City of Martinsburg

Human Resources and Employment Opportunities

General Employment

CITY OF MARTINSBURG

FULL TIME PLANNING DEPARTMENT CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

 The City of Martinsburg Planning Department has an immediate opening for a full time Code Enforcement Officer. Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and two (2) years of experience related to inspection, land use, or any related fields and the ability to obtain required certification through the International Code Council as a “Property Maintenance Inspector” within 2 years of hire.

Applicant must possess working knowledge of code enforcement principles, practices and methods, applicable laws, standards and regulations relating to various land use, nuisance and public safety codes, and a working knowledge of inspection techniques required.

Successful candidate will have the ability to prepare, organize and maintain inspection file data, reports and systems; ability to analyze problems and data and use sound judgment in decision making, the ability to produce or obtain reports, graphs, charts, photographs, evidence or exhibits as required. Applicant must be detail oriented and able to communicate clearly, concisely and legibly and to testify in court in an objective, concise and professional manner.

A valid driver’s license is also required for the position. Applicant must be able to meet all physical requirements of position, including the ability to work outdoors, stand and walk on a regular basis, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

$35,740 annually with excellent benefit package. Application, available on line at www.cityofmartinsburg.org , must be filed with the Human Resource Director, 232 N. Queen St. Martinsburg, WV 25401, on or before Friday, July 24, 2020. EEO/AA. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.  

Job Description for Code Enforcement Officer


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Civil Service (Police and Fire)

 Information Packet for June 27, 2020 Police Civil Service Exam

Information packet for June 27, 2020 Fire Civil Service Exam



The City of Martinsburg is always accepting police and fire applications, which will be placed on the list for notification for the next test. There is no way to determine when that is, as we do not know when we may have turnover or when the current list of eligible candidates might be exhausted.

Please read excerpts to the right of the page from the Civil Service Rules and Regulations for further information on the testing process.

Applications can be emailed, mailed or dropped off in person to the address provided at the top of the application.