Job Opportunities

Full-time Job Openings 

FACILITY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 

The City of Harrisonville is accepting resumes for the position of Facility Maintenance Technician for the Parks and Recreation department. 

This position is responsible for performing a variety of routine semi-skilled maintenance for city facilities. Incumbents at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies. Work is reviewed upon completion for soundness, appropriateness, and conformity to policy and requirements. This class is distinguished from the Parks and Facility Maintenance Manager in that the latter provides lead direction to lower-level support staff and is responsible for more complex skilled facilities maintenance and repair duties. Incumbents may be assigned an on-call and irregular work schedule, including weekends, early mornings, evenings, and holidays. 

Beginning salary range is $19.15 per hour to $28.72 per hour, depending on qualifications.

The candidate must have a High School diploma or GED. One years’ experience with construction and/or facility maintenance required. Any combination of training, education, and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Knowledge of methods and techniques used in the operation, repair, and maintenance of facilities and equipment. Operational characteristics of a variety of tools and equipment. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices. Principles and practices of record-keeping. Principles and practices for providing high level of customer service. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications. Ability to perform semi-skilled facility maintenance. Perform heavy manual labor. Must possess a valid driver’s license. 

Click here to apply online. Physical applications are available below. 

This position will remain open until filled.

For questions about the position or a complete job description contact Grant Purkey, Parks and Recreation Director at 816-380-8985. 

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

POLICE OFFICER

The City of Harrisonville, MO is seeking applicants to join our team of 25 police professionals. Candidates must possess Missouri POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) certification. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. Applicants will be required to pass a series of written examinations, CVSA, extensive background investigation, oral review board, physical, psychological evaluation, eye exam, and pre-employment drug screen.

We offer a competitive pay ranges beginning at $39,830 as well as a benefit package that includes:

• Medical insurance

• Life insurance

• Defined benefit retirement (LAGERS)

• Sick leave

• 84 hours paid vacation upon completion of 1 year of service

• Uniforms and equipment provided by the city

All eligible applicants who submit the appropriate documentation prior to March 30th, 2021 will be invited to participate in written examinations in the coming weeks, however this position will remain open until filled.

Submit your resume and a required application form online, or email them to hpd@harrisonville.com, hand deliver to the Police Department at 205 N. Lexington, or mail to PO Box 367, Harrisonville, MO 64701. Applications may be obtained at Harrisonville City Hall, 300 E. Pearl St., Harrisonville, MO 64701, Harrisonville Police Department at 205 N. Lexington St. Harrisonville, MO, or downloaded from the city website at www.harrisonville.com.

Applications are due by March 26, 2021.

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAINTENANCE WORKER - WATER/SEWER DEPARTMENT

The City of Harrisonville is accepting applications for the full-time Water/Sewer Maintenance worker for the Combined Water and Sanitary Sewer (CWSS) Department.  

Responsibilities include repairing water main and sewer line breaks; replacing and relocating water service lines; reading, installing, and relocating meters; locating and identifying water and sewer lines; cleaning sewer lines; flushing mains; valve maintenance; and performing other duties, as required. A high school diploma or GED is required. 

Applicants must have mechanical aptitude and hold valid Missouri state driver’s license. Must be able to obtain a Missouri Class B CDL license within 12 months from date of hire. Must be capable of being able to interpret maps, drawings and calculate static water pressure. Ability to operate backhoe, skid loader, high pressure sewage cleaning truck, jack hammer, mowers, air compressor, water and sewer tapping machines and use a wide variety of hand tools.  Must be able to respond to emergency call out and relocate to within 30-minute drive time to the CWSS Warehouse. 

Work is generally performed outdoors in all types of weather.  Previous experience as a mechanic or water and sewer main construction is a plus.

Salary range is between $15.43 and $19.29 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications.  The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer with an excellent benefits. 

Questions may be directed to Superintendent Robert Edwards (816) 380-8978 or emailed to redwards@harrisonville.com. 

Click here to apply online. Physical applications are available below. 

This position will remain open until filled.

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (DISPATCH)

The Harrisonville Police Department is now accepting applications for a full-time Communications Officer (Dispatch).

Applicants must be 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED. Applicants will be required to undergo a CVSA examination, extensive background investigation, oral review board, and post offer pre-employment drug screen. 

This position requires the ability to handle multiple duties at once, while also responding to interruptions. Must be able to simultaneously hear and understand phone and radio traffic via headset or external speakers. Must be able to make quick and accurate decisions based on policy and protocol. Must be able to think outside the box when presented with a unique situation. This position requires the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding sensitive information. Must be able to maintain composure and control of self and voice under high pressure situations. Must be able to arrive to work on time and stay for the duration of your shift, or until your relief arrives. Must be able to work all shifts to include swing shifts, overnights, holidays, and weekends. Additionally, this position requires you to be subject to mandatory overtime. Must be able to work with background noise and frequent interruptions. Desirable qualifications to work in a 9-1-1 dispatch center are typing, telephone skills, and verbal/written communication skills. 

Applicants must be willing to work 12-hour shifts, day shift, night shifts, midshift and holidays. Upon hire, applicants will also be required to pass MULES, NCIC, and Medical Priority Dispatch training for Police, Fire, and Ambulance.

We offer competitive pay ranges beginning at $35,734 as well as excellent benefits that include:

    Medical insurance

    Life insurance

    Retirement (LAGERS)

    Sick Leave

    84 hours paid vacation upon completion of 1 year of service

Click here to apply online.

