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COMMUNITY CENTER CUSTODIAN

General Definition of Work

Performs work monitoring, maintaining, and cleaning the City’s Community Center facilities, pool and grounds, sweeping, mopping, sanitizing, maintaining assigned equipment, setting up Community Center rooms, conducting minor repairs on buildings and grounds, and related work as apparent or assigned. 

Work is performed under the supervision of the Parks and Facilities Maintenance Manager.

Essential Functions

  • Performs daily cleaning, sanitizing, and disposing of trash in facilities, including restrooms, locker rooms, gymnasium, fitness areas, and pool facilities, replenish paper and soap products as needed. 
  • Set up, arrange, tear down, and remove decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, to prepare facilities for events such as banquets, meetings, events, and conferences. 
  • Monitor building safety for secure closing such tasks as locking doors. 
  • Cleans floor using scrubbing machine, pressure washer/sprayer, carpet extractor, vacuum, and floor buffer on a regular basis.   Work with different cleaning chemicals and follow procedures for safe handling and use and wear assigned protective equipment as required.  
  • Assist with receiving, storing, and distributing custodial and recreation supplies to various locations including pool facilities. 
  • Assist with performing minor building repairs and report repairs as needed.
  • Remove snow and ice from entrances of assigned areas, apply salt as necessary. 
  • Must be courteous and helpful to customers, staff and public. 
  • Performs additional duties as required.
  • Follow city and department policies and procedures. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED required.  


Special Qualifications

  • Obtain CPR and First Aid Certifications from an approved organization within six months of hire.
  • Work independently.
  • A valid driver’s license in the State of Missouri.

Pay Range - $13.42 to $18.79 per hour, plus a generous benefit package.  

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Five weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) - accrued throughout the year.
  • Life insurance ($50,000) paid by city
  • Long term disability
  • Deferred compensation plan - not matched by city
  • Cafeteria plan - health care reimbursement; dependent care reimbursement; premium savings
  • Free membership to the Harrisonville Community Center for the employee & discounted rates for family members
  • Longevity pay - starting at 10 years of service
  • Bi-weekly pay periods
  • Performance reviews with possible salary increases given after six-month introductory period, then annually from that introductory completion date
  • Retirement (LAGERS) paid by city 
  • Click here to apply.

    This position is open until filled. 

    The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

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ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER

General Definition of Work

Performs work maintaining the City Animal Shelter, patrolling streets for lose, wild, or deceased animals, issuing citations and warnings, caring for the animals in the shelter, completing paperwork, maintaining records, files, and the office, and related work as apparent or assigned. 

Work is performed under the supervision of the Animal Control Supervisor.


Essential Functions

  • Enforces animal ordinances; patrols and answers calls for service; issues citations, violations, and warnings as needed.
  • Attends and completes necessary training.
  • Provides appropriate care for animals housed at the shelter; maintains and cleans the facility and animals to prevent the spread of disease.
  • Purchases supplies for the shelter as needed.
  • Maintains full and complete records on animals confined at the shelter and provide a tracking system for all animals received at the shelter.
  • Assists with maintaining the shelter’s schedule.
  • Updates the shelter’s various social media platforms.
  • Inspects and reports needed repairs to the Chief Animal Control officer to ensure equipment functions correctly.
  • Maintains shelter cash/check/card deposits; balances cash drawer; makes bank deposits.
  • Collects redemption fees from owners whose animals are claimed from the shelter in accordance with city ordinance.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or GED required.  

A valid driver's license in the State of Missouri.


Special Qualifications

  • Become Certified through the Missouri Animal Control Association (MACA) within six months of hire.
  • Complete National Animal Control (NACA) Humane Officer Academy Module A within six months of hire.
  • Complete the National Animal Cruelty Investigation School through the University of Missouri within twelve months of hire.

Pay Range - $16.67 to $22.55 per hour, plus a generous benefit package.  

