Job Opportunities

Full-time Job Openings 

ANIMAL CONTROL SUPERVISOR

For only the 2nd time in 15 years this position has come open. This is your chance at a rewarding career, to become a part of a professional team and be able to help some furry friends. If you have a love for animals and believe you can be a strong leader, then you will find this job to be both challenging and rewarding. 

Duties include supervising staff members, enforcement of city animal ordinances, provide appropriate care for animals housed at the shelter, provide for humane disposal of animals, maintain records, collect redemption fees, provide education materials and programs for the public, maintain animal control equipment and facilities, purchase necessary supplies for operation of shelter, promote animal adoption and schedule animal control employees.  

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, a strong interest in working with others, willing to be a part of a team, able to read and write, have good communication skills, establish a good rapport with the public, basic computer skills and previous skills working with animals is desired. Some evenings and weekend hours are required. 

Salary starts at $34,702.00 per year.  

Click here to apply online.

Submit your resume and a required application form online 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 July 17, 2020 by 5 p.m. CST.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER (Part-time)

The City of Harrisonville is accepting applications for 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 $12.13 per hour. 

Click here to apply online.

Submit your resume and a required application form online 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 July 17, 2020 by 5 p.m. CST.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (Dispatcher)

The 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. Desirable qualifications to work in a 9-1-1 dispatch center are typing, telephone skills and verbal/written communication skills. Applicants must be willing to work 12-hour shifts, night shifts, and holidays. Upon hire, applicants will also be required to pass MULES, NCIC, and Medical Priority Dispatch training for Police, Fire and Ambulance.

We offer competitive pay ranges beginning at $34,702 as well as excellent benefits that include:

•    Medical insurance

•    Life insurance

•    Retirement (LAGERS)

•    Sick Leavc

•    84 hours paid vacation upon completion of 1 year of service

Click here to apply online.

Submit your resume and a required application form online 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 July 20, 2020 by 5 p.m. CST.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

FIREFIGHTER/EMT - Full-Time

Harrisonville, Missouri is a fourth 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.

JOB RESPONSIBILTIES 

•    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.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

•    Possession of a valid state driver’s license

•    High school diploma or equivalent.

•    Missouri EMT-B Certification

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

•    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

•    Or online @ www.harrisonville.com    

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

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POLICE OFFICER

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

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).

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 www.harrisonville.com

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).