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LEGAL INVESTIGATOR

City of Kansas City Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Legal
Posted on July 31, 2022
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LEGAL INVESTIGATOR

(Job Opening ID #515422)

Two full-time positions available with KCMO’s Neighborhood & Community Services Department,

Regulated Industries Division, 635 Woodland.

Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., some evenings on a rotating basis.

Performs a variety of tasks which include processing applications for various types of licenses and permits as well as conducting inspections and investigations at those businesses we regulate. Regulated Industries Division works within eight chapters of the ordinance which encompasses twelve different industries that we regulate. Conducts inspections and investigations of liquor licensed businesses such as the arenas and stadiums, concert and special event venues, variety and convenience stores, restaurants, and taverns throughout the city including those located in entertainment districts such as Zona Rosa, the Plaza, the Power & Light District, and Westport. Conducts a variety of other types of inspections and covert investigations which include minor compliance inspections for the illegal sale of tobacco and alcohol products, adult entertainment and adult book store businesses, secondary metal recycling businesses, short term loan establishments, cigarette dealers tire dealers, and vehicles for hire such as taxicabs, livery vehicles, and horse carriages to conduct inspections throughout KCMO to include the arenas, stadiums, and entertainment and shopping districts throughout the city. Performs daytime inspections and work a rotating night shift so that we can make inspections and investigations during the days and times when businesses have the majority of their customers onsite to ensure a good inspection is made.

REQUIRES an accredited Bachelor's degree in public or business administration, criminal justice, liberal arts or one of the social sciences and 1 year of experience in the legal field, or criminal, civil, or claims investigation work, or legal research, data gathering, and/or case management; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must possess a valid state-issued driver's license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.

Salary Range: $22.52-$33.78/hour.

Application Deadline: August 15, 2022.

EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.