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 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Applications are only taken for vacant positions.

Please contact Human Resources at 417-448-5106 for any questions on our postings or positions.

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Recreation Services Manager

The City of Nevada Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for the position of Recreation Services Manager.

  • Will have over-all responsibility for the administration of recreation programs
  • Will have direct oversight of the Community Center, Walton Aquatic Center, and special event programs
  • Will provide continued development of existing recreational opportunities, implementation of new programs and sports leagues at the department facilities
  • Will provide continued development of existing and new department special events
  • Manage the department’s marketing presence on social media, print, radio and television outlets
  • Other duties as assigned

Applicant should have a Degree in Parks & Recreation, or three (3) years previous experience in recreation programming. Facility management experience preferred.

The starting wage for this position is $17.37-18.97 per hour DOQ. 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.

Eligible applicants must have a high school diploma or the equivalent and a valid Missouri driver’s license.

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

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

The City of Nevada is currently accepting applications for an Operator 1 position at our Wastewater Treatment Plant.  The primary responsibility as Operator is for sewage treatment at the plant. Individual must possess a valid Class B Missouri Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brake endorsement or the ability to obtain one within six months of employment.  Must have or be able to obtain a Class “D” Wastewater Operators Certification within the first year of employment.

Some duties of this position include:

  • Operate or check the automatic operations of pumps and treatment plant equipment.
  • Regulates the flow through the treatment plant
  • Sets time clocks and starts control system for pumping stations
  • Maintains operating logs, records and charts, and time sheets
  • Cleans pumps, motors, and other related equipment according to schedule
  • Makes minor and major repairs and adjustments to operating equipment both in the plant proper and pumping stations
  • Performs laboratory testing of wastewater and sampling
  • Hauls sludge and takes soil samples
  • Attends to the supply of chemicals needed in the treatment process
  • Moves objects in excess of100 pounds
  • Move to depths of up to 30 ft. for purposes of cleaning and maintenance
  • Perform various tasks in confined spaces

The starting wage is $12.77, DOQ.  It includes full benefits such as retirement, health, dental, vision and life insurance as well as paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

Includes indoor and outdoor work in all weather conditions.  Performs bending, squatting, climbing, twisting, and reaching both to ground level and overhead,

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

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Public Transportation Driver / Part-time Temporary

The City of Nevada is currently accepting applications for a temporary part-time Public Transportation Driver.  This position will currently only be through the end of this year.  Primary duties are to provide safe and secure transport of passengers utilizing the City’s public transportation vehicles.  Qualifications include graduate from high school or G.E.D. equivalent, three years’ experience driving a private or commercial vehicles is preferred, and must have a valid State of Missouri Class E (chauffeur) driver’s license.  Must be able to read, write, and communicate clearly.

This position reports to the Administrative Services Director.

Some of the essential functions of this position include:

  • Receive phone calls from customers to schedule transport and return calls as necessary.
  • Provide door-through-door pick-up and drop-off of all customers.
  • Collect vouchers for transportation services; ensuring vouchers are valid and unexpired
  • Greet customers in a friendly and professional manner; create a pleasant environment for the passengers during their ride.
  • Assist customers into the vehicle as necessary, ensuring that customers wear their seat belts and children/infants are seated and belted properly in car seat.
  • Transport customers to and from locations in a safe and timely manner.
  • Map out routes to and from specified destinations, identifying the fastest route.  Determine the order of routes when transporting more than one customer to different destinations.
  • Log in every trip throughout the day, ensuring all required information has been written and is legible before turning it in at the end of each day.
  • Comply with State of Missouri traffic laws.
  • Wheelchair Van Drivers will transport clients in a wheelchair up or down ramps; ensure client’s wheelchair has been safely tied down and secured.

Hours will usually be from 10 am to 2 pm, Monday-Friday.

The starting wage for this position is $10.30 an hour.

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

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Meter Reader/Lt. Equipment Operator

The City of Nevada is currently accepting applications for a Meter Reader/Lt Equipment Operator position.

We are looking for a detail oriented individual with the ability to perform skilled and/or semi-skilled work in connection with the installation, repair, and maintenance of the complete water distribution system. Eligible applicants must possess a high-school diploma or equivalent, and have possession of a valid Class B or Missouri Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brakes and tanker endorsement or the ability to obtain one within the first year of employment.

Some of the duties of this position include:

  • Reads water meters assigned to the route scheduled.
  • Makes sure the equipment is operating properly.
  • Reports problems so repairs can be made.
  • Performs the duties of the Service Person when necessary.
  • Works with assigned crew when not reading meters.
  • Performs semi–skilled and/or skilled work with skid steer, trencher, jack hammer, compactor, compressor, and other equipment of comparable size.
  • Assists in the general maintenance work related to the job of repairing, installing and maintenance of the water distribution system.
  • Performs the duties of other employees in times of illness and or vacation.
  • Participates in “call out” system and is subject to call in at anytime for assistance.
  • Moves objects in excess of 100 pounds.

The starting wage is $13.94.  It includes full benefits with paid health, dental, vision and life insurance, retirement and vacation and sick leave.

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

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Firefighter

The Nevada Fire Department is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter I.  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.

Firefighter 1 & 2 certification required.

The starting wage for this position is $30,311 per year. It is a full time position, and includes benefits such as retirement, health, dental, vision and life insurance as well as paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

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

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Lt. Equipment Operator

The City of Nevada is currently accepting applications for a Light Equipment Operator for construction of the water distribution and sewer collection systems and street work.

The applicant must be able to operate light equipment, (and heavy equipment when needed), perform the skilled and semi-skilled labor associated with the job requirements and perform other job functions as required. Job duties include but are not restricted to:

  • Perform semi-skilled to skilled work with skid steer, trencher, jackhammer, compactor, compressor, and other equipment of comparable size
  • Operate heavy and other equipment calling for higher levels of skill as required and at the supervisor’s discretion
  • Must be able to bend, squat, crawl, climb, twist, kneel and reach both to ground level and overhead; lifts and carries up to 100 pounds and /or pushes up to 150 pounds as required
  • Assist in the construction of the water distribution system and sewer collection system; and repairing, installation, and maintenance of the City streets
  • Ability to work effectively with supervisors, employees and the public
  • May be required to work weekends or a variety of shifts, subject to call out on emergencies as needed 24 hours a day-year round, and may be on call as directed by the Field Operations Manager
  • Possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), class B with air brakes and tanker endorsement, from the State of Missouri, or the ability to obtain one within a year of hire date

The starting wage is $13.94 an hour and includes full benefits:  health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, vacation and sick leave.

Applications may be picked up at City Hall at 110 S. Ash from the front counter, online application click here, or through the Missouri Career Center. This posting will remain open until the position is 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 $16.63 an hour. 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.

Applications may be picked up at City Hall at 110 S. Ash from the front counter, online application click here, 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 sbaker@nevadamo.gov.

**There is no longer a residency requirement for our City of Nevada Police Officers.

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