Code Enforcement Officer

Ongoing Applications

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Under general direction, enforces property maintenance and nuisance codes for the City; provides written reports and violation notices; assists department with research related to city codes; and issues citations for those who do not comply with written notices pursuant to an established procedural flow-chart.


The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all team members in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

  • Conducts field work and inspections of properties related to property maintenance, nuisance and zoning codes; writes up violations, if found; and documents and takes pictures of violation issues.
  • Writes citations as necessary for code violations. Coordinates with court personnel on citations and upcoming court cases.
  • Conducts court re-checks of properties scheduled for court; documents and takes pictures of properties not in compliance; and provides an update for the judge; attends court to respond to any questions.
  • Responds to call outs from other departments including engineering, police, animal control and public works; conducts inspection of property and may post property as unfit for human habitation as required.
  • Researches, prepares, and submits routine, recurring and special reports to management including quarterly reports; and makes council presentations as requested.
  • Researches city codes and state statutes; and responds to foreclosures and evictions with the County Sheriff’s office as needed.
  • Responds to questions from the public, property owners, and other parties/agencies by explaining the applicability of codes, ordinances, city and state statutes and related regulations and industry standards, the codes enforcement processes, and case-specific information while maintaining required security and confidentiality of information created or encountered in the course of assigned duties.
  • Creates and maintains files and related records in manual and automated systems and assures proper retention and archiving.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Belton and the constituent population by providing excellent customer service; promotes the City goals and priorities in compliance with all policies and procedures; maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, client records and City information; and performs related duties as required or assigned.
  • Ensures that job duties are completed in strict adherence to established safe work practices.

Please see the attached job description for more information.

Salary range for this position is $36,682.67 - $55,817.22, DOQ. Upon selection, a physical/drug test are required. The City of Belton is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). 

Applicants must submit a City application and resume by email to or by mail to Belton City Hall, Attn: David Clements, 520 Main Street, Belton, Missouri, 64012.

Applications accepted until position is filled.