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Five weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) - accrued throughout the year.
  • Life insurance ($50,000) paid by city
  • Long term disability
  • Deferred compensation plan - not matched by city
  • Cafeteria plan - health care reimbursement; dependent care reimbursement; premium savings
  • Free membership to the Harrisonville Community Center for the employee & discounted rates for family members
  • Longevity pay - starting at 10 years of service
  • Bi-weekly pay periods
  • Performance reviews with possible salary increases given after six-month introductory period, then annually from that introductory completion date
  • Retirement (LAGERS) paid by city 
  • Click here to apply.

    This position is open until filled. 

    The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

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STREET MAINTENANCE WORKER

The City of Harrisonville is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Street Maintenance Worker at our Streets Department 

General Definition of Work

Performs work repairing and maintaining streets, sidewalks, curbs, and street signs by replacing sections, replacing or repairing old or damaged signs, cleaning storm drainage systems, maintaining and operating heavy equipment, performing snow removal on roadways, and related work as apparent or assigned. 

Work is performed under the supervision of the Street Superintendent

Essential Functions

  • Repairs and maintains streets, sidewalks, and curbs by replacing or repairing asphalt and/or concrete.
  • Builds, repairs, or replaces signs and performs installations.
  • Cleans storm drainage systems of debris to avoid water backup using heavy equipment and/or hand tools.
  • Maintains and operates heavy equipment such as loader and dump truck.
  • Treats and plows roads for snow and ice.
  • Performs crack sealing to fill cracks and voids in roadways.
  • Performs traffic control on work sites.
  • Maintains catch basins, culverts, and ditches.
  • Mows roadsides and parking areas.
  • Paints crosswalks, parking lines, and arrows.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or GED and less than a year of experience in street or equivalent combination of education and experience.  


Special Qualifications

  • Obtain a valid commercial driver's license Class B with tanker and air brakes endorsements in the State of Missouri within six months of hire.  The City offers paid CDL/Endorsement Training. 
  • Must meet and maintain all training and education requirements for position.
  • May require possession of, or ability to obtain, specific licenses and/or certifications depending on departmental assignment.

Pay Range - $18.36 to $25.70 per hour, plus a generous benefit package.  

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Five weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) - accrued throughout the year.
  • Life insurance ($50,000) paid by city
  • Long term disability
  • Deferred compensation plan - not matched by city
  • Cafeteria plan - health care reimbursement; dependent care reimbursement; premium savings
  • Free membership to the Harrisonville Community Center for the employee & discounted rates for family members
  • Longevity pay - starting at 10 years of service
  • Bi-weekly pay periods
  • Performance reviews with possible salary increases given after six-month introductory period, then annually from that introductory completion date
  • Retirement (LAGERS) paid by city 
  • Click here to apply.

    This position is open until filled. 

    The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

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AQUATICS FACILITIES MANAGER

The City of Harrisonville is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Aquatics Facilities Managers at our Community Center.  

General Definition of Work

To manage, assign, review, schedule and participate in the work of staff responsible for daily aquatic operations for the City of Harrisonville Parks and Recreation aquatics facilities at the Indoor Community Center (year-round), and the Outdoor Aquatic Center (seasonal) and other aquatic operations and water programs as assigned. Manage and participate with staff directly responsible for lifeguarding, facility supervision, water quality and facility cleanliness; and to perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

Receive general supervision from the Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation.


