CITY OF CEDAR RAPIDS Nuisance Abatement Officer in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

Provides technical services through investigation, inspection and enforcement to assure that residential and commercial properties are maintained in conformance with the City's nuisance and housing codes (Chapters 22, 29 and the I.P.M.C.) and all other relevant city and state codes. Works under general supervision and exercises some discretionary authority in making decisions concerning nuisance and housing code violations and compliance.Surveys, inspects, investigates, evaluates and enforces requirements for residential, commercial properties and vacant lots to determine compliance with the property maintenance code and other related building & fire codes;Responds to complaints concerning nuisance and housing code violations on public or private property received from the public, other property owners, tenants, landlords, Neighborhood Associations, City Council members and other City staff and the SAFE-CR Program;Maintains daily manual and computerized records of inspection, including findings and recommendations;Photographs violations, uses Energov, GIS and other resources to identify property parcels, obtains property deed and contract information from the City Assessor's Office and uses the information to prepare correspondence and violation notices;Composes letters of compliance or non-compliance, including recommendations of corrective measures;Performs follow-up inspections to assure compliance.Pre-employment drug screen required Assistance provided to disabled individuals upon request Equal Opportunity Employer