Job Opportunities

Full-time Job Openings 

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (911 DISPATCHER)

The Harrisonville Police Department is now accepting applications for a full-time Communications Officer (911 Dispatcher).

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.

The position requires the ability to handle multiple duties at once, while also responding to interruptions. Simultaneously hear and understand phone and radio traffic via headset or external speakers. Make quick and accurate decisions based on policy and protocol. Think outside the box when presented with a unique situation. Maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding sensitive information. Maintain composure and control of self and voice under high pressure situations. Arrive to work on time and stay for the duration of your shift, or until your relief arrives. Work all shifts, to include swing and graveyards. Work holidays and weekend. Be subject to mandatory overtime. Work with background noise and frequent interruptions.

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.

If you choose to fill out a physical application, 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 Police Department, 205 N. Lexington St., Harrisonville, MO 64701, or downloaded from the city website at www.harrisonville.com. Applications must be submitted no later than September 23rd, 2020 by 5 p.m. CST.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

WATER & SEWER MAINTENANCE WORKER

The City of Harrisonville, Missouri is accepting applications for a fullt-ime Maintenance Worker.  Requires a Class B CDL, heavy lifting, outdoor work, knowledge of public facility maintenance and repair (sewer lines and water lines) and successfully passing a pre-employment drug test.  Heavy equipment operating experience is preferred.  

Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED, must be able to perform bending and reaching to both ground level and overhead; lifts, carries, pushes and pulls up to 100 pounds; must be able to hold and grip objects.  

Will be subject to on-call and on occasion must work long hours and overtime during holidays, emergencies, and weekends. 

Work is primarily outdoors and will be exposed to extreme weather conditions. Successful candidate will be required to relocate to within 45-minute drive time to the Water/Sewer Department Warehouse, located at 201 W Chestnut Street.

Salary dependent on experience and qualifications. The City offers excellent benefits.  

Questions may be directed to April Clark at (816) 380-8964 or email to aclark@harrisonville.com.  

Apply online now or visit the City web site www.harrisonville.com for a downloadable application. Email application and resume to dbarnett@harrisonville.com.  

One position is available and this will remain open until filled.  

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

BUILDING CODES AND PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODES INSPECTOR

The City of Harrisonville is seeking applications for the position of Building Codes and Property Maintenance Codes Inspector.

The Building Codes and Property Maintenance Codes Inspector is a full-time position and is responsible for Building Code and Property Maintenance Code inspections and enforcement.

Salary will be dependent on the applicant’s experience and qualifications. The City offers excellent benefits.

This position will remain open until it is filled.

Click here to view a complete job description.

Click here to apply.

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 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).