Code Enforcement Inspector Public Posting

The Code Enforcement Inspector is responsible for the inspection and enforcement of Village codes, ordinances, and regulations as they pertain to property maintenance, land use, zoning, signage, and nuisance abatement. The Code Enforcement Inspector performs these duties for residential and commercial properties.

Works under the general supervision of the Director of Inspectional Services.


The Code Enforcement Inspector will respond to and interact with residents, business owners, employees, and members of the public in a courteous, professional and effective manner. The Code Enforcement Inspector reports directly to the Inspectional Services Director.

The ideal candidate will have a proactive philosophy toward enforcement and regulation and be responsible with a positive customer service orientation. This position requires a high degree of interaction with the general public, residents, and business owners in a courteous, professional manner. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Strong organizational skills and solid knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel are critical. Experience working with database programs related to property Maintenance/building codes preferred. Other duties as assigned.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Associates degree or vocational training with emphasis on inspections or building codes is preferred. The position requires two to four years of experience in code enforcement or property maintenance or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. International Code Council (ICC) Property Maintenance Inspector Certification is desirable.

The successful candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment physical, drug/alcohol test and background investigation.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work is performed mostly in outdoor settings, 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 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving or mechanical parts, and is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in the office and moderate to loud in the field.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to: or

Village of Hazel Crest
3000 W. 170th Place
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
Attn: Human Resources

The deadline for submission is June 12, 2017.