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Job TitleStatusDescriptionPosted onDeadline
Police Officer Open The City of North Kansas City is accepting applications for Police Officer.  The citizens of North Kansas City approved a Public Safety sales tax which allows the City to hire six new police officers.  If POST certified at the time of hire, the new officer(s) will be eligible for a cash incentive upon successful completion of field training.  If not POST certified, the City will pay for the new employees to attend the police academy.

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2017/04/13 Open until filled View Details
Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/Paramedic Open The City of North Kansas City is hiring several new Firefighter/EMT’s and/or Firefighter/Paramedics.  The City prefers to hire Firefight/Paramedics but will consider well qualified Firefighter/EMT’s and paramedics (without the firefighter certifications at the time of hire). 

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2017/05/15 Open until filled View Details
City Administration Intern Open

Typical Duties: The City Administration Intern will gain knowledge and practical experience in local government while working on the following:

  • Collect, compile, and analyze available data for various City projects.
  • Assist with the development of the City’s Annual Budget.
  • Assist with preparation of staff reports for City Council meetings.
  • Work with multiple departments on special projects.
  • Conduct basic office functions as needed, such as data entry, file management, and customer service.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

  • Current student in public administration, urban affairs, or related degree program. Preference given to graduate students or advanced undergraduate students with related experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software – website editing experience a plus.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and manage varying project deadlines.

 

Hours and Compensation:

  • $10-12 per hour, depending on experience.
  • 360-480 hours to be scheduled over 12 weeks. Must be able to attend evening public meetings.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Work is performed in an office environment; may be required to reach with hands and arms, sit, stand, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel; may be required to lift/move up to 25 pounds (such as a box of paper).

 

OTHER: Post-offer drug test and background check required.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Interested candidates must apply online by accessing the following link: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=045a4813-ed23-4c39-bd6c-14020f1f03dd&jobId=284102&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001

2019/02/13 Open until filled View Details
Planing Intern Open

 Typical Duties: The Planning Intern will gain knowledge of planning functions and develop experience in municipal planning tasks and skills while working on the following:

  • Collect, compile, and analyze available data to prepare demographic reports and associated maps to illustrate current conditions and changes in the community.
  • Assist with the development of a Parking Management Plan for downtown North Kansas City.
  • Create new bike routes map and other mapping projects as assigned.
  • Assist with preparation of staff reports for Planning Commission cases.
  • Document Planning Commission approval conditions and compliance.
  • Assist staff in collecting and preparing data for various planning projects.
  • Prepares maps and planning reports as requested.
  • Assist with ongoing major projects such as the Zoning Ordinance update, Armour Road Complete Streets Plan, etc.
  • Assist planning staff at community meetings.
  • Conduct basic office functions as needed, such as data entry, file management, and customer service.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

  • Current student in an urban planning, public administration, urban affairs, or related degree program. Preference given to graduate students or advanced undergraduate students with related experience.
  • Experience with ArcGIS 10.2 and Microsoft Office software.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and manage varying project deadlines.

Hours and Compensation: 

  • $10-12 per hour, depending on experience.
  • 10-15 hours per week with possibility of additional hours during school breaks. Must be able to attend evening Planning Commission meetings on the first Thursday of every month. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Work is performed in an office environment; may be required to reach with hands and arms, sit, stand, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel; may be required to lift/move up to 25 pounds (such as a box of paper). 

OTHER: Post-offer drug test and background check required. 

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Interested candidates must apply on-line by accessing the following link:  

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=045a4813-ed23-4c39-bd6c-14020f1f03dd&jobId=287877&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001



 

2019/03/15 Open until filled View Details
Facility & Park Maintenance-Part Time Open

Summary of Duties

Under the direct supervision of the Park Maintenance Foreman this position performs custodial services, daily maintenance to the Parks and Recreation Center. Manual and semi-skilled work in construction, maintenance, operation and repair of related service activities for the city’s park facility, park, athletic fields; and to perform other related duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs custodial services to the Parks and Recreation Center;
  • Performs a variety of landscaping duties; mows grass; plants flowers and shrubs; weed eats around signs and fence lines; clears leaves, tree limbs and other debris from park areas; spread ground cover, dirt or mulch; prunes trees and shrubs; watering; pull weeds from flower beds; spread grass seed;
  • Assesses condition of the parks on a regular basis through physical inspection and address problems as needed or assigned;
  • Prepares baseball/softball fields for play (chalking, drag, line, rake, etc.);
  • Hauls trash from all bins throughout the park system;
  • Performs custodial duties, minor plumbing and electrical repairs and light carpentry;
  • Assists in maintaining exterior and interior of restrooms, park office and maintenance shed, including walls, ceiling, roofs, gutter, windows, doors;

    Assists in maintaining a clear record of maintenance, accident reports and repair activities. Informs Park Foreman of materials and equipment needed to perform job;

