LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department
Salary: 13.00-15.00 dollars per hour, depending on experience
LaGrange County Nuisance Enforcement Officer -To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. LaGrange County provides reasonable accommodation to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require accommodation to complete the application process or perform essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would cause an undue hardship.
Incumbent serves as Code Enforcement Officer for LaGrange County, responsible for enforcing local and county building and zoning ordinances.
Enforces local and county building and zoning ordinances throughout LaGrange County.
Inspects properties for zoning compliance, ensuring properties are in accordance with issued permits.
Verifying address information, and notifying property owners of non-compliance.
Receives and investigates complaints, conducts on-site inspections, researches applicable County ordinance(s), and coordinates efforts of Plan Commission and other departments in ensuring/enforcing citizen compliance.
Presents cases of non-compliance to the hearing authority, performs all necessary follow-up work, and posts stop work orders as applicable.
Inspects mobile home parks for compliance with mobile home ordinances.
Communicates regularly with property owners and local, state and federal regulating agencies, responding to inquiries, researching records/plats, exchanging information, assisting with forms/applications, explaining procedures and legal requirements, and resolving discrepancies.
Occasionally provides testimony in legal proceedings.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Minimum Applicant Standards and Criteria
Must be a citizen of the United States.
Applicant must be at least 21 years of age at the time of the appointment.
Must be a high school graduate and produce evidence of same by way of diploma or equivalent
diploma issued to an accredited school.
Must possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.
Must be of such mental state so as to sustain the rigors and demands of Nuisance Officer
requirements.“ Mental state” means having the ability to exercise good judgment; having a
balanced temperament; being free of debilitating psychological disorders and being of such
psychological health to adequately complete psychological testing.
Must be a person of excellent character having favorable reference from previous employers and
personal references. Excellent character includes an absence of pattern or practice of substance
abuse or criminal misdemeanor convictions and no history of felony convictions.
Have a good work history with recommendations from previous employers.
Must agree to take a Computer Voice Stress Analysis, Truth Verification test.
If discharged from the military service, must possess an Honorable Discharge.
Must pass a drug test.
Selection Process Deadlines:
Applications: LaGrange Co. Sheriff’s Dept.
Friday May 15th 2015 4:00 PM
Written Test: LaGrange Co. Sheriff’s Dept.
Interviews: LaGrange Co. Sheriff’s Dept.
through May 15, 2015, or until the position is filled.
LaGrange County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.