Code Enforcement Officer - Grade 14

Mandan, ND

The City of Mandan, North Dakota is currently accepting applications for the position of: 

Code Enforcement Officer - Grade 14


Position Details

Salary: Starting at $21.19/hour (DOE)

Status: Non-Exempt / Full-time

Department:  Police

Closing Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021 (All Applicants will be reviewed after the posting has closed). 



Summary of Position

This position is responsible for the enforcement of city codes and ordinances.

Major Duties:

  • Interprets and enforces municipal, zoning, and regulatory codes.
  • Meets with planning, engineering, building, fire, police, and legal council staff regarding complaints; coordinates activities with other staff and enforcement personnel.
  • Communicates with residential, commercial, and industrial communities concerning code compliance; manages various code compliance programs as they relate to property maintenance, trash/debris accumulation, abandoned vehicles, and public nuisance abatements; conducts legal investigations regarding violations and gathers and documents evidence.
  • Coordinates and conducts follow-up abatement procedures including the preparation of additional correspondence, site visits, and communications with property owners and attorneys; conducts follow-up investigations; prepares non-compliant cases for legal action and administrative hearings; presents testimony at hearings and in court; prepares formal complaints for the City Attorney’s Office regarding non-compliant code violations.
  • Responds to requests from other departmental agencies; receives and responds to citizen inquiries and complaints of alleged code violations; enforces provisions of other ordinances as required.
  • Maintains files and records; prepares reports pertaining to abatements, court actions, daily activities, enforcement actions, and inspections.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Dakota for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.



  • Applicants who are residents of North Dakota and eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD-214. Claims for disabled veteran’s preferences must also include Form DD-214 and a letter less than one year old from the Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD-214, a marriage certificate, and a letter less than one year old from Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs indication disability, or the veteran’s death certificate.
  • Applicants who may need additional job information or may require accommodation or assistance with the application or interview process should contact Human Resources at 701-667-3212.
  • Applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks. 
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The City of Mandan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.