Job Opportunities

Full-time Job Openings  

STREETS MAINTENANCE

The City of Harrisonville is seeking a full-time Maintenance Worker for the Street Department. 

A successful candidate must have a high school diploma or GED. A successful candidate will be required to relocate to within 30 minutes’ drive time to the Streets office. 

Pay range is $18.36 to $22.03/hour, depending on experience and qualifications. The City offers excellent benefits.

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This position is open until filled.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer. 

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WATER/SEWER MAINTENANCE

The City of Harrisonville is seeking a full-time Maintenance Worker for the Water/Sewer Department. 

A successful candidate must have a high school diploma or GED. A successful candidate will be required to relocate to within 30 minutes’ drive time to the Streets office. 

Pay range is $18.36 to $22.03/hour, depending on experience and qualifications. The City offers excellent benefits.

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This position is open until filled.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer. 

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PUBLIC WORKS EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The City of Harrisonville is accepting resumes for the position of Public Works Executive Administrative Assistant.

This position performs work assisting with the administrative clerical functions of the Public Works Divisions of the Public Works Department, preparing correspondence, contracts, bid documents, right-of-way permits and other documents, assisting in capital budget development, assigning work orders for customer concerns, reviewing and entering invoices, providing customer service to the general public, reviewing and entering data, maintaining records and files, monitoring and ordering office supplies and related work as apparent or assigned.

Work is performed under the supervision of the Public Works Director/Engineer.

Applicants for this position must possess a High School diploma or GED. Three to five years of experience in a secretarial position, preferably with Water/Sewer utility, is preferred.

Salary range for this position is $42,379 to $50,855, depending on qualifications.

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For questions about the position or a complete job description contact Public Works Director Carl Brooks at 816-380-8913.  

This position is open until filled.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer. 

RECREATION COORDINATOR - ATHLETICS

The City of Harrisonville is accepting resumes for the position of Recreation Coordinator - Athletics.

This position performs duties associated with year-round adult and youth sports programs. This position will be responsible for planning, organizing, supervising and evaluating the day-to-day operation of all youth and adult sports programs and leagues as well as assisting with tournaments and special events.

Additional duties:

  • Fills in when needed for instructors, officials, or program staff.
  • Serves as Manager on Duty when scheduled.
  • Interacts tactfully and courteously with the public.
  • Assists patrons via phone and in person; provides information to the public.
  • Resolves problems and disputes with community center members or program participants.
  • Assists with the purchase of sports equipment and supplies.
  • Assists with programs as needed.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Parks & Recreation, Exercise Science, or closely related field. 
  • One year of recreation programming experience is preferred. 
  • Must have knowledge of the professional principles, methods, and procedures in public recreation services and sports program administration. 
  • Must be able to execute and evaluate sports and recreational programs and/or services. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal, oral and writing skills and the ability to interact positively with a diverse population. 
  • CPR and First Aid certification preferred. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. 

The salary range for this position is $38,179- $53,451, depending on qualifications.

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For questions about the position or a complete job description contact Parks and Recreation Director Grant Purkey at 816-380-8985.  

This position is open until filled.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer. 

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.

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (DISPATCHER)

Harrisonville Police Department is now accepting applications for a full-time Communications Officer (Dispatch). 

Applicants must be 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED. Applicants will be required to undergo a CVSA examination, extensive background investigation, oral review board, and post offer pre-employment drug screen. 

This position requires the ability to handle multiple duties at once. Must be able to simultaneously hear and understand phone and radio traffic via headset or external speakers. Must be able to make quick and accurate decisions based on policy and protocol. Must be able to think outside the box when presented with a unique situation. This position requires the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding sensitive information. Must be able to maintain composure and control of self and voice under high pressure situations. Must be able to arrive to work on time and stay for the duration of your shift, or until your relief arrives. Must be able to work all shifts to include swing shifts, overnights, holidays, and weekends. Additionally, this position requires you to be subject to mandatory overtime. Must be able to work with background noise and frequent interruptions. 

Desirable qualifications to work in a 9-1-1 dispatch center are typing, telephone skills, and verbal/written communication skills. 

We offer competitive pay ranges beginning at $39,626 as well as excellent benefits that include:

    Medical insurance

    Life insurance

    Retirement (LAGERS)

    Sick Leave

    84 hours paid vacation upon completion of 1 year of service

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.

Applications are due by December 27, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

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.

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER

The City of Harrisonville is accepting applications for full-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 $15.43 per hour.

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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.

Part-time Job Openings

ATHLETIC FIELD MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST 

The City of Harrisonville is currently accepting applications for the seasonal part-time position of Athletic Field Maintenance Specialist. 

Responsibilities include preparing and marking all fields for sporting events, cleaning and maintaining all athletic facilities buildings and restrooms, mowing and trimming grass and maintaining landscape around the sports fields. 

Applicants must have knowledge of basic construction skills and techniques, be able to lift up to 50 pounds, communicate effectively with the public, work flexible hours, and must possess a valid Missouri driver’s license. 

This seasonal position starts at $12 per hour and will work 40 hours per week. 

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For more information, call (816) 380-8980

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL FIT KIDS 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.

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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).