Submit your resume and a required application form to hpd@harrisonville.com, hand deliver to the Police Department at 205 N. Lexington, or mail to PO Box 367, Harrisonville, MO 64701. Applications may be downloaded from the city website at www.harrisonville.com. 

Applications must be submitted no later than February 15th, 2021 by 5 PM CST.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC

Full-time

POSITION SUMMARY: Harrisonville, Missouri is a 4th class city located 30 miles south of Kansas City, Missouri with a population of approximately 10,000. Harrisonville Emergency Services is a department with up to date equipment with state of the art EMS equipment. Currently employee’s 21 full time personnel including command staff that performs the challenging work of emergency medical care, fire suppression, fire prevention and rescue. The fire department operates a 24 hour Modified Berkley Schedule. The department operates one ALS engine, and two fully staffed ALS ambulances from one station.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

• Responds to emergency situations and incident to suppress fires, affect rescues/extrications, participated in searches, mitigate hazardous materials and perform other duties as assigned and capable.

• Operate firefighting tools, aerial equipment, emergency medical equipment, extrication and rescue equipment and a variety of related tools and vehicles.

• Provide basic and advanced life support and emergency medical care.

• Participates in on-going technical and physical training to maintain certifications.

• Cleans and performs routine maintenance and minor repairs to department facilities.

• Participates in fire prevention and safety education/promotional events. Conducts station tours and gives presentations and demonstrates the use of the fire suppression and safety equipment.

• Assists in documenting incident and provides incident information to appropriate agencies and supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The city will send selected individuals to Firefighter I & II Training if necessary.

Required Qualifications:

•Possession of a valid state driver’s license

•High school diploma or equivalent.

•Paramedic Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

• Vocational/technical training in firefighting and emergency medical treatment with two years of firefighting and paramedic experience or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.

• Possession of EMT-P certification, Firefighter I & II, hazardous materials operation, advanced life support, and basic life support certifications (ACLS, PALS, BTLS, CPR-Health Care Provider).

Pay starts at $41,500 Benefit package includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance; Missouri LAGERs pension, discounted membership to the City’s Community Center, tuition assistance program, and employee wellness program.

TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements and copy of certifications to one of the following:

• FAX: (816)-380-5630

• Apply in Person: Harrisonville Emergency Services, 903 S. Commercial St, Harrisonville, MO 64701

• Or online at www.harrisonville.com

POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-time Job Openings

SUMMER CAMP COUNSELORS

Assists the Recreation Coordinator & Summer Camp Coordinator with youth program supervision. 

Staff will be expected to monitor youth programming at all times to ensure their safety; provide necessary instructions to implement activities; provide a friendly, caring environment; record any incidents/accidents as needed; provide exceptional customer service to all patrons of the facilities - especially parents of the children; set up and clean up all activities in various locations; provide age appropriate support and guidance to children at all times; incorporate and enforce all Harrisonville Community Center policies, rules, and regulations. 

Applicant must be 15 years of age. First Aid/CPR certification is required. 

Hiring preference will be given to candidates that have prior experience with children and a flexible schedule. 

Starting pay is $10.30 per hour.

Click here to apply.

For more information, call (816) 380-8980

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

REC ATTENDENT/ CONCESSION WORKERS

Staff will perform a wide range of tasks including preparing fields and courts for recreation sports game, activities, and practices. 

Score keeping and supervising recreation sports games and activities. Taking down field and court set ups. Performs basic duties in the operation & maintenance of concession areas at the Aquatics Center & Ballfields.  This includes receiving money for concession orders, preparing concession orders for customers, cleaning and maintaining the concession area, filling out daily paperwork. Prepares work area daily.  

Applicant must be 15 years of age. First Aid/CPR certification is required. 

Hiring preference will be given to candidates that have prior experience with children and a flexible schedule. 

Starting pay is $10.30 per hour.

Click here to apply.

For more information, call (816) 380-8980

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

SEASONAL PARKS MAINTENANCE WORKERS 

Staff will perform a range of manual tasks including semi-skilled and skilled work, equipment operations and park maintenance duties to maintain a safe, clean, and user-friendly environment for park users. 

Responsible for park mowing, weed eating and trimming. Assist with the assembly of playgrounds and similar projects as assigned. Prepare athletic fields for use as directed. Ensure park restrooms and public facilities are in good condition. Clean park shelters as needed and empty trash barrels. Paint lines and install nets. Inspect and repair playground equipment. Trim trees and bushes, clean and maintain park fountain and wash vehicles as needed. 

High school diploma or GED required. Mechanical aptitude required. Ability to safely operate equipment is required. 

$11.00 per hour. Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license to be eligible.

Click here to apply.

For more information, call (816) 380-8980

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TOT-WATCH ATTENDANT

Staff will provide customer service to all members and guests at the Community Center; answer and transfer phone calls; assist with the upkeep of the front desk and Tot-Watch as well as the upkeep of the fitness floor; enjoy working with children. 

Position is limited to 25 hours per week at a rate of $10.35 per hour. Tot-Watch hours of operation are Monday - Saturday 9am to 12pm and Monday – Thursday 5pm to 8:30pm. 

Applicants must be 16 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license to be eligible to work at the Tot-Watch. 

Click here to apply.

Applications can also be obtained in person at the Harrisonville Community Center, 2400 Jefferson Parkway, PO Box 367, Harrisonville, MO 64701. 

For more information, call (816) 380-8980

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Certification Classes

Click here to apply for the 2021 EMT Certification Course.

Application Forms

Online Employment Application 

PDF Employment Application (PDF)

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).