Several full-time positions available with the Neighborhoods & Housing Services Department, Solid Waste Division located at 5300 Municipal and the Public Works Department, Street Maintenance Division located at 2400 NE Russell Road, and Operations Division located at 5300 Municipal & 5310 Municipal
Salary Range $14.82-$23.16/hour (UPDATED)
Normal Work Days/Hours: NHSD: Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (some weekends); Public Works: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Application Deadline Date: Open until filled
NHSD: Drives refuse trucks on established route in picking up trash, recycling, bulky, yard waste, illegal dumping and/or nuisance. Operates packing and dumping controls. Keeps time records and sees that assigned collection truck is serviced and maintained properly. May perform or assist in the collection of various types of waste. Operates and labors on recycling trucks, mowers, tractors, weed eaters and other equipment used for mowing. Operates trucks associated with snow plow operations. Must be physically fit and capable of lifting a minimum of 40 lbs and work in adverse conditions and locations.
PUBLIC WORKS: Operates trucks on road maintenance and street repair work, hauling cold patch, hot asphalt, gravel, rocks, abrasives. Transports personnel and materials to designated work sites. Drives a truck engaged in street-cleaning activities. Participates in snow plowing and snow removal operations. Drives a truck with a flat-bed trailer for hauling construction equipment and drives construction equipment on and off lo-boy units. Operates a large construction tractor or crawler-type bulldozer in pulling a sheep's foot compacting street and road sub-grades. Operates medium grade tractors in the mowing of grass, parks and vacant lots. Utilizes chain saws in the cutting of tree branches and limbs. Operates spray equipment in conjunction with pesticide operations. Uses a heavy power driven roller in patching and ironing asphalt street surfaces. Operates a front-end loader up to 2-1/2 cubic yard in loading sweeper piles, broken pipe, dirt, rocks and debris; leads helper who assists in loading operations. Operates a backhoe/excavator in trenching, filling or other minor excavation. Carefully plans and executes work to avoid damage to underground pipes and cables. Makes field repairs to equipment, and as necessary, assists machinists/mechanics on major repairs. Services assigned equipment with fuel, oil, water, grease.
REQUIRES 6 months of experience in the operation of trucks and other specialized automotive equipment. Must possess a valid state-issued driver's license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to possess a valid Missouri Class A, B or C CDL prior to the end of probationary period. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. For Neighborhoods, preference given to those who possess a valid Class B MO Commercial Driver's License.
URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010.
POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253. IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT.
The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.
For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.
For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.
Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.
If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.
Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T.
All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.
The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.
POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.
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