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Job Description:

Under general supervision of the Chief of Police and supervising sergeant, performs enforcement of land use ordinances;  performs a variety of field and office work in support of the City’s Code Compliance Program; issue citations throughout the City to obtain compliance with the City’s zoning ordinance; writes a variety of inspection reports and makes compliance recommendations for safety and building statutes; implements education initiatives to work with the public regarding compliance with applicable regulations; responds to complaints from the public related to abandoned vehicles; enforces municipal and vehicle codes pertaining to parked and/or abandoned vehicles.

Education and/or Experience: 

Completion of high school/GED supplemented by two years of course work leading to a certificate of proficiency in code enforcement or building inspection technology and two years’ experience with a public agency performing land use, zoning, building, public safety, housing or related code enforcement, inspection, or abatement work.


Possession of a valid California driver’s license, P.O.S.T. approved Penal Code 832 certification and certification as a Code Enforcement Officer from California Association of Code Enforcement Officers, California Code Enforcement Corporation, or similar certification approved by the California Association of Code Enforcement Officers within one year from date of hire. Certification as a Property Maintenance Inspector by the International Code Council (ICC) is required within one year from date of hire. All certifications must be maintained during term of employment.

Compensation and Benefits

Public Employment Retirement System
Participation in Social Security System
Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability Leave
Vacation and Sick Leave
14 Paid City Holidays
Must possess a valid California class C driver’s license and have a driving record acceptable by the City’s insurance carrier.

Interested applicants should expect to work shifts on day, evening, and weekend hours as determined by the Chief of Police.

Application Requirements and How to Apply:  

Qualified applicants are encouraged to email a completed City of Greenfield employment application, current official DMV driving record, resume and cover letter to Ms. Nina Aguayo, IPMA-SCP, Human Resources (PO Box 127, Greenfield, CA 93927).  FAXES NOT ACCEPTED

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**all application packets can be submitted electronically due to COVID-19**


The selection process may include, but is not limited to:

Review of application.
Testing as deemed applicable by the City; Scenario – Code violations
Personal Interview of those applicants who best meet the needs of the City and qualifications of the position.   Secondary interviews may also be required.
Background investigation.
Criminal history checks via fingerprints.
Physical examination including pre-employment drug screen, after conditional offer of employment.
Timeline: 4-6 weeks

The City of Greenfield does not discriminate against or allow harassment on the basis of race, religion, color national origin, ancestry, handicap, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identification, pregnancy, age, or for asserting family care leave rights.  Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled applicants to participate in the application and examination process.  Please advise the City of special needs in advance of the application deadline and if accepted for further testing, at least one week before the examination.

Note:  If employed, you will be required to submit verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States pursuant to the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

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