Employment

The City of El Reno is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

 

Hook 'N' Slice Restaurant

The City of El Reno is currently accepting applications for friendly, energetic and hardworking people to become part of our team at the Hook n Slice Restaurant. We are focused on providing an enjoyable atmosphere, and top quality service to our customers. Applicants must be dependable and have reliable transportation. Hours are dependent upon position applied for and experience.

We are seeking: Part-time and Full-time Cooks and Wait Staff.

 

 

The City of El Reno, Oklahoma is actively seeking the following position:

CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER/BUILDING INSPECTORDetailed job descriptions below. Salary range $49,482 - $76,682.

“CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER”

El Reno is the county seat of Canadian County, Oklahoma. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 16,729. El Reno is a growing city with a rich history and is seeking a dedicated and special individual with a heart for community and neighborhood development to move forward with a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the appointment and general supervision of the City Manager, said applicant is charged with the duty to know said Municipal Code, learn and perform investigations and enforcement of state and Municipal land use, zoning, subdivision, and nuisance abatement laws and regulations; and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is a specialized code enforcement classification and includes direction and oversight of the entire code enforcement division. Perform investigations to enforce: land use, and property maintenance codes; subdivision, zoning, and nuisance abatement laws; ordinances; and regulations. Code Enforcement will be assertive, but not negatively aggressive. Enforcement is proactive and equal among all citizens promoting community development and neighborhood partnerships.

 

REPORTS TO

City Manager, Assistant City Manager, and Community Development Director.

 

DUTIES  (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.)

Plans, organizes and carries out investigations for the enforcement of land use, zoning, subdivision and nuisance abatement codes, laws, and regulations; receives public complaints; completes code violation report forms and determines appropriate follow-up actions; determines the nature and extent of code violations and works with property owners to resolve problems and obtain compliance; conducts investigations to confirm or deny violations; makes field investigations to ensure compliance with land use; takes photographs for files and/or responses to complaints; prepares reports for hearings on appeals and abatements, and may assist the City with the conduct of hearings; develops and maintains database records regarding code violations; may conduct investigations of abandoned and/or inoperable vehicles; analyzes information and takes appropriate action to resolve problems; verifies vehicle ownership, making proper notifications and arranging for towing and removal of vehicles; prepares correspondence related to investigations and compliance; performs follow-up inspections to ensure that compliance has been achieved; prepares written reports to be reviewed by appropriate legal staff for civil or criminal charges; may issue citations to violators; prepares affidavit and inspection warrants; performs title searches on property; may testify in Court; prepares a variety of reports and records; operates office equipment and computers; coordinates investigation with other City departments.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; ability to walk on uneven terrain and on slippery surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to stoop, crouch, and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX; operate an automobile.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in office, courtroom, outdoor, and driving environments; some assignments performed alone in remote locations; some exposure to changes in temperature and weather; some exposure to dust, chemicals, and gases; continuous contact with other staff and the public.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

 Knowledge of:

Good public relations techniques.

Effective negotiation techniques.

Legal terminology, forms, and procedures.

Personal computers and software applications.

State planning, zoning, and safety laws and concepts.

State and Municipal land use and nuisance abatement laws, rules, and regulations.

Investigation techniques and procedures.

Accounting and fiscal record keeping methods and procedures.

Principles of identification, preservation, and presentation of evidence.

Ability to:

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Effectively communicate with people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Learn land use and vehicle abatement laws, rules, and regulations and interpret laws and regulations related to land use and nuisance abatement.

Learn legal terminology, forms, and procedures.

Plan and conduct investigations and enforcement actions for state and Municipal land use and nuisance abatement laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations.

Conduct a wide scope of investigations related to assigned areas of responsibility.

Analyze a variety of information and determine appropriate resolutions to problems and/or enforcement actions.

Gather, organizes, analyze, and present a variety of data and information.

Prepare and present evidence before the City Council and in court and Prepare, clear, concise and accurate records and reports.

Impartially enforce regulations with firmness and tact.

Represent the Code Enforcement Division of the Community Development Department in a courteous and professional manner.

Regularly work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.

Constantly demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors, and customers/clients.

 

Training and Experience:

Two (2) years of experience in a position that required extensive customer contact, including at least six (6) months in a position that required knowledge of, applying, and/or investigating various codes and ordinances.

Possession of either American Association of Code Enforcement Certification, or Certified Code Enforcement Officer designation through the Oklahoma Code Enforcement Association is desirable. 

 

 

BUILDING INSPECTOR”

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Performs a variety of routine and complex technical work in building inspections and/or code enforcement work to insure that the Codes of the City of El Reno are enforced.

 

REPORTS TO

City Manager, Assistant City Manager, and Community Development Director.

