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File #: 23-0211    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/17/2023 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/7/2023 Final action: 2/7/2023
Title: Planning and Building Department and Human Resources Department recommending the Board approve the revised class specifications Code Enforcement Officer I/II and Code Enforcement Supervisor. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Code Enforcement Officer I-II REDLINE, 2. B - Code Enforcement Supervisor REDLINE, 3. C - Code Enforcement Officer I-II CLEAN, 4. D - Code Enforcement Supervisor CLEAN
Related files: 20-0763, 20-0735
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Planning and Building Department and Human Resources Department recommending the Board approve the revised class specifications Code Enforcement Officer I/II and Code Enforcement Supervisor.

FUNDING: N/A
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In June 2020, the Board approved a revised class specification for the Code Enforcement Supervisor position. Included in that revision was a new requirement for the incumbent to obtain a valid I.C.C. Building Inspector certificate within six (6) months of hire. This certification was previously required at the time of hire. The six (6) month time requirement was intended to allow the incumbent time to adjust to the position while allowing sufficient time to prepare to take the certification examination. Also, the additional time was intended to allow candidates to obtain all certifications that include: I.C.C. Building Inspector within six (6) months, Beginning Module Code Enforcement training within six (6) months, and Intermediate Module Code Enforcement Officer training within twelve (12) months of hire.

The Code Enforcement Officer I/II class specification requires the I.C.C. Building Inspector certification within (6) months, and Beginning Module Code Enforcement Officer within twelve (12) months. The I.C.C. Building Inspector certification is a significant program that requires an extended period of study to successfully pass the examination, and the first six months as a new Code Enforcement Officer is a critical time of learning and adjusting to the new position. Therefore, staff is recommending the Board amend the six (6) month requirements to twelve (12) months for all certifications for both classifications to allow incumbents adequate preparatory time to study and pass all required certifications and for consistency with the requirements.

The Code Enforcement Division has seen significant positive change since 2020. With a fully-staffed Division, the Vacation Home Rentals (VHR) case backlog has been addressed, ...

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