Code Enforcement Officer

Cedar Hill is a welcoming city with small town charm and upscale taste. We foster an active community and encourage involvement in everything we do. Many communities talk of having big city amenities with small town appeal, but in Cedar Hill it isn't just a boast, it's a way of life.

The City of Cedar Hill's culture sets us apart from any other City in the world. We live by five very important values, which also contain many parts to make a whole. The five values we live by are High Standards, Teamwork, Premier Customer Service, Family Oriented and Fun.

We have a team oriented work environment that is focused on achieving the highest level of customer satisfaction, providing a family-oriented and fun work environment and pursuing excellence at all levels in the organization. We envision being the City that our peers strive to emulate by exuding professionalism, exceptional pride and the love we have for our colleagues, citizens and community. We have a culture that is second to none; one that can only be understood through experience.

This is a place to grow and pursue your passions. We develop leaders through allowing employees to utilize all of their talents and achieve their aspirations.

We are seeking an individual, who has demonstrated a willing commitment to these values, holding them in high regard, to join our team as a Code Enforcement Officer.

The purpose of this position is to maintain City codes by enforcing code violations. This is accomplished by enforcing ordinances and investigating and resolving violations. Other duties may include obtaining and providing information regarding ordinances, resolving violations, maintaining records, assisting the general public, obtaining necessary information from other cities and interfacing with other City employees and citizens. This position does not provide direction to other employees.

This position generally works Tuesday-Saturday.
Core Responsibilities:
  • Provides premier customer service to internal and external customers by responding to requests in a timely and professional manner. Notifies public of nuisances by sending letters and notifications and issuing citations.
  • Resolves violations by reviewing and investigating violations of city codes and zoning ordinances and speaking with complainants.
  • Maintains and updates files and information by locating records, preparing needed reports and logging inspections.
  • Assists the general public by answering the telephone, responding to inquiries and providing information on departmental and city policies and procedures
  • Obtains information from other cities by researching city ordinances, speaking with various entities to obtain information, composing letters, faxing information and reporting to upper management or city council.
  • Regular attendance required.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • At least one year of related experience required. Direct experience in municipal code enforcement preferred.
  • Valid Texas Driver's License required, with acceptable driving record.
  • Basic Code Enforcement Certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Preference may be given to candidates that are bilingual in English/Spanish.

To Apply: Complete online application at Cedar Hill City Website at The City of Cedar Hill can no longer accept actual/faxed applications. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. There are computers at the Cedar Hill Library for applicants that do not have access to a computer at home. If you are having trouble with the NEOGOV Applicant tracking site, please call the NEOGOV technical support number at 1-855-524-5627.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Cedar Hill will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your needs. For any special requests, please call Human Resources at 972-291-5100, ext 1050.

The City of Cedar Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of genetic information in compliance with GINA, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, age, or disability in hiring, conditions, or termination of employment. Final applicants for employment with the City of Cedar Hill are subject to drug testing and background screening.

285 Uptown Blvd Bldg #100
Cedar Hill, TX 75104