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Community Code Enforcement Officer, Town of Bluffton

Position Category: Code Enforcement

Position hours: Full-time position, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Friday

Job duties:

  • Serves as a resource and provides information on town regulations to property owners, residents, businesses, the general public, and other town departments and divisions
  • Performs a variety of field and office work in support of the town's local code enforcement program;  and enforces compliance with town regulations and ordinances including zoning, land use, business licensing, building codes, health and safety, stormwater and other matters of public concern
  • Investigates and responds to complaints from property owners and others concerning complaints of code violations; interviews complainants and property owners to determine if complaint is valid; notifies owner of violation and encourages compliance; and interacts with complainant to encourage testifying before enforcement boards as necessary


  • Associate degree in criminal justice or public administration or three or more years of law enforcement experience; experience commensurate with position may be substituted for education
  • Knowledge of operations, services, and activities of a municipal code compliance program, including legal actions, methods, practices and procedures; some knowledge of the geography of the town and location of important buildings; some knowledge of interpretation and enforcement of municipal codes, local, state and federal regulations
  • Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license

Pay info: Dependent on experience

How to apply: For a full job description and application instructions, visit

The Town of Bluffton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.