 

DUTIES

Assists in the resolution of complex and sensitive customer issues, either personally, by phone or in writing; maintains records and documents of customer service issues and resolutions; documents all activities to ensure permanent, accurate records will exist concerning enforcement related activities; responds to complaints that are forwarded to his/her attention by the immediate supervisor, other department personnel and/or the public; enforces the code of the City of El Reno and the Oklahoma State Statutes concerning environmental, development and floodplain activities; where appropriate, provides enforcement and takes legal action on behalf of the City of El Reno; makes recommendations to the Department Head and the City Manager, attends meeting as required; maintains accurate and timely records of all activities; Inputs and complies a variety of data pertinent to operations; prepared, maintains and stores records, files and logs relative to development and cemetery activities; prepares documents and plans for microfilming or scanning; helps improve the efficiency of the department by suggesting changes to aid customer service; recommends changes to codes, rules and regulations when common problems and issues arise and hinder the departments effectiveness; assists in gathering of evidence, review of cases and in the prosecution of offenders through the Municipal Court; prepares detailed reports relating to alleged offenses and actions taken by the Development Department; testifies in court; conducts field investigations of potential violations, gathers evidence, questions complainants, witnesses, and suspects, compares facts to code requirements, makes findings and issues warnings, correction notices or citations; may have to assist after hours on other public safety issues during emergency situations; examines plans for conformance to all applicable codes, consults with supervisors and contractors when necessary; communicates with Fire and Public Works Departments and the City Engineer to verify that proposed improvements comply with their requirements and codes.

Maintains communication with License and Permit clerk to advise of the status of permit applications.

Assists in explaining code requirements to citizens; performs field inspections to verify proper installations and conditions, records activities; relays information to the License and Permit Clerk concerning inspections; assist in executing formal releases to utility providers; examines permit and inspection records for code conformance before authorizing the issuance of any Certificate of Occupancy; polices activities where licenses and/or permits are required by the Code of the City of El Reno, including but not limited to: electrical, mechanical, plumbing, roofing and child care provider licensing, verifying that individuals, corporations and institutions are appropriately licensed where required; may provide back up as Code Enforcement Officer; performing the essential duties of the positions; acts as Chief Staff member for Board of Appeals.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Some work is performed in office settings. Outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and

reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear.

 The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in office and outdoors; some assignments performed alone in remote locations; some exposure to changes in temperature and weather; some exposure to dust, chemicals, and gases; continuous contact with other staff and the public.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to:

Skillfully enforce laws, regulations, codes, policies and procedures without prejudice or bias.

Read blueprints, site plans, and other construction documents.

Be detail oriented, quality conscience, accurate and efficient.

Establish and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with co-workers and the public.

Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to relay information accurately and in a timely manner.

Prioritize according to demands, while working in high stress situations.

Be a self-starter and to set goals that are achievable.

Work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds in various emotional states while remaining calm and objective.

 

Training and Experience

Graduation from a standard senior high school or GED equivalent, and preferred Associates Degree, licensing or other technical certification in Architecture, City Planning, Code Administration, Building Trade. Certificate of training in Microsoft Office Programs, and knowledge of Computer Assisted Design (Auto Cad) programs, and formal training in building mechanical or electrical code requirements.

Bilingual person is preferred, with a minimum of five years of general work experience in Municipal Government related position, or State, Tribal, or Federal employment related to position. Employment as a contractor, journeyman or apprentice in a building trade.  

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Oklahoma State Drivers’ License with acceptable driving record to the City’s insurance carrier.

Must be licensed with the State of Oklahoma Construction Industries Board in the following disciplines:

  • Commercial building inspector
  • Commercial electrical inspector
  • Commercial plumbing inspector
  • Commercial mechanical inspector
  • Residential building inspector
  • Residential electrical inspector
  • Residential plumbing inspector
  • Residential plans examiner
  • Commercial plans examiner

Preferred Licenses:

  • Oklahoma Floodplain Managers; Floodplain Administration
  • Oklahoma Code Enforcement Association; Certified Code Enforcement Officer

 

 

 

 Special Requirements:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and able to pass post-employment offer physical and drug screen.

 

Please forward all applications accompanied with resume to: Ed Stanton, Assistant City Manager at [email protected]

 

Applications may be obtained by inquiry to: [email protected] or on our website at www.cityofelreno.com.

 

Vacant positions will remain open until filled.

 

*The City of El Reno is an equal opportunity employer*

 

Send resume and completed application to:

City of El Reno
Attn: Tamara Vickrey
PO Drawer 700
El Reno, OK  73036

 

Vacant positions will remain opened until filled.

 

The City of El Reno is an equal opportunity employer*



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