Community Engagement Officer #515999

City of Kansas City, Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on November 22, 2022
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Community Engagement Officer

(Job Opening ID #515999)

Full-time position is available with KCMO’s Neighborhoods & Community Development Department, Neighborhood Preservation Division, 414 East 12th Street. Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., on call on rotating basis. Conducts investigations and inspections of commercial and residential properties in accordance with Chapter 56, Article V of the Kansas City Missouri Code of Ordinances, the most severe type of residential code violations which pose the most risk to the surrounding areas, therefore the staff must have a working knowledge of the construction of a structure and the mechanics of a home. Develops extensive legal cases for Law review. Articulates findings of the dangerous conditions that warrant demolition is critical. Prepares clear and concise reports and expresses ideas clearly. Performs extensive research utilizing proficient computer skills and utilizes various City computer software programs. Testifies in Housing and /or Circuit Court, and attends appeal hearings regarding dangerous properties. Responds to emergency requests and works in tandem with KCFD on 24 hour/7 days per week schedule and acts upon such request as needed. Extensive understanding of municipal ordinances pertaining to nuisance violations is desired. REQUIRES an Associate's degree in social work, urban planning, community development, business/public administration, construction management, criminal justice, environmental science or a related field; OR High school graduation and 2 years experience in planning/zoning, nuisance housing, building construction or inspection, health and safety inspection, neighborhood/community assistance or code enforcement; 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 possess or be eligible to obtain the required police commission from the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.

Salary Range: $22.61-$34.48/hour.

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022.


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