Ogden City Corporation
  • 12-Sep-2017 to 22-Sep-2017 (MST)
  • Building Services
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • $16.04 to $21.92
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits Eligible


The Business License Enforcement Officer shall perform residential, rental, commercial and other business license inspections, utilize researched data and reports to determine enforcement needs and interact with the public in person and on the phone to investigate and resolve any business license enforcement concerns including the collection of the annual fee.  Receive direction from the Building Services Manager and Business License Coordinator.



Requires three years of increasingly responsible secretarial and/or clerical experience.  Training equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  College level course work in business administration, computer science, or a related field is preferred. Must have and maintain a valid Utah driver's license.



Employee will be required to complete NIMS IS100 and IS700 within three months of hire.


Failure to obtain/maintain license and certificate as outlined above may result in termination from the position.



  • Inspect building before issuing business license and conduct random field inspections to ensure compliance to City codes, ordinances and state regulations.
  • Use a computer and enter and maintaining records in a database.
  • Understand property abstracts and Weber County plat maps.
  • Investigate residential-based businesses, rental units and commercial establishments for compliance with Ogden City Rental Program and City codes and ordinances.
  • Interact with the public in person and on the phone on a daily basis to investigate and resolve any business license enforcement concerns.
  • Coordinate and communicate the Zoning Code Enforcement Inspectors.
  • Complete all assigned reports.
  • Enter enforcement data into business license computer system.
  • Attend meetings as needed.
  • Coordinate and communicate essential information with the Business License Coordinator and Building Services Manager.
  • Resolve enforcements concerns assigned by City Mayor.
  • Prepare a variety of memorandum, letters and other enforcement reports; follow up on reports, letters and items requiring further action including delinquent payments, correction notices and good landlord program concerns.
  • Tells new businesses about Ogden City's business licensing requirements.
  • Prepare documents for legal complaints.
  • Implements a business license program to identify and ensure compliance by business owners and operators.
  • Participate in safety and risk management activities; take action to reduce liability to the city.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.  Employee is required to work as a team and frequently meet with co-workers and supervisors; employee is required to communicate in-person with the public during office hours; and employee is required to use on-site equipment.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.



  • Perform various clerical tasks as needed.



Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
  • Fundamental principles and procedures of record keeping.
  • Basic collection processes and procedures.
  • Strong skills in public relations and interpersonal relationships.
  • Conflict management.
  • Planning and organization.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Correctly interpret and apply the business licensing policies and procedures.
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Perform routine mathematical calculations.
  • Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Deal with difficult citizen or business owner in an effort to collect or enforce city business license ordinances.
  • The principles and practices of City business license administration.
  • Working knowledge of the geography of the City.
  • Working knowledge of research techniques and source information related to business licensing and ownership.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to enforce state and municipal codes related to business licensing.
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following: Sitting for extended periods of time and operating assigned equipment.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for: Making observations, communicating with others, reading and writing, and operating assigned equipment as required by the position.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others.
  • Ability to comply with all city policies and regulations, including safety and risk management standards.



The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work in an office environment; sustained posture in a seated position and prolonged periods of typing.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to lift and or move up to 20 lbs.



Successful applicant must pass background check.



Driving record of successful applicant will be obtained by the HR office.



Successful applicant must submit a copy of above education requirements when requested.



Applicants MUST submit a copy of their DD-214 to the Human Resource office during the interview process.  This is for initial appointments only.



Range 32 - $1,283.30 to $1,753.59 (Bi-weekly Rate) (DOQ).  Typically hire at minimum.  This position is eligible for benefits. 



On-line applications will be accepted at www.ogdencity.com until Friday, September 22, 2017.  If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT  84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


All applications/resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein.  Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.




September 12, 2017

Ogden City Corporation
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