• City of Newport Beach, CA
  • Newport Beach, California
  • May 11, 2021
Full Time Code Enforcement and Inspections
  • Salary: $22.61 - $31.80 Hourly USD

Job Description


Come join our team as a Code Enforcement Officer Trainee! Click on the following link to see what it is like working for the City of Newport Beach (video) .

The City of Newport Beach is seeking one part-time Code Enforcement Officer Trainee to join the Harbor Department. Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future Code Enforcement Officer Trainee vacancies as they occur.

The Harbor Department is responsible for the enforcement of Title 17 of the Newport Beach Municipal Code relating to harbor use, vessel and property maintenance, zoning, health and safety, specified building codes, noise, water quality, business regulations, and nuisances; this position will be responsible for conducting inspections of vessels and private and public docks and other water related infrastructure; applicants must be detail-orientated, capable of maintaining records, conducting field inspections, and on-site education and outreach with a wide range of harbor users; will serve as "Ambassadors to Newport Harbor" assisting recreational boaters and commercial users; and provide effective code related education and enforcement service.

  • Application Evaluation: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with the first review date of April 19, 2021. The position will remain open until the position is filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time.
  • Online Exam: Tentatively scheduled for the week of May 10, 2021. Top scoring applicants who pass the examination will be invited to a Virtual Interview.
  • Virtual Interview: Tentatively scheduled for theweek of May 17, 2021. Passing applicants will be placed on an eligibility list that may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

Essential Duties
Please view online job specification for a more detailed description of specific job duties.
Code Enforcement Officer Trainee - P/T
Please view online job specification for a more detailed description of specific qualifications.
Code Enforcement Officer Trainee - P/T
Experience & Education and License/Certificate
A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Six months experience involving heavy public contact, including general compliance, investigatory, or enforcement experience. Municipal government experience desirable.

Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. College level course work in criminal justice, science, business or public administration desirable; a Bachelor's degree is highly desirable .

License/Certification: Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid and appropriate California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

Possession of Penal Code Section 832 certification within twelve months of hire.

Please Note: Candidates deemed most qualified, as reflected in their application materials, will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. The prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review, including being fingerprinted by the Newport Beach Police Department. The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature, date, surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.

Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Newport Beach Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.

Job Address

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