i.e., case files, inspection reports, incident reports, warning tickets, citations, etc.
  • Researches and works with property owners, regarding the preparation of the demolition of dangerous structures.
  • Maintains databases of code enforcement, health and food safety issues and cases.
  • Coordinates division efforts with other divisions/depts., such as Building Inspections and Environmental Services division(s) related to the health concerns of catering truck permit violations, unsecured pools, rodent infestation, and illegal dumping, etc.
  • Administers and enforces code enforcement and health and food safety regulations and ordinances.
  • Prepares reports, studies, and policy statements related to research, surveys, and standards for ode enforcement ordinances and Health and Food Safety ordinances.
  • Prepares reports for Director, City Staff and City Council.
  • Asists in preparing the supporting documentation for the budget pertaining to the division.
  • Reviews and updates ordinances, as necessary, per the Department's Five Year Strategic Plan.
  • Evaluates division projects for effectiveness and make recommendations on continuing projects.
  • Provides public education and presentations regarding Code and Health ordinances and responsible duties.
  • Monitors division's budget to ensure that the division is operating within approved budget.
  • Implements the Department's Five Year Strategic Plan as it pertains to the division.

Other Important Duties:

  • May be required to work evenings and weekends.
  • Responsible for representing the City at various boards, commissions, and outside meetings.
  • Travels to construction sites, meetings, conferences and training.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of code enforcement and health and food safety practices and procedures, and ensures compliance to all applicable local, state and federal regulations, rules, practices, and guidelines pertaining to all code enforcement, health and public safety activities.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and municipal health and safety codes and ordinances and city policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of code enforcement, health and food safety, evidence gathering and citation preparation procedures.
  • Knowledge of judicial system, as well as ordinance research and writing protocol for adopting or amending local laws.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with work associates and the public.
  • Skill in effective oral and written communications.
  • Skill in investigating and enforcing building, health and safety codes and ordinances.
  • Skill in ensuring that condemned and unsafe structures, pools, or other substandard structures & areas are secured as required.
  • Skill in negotiating, mediating and resolving customer complaints and concerns.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Public Administration, Construction or related field and minimum five (5) years' experience inmunicipal code enforcement,health or food safety, (3) three of which include supervisory experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Preference may be given to individuals who possess the following certifications:
  • Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Code Enforcement Officer Certification
  • International Code Council Code Certification as an International Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector
  • Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) certification or Registered Sanitarian certification with Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification or equivalent CPO certifications.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and MVR check and physical agility exam.
  • Must possess a valid State of Texas Class C Driver's License.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and the general public.

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Work is performed in office and field environments.
  • May be subject to exposure to extreme weather conditions, hazardous chemicals, fumes, infectious and zoonotic diseases, animal bites, toxic waste, air and water borne pathogens, unsafe and unhealthy building conditions, and rough or unstable terrain.
  • Balancing – maintain equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing, or crouching.
  • Fingering – picking, pinching, typing, working with fingers rather than hand.
  • Hearing 1 – perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, receive information.
  • Mental Acuity – ability to make rational decisions through sound logic, deductive reasoning.
  • Reaching – extending hands or arms in any direction.
  • Repetitive Motion – substantial movements of wrists, hands, fingers.
  • Speaking – expressing ideas with spoken word, convey detailed, important instructions accurately, concisely.
  • Stooping – bending body downward, forward at waist, with full motion of lower extremities and back.
  • Talking 1- expressing ideas by spoken word

Work Environment

Work performed is primarily:
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force  occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Equipment and Tools Utilized:

Equipment utilized includes personal computer, copier, calculator, fax machine, other standard office equipment, trades testing equipment and department vehicles

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