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Code Enforcement Officer

Code Enforcement Officer 

Code Enforcement 

Nassau County Board of County Commissioners

96135 Nassau Place, Suite 5 

Yulee, FL 32097


Nassau County is 726 square miles of natural beauty located in the northeast corner of Florida along the Atlantic Ocean and Interstate 95. With 13 miles of pristine beaches, hundreds of miles of rivers, historic downtown Fernandina Beach, and an expanding economy. The combination of rich history, rural charm, natural resources, quality-of-life, and proximity to strategic installations provides Nassau County with unparalleled potential. Part of the Jacksonville Metropolitan Area, Nassau County has a population of 91,113 and a regional population of 1.6 million, the Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) estimates that Nassau County grew by 4.92% last year ranking as the 4th fastest-growing county, by percent growth, in Florida [2nd among counties with a population of at least 80,000]. BEBR predicts Nassau County will be the sixth fastest-growing county in the State of Florida over the next 10 years with a projected population expansion of 33% resulting in over 121,600 people calling Nassau County home.


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Performs inspections and other tasks related to the enforcement of County codes and ordinances.  Provides administrative support to the Code Enforcement Board. 

  • Performs detailed inspections and investigations for compliance with various County codes and ordinances.  Performs reports of violations and necessary corrective actions.  Prepares violation notices and citations to property owners.
  • Receives inquiries and complaints from contractors, property owners, County Officials and the public; interprets and explains regulatory provisions and negotiates compliance.
  • Provides follow-up and keeps accurate records to ensure resolution of all cases.
  • Testifies in legal proceedings as required.
  • Prepares case files and reports for presentation to the Code Enforcement Special Magistrate meetings.
  • Maintains required certification through State-mandated continuing education.
  • Performs a variety of routine administrative/office duties as required, which may include but are not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, entering computer data, attending meetings, answering the telephone, etc.

Prepares, processes and submits various documents, including daily inspection logs, vehicle mileage logs, flow charts, diagrams, violation notices, maintenance reports, memos, correspondence, etc.

  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, County Attorney, co-workers, County personnel, Code Enforcement Special Magistrate, complainants, property/business owners, contractors, various community/civic organizations, various other Governmental agencies, vendors and the general public.
  • Ensures timely maintenance of vehicle.
  • Operates a vehicle and a variety of equipment which may include a computer, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone, two-way radio, camera, etc.  Utilizes measuring devices and hand tools to perform inspections.
  • Attends and remains at work regularly and adheres to policies and procedures regarding absenteeism and tardiness.  Provides adequate notice to higher management with respect to vacation time and leave request.
  • Performs related duties as required.


(These essential functions are not a complete statement of all duties required of the job. Employees will be required to perform such other related job duties as may be assigned or required.)

Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent and one (1) year work experience involving a high level of public contact including some experience dealing with the public in an enforcement, inspection, investigation or customer service capacity. Experience that includes the enforcement of municipal codes is highly desirable or a combination of education, training and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess a valid State Driver’s License. Must obtain a State of Florida Fundamentals of Code Enforcement Certification within one (1) year of hire date, a State of Florida Administrative Aspects of Code Enforcement Certification within two (2) years of hire date and maintain such certifications through State Mandated Continuing Education.


The range for this position is $18.6715 - $28.4107. The County provides a comprehensive benefits program and participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) and has a 3% employee contribution requirement. Voluntary supplemental 457 deferred compensation retirement is also available. For additional benefit information, visit:

Nassau County is a Drug Free Workplace & Equal Opportunity Employer; Nassau County values the service veterans and their family members have given to our country and that the County supports the hiring of returning service members, military spouses, and their family members as such this position is eligible for Veterans’ Preference in accordance with applicable laws.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

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