Essential Functions

  • Exercises direct supervision over 1 full-time Aquatic division staff, and direct supervision over 20 – 30 part-time/seasonal lifeguard staff.  
  • Plan, prioritize, supervise, and coordinate the work of staff responsible for the daily operations of assigned aquatic facilities. 
  • Select, train, motivate and evaluate assigned facility staff; provide or coordinate staff training to include Customer Service, CPR, First Aid, Lifeguarding, Pool Operation and BBP, evaluate employee performance. 
  • Recommend and establish a comprehensive manual of aquatic procedures: recommend and implement goals and objectives: establish schedules and methods for aquatic operations; implement policies and procedures for aquatic operations.  Enforce existing City policies.  
  • Inspect assigned facilities for needed maintenance and repairs and daily activity within the facility: plan and delegate work: review work in progress and correct deficiencies as necessary, notify the city Parks & Maintenance Facilities Manager of needed repairs within the facilities.  Oversee the care and maintenance of the physical assets and facilities/grounds of the assigned facilities. 
  • Maintain written and electronic accounting records for chemical inventories, and chemical readings.  
  • Maintain equipment and supplies needed for aquatic facility operations.
  • Ability to answer questions and provide written and verbal information to the public concerning Aquatic activities, policies, and procedures; investigate complaints and take corrective action.
  • Ensure safe work practices by aquatic personnel; maintain, evaluate, report and file incident /accident reports.
  • Thorough understanding of local, federal, and state guidelines that relate to pool operations and chemistry.  
  • Ensures all operations are using proper cash handling procedures and ensure a proper daily balance of revenues collected.  
  • Schedules use of the aquatic’s facilities, coordinating this with all community center staff. 
  • Assists in the creation and development of special events.
  • Prepares weekly, and monthly reports for the Director of Parks & Recreation. 
  • Registers participants in programs working with Rec Trac. 
  • Oversees and monitors the budget for all aquatics program areas.

Minimum Qualifications

Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation Administration or a closely related recreational discipline with three years of direct aquatics programming experience.  

Instructor certification in American Red Cross lifeguard instructor, CPR/AED Instructor and WSI instruction is required.  Can obtain within 3 months of hire. 

Certified Pool Operator certification is also required. 


Annual Salary - $52,215 plus a generous benefit package.  

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Five weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) - accrued throughout the year.
  • Life insurance ($50,000) paid by city
  • Long term disability
  • Deferred compensation plan - not matched by city
  • Cafeteria plan - health care reimbursement; dependent care reimbursement; premium savings
  • Free membership to the Harrisonville Community Center for the employee & discounted rates for family members
  • Longevity pay - starting at 10 years of service
  • Bi-weekly pay periods
  • Performance reviews with possible salary increases given after six-month introductory period, then annually from that introductory completion date
  • Retirement (LAGERS) paid by city 


Click here to apply.

This position is open until filled. 

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer. 

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GIS TECHNICIAN

The City of Harrisonville is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of GIS Technician in our Community Development Department.  

General Definition of Work

Performs work maintaining data and licensing for the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS), gathering, and analyzing data, creating reports, assisting the public with inquires, evaluating proposed development/redevelopment applications, creating maps and models for use by all departments in respect to projects and asset management, preparing illustrations/maps that require the application of cartographic and planning illustration techniques, and related work as apparent or assigned. 

 

Essential Functions

Maintains the City’s GIS that includes the data base and develop maps/illustrations for planning purposes; assists other departments with the integration of data acquired by those departments into the City’s GIS.

Coordinates with departments on projects

Maintains licensing and migration of software.

Assists public with copies of plats, maps, lot dimensions, adopt a street information, and other inquiries.

Aids in the development of short and long-range plans and projects; gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports, and recommendations.

Researches the land use code to answer inquiries by residents, developers, builders, and city staff.

Conducts special projects as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s or Technical degree in community development, GIS, or related field and less than a year of experience in GIS cartography and planning, Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) platforms, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  

 

Special Qualifications

Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.  

 

Pay Range - $18.36 to $25.70 plus a generous benefit package.  

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Five weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) - accrued throughout the year.
  • Life insurance ($50,000) paid by city
  • Long term disability
  • Deferred compensation plan - not matched by city
  • Cafeteria plan - health care reimbursement; dependent care reimbursement; premium savings
  • Free membership to the Harrisonville Community Center for the employee & discounted rates for family members
  • Longevity pay - starting at 10 years of service
  • Bi-weekly pay periods
  • Performance reviews with possible salary increases given after six-month introductory period, then annually from that introductory completion date
  • Retirement (LAGERS) paid by city 


Click here to apply.

