Job Opportunities

Full-time Job Openings 


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 $38,670 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 October 16th, 2020 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, 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

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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.


• 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


The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-time Job Openings

There are currently no part-time position open within the City of Harrisonville.

Certification Classes

Harrisonville Emergency Services 2021 EMT Certification Class

The Harrisonville Emergency Services Department is now accepting applications for their 2021 EMT class. 

The class will begin on January 4, and will meet on Mondays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; and on some Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Classes will be held at Harrisonville Emergency Services Headquarters, located at 903 S Commercial Street. 

The price for the class is $1,200, which includes costs for a textbook, a workbook and the State practical fee. Payment arrangements will be available. A $250 deposit will be required before the class begins. Payment can be made by cash, cashier's check, Visa or Mastercard. 

Physical applications are available at the department headquarters. Anyone with questions are asked to contact Fire Chief Eric Myler, (816) 380-8925.

Applications are due by December 18, 2020.

Click here to apply online.

Application Forms

Online Employment Application 

PDF Employment Application (PDF)

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