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Public Works Maintenance Worker I

The City of Mission is seeking a dynamic and team-oriented individual with a positive attitude to join our Public Works Department. You will join a great team while performing a variety of work tasks. The ideal candidate will have some experience in equipment operations and street maintenance.

Duties may include:

• Performing construction and maintenance for public infrastructure
• Maintaining City streets
• Constructing and maintaining concrete sidewalks, trails, curb and gutter, courtyards, retaining   walls, and related facilities
• Performing minor facility maintenance
• Trimming, watering, and maintaining trees, flowers, bushes, and shrubs
• Performing snow removal and ice control on streets, sidewalks, trails, and parking lots in 12-hour shifts until work is completed.
• Ensuring all safety policies and regulations are followed and adhered to by self, others, and the public.

Suitable candidates will possess zero to two years related experience, high school diploma or G.E.D. and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience in equipment operations and street maintenance. Must possess a valid Class B commercial driver’s license with air brake endorsement within six (6) months from the date of employment.

More information about the role, including a complete job description, can be found here.

No phone calls please. Submit resume and cover letter to resumes@missionks.org

The City of Mission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: $36,571 – $53,040 DOQ

Part Time Parks Crew

Overview: This is a Part Time support position for the Department of Parks and Recreation and is responsible for maintaining park amenities city-wide.  The position aids with information, first aid, safety, rental set-up/take down and park maintenance and cleaning.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Parks Maintenance Supervisor. 

Salary: $14.00 – $16.00 DOE 

Minimum Qualifications: Must be 16 years of age with an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in Micro Soft Excel is preferred. Must be able to obtain First Aid and CPR certification within the first 90 days of employment. 

Job Duties, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Provide excellent customer service with a courteous and pleasant demeanor.
  • Ensure equipment and play features are operating as designed.
  • Resolve patron conflicts.
  • String-trim, weed park areas.
  • Prepare park pavilions/shelters for rental use.
  • Empty trash receptacles and restock Mutt Mitt stations.
  • Empty recycling and trash combination receptacles
  • Water trees and new landscaping elements as directed.
  • Assists in keeping restrooms clean and well-stocked with toilet paper and paper towels.
  • Adheres to department and facility policies.
  • Follow safe equipment use practices and procedures.
  • Maintain safe and usable trails throughout parks.
  • Attends staff meetings as necessary.
  • Use mechanical equipment associated with dragging and aerating sports fields.
  • Plant and prune trees and landscaping features seasonally.
  • Aid in periodic playground inspections.
  • Maintain park shelters through sanding, staining, and painting.
  • Working knowledge of recreational activities, rules, and regulations
  • Working knowledge of landscaping and park maintenance equipment
  • Ability to anticipate problems.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions and directions furnished in written, oral or diagram form to carry out duties reliably and predictably.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. E.g. citizen concerns, equipment malfunctions, scheduling conflicts, etc.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, general public, customers, contractors, vendors, public officials, and City Council.
  • Ability to meet the public and to discuss problems and complaints.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Potential exposure to blood-borne pathogens, hazardous chemicals, heights, and excessive noise
  • Manual labor including lifting objects up to 50 lbs.

How to Apply: Click here for application, fill out and return to PCC. The recruitment period will stay open until all positions are filled. Interviews will be scheduled after we review your application.

More Information: For more information on this position for the Mission Parks & Recreation Department, please contact Taylor Shaffer, Parks Maintenance Supervisor.

Police Officer

The Mission Police Department is soliciting highly motivated individuals for the full-time position of Police Officer. Those selected will enforce local, state and federal laws, traffic regulations and will investigate crimes and traffic accidents and will assist the public and serve a department that embraces the community policing philosophy.

State certified officers are preferred but when applicants are not certified, full training will be provided, when selected. Qualified applicants must have above average written and verbal skills.

All uniforms and equipment are furnished. A generous benefits package is included with paid holidays, sick and vacation time.

