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Code Enforcement Officer, City of Lake City

Position Category: Code Enforcement

Position Hours:
Full time, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday with some work on weekends

Job Duties:
  • Perform a variety of field and office work in support of the City’s local code enforcement program; enforce compliance with City regulations and ordinances. Receives and responds to complaints of City code violations and investigates possible infractions; conducts site visits to determine validity of complaints or to enforce codes.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and case files on all investigations, inspections, enforcement actions, and other job-related activities including accurate and detailed information regarding code enforcement activity to substantiate violations.
  • Attend meetings and serve as a resource to other City departments, the public, and outside agencies; provide research and documentation for meetings; interpret and explain municipal codes and ordinances to members of the public, contractors, business owners, and other interested groups. Perform related duties as needed.

  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical duties in support of the City’s local code enforcement program; monitors and enforces a variety of applicable ordinances, codes, and regulations.
  • High school diploma or GED; and one year of experience in construction, customer service, code enforcement or related field; or any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.
  • Interpret and apply applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations related to zoning, nuisance abatement, and health and safety issues. Respond to inquiries, complaints, and requests for service. Prepare accurate and detailed documentation of investigation findings. Research, compile, and collect data. Work independently in the absence of supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Pay Info:
Negotiable depending on skill, educational and experience level.

How to apply:
You can visit the City's website and under the Living Here tab you will find all the current open positions. You will have to print out the application, fill it out and return back to the City of Lake City Human Resources office. You can also forward your resume with to or


The City of Lake City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.