City of Malibu

Salary Range: $67,059 – $87,495 (plus excellent benefits)
Full-time permanent position (subject to probation)

Under general supervision of the Planning Director, the Code Enforcement Officer identifies, investigates, and resolves code violation complaints related to the City’s municipal, zoning, and building codes. Seeks voluntary compliance or issues citations and initiates abatement procedures. Extensive field work is required, with occasional weekend and evening work.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of municipal laws and adopted county codes, zoning and building regulations, proper investigation methods, and techniques for code compliance enforcement, rules, and procedures. Skill in preparing written and oral reports is required, as well as the ability to advise members of the public about municipal codes and regulations, and the expertise to interpret laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations. Must maintain effective working relationships with City staff, elected officials, and the public, and communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Successful performance of the work requires frequent use of tact, discretion, and independent judgment. This is an experienced level position in code enforcement which requires organizational skills and ability to prioritize work and meet critical deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications Required

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in law enforcement, building inspection or a field related. Additional experience as outlined below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two years. Two (2) years of experience in the enforcement of zoning laws and building codes with a public agency. This work must have included significant public contact and the exercise of investigative or inspection skills.

Applicants must submit a completed online City Employment Application and Resume by the filing deadline. Visit for more information about this position and to apply online. Completed City of Malibu Employment Application and Resume must be submitted for candidate consideration. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of a City Application. EOE/ADA

Application Deadline: Friday, August 13, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

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