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Employment Opportunity - Part-Time Quality of Life Officer

Posted on: January 5, 2023

Employment Opportunity - Part Time Quality of Life Officer

Quality of Life Job Description

 Job Description

  • Patrols areas where meters are located to prevent and detect violations of local ordinances governing parking and deposit of fees;
  • Writes and distributes summonses for overtime violation at parking meters;
  • Writes summonses for violations of ordinances governing use of handicapped parking spaces and no-parking zones;
  • Receives and investigates complaints about violations of local ordinances;
  • Issues and serves summonses if violations are not corrected;
  • Prepares reports on inspections conducted and recommends actions to correct violations;
  • Reviews records to establish ownership of property and to determine if permits and licenses required by local ordinances have been obtained;
  • Maintains records of code violations and corrective action taken;
  • Answers inquiries from the public concerning local ordinances;
  • Prepares written reports and recommendations concerning local ordinances;
  • May prepare information for the courts regarding violations;
  • May appear as a witness in District court and/or other courts.

 Qualified candidates must have:

  • Good knowledge of local ordinances governing parking and parking meters;
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions;
  • Ability to deal with the general public in a courteous and tactful manner; 
  • Thorough knowledge of the local procedures for the enforcement of local ordinances; 
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations concerning public order and safety;
  • Good knowledge of effective investigatory techniques;
  • Ability to keep records and to prepare written reports;
  • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

 A valid, clean driver’s license is required.    Hours: 20 hours per week with flexibility to work some evening hours. One Saturday required per month.

Starting salary: Commensurate with experience.   Certification needed: Applicant must be able to obtain certification as a Building Safety Inspector within 18 months of appointment date to the position.  

 Resumes should be sent to Deirdre L. Parker, Deputy Village Clerk at dparker@amityville.com

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