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APPRENTICE LINEMAN

The City of Harrisonville is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Apprentice Lineman in our Electric Department.  

General Definition of Work

Performs work assisting Journeymen Lineman in constructing and maintaining electrical lines and equipment to keep city lights in working condition while learning the basics of the power system, adhering to safety rules and regulations, attending the Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA) Apprentice Lineworker Program, and related work as apparent or assigned. 

Work is performed under the direction of the Line Crew Supervisor.


Essential Functions

  • Assists Journeymen Lineman in the accomplishment of their duties and learn to perform their jobs independently.
  • Follows and adheres to safety rules and regulations; handles Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulated equipment and materials.
  • Attends MPUA Apprentice Lineworker Program.
  • Manages hardware; keeps hardware stocked and ready for linemen; removes hardware from shelves and stocks trucks; removes from trucks when job is completed.
  • Maintains warehouse and trucks; ensures warehouse and trucks are clean and in an orderly condition.
  • Installs, maintains, and replaces streetlights and related fixtures; uses bucket truck and similar equipment.
  • Assists in repairing the City’s’ distribution system.
  • Assists in building new overhead and underground powerlines.
  • Resolves emergency situations after hours, weekends, and holidays as required.  

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s or Technical degree and three to five years of experience in lineman/electrical work or equivalent combination of education and experience.  


Special Qualifications

  • Must meet and maintain all training and education requirements for position.
  • A valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) in the State of Missouri.

Starting Salary - $25.10 - $32.09 per hour plus a generous benefit package. 


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.  

 

Starting Salary - $38,179, plus a generous benefit package. 

Click here to apply.

This position is open until filled. 

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer. 


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RECREATION AND FITNESS MANAGER

The City of Harrisonville is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Recreation and Fitness Manager at the Harrisonville Community Center.

General Definition of Work

Performs work overseeing, planning, and monitoring all recreation programs and all facility fitness classes, promoting fitness programming, processing payments, and related work as apparent or assigned. 

Work is performed under the supervision of the Director of Parks and Recreation.

Supervision exercised over assigned staff.

 

Oversees, developing, and monitoring all facility fitness classes.

 

Essential Functions

Recruits and selects personnel; assigns, directs, trains, and inspects the work of staff; provides recommendations for transfers and adjusting grievances, rewards, disciplines, coaches, counsels, and evaluates staff performance; develops staff schedules; promotes, demotes, suspends, and terminates; ensures deadlines are met; supervises daily operations.

 

Promotes all fitness programming (personal training and special fitness classes and events), including oversight of the registration process and the marketing of programs; creates professional printed materials, including flyers and brochures; displays and distributes program signs and flyers; sends direct mail and e-mail with program information to current and past program participants.

 

Conducts facility fitness orientations.

Processes payments for group fitness instructors and personal trainers; ensures the timely payment for programs; ensures accurate payments are processed.

 

Performs public relations tasks.  

Prepares and develops program budgets.


Ensures the safety and well-being of all program participants; observes patron and coach participation during programs to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and rules.

 

Orders equipment, supplies, and other items as needed.


Ensures the safety and well-being of all program participants; observes patron and coach participation during programs to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and rules.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Associates or Bachelors in Parks and Recreation, and three to five years of experience with customer service and program development in a recreation environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.   

 

Special Qualifications

Obtain CPR and First Aid Certifications from an approved organization within six months of hire.

May require possession of, or ability to obtain, specific licenses and/or certifications depending on departmental assignment.

Must meet and maintain all training and education requirements for position

 

Starting Salary - $52,215

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This position is open until filled. 

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer. 


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ANIMAL CONTROL SUPERVISOR

The City of Harrisonville is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Animal Control Supervisor.

This position performs work responding to or assisting with animal related calls for service, supervising assigned staff, managing, and maintaining department budget, issuing citations and warnings, and related work as apparent or assigned.

Essential Functions:

  • Enforces animal ordinances, patrols, and responds to calls for service, issue citations, violations, and warnings as needed. 
  • Manages and participates in the development and administration of the shelters annual budget. Prepares weekly and annual reports for the Police Chief.
  • Promotes animal adoptions, utilizes advertising, public viewing, and special programs which assist in the identification of homes for adoptable animals.
  • Maintains cash and credit card information stored properly, timely deposits are made, and manages front office.
  • Creates and maintains internal policies and procedures, manuals with approval by Chief of Police.
  • Many other duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED required and less than a year of experience in Animal Control work, with progressively more responsibility or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Qualifications

Obtain the National Animal Care & Control Association’s (NACA) Basic Animal Control Officer Certification within twelve months of hire if not previously certified.

Obtain leadership or supervisor training within twelve months of hire.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Starting salary - $41,292.87, plus a generous benefit package. 

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 ranges 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

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER

The City of Harrisonville is accepting applications for a part-time Animal Control Officer.

Duties include cleaning and routine maintenance of the shelter and shelter property, care of animals, assist in the humane disposal of animals, maintenance records of all animals, respond to calls for service, ordinance enforcement and other duties as assigned.

Applicants must be able to perform bending and reaching to both ground level and overhead, lifts, carries, pushes and pulls up to 100 pounds. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, valid Missouri driver’s license, able to read and write, have good communication skills, have the ability to work well with persons of all ages and establish a good rapport with the public, basic computer skills and previous skills working with animals desired. Some evenings and weekend hours are required.

Salary starts at $16.67 per hour.

Click here to apply.

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 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 September 27, 2021 by 5 p.m. CST.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL COUNSELOR

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. 

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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).