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Full-time Job Openings


COMMUNITY CENTER CUSTODIAN

General Definition of Work

Performs work monitoring, maintaining, and cleaning the City’s Community Center facilities, City Hall, Electric, Police and CWSS Departments, 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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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

 
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 $12.00 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 $12.00 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).