Job Opportunities

Full-time Job Openings 

IT SPECIALIST

The City of Harrisonville, MO is accepting resumes for this regular full-time technical position.

The individual will be responsible for assisting the IT Department with maintenance of computer, network, and other technology systems as well as supporting end user hardware and software needs.  

    Ability to prioritize tasks and effectively utilize time to maximize impact of efforts on overall IT infrastructure. 

    Ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical users. 

    Knowledge of Windows environment and software, TCP/IP connectivity, and an understanding of client server applications. 

    Requires a high level of skill with computer systems and their use as well as a willingness to learn new applications and services rapidly. 

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Minimum 2 year of educational experience focusing on hardware and software support in a multi-user network environment and 2 years work experience in an IT support role.

Full-Time Exempt position. 

Pay based on experience. 

Position starting salary range from $49,603 to $62,004. 

Click here to submit your resume and a required application form online.

This position is open until filled.

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A City of Harrisonville application must accompany any resumes.

City of Harrisonville, Attention Human Resources, P O Box 367, Harrisonville, MO 64701 (816) 380-8900. hr@ci.harrisonville.mo.us

JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN

The City of Harrisonville, Missouri Electric Department is accepting applications for one full-time Journeyman Lineman. 

This position will be under the general direction of the Electric Department Superintendent and will report to the Electric Department Line Supervisor.   

Job duties consist of being able to construct, maintain, and repair electrical distribution and transmission system including stringing and pulling wires, setting poles and anchors, climbing poles, and installing transformers, crossarms, insulators, primary switches, and other hardware; may supervise helpers and train apprentices; provides continuous feedback to co-workers during performance of all duties; sags primary and secondary wires; locates trouble in primary and secondary lines, replaces fuses, and clears short circuits in lines; builds and maintains substations, transformer banks, and transformer platforms; connects, disconnects, and repairs service loops; installs and connects metering equipment; trims trees; reads and interprets blueprints and maps; operates laptop computer or iPad for map information; prepares reports of activities; operates digger derrick, bucket trucks, pickup trucks, and related equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. May operate underground cable locator to identify cable locations and/or underground faults; inspects trenches and underground conduit installation. 

Physical activities include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. 

The work involves sitting, standing, and walking.  Applicant must be able to frequently lift up to, and over 50 pounds. 

The work is performed inside and outside and includes being exposed to extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, mechanical or electrical hazards, confined spaces, darkness or poor lighting conditions and oils. 

Equipment used on the job includes Digger derrick, bucket trucks, pickup trucks, and related equipment; two-way radio; telephone; hot sticks; pole handling equipment; wire handling equipment; climbing belts and hooks; street maps; a variety of printed materials; a variety of measurement tools and diagnostic equipment; laptop computer; a variety of general-purpose hand tools, power tools, and maintenance equipment; a variety of safety equipment and clothing. 

Considerable knowledge of approved methods, materials, and tools used in line construction and maintenance work; considerable knowledge of the principles of electrical theory as applied to electrical circuits and wiring systems; knowledge of first aid and CPR; knowledge of all safety rules as stated in the adopted safety manual. Considerable skill in the use of the tools and testing equipment of the electric trade; considerable skill in all the tasks involved in electric transmission and distribution line construction, maintenance, and repair. 

Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions; ability to read and interpret electrical sketches, diagrams, and blueprints; ability to use line tools and testing equipment; ability to climb poles and work with high tension wires exercising proper safety precautions per APPA Safety Manual; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and citizens. 

Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and is required to have a minimum Class B CDL license w/air brakes.  Candidate must have a high school diploma or GED and show completion of a US Department of Labor Journeyman Lineman certification or equivalent.   

A successful candidate will be required to relocate to within 30 minutes’ drive time to the Electric Department Warehouse at 2108 Royal Street, Harrisonville, Missouri. Classification requires on-call status on a rotating basis. 

