Under direction, conducts inspections and investigations to enforce
codes, ordinances, and other standards related to collection and
disposal of refuse and litter; does related work as required.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes
only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties
listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on
the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Walks or rides in a vehicle to visually examine the placement,
containment, separation, and condition of refuse.
Visually examines the condition of refuse to detect deviation from
standards contained in ordinances or codes for refuse and litter.
Notes improper or failure to pick up refuse and other conditions
and records and reports information.
Explains codes and ordinances to residents; encourages compliance,
clarifies code requirements and other regulatory guidelines, and
suggest methods for correcting violations.
Investigates complaints filed by residents, collection crews, and
Issues notices of violation to inform violators of failure to comply
with codes or ordinances, and to warn of possible court action.
May issue notices of violation for conditions that prevent or impede
work crews from completing their assignments.
As part of a team, may work on special community cleanup projects
to eliminate refuse, litter, or other unsightly or unsafe conditions.
Prepares written reports of inspections and numbers and types of
violation notices issued.
May testify in court to present information regarding incident.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and computerized information systems used by
the agency, office, or related units.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid
in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than
employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties
of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the methods used to conduct inspections.
Ability to interpret codes, ordinances, and other regulations and
apply them to specific situations.
Ability to conduct inspections and investigate complaints.
Ability to identify violations.
Ability to explain codes and ordinances.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
with those interested or involved in the work of the unit.
Ability to prepare inspection reports.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English
sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign
Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without
reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be
made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.