Zoning Inspector

  • Fauquier Co. Dept of Comm. Dev
  • Dec 31, 2019
Full time Government

Job Description

Fauquier County’s Department of Community Development is seeking a qualified applicant for a full-time Zoning Inspector position in the Zoning and Development Services division. The position is responsible for enforcing provisions of the County’s Zoning Ordinance; initiating any actions necessary to correct deviations to include inspecting properties to determine existence of violations or compliance; preparing written notice of any violations found; providing timeframe and procedures for correction and performing follow-up site visits to verify compliance; researching permit and land records; reviewing the Zoning Ordinance to determine type and extent of zoning violations; making photographic and written records of conditions; communicating in writing and orally with violators and complainants on issues related to violations; entering a variety of information into computers, databases and generate various reports; assisting County staff in the coordination of legal action against violators; and attending court sessions as a witness in violation cases.

Strong interpersonal skills are essential, especially verbal communication. Experience in zoning enforcement or other law enforcement is strongly preferred. This position requires a HS/GED diploma. Valid Virginia Driver’s License also required.

Hiring range is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants must submit an online Fauquier County classified application, available on the County’s website at www.fauquiercounty.gov. Position is open until filled.  For assistance with the online application call the Human Resources Department at 540-422-8300. Please direct specific position-related questions to Amy Rogers, Chief of Zoning and Development Services at 540-422-8220 or email amy.rogers@fauquiercounty.gov.