• Full Time
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • $69,721.60 - $95,846.40 Annually USD / Year

San Bernardino County

Help build a better, safer future for business and residents in one of the largest, most diverse counties in

San Bernardino County’s Land Use Services Department is looking for Code Enforcement Officers III ready to join a dynamic team dedicated to outstanding service, innovation, and teamwork. The Department is seeking a knowledgeable professional who will serve as a lead worker while performing a wide range of complex code enforcement work.  Code Enforcement Officers are responsible for field and office work relating to housing, land use, public nuisance, vehicle, and fire hazard ordinance enforcement. This position works in the field to conduct investigations and property surveys, and to speak with property owners regarding compliance with permits and codes. Code Enforcement Officers also respond to public concerns, maintain records, reports and other evidence, and testify in 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. Applicants willing to work in Joshua Tree are encouraged to apply and should indicate their availability on the application.

For more information, refer to the Code Enforcement Officer III job description.

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


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.


1) Applicant must successfully pass a background check prior to appointment. 2) Travel throughout the County is required. Employees must possess and maintain a valid CA Class C driver license.  3) Positions are subject to evening, weekend, holiday, and call-back work. 4) Requires frequent climbing, kneeling, crawling, lifting, and carrying of items weighing up to 25 pounds.  5) Must possess and maintain PC832 certification.

Sponsorship: Please note San Bernardino County is not able to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship at the time of application or in the future.
Minimum Requirements
Candidates 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)
3) An International Code Council (ICC)  Building Inspector Certification or other Code Enforcement related ICC certification  or comparable certification from a similar agency.


Experience:  Three (3) years of experience as a Code Enforcement Officer in a public sector agency, which included writing citations and investigating and interpreting code/ordinance violations related to the following: illegal vendors, land use, inspection of residential and commercial structures, vehicle code, and the abatement of fire hazards and public nuisances.
Selection Process
There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in the Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department.

Application Procedure: Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire for consideration. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline.  Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email.  We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note: if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application, we have not received your application.

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