Code Enforcement Inspector I

City of Missouri
Full Time $43,549 - $52,258 Per year MO 414 E 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64106, United States


This is a full-time (Service Workers) position with the City’s Neighborhood Services Department, Code Enforcement and Health Division. An individual in this position conducts code inspections and investigates complaints. Reporting relationship: Code Enforcement Health Supervisor.

Examples of Work

  • Conducts scheduled inspections for compliance with city codes and ordinances; documents discrepancies; writes reports; communicates results of inspection and conducts follow-up inspections.
  • Investigates reports of code violations. 
  • Locates, removes, and dispose of illegal signs. 
  • Effectively and promptly handles and resolves complaints, problems and inquiries related to potential code violations. 
  • Completes administrative duties by responding to phone calls, emails; copy and fax information. 
  • Works with and educates the general public with regards to enforcement of laws, rules, regulations and ordinances. 
  • Ability to work professionally and effectively with the public and City personnel.
  •  Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people and possess strong customer service skills.
  • May be required to work evenings and/ or weekends. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 
  • Subject to 24-hour recall.

Education, Experience, or Certification

High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Certificate and a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License required.
Minimum of two years of relatable work experience in the inspection and enforcement of codes and ordinances associated with nuisance violations, unsafe building conditions, property standards or violations of fire, health, or building regulations statutes or ordinances and municipal experience is preferred. Applicant within (1) year of employment must be able to possess or obtain Basic Code Enforcement Officer certification from Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR).

Supplemental Information

The Department of Human Resources & Organizational Development may consider an equivalent combination of education, training and/ or experience.