***  HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE HAS A NEW PHONE NUMBER:  417-448-5106  ***

The City of Nevada is Committed to diversity and invites all qualified individuals to apply regardless of race or gender.  The City of Nevada does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities.

The City of Nevada does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, age, military status, gender, genetic information, or protected activities in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. The City of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in a public service job, review the vacancies and fill out an application on-line or pick one up at City Hall, 110 S. Ash, Nevada, Mo. 64772. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Applications are only taken for vacant positions.

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

Umpire- Youth

The City of Nevada is currently accepting applications for umpires for the 2017 summer baseball/softball season. Umpires will officiate youth baseball and softball games.

  • Must have general knowledge of the game
  • Previous officiating experience preferred but not required
  • All games will be during week nights
  • Applicants must be at least 15 years old
  • Must have own transportation
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule

Umpires will work with the following age divisions:

  • Blast ball – Pre-kindergarten students
  • T-ball – kindergarten students
  • 1st/2nd grade boys and girls coach pitch
  • 3rd/4th grade girls softball
  • 5th/6th grade girls softball
  • 7th-9th grade girls softball

Pay ranges from $10-$20 per game, depending on age groups.

Applications are currently available from the front counter at City Hall located at 110 S. Ash, online application, and through the Missouri Career Center in Nevada.  Completed applications must be returned the front desk at City Hall no later than Friday, April 28, 2017, by 4:00 p.m. to be considered.

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Aquatic Center Concessions & Front Desk

The City of Nevada is currently accepting applications for the following summer seasonal positions at the Walton Aquatic Center:

  • Front Desk (2 positions) – $7.70 per hour
  • Concessions (4 positions) – $7.70 per hour

All positions will be required to work a flexible schedule.  Eligible applicants must be at least 15 years of age and have own transportation to and from work.  Experience working with the public and handling money preferred.

Applications are currently available from the front counter at City Hall located at 110 S. Ash, online application, and through the Missouri Career Center in Nevada.  Completed applications must be returned to the front desk City Hall no later than Friday, April 28, 2017, at 4:00 pm to be considered.

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Firefighter / Part-Time

The Nevada Fire Department is now accepting applications for a part-time position of Firefighter I.  The starting wage for this position is $10.82 per hour.

Eligible applicants must have a high school diploma or the equivalent, a valid Missouri driver’s license or the ability to obtain one.  Minimum certifications required include Missouri Firefighter I or other IFSAC Firefighter I Certification, Firefighter II Certification, and live within or relocate to a five-mile radius of the Nevada Fire Station.

If you do not have the Firefighter I and II certifications, the Nevada Fire Department will be hosting a certification course in the fall.  Please contact them for additional information.

Applications may be picked up at City Hall at 110 S. Ash from the front counter, online application, or through the Missouri Career Center in Nevada. This job posting will remain open until filled.

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Police Officer

The City of Nevada Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  The starting wage for this position is $31,886 per year. It is a full time position, and includes full benefits such as retirement, health, dental, vision and life insurance as well as paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.  The Police Department also participates in a take-home vehicle program for its officers.

Eligible applicants must have a high school diploma or the equivalent, a valid Missouri driver’s license, should be at least 21 years of age, P.O.S.T certified by the State of Missouri, and successfully pass a background investigation.

This position requires residency within the boundaries of Vernon County, MO.

Applications may be picked up at City Hall at 110 S. Ash from the front counter, online application, or through the Missouri Career Center in Nevada.  This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.  Applications may also be emailed to Human Resources at skegler@nevadamo.gov.

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Parks & Recreation Director

The City of Nevada, Missouri (pop 8,300) is currently accepting applications for a Parks & Recreation Director.  This position is responsible for 11 parks spanning over 500 acres, a 60,000 square foot community center, aquatic center, skate park, and a sports complex consisting of an 18-hole golf course and softball/baseball fields.  The director supervises 8 full-time staff, 20 part-time staff and over 45 seasonal employees.  This position manages a $1.4 Million budget funded in part by a permanent park sales tax and reports to the City Manager.

Requirements for this position include:  a Bachelor’s degree with extensive coursework in a recreational field and five years professional experience, with at least three years of supervisory or management experience.  Willing to consider extensive management experience in recreation in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

Some of the primary and essential functions of this job include but are not limited to:

  • Plan and direct municipal recreation programs, including the Community Center, Aquatic Center, and Twin Lakes Sports Complex
  • Direct the maintenance and planning of the City parks system
  • Manages the operation of the Community Center, Aquatic Center, Twin Lakes Sports Complex and the parks maintenance workers and their staff
  • Maintains the files and records of the department
  • Oversees the scheduling of all activities at the facilities
  • Prepares the annual budget
  • Acts as the liaison to the City Park Board and issues notices for meetings, prepares materials for meetings, and implements policies established by the board.

The salary for this position is DOQ, and includes excellent benefits.

Submit cover letter, resume and references to City of Nevada Human Resources, attn: Parks Director Search, 110 South Ash, Nevada, MO 64772, or e-mail to Human Resources at:  skegler@nevadamo.gov.  Position will remain open until filled.

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