Town of Vail

  • Code Enforcement Officer Police Department (future)

    Posted Date 6 months ago(1/8/2019 10:48 AM)
    Police Department
    Pay Range
    $23.63 - $29.52
  • Position Overview




    The Town of Vail is now accepting applications for future openings as a Code Enforcement Officer.  Applicants will be notified when we begin a hiring process to ensure you are still interested. This is the best way to be considered for the next opening on the team! 


    This is an incredible opportunity to interact with your community and help support the Vail Police department's mission to provide a sense of safety and security to the public.  This position promotes effective community commitment through enforcement of Town Ordinances and citizen interaction.  This role requires building effective relations with the community we live in and communicating with the general public, problem solving, handling difficult situations and an overall passion to help others.


    Code Enforcement Officer duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Enforces the Town of Vail Municipal Ordinances. Conducts field inspections of violations and takes appropriate action.  Conducts follow-up investigations to include written documentation to ensure compliance with appropriate codes and ordinances. May testify in court and before administrative hearings.
    • Responds to requests for information, assistance or complaints from business owners, guests and community members.
    • Assists Vail Peace Officers and other Town of Vail departments in their duties.
    • Patrols the town in a town vehicle, bicycle, or on foot.
    • Provides traffic control, motorist and citizen assists.  Including assisting CDOT with I-70 and Vail Pass closures.
    • Investigates code violations.
    • Investigates minor traffic crashes and issues non-moving traffic citations when appropriate.
    • Conducts VIN inspections.
    • Monitors loading & delivery areas and issues appropriate permits, answers questions, and provides directions to commercial drivers and event promoters.
    • Provides directions and general assistance to guests and residents.
    • Compiles statistics and assisting in coverage for Police Records areas
    • All other duties as assigned.


    Skills / Requirements

    Vail is a guest service oriented and resort destination community. We realize that to set the standard for world-class alpine resorts, our employees make all the difference!  That is why we are looking for passionate individuals who strive for excellence in all that they do. 


    In addition qualified applicants must be a minimum requirements:

    • Minimum of 18 years of age.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Minimum 2 years works experience, preferably in public safety or guest services.
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, ability to consistently have a positive attitude while dealing with the public.
    • Ability to verbally de-escalate tense situations involving irate guests. 
    • Strong writing skills, ability to prepare clear and concise reports.
    • Basic computer skills.
    • Knowledge of laws, codes, and legal procedures is preferred. 


    Work is performed in an indoor and outdoor environment with exposure to adverse weather conditions. Potential to work in hazardous surroundings exists at all times including exposure to vehicle traffic, vicious animals, stressful and emergency situations. Directs traffic on I-70 when needed. Must be capable of sitting in a vehicle and/or working on foot for extended periods. The position requires shift work, including holidays, weekends and may require additional work hours.


    In addition all job offers will be contingent upon a satisfactory psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, drug screen, physical agilities course, background investigation and an interview with the Chief of Police.


    In person interview required. 

    Culture / Lifestyle / Benefits

    Are you interested in living and working in Vail, CO?  Vail, which is centrally located in the Rocky Mountains, offers easy access to Denver (100 miles to the east) and is surrounded by the White River National Forest, offering world class outdoor activities in summer and winter (skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, white water).


    When asked, most of our employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like family.  Our values-based culture is nurtured by the employees’ strong desire to foster teamwork, take ownership in Vail’s future and an overall pride for serving their community.  Let’s not forget that our efforts not only benefit the community but also allow us to enjoy the spectacular amenities and culture in the Vail Valley which we call home! To find out more about our community, please visit our website and click on Vail Information.


    Year-Round Benefits


    The Town of Vail offers an excellent benefits and compensation package to our Full-time employees. This includes health and dental coverage, town-funded retirement, 457 pre-tax savings plan, life/survivor insurance, tennis pass, golf pass and other ski pass/wellness benefits. 

    What’s more, the town offers many other benefits to help employees make Vail their “home” including employee housing options, home buyer/renter assistance programs, day care assistance, education reimbursements, professional development opportunities and much, much more. 


    The Town of Vail is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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