Job Opportunities

Full-time Job Openings


City Administrator

The City of Harrisonville is seeking applications for the position of City Administrator. 

The City is seeking a new City Administrator who can contribute to a healthy financial condition, measured community growth and quality of life, with effective municipal services. Harrisonville’s welcoming spirit and small-town feel will make becoming involved in our exceptional community easy for the next City Administrator. 

Qualified persons are invited to apply by preferred deadline of October 18, 2019. Applicants are asked to send a resume, salary history and a cover letter highlighting the profile’s preferred qualifications in one integrated file to Interim City Administrator Mike Tholen at mtholen@harrisonville.com.

To view the complete profile for the City Administrator position, click here.

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 between $38,670 (17.50/hr) and $58,006 (26.50/hr) as well as benefits that include:

• 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.

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, or filled out online from the City website at www.harrisonville.com

Applications are due by November 1st, 2019 at 5:00 P.M.

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Firefighter/Paramedic

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 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 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 (preferred), hazardous materials operation, advanced life support, and basic life support certifications (ACLS, PALS, BTLS, CPR-Health Care Provider).

Pay starts at $38,670 (based on experience) 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 www.harrisonville.com.   

•    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.

Maintenance Worker

The City of Harrisonville, Missouri, is accepting applications for the full-time position of Maintenance Worker for the Electric Department’s Tree Trimming Crew.  

Applicants must be able to perform bending and reaching to both ground level and overhead, ascend or descend ladders, regularly lift, carry, push pull or otherwise move objects weighing up to 100 pounds. 

Successful candidates will be subject to on-call and on occasion have to work long hours and overtime during holidays, emergencies, and weekends. 

Work is primarily outdoors and will be exposed to extreme weather conditions.  

A successful candidate will be required to have a minimum Class B CDL license w/air brakes and must have a high school diploma or GED.  

A successful candidate will be required to relocate to within 30 minutes drive time to the Electric Department Warehouse, located at 2108 Royal Street. 

Hourly salary is $12.13 - $18.19.  

Applications may be obtained at Harrisonville City Hall, 300 East Pearl Street, Harrisonville, MO 64701, or on the City’s web site www.harrisonville.com. All applications/resumes, not submitted online, must be received by the City Clerk. 

This position is open until filled. 

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

Water & Sewer Maintenance Worker

The City of Harrisonville, Missouri is accepting applications for a full-time Sewer and Water Maintenance Worker.

The position requires a class B CDL, heavy lifting, outdoor work, and 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. Applicants 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 and must be able to hold and grip objects.

Successful candidates 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 will be dependent on experience and qualifications. The city offers excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance; Missouri LAGERs pension, discounted membership to the City’s Community Center, tuition assistance program, and employee wellness program.

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

Submit application and resume to rjones@harrisonville.com.

Applications are available on the City's web site at www.harrisonville.com.

Two positions are available and this will remain open until filled.  

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

Street Maintenance Worker 

The City of Harrisonville, Missouri, is accepting applications for a full-time Streets Department Maintenance Worker. 

The position requires a class-B CDL with air brakes endorsement, heavy lifting, outdoor work and successfully passing a pre-employment drug test. A knowledge of public street maintenance and equipment experience preferred. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED. Applicants must be able to perform bending and reaching to both ground level and overhead, must be able to lift, carry, push and pulls up to 80 pounds and must be able to hold and grip objects. Successful candidates 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 Street Department Warehouse, located at 1401 S Independence Street. 

Salary will be dependent on experience and qualifications. The city offers excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance; Missouri LAGERs pension, discounted membership to the City’s Community Center, tuition assistance program, and employee wellness program. 

Questions may be directed to Rodney Jacobs at (816) 380-8964 or email to rjacobs@harrisonville.com. 

Submit application and resume to rjones@harrisonville.com  Applications are available on the City's web site www.harrisonville.com

This position will remain open until filled.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer.

Firefighter/EMT (Full–Time)

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.

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 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 at 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.

Part-time Job Openings

There are currently no part-time job openings.  

Application Forms

Online Employment Application 

PDF Employment Application (PDF)

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