City of Wheat Ridge Police Department Core Values
We will maintain integrity in all our actions.
We will treat citizens and co-workers with respect.
We will demonstrate courage to do what is right.
We will persevere in the face of adversity.
We will take the initiative to serve and protect.
This is a highly visible position that interacts with citizens and visitors to create a positive public image in an effort to respond to inquiries and complaints regarding codes related to housing standards, property maintenance, lodging regulations, environmental health, zoning, weeds, junk and abandoned vehicles and nuisances, animal, and park code related ordinances for the City. Responsible for enforcing animal, park and code related ordinances.
As a CSO you will:
- Conduct active patrol of the City’s streets, open space areas, parks and trails system.
- Address citizens’ questions and concerns pertaining to code issues. Proactively provide positive customer service to the development community, landowners, members of the public and other city and governmental agencies in understanding city laws, ordinances, codes, and regulations.
- Respond to, investigate, and remedy complaints received from citizens, officials and City employees relating to code violations; perform mediation and intervention to resolve potential conflicts. Perform on-site inspections and ascertain compliance with ordinances, regulations, and proposed plans; make follow-up inspections to ensure violations are abated, altered, discontinued, or removed; initiate legal actions for continuing violations.
- Inform property owners or their legal representatives of violations of applicable regulations and ordinances and explain changes that must be made to achieve compliance. Order the compliance, abatement, discontinuance, removal or alteration of conditions which violate applicable ordinances, laws, and regulations; issue verbal warnings, written warnings, and summons for code violations.
- Prepare reports documenting investigative work performed; prepare and document code violations for court cases; testify in court as a witness or complainant.