Code Enforcement Officer

City Of Sterling   Sterling, IL   Full-time     Other
Posted on March 3, 2023

The City of Sterling has a full-time opening for a Code Enforcement Officer.

This position is assigned to the Code Enforcement Department and works under the direct supervision of the Building & Zoning Superintendent.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to enforcement of all property maintenance codes, zoning codes, and other ordinances as required for the City of Sterling. Routinely patrols and inspects all types of residential properties to ensure compliance with the codes and ordinances as adopted by the City of Sterling. Documents and maintains records of all inspections and violations for appropriate actions to achieve compliance and prepare for possible court appearances.

The successful candidate must be certified by ICC as a Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector within twelve (12) months of employment. The candidate should have a general knowledge and understanding of building, general construction codes and a reasonable knowledge of the practices and materials. Position requires excellent written, verbal, communication skills, basic computer skills and public relation skills. A high school diploma (or equivalent) is required with some relevant post high school education desirable. Prior municipal experience is preferred. Must have a valid Illinois driver's license. Salary is commensurate to experience and qualifications.

Resumes, including salary history, with at least three (3) work related references must be received no later than 03/24/2023. Question concerning this position and resumes should be addressed to: Code Enforcement Department, 212 Third Ave, Sterling, IL 61081, 815-632-6624 or emailed to:

The City of Sterling is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City Of Sterling

212 Third Avenue
Sterling , IL