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Full-time Job Openings

Finance Director

Harrisonville, Missouri, a full-service community of 10,000 people, with an annual budget of $35 million, is seeking an experienced leader for our finance division. 

The Finance Director reports to the City Administrator, supervises a staff of nine, and is responsible for administration of the City budget, accounts payable, billing and collections, general ledger, investments, debt administration, financial reporting, information technology and municipal court system. This is a key member of the management team, providing highly responsible and complex support to the City Administrator and department directors. 

The position requires a bachelors degree in accounting, finance or a related field, with five years of increasingly responsible accounting experience, including three years of administrative and supervisor responsibility. Governmental fund accounting experience, inclusive of utilities, and Incode experience are preferred. The position offers excellent benefits and salary DOQ. 

Please email a cover letter, resume with salary history and five professional references to Reference Finance Director in the subject line.

Community information can be found at

This position is open until filled. The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Randy Jones, City Clerk, at (816) 380-8916 for further information. 


Harrisonville, Missouri, is a 4th class city located 30 miles south of Kansas City, MO, with a population of approximately 10,000. Harrisonville Emergency Services is a department with up-to-date equipment and state-of-the-art EMS equipment. The department currently employs 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 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.


•    Possession of a valid state driver’s license

•    High school diploma or equivalent.

•    Missouri EMT-B Certification


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

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

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

•    Online through the City’s web site   

•    Or contact Chief Eric Myler @ (816)-380-8925 for job details.

This position is open until filled. 

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

Part-time Job Openings

There are currently no part-time openings for the City of Harrisonville.

Certification Classes

There are currently no certification classes available through the City of Harrisonville.

Application Forms

Online Employment Application 

PDF Employment Application (PDF)

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