Police Officer

Richmond Hill, GA
Richmond Hill Police Department

Salary: $23.63 /hour.

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

This position investigates violations of City of Richmond Hill ordinances/adopted codes. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, enforcing compliance with city codes and ordinances, performing on-site inspections and investigations, issuing notices of violations, and issuing city ordinance citations. In addition, the code officer reports code enforcement statistics and is responsible for ensuring that all code enforcement case files are completed in a timely manner and with proper follow through for all commenced violations.

Essential Functions:

  • Responds to citizen questions and complaints; performs field investigations to determine compliance with codes, ordinances, rules, and regulations for quality-of-life issues; issues notices and citations as applicable; and prepares detail reports of findings.
  • Patrols assigned geographical area of the city in order to monitor businesses, residences and public areas to identify and enforce regulatory codes and ordinances.
  • Performs on-site inspections and investigations to ensure compliance with city or state ordinances.
  • Issues code violation notices.
  • Issues city ordinance citations.
  • Takes photographs of violations as required.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records.
  • Ensures that all code enforcement case files are completed in a timely manner with proper follow through for all commenced violations.
  • Maintains professional certifications required.


  • High school diploma or an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED).
  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated with acceptable driver history record.
  • Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council for the State of Georgia.
  • One (1) year of experience in code compliance or Georgia P.O.S.T. law enforcement certification preferred.
  • Must possess or be able to complete related training requirements of the position on an ongoing basis, which may include curriculum required for the Georgia Association of Code Enforcement (GACE) Certification as a Code Enforcement Officer, Level I, through the Carl Vinson Institute at UGA.