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Planning Code Compliance Officer

Type of Job:
Entry Level
Name of Firm:

Teton County Planning and Building Services

Job Location:

Jackson, WY

Teton County is a year-round resort community, located in the northwestern corner of Wyoming. It serves as the southern gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks and is home to three world-class ski resorts. Approximately 97% of the land within the county is held in public ownership – National Park, National Elk Refuge, and National Forest.

Teton County is a unique place to live, offering many outdoor recreational activities, abundant wildlife and open spaces, fine dining, and premier cultural arts offerings. Approximately 21,500 people live in Teton County, but as a resident, you quickly learn that you share your home with over 3 million annual visitors from all over the world. Despite this influx, Teton County maintains its western heritage and hospitality.

The Department seeks to adaptively implement the Jackson/Teton County Comprehensive Plan and its guiding values of Ecosystem Stewardship, Growth Management, and Quality of Life. The Department, based in Jackson, Wyoming, provides public services related to land use and development permits, long-range community planning, building permits and inspections, zoning and enforcement, and other related services. 

This position monitors and enforces a variety of codes and regulations related to zoning, land use, nuisance, and other matters of public concern; the employee in this position serves a resource and provides information on County regulations to property owners, residents, the general public, and other County departments and divisions. Our ideal candidate is a team-player, problem-solver, pays attention to details, collaborates to seek compliance, and can clearly communicate technical material in both written and verbal form to a variety of individuals.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Investigates alleged violations of County zoning and land development regulations.
  • Enforces land development regulations through review of building permits and permit applications.
  • Performs site inspections to verify compliance with regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Associate's degree in construction technology, planning, law enforcement, or related field and two years’ experience in building inspection, code compliance, construction industry, or equivalent combination of experience and training.

Teton County offers an excellent comprehensive benefit package, 100% employer paid which includes health, vision, and dental insurance; retirement benefits; and paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave.

Hiring Range: $24.80/hr. - $26.06/hr.
Application deadline: Open until filled

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Teton County is an equal opportunity employer. Criminal background check required.

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