This position is open until filled. 

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer. 

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POLICE OFFICER 

The City of Harrisonville, MO is seeking applicants to join our team of 25 police professionals. 

Candidates must possess or be able to obtain 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 range beginning at $50,000, 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

We will contractually sponsor a well-qualified candidate to attend POST training for certification as a law enforcement officer in Missouri. Police Cadets will be contracted at a reduced hourly rate with reduced benefits until POST Certification is obtained. Cadet sponsorship is contingent on projected academy commencement dates.

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.

This position is open until filled.

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).

Starting pay ranges from $51,583.70 to $69,800.

 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


LIFEGUARD



 General Definition of Work

Under general supervision, ensures the safety of patrons of the aquatic facility by preventing and responding to emergencies.  You must be safety minded and customer service oriented.  You will work in a fast-paced environment and will help to monitor the pool deck and maintain safety on water slides. 

Work is performed under the supervision of the Aquatics Facilities Manager


Essential Functions

  • Supervises swimming activities at the aquatics facility and ensures that policies, guidelines, and safety procedures are followed. 
  • Warns swimmers of improper activities or danger and enforces pool regulations and water safety policies. 
  • Administers first aid in the event of injury, rescues swimmers in distress or danger of drowning, and administers CPR and/or artificial respiration, if necessary. 
  • Evaluates conditions for safety and initiates aquatics emergency action plan as required. 
  • Inspects pool facilities, equipment, and water to ensure that they are safe and usable.
  • Supervises and assists in cleaning the pool and related facilities and equipment, assists with chlorine residual water tests and with records and charts of water tests and records of accidents, and adds chemicals to pool water as directed. 
  • Instructs or assists classes in fundamentals of swimming as needed.
  • Must be courteous and helpful to customers, staff and public. 
  • Performs additional duties as required.
  • Follow city and department policies and procedures. 

 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • 6 months to 1-year of experience
  • Must be available for weekends, and some holidays

 

Special Qualifications

  • Obtain CPR and First Aid Certifications from an approved organization within six months of hire.
  • Certified Lifeguard training certificate. 

Starting Pay: $13.00 per hour. 

 Click here to apply.

This position is open until filled. 

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

The City of Harrisonville is currently taking applications for the position of Before and After School Fit Kids Counselor. 

We are looking for applicants that will have the flexibility to work; Morning Shift from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.; Evening Shift from 3 p.m./4 p.m. to 6 p.m. This position is weekly, Monday through Friday. 

Job Description: Assists the Recreation Coordinator & 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. 

Applicants must be 16 years of age. 

First Aid/CPR certification is preferred, but not required. 

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

Starting pay is $11.15 per hour. 

Click here to apply.

For more information, call (816) 380-8980.

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

FRONT DESK/TOT-WATCH ATTENDANT 

(Must be able to work HCC opening shift starting weekdays at 5:20 a.m.; Sat. at 6:50 a.m. & Sun. at 9:50 a.m.)

Staff will provide customer service to all members and guests at the Harrisonville Community Center; oversee check in of members; assist in operation of photo ID computer to produce and distribute badges; operate cash register; register clients for memberships, classes & programs; answer and transfer phone calls; assist with the upkeep of the front desk as well as the upkeep of the fitness floor.

Must enjoy working with children and be willing to rotate between the front desk and tot-watch.

Position is limited to 25 hours per week at a rate of $11.15 per hour. Hours of operation are M-Thurs. 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m., Fri. 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sat. 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sun. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license to be eligible to work at the Front Desk. Preference will be given to those individuals with computer experience.

Click here to apply.

For more information, call (816) 380-8980.

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Certification Classes

Click here to apply for the 2021-22 EMT Certification Course.

Application Forms

Online Employment Application 

PDF Employment Application (PDF)

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