The City of Austin is seeking two highly qualified individuals to fill the Assistant Director of Austin Code positions which report to the Austin Code Director. The next Assistant Directors of Austin Code will have several exciting challenges to address and areas of opportunity in which to excel. Among these is the need to drive proactive monitoring, progressive code enforcement during COVID-19, and reimagining public safety. The successful candidates will be instrumental in driving the department’s programs for neighborhood enforcement, licensing and registration, short-term rentals, and reallocated programs as part of re-imagining public safety.
The ideal candidates for the role of Assistant Director of Austin Code are individuals who can effectively inspire, lead, direct, oversee, and guide the day-to-day operations of Neighborhood Enforcement, Licensing & Registration, Repeat Offender Program, and the Commercial Enforcement Programs.
Preferred qualifications include: Master Code Professional (MCP), ICC/AACE Certified Code Enforcement Officer (CCEO), and/or an ICC/AACE Certified Code Enforcement Administrator certification is desired. Proven track record of code compliance/code enforcement, a high focus on customer service, and a desire to provide education to the community. Experience overseeing regulatory programs that are mandated, enforced, and appointed by regulatory boards, buildings, and standards. Experience creating and executing strong and successful work accountability systems. Experience planning, leading, and presenting to internal and external stakeholders on projects and programs.
To ensure consideration, candidates should apply by Monday, March 29th, 2021. To apply, candidates must submit an application, a comprehensive resume, and cover letter online via the City of Austin jobs website. Interested candidates should apply early in the process for optimum consideration.
Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year (4) college or university with major course work in a field related to Engineering, Business or Public Administration, Environmental Management, plus a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in a related field, including two (2) years of experience in a managerial capacity.
One (1) additional year of relevant work experience may be substituted for the required degree with a maximum substitution of four (4) years.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About City of Austin
The City of Austin is a progressive, full-service municipal organization operating under the Council-Manager form of government. The Austin City Council City has a 10-1 council system with an at-large Mayor and Council Members that represent 10 single member districts. The Mayor and Council Members serve in their respective seats for four years and cannot be elected to more than two consecutive terms. The City Council appoints the City Manager who is the chief administrative and executive officer of the City. The City Council and City Manager are committed to their mission of delivering the highest quality services in the most cost-effective manner.