[Adopted 3-15-1978 by Ord. No. 6-78; amended in its entirety 4-21-1994 by Ord. No. 9-94 (Ch. 13, Art. VI, of the 1977 Township Code)]
There is hereby created the position of Code Enforcement Officer for the Township of Eagleswood.
The annual wage for said position shall be listed in any salary guide to be adopted by the Township Committee.
The Code Enforcement Officer for the Township of Eagleswood shall be appointed by the Township Committee and shall serve for a term of one year, commencing on January 1 of the year of the appointment and ending on December 31 of that year, or until a successor shall be appointed and qualified. The position of Code Enforcement Officer shall be part-time.
The duties and responsibilities of the Code Enforcement Officer for the Township of Eagleswood shall be as follows:
To enforce the municipal and Board of Health ordinances and codes of the Township of Eagleswood;
To prepare and submit a monthly report to the Township Committee summarizing all activities of the previous month concerning the duties of the Code Enforcement Officer;
To make investigations, serve violation notices, make and process complaints for code violations and make court appearances as necessary in connection therewith;
To maintain files of all papers and records pertinent to work performance;
To work harmoniously with the other departments of the Township, including, but not limited to, the Building Department and the Board of Health;
To perform other related duties as may be directed and requested from time to time by the Township Committee;
To conduct field inspections and special investigations to ensure compliance with Township ordinances, initiate and enforce rules and regulations in relation to enforcement of all Township ordinances, initiate necessary legal action against violators of the Township ordinances, prepare needed reports, establish and maintain the records and files, and may assist in the promulgation of Township ordinances; and
To issue stop-work orders when necessary.
[Added 8-18-1994 by Ord. No. 14-94]
To be appointed to the position of Code Enforcement Officer for the Township of Eagleswood an individual must meet the following requirements:
Have a high school diploma or equivalent thereof;
Have thorough knowledge of the building, health and zoning codes of the Township of Eagleswood;
Possess the ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position; and
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodations cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such person may not be eligible.