• Full Time
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • $61,172.80 - $84,052.80 Annually USD / Year

San Bernardino County San Bernardino County

We offer a competitive salary with bi-annual step increases of approximately 2.5% up to top salary step of $82,804 annually.

San Bernardino County’s Land Use Services Department is recruiting for experienced Code Enforcement Officers II, who are responsible for field and office work relating to fire hazard, public nuisance, vehicle abatement, housing, and land use ordinance enforcement. Code Enforcement Officers work with minimal supervision while in the field, conduct investigations and property surveys, and speak with property owners regarding permit and code compliance. Additional duties include maintaining records, reports, and other evidence; researching and compiling supporting data; and testifying in administrative, civil and criminal proceedings. Positions may be assigned to a 4/10 schedule depending on business needs.

List will be used to fill current vacancies throughout the County and new vacancies as they arise.  Positions typically report to San Bernardino, Hesperia, or Joshua Tree locations and are required to travel throughout their assigned region and throughout the County as needed.

For more detailed information, review the Code Enforcement Officer II job description.

We are also currently accepting applications for Code Enforcement Officer III. A separate application is required for each level.


Land Use Services Department, Code Enforcement administers programs designed to protect the public’s safety, welfare, and property value through enforcement of San Bernardino County ordinances and State/Federal laws relating to land use, zoning, housing, public nuisances and vehicle abatement within the unincorporated areas of the county.  In addition, the Fire Hazard Abatement Program conducts surveys to identify fire hazards throughout the year; the Program responds to complaints year round in the unincorporated areas and contracting Cities and Fire Districts.


Applicant must successfully pass a background check prior to appointment.
Must be willing to accept any assignment as needed based on department needs. Employees work in the field and are typically assigned to a geographic area but may provide coverage to other areas as needed.
Travel throughout the County is required. Employees must possess and maintain a valid California Class C driver license.
Positions are subject to evening, weekend, holiday, and call-back work.
Requires frequent climbing, kneeling, crawling, lifting, and carrying of items weighing up to 25 pounds.
Must possess and maintain PC832 certification.

Minimum Requirements

Candidate must possess both Certifications and Experience as follows:

1) PC832 certification (Required)

AND ONE of the following:
2) Basic Certification issued by California Association of Code Enforcement Officers (CACEO) or equivalent. –OR–
3) An International Code Council (ICC)  Building Inspector Certification or other Code Enforcement related ICC certification  or comparable certification from a similar agency.

— AND  —

Option A: Two (2) years of full-time equivalent experience as a Code Enforcement Officer experience in a public agency, which includes investigating and interpreting code and ordinance violations related to fire hazards, public nuisance, land use, residential structures, commercial structures, and vehicles.
— OR —
Option B:  One (1) year of the required Code Enforcement Officer experience as above AND Two (2) additional years of full-time equivalent experience investigating and interpreting code and ordinance violations at a technical level in support of Code Enforcement Officers.
Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess three years journey-level experience as a Code Enforcement Officer in California, with court testimony experience and strong experience with case files, including criminal citations, administrative citations, and other supporting documentation. This ideal candidate will be results-oriented and self-motivated, with effective customer interaction, especially on difficult issues. Excellent oral and written communication skills a must.

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