Starting salary: $54,112 DOQ

Applicants must be 21 years of age at the time of the application and have a high school diploma or equivalent with a clean criminal record and vision correctable to 20/20. Applicants must pass a written test, physical agility test, psychological test, medical/physical and drug screen. Possession of a valid driver’s license is required upon hire. Work schedule requires weekend, holidays, rotating shift work, overtime and court appearances. Applicants must live within a 30-mile radius of the Mission Police Department within one year of hire date.

Certified law enforcement applicants must not have any Brady/Giglio material in background to be eligible for hiring.

Benefits: The City of Mission offers a comprehensive total compensation package including competitive wages, exceptional benefit package, paid leave time, and retirement options. More details are available here.

How to apply: Submit cover letter and resume to resumes@missionks.org. Questions, contact Captain Ron Ruhulessin at 913.676.8328.

Position is open until filled. EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Swim Instructors

Overview:

Under the supervision of the Aquatics Coordinator, this position is primarily responsible for teaching students how to swim in a safe manner at the Mission Family Aquatics Center. Swim Instructor staff also provides updates to patrons, schedule private lessons, and teach group lessons. This employee should possess excellent supervisory, communication, and public relations skills.

Salary:

Position starts at $15.00/Hour.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must be 16 years of age; or older.
  2. Must be able to work either T/Th evening and/or Saturday morning
  3. Must be able to teach 5 to 10 hours of private lessons a week
  4. Possess Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or have the ability to attain certification through city training.
  5. Must possess Red Cross CPR/AED/ and First-Aid or have the ability to attain certification through city training.
  6. Must have the skill and ability to maintain a safe environment for all patrons.
  7. Must successfully pass a background check.

Job Duties, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Follows safety procedures and practices.
  2. Teach infants, toddlers, and children water safety skills
  3. Maintain paperwork and update swim lessons as needed
  4. Work with minimal supervision during assigned class times
  5. Maintain all equipment used during swim lessons
  6. Be able to communicate effectively with parents and guardians about students needs
  7. Keep control of a class size of no more than 6 for toddlers, 8 for teenagers, and 10 for parent infant.
  8. Be able to teach all swim lesson skills to the standard set by supervisor

How to Apply:

Click here for application, fill out and return to PCC. The recruitment period will stay open until all positions are filled. Interviews will be scheduled after we review your application.

More Information:

For more information on these positions for the Mission Parks & Recreation Department, please contact Jenna Dickman, Aquatics Facilities Manager, at jdickman@missionks.org or at 913.722.8207.

Lifeguards

Overview:

Under the supervision of the Aquatic Facility Manager, this position is primarily responsible for supervising patrons in a safe manner at the Mission Family Aquatics Center. Lifeguard staff also provides first aid, rescue assistance, and emergency assistance as necessary. This employee should possess excellent supervisory, communication, and public relations skills.

Salary:

Position starts at $14/hour

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 15 years of age; or older
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends
  • Required to have American Red Cross Lifeguard certification, or the ability to obtain certification through city-provided training
  • Required to have American Red Cross CPR/AED and First-Aid certification, or the ability to obtain certification through city-provided training
  • Must successfully pass a background check

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Enforce and follow rules of the pool area at all times and practice preventative care
  • Learn the emergency action plan and help lead all emergency procedures
  • Maintain a clean and safe pool environment
  • Attend all training and in-service meetings
  • Maintain all characteristics of a professional lifeguard while on duty
  • Be courteous, tactful, and punctual
  • Complete and submit all reports and inspections
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a positive manner with the public
  • Ability to control large groups of people calmly and effectively

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year previous of Lifeguard experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform all Lifeguarding and CPR skills proficiently
  • Ability to swim 300 yards continuously
  • Ability to work outside in extreme heat and cold

Ability to stand for long periods of time

How to Apply:

Click here for application, fill out and return to PCC. The recruitment period will stay open until all positions are filled. Interviews will be scheduled after we review your application.

More Information:

For more information on these positions for the Mission Parks & Recreation Department, please contact Jenna Dickman, Aquatics Facilities Manager, at jdickman@missionks.org or at 913.722.8207.

Child Watch Attendant

Overview:
The City of Mission Parks & Recreation Department is seeking applicants for Child Watch Attendants. This position is a non-exempt position under FLSA. This position is responsible for the supervision and care of minor children visiting the community center Child Watch area.

