City of Ypsilanti
  • 02-Jul-2018 to 02-Sep-2018 (EST)
  • Police
  • Ypsilanti, MI, USA
  • Full Time

GENERAL SUMMARY

This is a sworn enforcement position upholding property maintenance standards in accordance with local ordinances.  Work includes inspecting, citing and abating nuisances.  Direction is received from the Police Department.  The employee is expected to initiate action to identify abatement needs.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

-           Issues citations for property standards violations for items such as trash, snow and litter removal; issues citations for ordinance violations such as parking and signs

-           Obtains quotes/bids for private contractors for property cleanup and mowing

-           Monitors private contractors for contract compliance

-           Coordinates actions with the county health department and city housing inspectors

-           Assists the city attorney in court cases and testifies

-           Bills property owners for abatement actions; authorizes contractor payments

-           Investigates, tags and coordinates the removal of junk vehicles

-           Performs daily inspection of equipment; responsible for the safe operation of assigned equipment

-           Performs related work within the general knowledge, skills and abilities set forth

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

-           A high school diploma with a general studies background 

-           Possess and maintain a valid Michigan driver's license

-           Knowledge of and the ability to read, interpret and implement local ordinances

-           Ability to set daily schedule

-           Ability to decide abatement action

-           Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers and the public

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands characterized here, epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

In order to properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit, taste or smell.  Frequently, the employee is required to: stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; climb or balance.  It is crucial to the outcome of job tasks that the employee is able to walk; talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms on an extensive basis.

The employee in this classification will be required to lift objects of up to 75 pounds occasionally with or without assistance.  Vision requirements for this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 The person in this classification is expected to enter properties that have unsanitary and/or filthy conditions.

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