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

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 $14.64.  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 thirty-mile radius of the Nevada Fire Station.

Firefighter 1 & 2 certification requested, but can train in house if need.

The starting wage for this position is $31,828 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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Police Officer Trainee

The City of Nevada Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer Trainee.  The starting wage for this position is $15.99 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.

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 and successfully pass a background investigation. Police Officer Trainees will be sent through the police academy by the City of Nevada. The next police academy begins in August 2022.

After successful completion of the Academy, salary increases to $17.46 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.  Applications may also be emailed to Human Resources at sbaker@nevadamo.gov.

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Seasonal Parks Grounds Maintenance Laborers

The City of Nevada Parks & Recreation Department is currently accepting job applications for seasonal part-time positions of Parks Grounds Maintenance Laborers.  Eligible applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and be at least 18 years of age.

Applicants should be able to work a variable schedule, including some weekends and holidays.

Some of the duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Operate mowers, trimmers and other motorized equipment for the purpose of mowing and trimming the Twin Lakes golf course and some recreational facilities including the Community Center and Walton Aquatic Center.
  • Cleans grounds and keeps buildings and equipment located on city property in good and safe working conditions
  • Assists with minor upkeep and repairs to equipment, mower blades and hand tools
  • Performs minor construction and repair projects on park grounds
  • Performs landscaping duties including cultivation and maintenance of plants, flowers, bushes, and trees
  • Assists with preparation of various sites for special events
  • Assists other departments in other activities as condition and needs apply
  • Moves objects in excess of 100 pounds

The starting wage for this position is $11.15 an hour.

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 positions are filled.

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Lt. Equipment Operator

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

The applicants 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 $14.64 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 positions are 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 $17.46 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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