Code Enforcement Officer


Planning and Development


The City of Quincy is seeking applicants for the position of Code Enforcement Officer in the Planning and Development Department.  This position will be responsible for conducting physical inspections of structures, premises and residential buildings, preparing notices for violations, initiating court complaints and providing sworn court testimony regarding violations of City Code.

Job Details & Functions

This position involves comprehension and application of City of Quincy nuisance ordinances and property maintenance codes in a fast paced, customer service oriented environment.  The candidate must have the ability to enforce adopted International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) and other municipal codes with an appropriate and respectful demeanor.  Excellent time management skills are essential for this position. 

Job Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required.  Preference will be given to the applicant with an Associate Degree in a related field or two years of college courses, or two years of code enforcement experience; or any combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job. Candidates must also be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, as well as possess strong organizational skills and be detail oriented.  A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required.

How to apply

Salary range is $30,000 to $35,000 annually.  We offer a comprehensive benefit package and retirement plan. Adams County residency requirements apply. 

To apply send a letter of interest and résumé to or by mail to City of Quincy, HR Department, 730 Maine, Quincy, IL 62301 by October 24, 2017.  EOE