code enforcement officer resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated independent investigator with extensive experience in working both criminal and civil investigations, interviewing victims of all ages as well as perpetrators, suspects, and witnesses. Superb reporting and interpersonal skills along with testifying in court. Extensive knowledge of laws, procedures and rules.

  • Articulates strategic and innovative thinking
  • Provides clarity to deliver superior service
  • Follows suggested procedures to assure highest standards of risk management, employee safety, and risk avoidance
  • Effectively manages assignments and priorities to ensure fulfillment of projects, tasks, and responsibilities
  • Approaches job with enthusiasm and curiosity to promote solutions-oriented work culture
  • Sharp, Tactful, Mental Fitness
  • Ability to handle stress while handling extreme situations
  • Cultural awareness
Work History
Code Enforcement Officer, 03/2019 - Current
City Of Gainesville, Fl Gainesville, FL,
  • Enforced compliance with city regulations and ordinances, including those pertaining to land use, zoning, nuisance housing, building codes, health and safety and various other matters.
  • Patrolled assigned area to identify and evaluate problems.
  • Drafted, researched and rewrote municipal codes and ordinances.
  • Initiated and pursued legal action when necessary and prepared evidence in support of legal actions taken.
  • Conducted follow-up site visits to check compliance with corrective actions implemented to address violations.
  • Worked with building owners and users to outline actions required to bring structures in compliance with relevant code regulations, laws and accepted standards.
  • Provided expert testimony to City Boards, Special Magistrates, City Commission, courts, and all other court proceedings regarding relevant codes, safety concerns, findings of investigations and noted violations.
  • Entered case details and supporting information documents into computer system with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Daily reading of city maps and geographical addresses.
  • Worked closely with Department Manager to complete numerous assigned projects, tasks, presentations, and events.
Telecommunicator, 03/2016 - 03/2019
City Of Greenville, Nc Greenville, NC,
  • Answer multi-phone line including 911 and administrative lines.
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently to all type of callers including those who are under emotional distress, alcohol and drug influence, have just experienced traumatic event, need assistance, and other types of day to day stress.
  • Performed reading of city maps and geographical addresses.
  • Utilize resources for background history, officer safety issues, and other concerns.
  • Fielded stressful calls while entering information into computer aided dispatch system for police.
  • Leveraged radio, telephone and computerized and electronic equipment to dispatch law enforcement units to scene of emergency.
Police Officer, 10/2015 - 03/2016
University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine Doral, FL,
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported offenders to jail.
  • Secured crime scenes, proper handling, collection, preservation, and documentation of evidence.
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court.
  • Conducted witness interviews and gathered details regarding incidents to determine course of action.
  • Issued traffic citations and electronic tickets for violations of traffic laws including conducting Field Sobriety Tests.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at scenes of major crimes.
  • Policed assigned areas to check homes, businesses and public roads for signs of disturbance.
  • Performed Conflict Resolution Tactics.
  • Conducted thorough investigations of serious injury and fatality traffic accidents.
  • Ownership of investigations from inception to completion.
  • Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, and enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations.
Child Protective Investigator, 07/2009 - 08/2014
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Tampa, FL,
  • Investigate allegations of child abuse and neglect to include but not limited to physical abuse, substance abuse, mental injury, environmental hazards, sexual abuse, human trafficking, medical neglect, and death.
  • Interviewed children, members of families, medical personnel and law enforcement to gain valuable information for each case.
  • Recognized imminent danger for victim children, and removed children if necessary.
  • Document facts from investigations to prepare reports and court petitions.
  • Testify in court in both investigator and witness capacitates for civil and criminal cases.
  • Photograph, document and preserve evidence.
  • Acting supervisor managing units and mentor for new hires.
  • Worked closely with local, state, and Federal law enforcement agencies.
  • Utilized by law enforcement specialized units such as SWAT and VICE and Narcotics to be present on search warrants and to assume command of children if needed.
  • Assessed each child's unique needs and coordinated delivery of appropriate services and resources.
  • Remained objective in handling each case, especially when children and families were in high-stress situations.
  • Collaborated with community program leaders and advocates to make resources accessible to those in need.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in
University Of Central Florida - Orlando, Florida,
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Associate of Science: Crime Scene Technology, Expected in
St. Petersburg College - Clearwater, Florida,
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Associate of Arts: General Studies, Expected in
St. Petersburg College - Clearwater, Florida,
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Certificate: Law Enforcement Academy, Expected in
Pasco Hernando State College - Dade City, Florida,
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  • Florida Association of Code Enforcement, Inc : Fundamentals of Code Endorsement
  • Notary Public of Florida
  • US Department of Homeland Security - FEMA Emergency Management Institute : Numerous Certificates
  • National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College : Numerous Certificates
  • Environmental Noise Measurement Certification
  • CPR / First Aid

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School Attended

  • University Of Central Florida
  • St. Petersburg College
  • St. Petersburg College
  • Pasco Hernando State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Code Enforcement Officer
  • Telecommunicator
  • Police Officer
  • Child Protective Investigator


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Certificate

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