Created 01/15/2022
Reference 489365
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City Ventura
Salary $70,420.06 - $94,363.36 Annually

The City of Ventura's Community Development Department has an immediate vacancy for the City's next Code Enforcement Supervisor. If you are looking to advance in your career or work for an amazing beach City, now is the opportunity to join the team!

The Code Enforcement Supervisor works under the general direction of the Permit Services and Enforcement Manager and is responsible for overseeing the code enforcement function for the City. We are seeking candidates who have experienced with supervising the work of staff who are responsible for technical inspections and investigative work in enforcing compliance with laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to general municipal codes. This team member will provide first-line supervision within Code Enforcement and is responsible for independently responding to and resolving complaints regarding inspections and makes sound decisions in the field.

The ideal candidate for this position will have exceptional communicative skills coupled with interpersonal and exemplary customer service skills. This person will have experience supervising staff while leading by example and encouraging staff to take pride and ownership of their work efforts. The selected candidate will demonstrate a strong knowledge of code enforcement issues and practices and be effective working behind a desk and in the field. The ideal candidate will embrace and effectively implemented new ideas.

Come join our team as we align our workforce to better serve our community together - they're counting on us. This is a civilian, non-safety position.


City of Ventura

The City of Ventura is located just north of Los Angeles County and south of Santa Barbara County and is frequently considered one of America's most desirable places to live. The City is a full-service municipality that was founded in 1782, incorporated in 1866, and serves nearly 110,000 residents within its 32 square miles. With nearly 600 employees, the City is dedicated to delivering key services to our businesses, residents, and visitors to ensure Ventura remains a fiscally stable, economically vibrant, safe, clean, and desirable community.

Locals and visitors enjoy Ventura's impressive park system that includes 32 parks and historic sites, and more than 800 acres of open green space. The City offers a remarkable year-round climate, friendly people, and a spectacular coastline. Ventura is an exciting location for a variety of outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, kayaking, paddle-boarding, sailing, surfing, whale watching and windsurfing. Other activities include the Channel Islands National Park, championship golf, world-class shopping, wine tours, and more. Learn more about the City of Ventura at


Benefits and Additional Information

The City offers a total compensation package that includes both a generous salary and other benefits! Refer to the benefits tab on the job posting for more information.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete an online City Job Application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline, Thursday, February 10, 2022, at 5:30 p.m.

For additional information on the duties and responsibilities of the position, refer to the job descriptions located on the City's Career Page at or by clicking here Code Enforcement Supervisor .

If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at .

Minimum Qualifications

This position is required to complete a background verification, which includes a non-sworn personnel DOJ and FBI level Live Scan fingerprinting requirement.

A combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to completion of high school supplemented by additional coursework in Fire or Construction Technology, Criminal Justice, Environmental Studies, Chemistry, Public or Business Administration or a closely related field and four years of responsible experience interpreting and enforcing codes and regulations with a governmental agency are required. Lead or supervisory experience is highly desirable.

License: Possession of a valid California Class C driver license is required.

  • Incumbents required to obtain a California POST PC 832 Arrest and Firearms course certificate within six months of employment.
  • California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) Certificate within six months of employment.
  • California Association of Code Enforcement Officers (CACEO) certification OR other nationally recognized Code Enforcement program certification is desirable.

Selection Process

Submit an online City job application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline or first review date at . It is important that your City job application show all the relevant education, training, and experience you possess. Resumes, CVs and cover letters may be attached to your application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed job application or supplemental questionnaire. Submitting an incomplete application or supplemental questionnaire, may disqualify you from further consideration in the recruitment process.

Application Filing Deadline :

Applications and supplemental questions will be accepted until Thursday, February 10, 2022, at 5:30 p.m.

Application Review Process :

All applications and supplemental questionnaires submitted will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this job announcement. Candidates will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Candidates will be notified about their status after the filing deadline.

Department Selection Interview :

A select number of candidates will be invited to a qualifying panel interview process that is tentatively scheduled for the week of February 28, 2022 . Select candidates will be notified of specifics after the filing deadline. Please note, given the current COVID-19 situation, initial panel interviews may be conducted via video teleconference. Selected applicants will be notified of specifics at the appropriate time.

The department selection interviews will be scheduled promptly after the panel interview process is completed.

The Eligibility List established for this classification may be used to fill other regular and temporary vacancies at the discretion of the City.


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you need an accommodation in a selection process, please notify the Human Resources Department in writing by the final filing date of the position you are interested in. The Human Resources address is: 501 Poli Street, Room 210, Ventura, CA 93001, (805) 654-7853, e-mail: .

Diversity and Inclusion

The City of Ventura values human rights, goodwill, respect, inclusivity, equality, and recognizes that the City derives its strength from a rich diversity of thoughts, ideas, and contributions. As leaders in public service, we aspire to be an employer of choice by promoting an organizational culture that reflects these core values. We seek to attract, develop, and retain a talented and dedicated workforce where people of diverse races, genders, religions, cultures, political affiliations, and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers our employees to provide the highest level of service to our community of residents and businesses; they're counting on us.

The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to attract qualified applicants from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create an environment that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our workforce. We welcome you to join our team!

Closing Date/Time: 2/10/2022 5:30 PM Pacific

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