Job Openings

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
Park Time Administrative Assistant/Customer Service-Parks and Recreation Open

Hours: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8:30am to 5:00pm; and additional        coverage as needed.


Pay Rate: $12.50 an hour- A post-offer drug test is required.


Summary of Duties: Provides administrative support to Director, Recreation Manager and Coordinator to ensure efficient daily operations of Parks and Recreation through customer service in person, over the phone and on line. Will work with RecTrac/WebTrac software along with website updates.  Assist with a all special events throughout the year.


Essential Duties:

  • Open and close facility (must be comfortable working along)
  • Register customers for activity and facility reservations.
  • Balance cash drawer and generate daily reports
  • Answer calls and email inquiries about programs and rentals of shelters and facility
  • Process shelter and facility rentals documentation
  • Update website, RecTrac and WebTrac with program information
  • Assist with facility rental set up as needed


Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old at time of hire.  Must be a great communicator, able to multi-task, problem solver and dependable.  Some experience in Parks and Recreation preferred but not required.  Experience with Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Adobe Suite is preferred.


Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Other Requirements:

·         Work is performed in an indoor office environment.

·         May be required to reach with hands and arms, sit, stand, talk and hear, see, and drive a motor vehicle;

·         May be required to lift/move up to 50 pounds


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2019/05/20 Open until filled View Details
Building and Grounds Maintenance Worker 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 five 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.
2019/05/20 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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