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Village of Schaumburg, Code Enforcement Assistant-Summer Intern

Human Resources Department
101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, IL 60193

The Village of Schaumburg is a thriving community of 78,732 residents located 12 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and approximately26 miles northwest of Chicago. Not only is Schaumburg the twelfth-largest community in the State of Illinois, but it is also home to the second-largest concentration of retail, office, and commercial activity. Notable village distinctions include being named one of the “Top Ten Best Places to Live” by Money Magazine; being ranked No. 5 overall in WalletHub’s “Best Illinois Cities for Jobs”; and receiving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting for the seventh consecutive year.

The village employs approximately 600 employees in 12 departments, including police, fire, engineering and public works, communications, community development, cultural services, economic development, finance, general government, human resources, information technology, and transportation. Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be.

Code Enforcement Assistant (Community Development) summer with an online application deadline of 03/31/2023.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted as applications are received. This position will remain open until filled.

$18.00 per hour based on a 35-hour workweek.
Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

This position conducts field inspections for the purpose of detecting and correcting general property maintenance ordinance violations. Thisposition will need to monitor and document the violation information and prepare written and verbal reports based on inspection data. Notices ofviolation and citations may also be issued. Position is typically for the summer months based on a 35 hour work week.

The ideal candidate will need to effectively communicate to a full range of people. We are looking to add a team member capable of managing and prioritizing multiple projects and tasks with thoroughness and accuracy. Proficiency in other languages is a plus.

1. Conducts daily drive-by and walking inspections of residential, commercial, and industrial properties to identify building maintenance and other exterior code violations.
2. Assists Code Enforcement Inspectors with notifying property owners of code violations and establishing a compliance period for noncomplying issues.
3. Monitors and assists other Village staff at the village’s farmer’s market held one day per week May through October.
4. Issues notices of violation and citations as directed by the Code Enforcement Supervisor.
5. Documents inspection results and violations through data entry.
6. Performs property research to gather background information for enforcement purposes.
7. Provides general code information to public.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.

1. Education equivalent to a high school diploma.
2. Educational course work in Code Enforcement, Code Inspection, Building Inspection, Construction Technology, Construction Management,Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or closely related field preferred.
3. Possession of a valid driver’s license.
4. Proficiency with current computer software systems, including email, calendar programs, job specific software, and customer service systems preferred or within the first six months of employment.

Part-Time employees are not eligible for benefits.


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