  • Assists with special events, seasonal installs and removal of decorations; clears parks areas of debris following special events;
  • Assist Municipal Services as needed, either as planned or joint projects.
  • Schedule will be morning with a few evening or weekends based on need.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Budgetary Responsibilities

  • None

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED, supplemented by one (1) year of experience in maintenance, landscaping, custodial or construction; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess and maintain the following certification; first aid and CPR certification within 6 months of hire date;
  • Must be available to be on call as needed, weekend and holiday work required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Ability to understand the parks infrastructure and related policies and projects;
  • Ability to exchange information for the purpose of clarifying details within well-established policies, procedures and standards;
  • Requires the ability to operate and control the actions of equipment, Kubota, hand tools, machinery and or materials to complete task;
  • Must have the ability to perform the essential functions of this position, especially for an extended period and in unfavorable weather conditions;
  • Ability to use sound judgment to detect unusual, harmful, or emergency situations and act accordingly;
  • Ability to comprehend, process, and apply both verbal and written skills appropriate to the job;
  • Possess the ability to interpret and explain city policies and procedures to park patrons.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Other Requirements

  • Tasks requires the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demand work, typical involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50lbs)
  • Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain fumes, temperate and noise extremes heights, confined spaces, toxic agents, and irate customers;
  • Exposure to blood borne pathogens or human bacteria possible;
  • Requires a post offer drug test.

 

To Apply Click on the Following Link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=045a4813-ed23-4c39-bd6c-14020f1f03dd&jobId=288643&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001

 

2019/03/20 Open until filled View Details
Open

Summary of Duties

Maintains City buildings and grounds, including the operation, maintenance, and repair of work related vehicles and equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collects and dumps trash;
  • Trims trees;
  • Completes work orders;
  • Cleans and maintains fountains;
  • Purchases maintenance products as needed using City purchasing card;
  • Performs maintenance or installation of equipment, plumbing, and electrical systems including light replacement, fence repair, and lavatory maintenance;
  • Maintains and repairs vehicles and equipment as needed;
  • Removes snow and ice and applies treatments as needed;
  • Operates and maintains a variety of equipment including paint machines, mowers, trimmers, leaf blowers, snow blowers, spreaders as needed.
  • Responds to City emergencies and priorities and maintains mobile pager or phone to be called-in as needed;
  • Assists with special projects and performs other similar duties as assigned.

    Essential duties specific to the Buildings assignment:

  • Maintains electrical, plumbing, roof, furniture, appliances, paint, and drywall as needed;
  • Works with contractors to complete more complex building repairs.

    Essential duties specific to the Grounds assignment:

  • Mows grass using riding mowers, push mowers, and weed trimmers;
  • Prepares and cares for flowerbeds and grass turf by watering, spraying, fertilizing, mulching, weeding, tilling, and aerating;
  • Cleans sidewalks and park trails using push brooms, shovels, blowers, and mechanical sweepers;
  • Cleans fencerows, plants trees, and paints;
  • Maintains sports fields and prepares fields for special events;
  • Removes graffiti;
  • Digs holes and lifts and spreads bags of soil, mulch, or chemicals as needed;
  • Repairs, troubleshoots and installs irrigation systems.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • May oversee seasonal employees or contractors performing routine work.

Budgetary Responsibilities

  • None

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent;
  • Must have a minimum of three years related experience;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license when operating a motor vehicle as part of job duties;
  • Must pass physical exam and drug test as prescribed by City policy.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Knowledge of current maintenance practices and their application;
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with coworkers;
  • Knowledge of the types and uses of common hand tools, materials, and equipment;
  • Knowledge of safety practices around power tools and equipment;
  • Knowledge of basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, pumps, motors, turf maintenance, landscaping, metal working, concrete, construction, irrigation, and machinery maintenance;
  • Knowledge of chemicals used to treat fountain water;
  • Ability to respond to high priority issues in a timely manner;
  • Ability to interact effectively with individuals who may be confused, upset, or irate;
  • Ability to read building plans;
  • Ability to identify and repair problems, exercise initiative, and apply existing knowledge and skills;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing to review work orders and other directions;
  • Ability to perform duties as part of a team effort;
  • Ability to use City resources effectively and efficiently.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Other Requirements

  • Work is performed in an office environment and in the field, under the full range of climatic conditions of heat, cold, rain, snow or other forms of precipitation, as well as exposure to dust, dirt, fumes and other atmospheric conditions, human and animal waste, and infectious diseases;
  • May be exposed to heights or precarious places;
  • May be required to reach with hands and arms, sit, stand, talk and hear, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, see, and drive a motor vehicle;
  • May be required to lift/move up to 50 pounds unassisted, heavier lifting with help from others and equipment;
  • May require irregular hours and be required to serve in an “on-call” capacity.

 

Please Apply via the following Link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=045a4813-ed23-4c39-bd6c-14020f1f03dd&jobId=209509&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001

 

1800/01/01 Open until filled View Details

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2010 Howell St
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Phone 816-274-6000

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Monday - Friday
8am to 5pm

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