Salary:
Pay Range: DOQ $12-$14/hour

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must be 16 years of age; or older.
  2. Must be able to work either mornings and/or evenings
  3. Must possess Red Cross CPR/AED/ and First-Aid or have the ability to attain certification through city training within 6 months of hire
  4. Must have the skill and ability to maintain a safe environment for all patrons.
  5. Must possess a working knowledge of child watch operations and safety requirements.
  6. Must successfully pass a background check.

Job Duties, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Oversees children’s activities in child watch room and other areas of facility as directed.
  2. Creates and maintains a safe environment for children.
  3. Picks up and cares for all equipment and toys.
  4. Works with arts and crafts supplies, creates, and administers activities, games, and projects.
  5. Conducts special activities in the child watch room and other areas of facility.
  6. Follows department policies and procedures.
  7. Assists with check-in, monitors tickets/records for attendance.

How to Apply:

Additional information about this position can be found here. The recruitment period will stay open until positions are filled.  Click HERE to apply. Complete your application and return it to the Powell Community Center (6200 Martway St., Mission, KS 66202). Interviews will be scheduled after we review your application.

More Information:
For more information on these positions for the Mission Parks & Recreation Department, please contact Jenny Smith, Recreation Program Supervisor, at (913) 722-8228 or at jsmith@missionks.org.

Recreation Program Aide

Overview:
The City of Mission Parks & Recreation Department is seeking applicants for Child Watch Attendants. This position is a non-exempt position under FLSA. This position is responsible for the supervision and care of minor children visiting the community center Child Watch area.

Salary:
Pay Range: DOQ $12-$15/hour

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must be 18 years of age; or older.
  2. Must be able to work either mornings and/or evenings
  3. Must possess Red Cross CPR/AED/ and First-Aid or have the ability to attain certification through city training within 6 months of hire
  4. Must have the skill and ability to maintain a safe environment for all patrons.
  5. Must possess a minimum of 3 months experience in related field
  6. Must successfully pass a background check.

Job Duties, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Supervise the use of PCC by patrons during programs and activities
  2. Provide excellent customer service with enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  3. Assist programming department as needed
  4. Stay within the facility and encourage patrons to use the facility appropriately.
  5. Aids instructors and staff upon request
  6. Follows department policies and procedures.
  7. Follows safety procedures and practices
  8. Assists with special events or maintenance projects including set-up/take down as assigned
  9. Serves as assistant for sports activities or other regularly scheduled programs/activities as assigned

How to Apply:

Additional information about this position can be found here. The recruitment period will stay open until positions are filled.  Click HERE to apply. Complete your application and return it to the Powell Community Center (6200 Martway St., Mission, KS 66202). Interviews will be scheduled after we review your application.

More Information:
For more information on these positions for the Mission Parks & Recreation Department, please contact Jenny Smith, Recreation Program Supervisor, at (913) 722-8228 or at jsmith@missionks.org.

PCC Crew Member

The City of Mission is seeking dynamic and team-oriented individuals to join our Parks + Recreation team at the Powell Community Center. This position interacts with patrons and participants throughout the facility, providing excellent customer service and encouraging patrons to use the facility properly. The job duties include verfying patron membership, following department policies and procedures, following safety procedures, providing assistance to instructors and staff upon request, responds to onsite injuries or incidents. Occasionally, the job will include assisting with special events or maintenance projects, scheduling use of the facility, rooms or equipment, and performs other duties as deemed necessary or assigned.

Qualifications

  • Six months of similar or related experience is preferred. Employees are expected to have acquired
  • High school diploma or GED preferred. American Red Cross/First Aid/AED/CPR Certification within the first 6 months of employment.
  • The ability to read and interpret written instructions, manuals and other documents as required.

Read the full position description here.

Download the application here and return to the Powell Community Center 6200 Martway Street, Mission, KS.

Job Type: Part-time.

Pay Rate: $11.00/hour

After successfully completing 30 days of employment, employees will be eligible for an individual membership to the Powell Community Center for a discounted rate of $15/month.

The City of Mission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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