County of Columbia, Oregon – Land Use Compliance Specialist

This position is full time, Civil Service and union represented.

SALARY: $4,525 – $5,600 per month. 37.5 hour full time work week. Excellent benefits

CLOSING: APRIL 24, 2020. Applications must be received by 5:00pm on the closing date. Applications will only be accepted via online submission.

PLEASE NOTE: This recruitment is open to applicants who meet the requirements below and will be used to fill a current vacancy and any vacancies that may occur in up to the next twelve months. You will be notified of your status on the hiring list approximately shortly after the closing date.

DUTIES: Perform technical work investigating complaints and achieving compliance with County ordinances and State Laws for land use, building, solid waste, surface mining, rural addressing, and public/environmental health issues. Collaborate and communicate with a variety of County departments regarding a variety of code enforcement matters. Serves as the Code Enforcement Officer as authorized under the County Code Enforcement Ordinance.

TO QUALIFY: Equivalent to an Associate’s degree in a related field; three years of progressively responsible experience in land use compliance, inspections, and enforcement, and/or related work necessary to obtain the necessary qualifications. Must be free of criminal convictions which would affect appointment to enforce the related ordinances/statutes or which would violate any other County policy. Any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the above duties may be accepted

TO APPLY: Applicants MUST submit the Columbia County application form. Cover letter and resume, in addition to the required County application form, are highly desired. To be considered in the recruitment process, online instructions must be followed for completing and submitting the application.  Email completed application, and any other requested document(s), before 5:00pm on the closing date to