Salary scale starts at $55,412 with a pay range for this position of $32 to $35 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications.  The City of Harrisonville offers an excellent benefit package.   

Questions may be directed to Amanda Williams at (816) 380-8968. 

Click here to submit your resume and a required application form online.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

This position is open until filled.

POLICE OFFICER - POLICE CADET

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 $39,830 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.

Applications are due by August 6, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAINTENANCE WORKER - WATER/SEWER 

The City of Harrisonville is accepting applications for a full-time Maintenance Worker for our Water/Sewer Department. 

Responsibilities include repair water main and sewer line breaks; replacing and relocating water service lines; reading, installing, and relocating meters; locating and identifying water and sewer lines; cleaning sewer lines; flushing mains; and valve maintenance. 

A High school diploma or GED is required.  

Applicants must have a mechanical aptitude. Must be able to obtain a Missouri Class B CDL license. Must be capable of being able to interpret maps, drawings and calculate static water pressure. Ability to operate backhoe, skid loader, high pressure sewage cleaning truck, jack hammer, mowers, air compressor, water and sewer tapping machines and use a wide variety of hand tools.  Must be able to respond to emergency call out and relocate to within 30-minute drive time to the CWSS Warehouse.  Work is generally performed outdoors in all types of weather. 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 160 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

Previous experience as a mechanic or in water and sewer main construction is a plus. 

Pay range is between $15.43 and $19.29 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications. 

Questions may be directed to Robert Edwards (816) 380-8978 or emailed to redwards@harrisonville.com

Click here to submit your resume and a required application form online.

This position is open until filled.

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

GIS TECHNICIAN

The City of Harrisonville is accepting applications for a full-time GIS Technician with the Administrative Services Department.

The GIS Technician is responsible for developing and maintaining geographic data for the City and its departments including Water, Sewer, Electric, Community Development and others as needed. The GIS Tech will create customized maps and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, read and interpret maps, manipulate and understand digital-land data, manage data entered into a GIS database and troubleshoot end-user issues and escalate as needed.  

Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree or equivalent course work in GIS (geographic information systems), computer science, geography, planning or closely related field required. Experience as a GIS Technician and hands-on GIS experience supporting ESRI's ArcGIS maintenance is required, as well as experience creating maps within ArcGIS. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required skills and abilities for the position will be considered. 

Full Time Hourly position plus benefits. Pay based on experience. Starting salary range from $19.15 to $23.94.

Click here to submit your resume and a required application form online.

This position is open until filled.

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A City of Harrisonville application must accompany any resumes.

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (DISPATCH)

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. 

This position requires the ability to handle multiple duties at once, while also responding to interruptions. 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. 

Applicants must be willing to work 12-hour shifts, day shift, night shifts, midshift 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 $35,734 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

Click here to apply online.

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 downloaded from the city website at www.harrisonville.com. 

Applications must be submitted no later than February 15th, 2021 by 5 PM CST.

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

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 $10.30 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.

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER

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 $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 May 10, 2021 by 5 p.m. CST.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

SEASONAL PARKS MAINTENANCE WORKERS 

Staff will perform a range of manual tasks including semi-skilled and skilled work, equipment operations and park maintenance duties to maintain a safe, clean, and user-friendly environment for park users. 

Responsible for park mowing, weed eating and trimming. Assist with the assembly of playgrounds and similar projects as assigned. Prepare athletic fields for use as directed. Ensure park restrooms and public facilities are in good condition. Clean park shelters as needed and empty trash barrels. Paint lines and install nets. Inspect and repair playground equipment. Trim trees and bushes, clean and maintain park fountain and wash vehicles as needed. 

High school diploma or GED required. Mechanical aptitude required. Ability to safely operate equipment is required. 

$11.00 per hour. Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license to be eligible.

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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 EMT Certification Course.

Application Forms

Online Employment Application 

PDF Employment Application (PDF)

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