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City Clerk

The City of Mission, Kansas is seeking qualified candidates for the position of City Clerk. Under the direct supervision of the City Administrator, the person in this position plays a key role, performing a variety of professional and administrative tasks in support of the administration of the City. Performs the duties of City Clerk in accordance with State statutes, City ordinances and City policies. 

The City Clerk is responsible for preparing Council packets, meeting support and set-up, attending each meeting and taking minutes and recording each action. The position will maintain official City documents by recording, filing, scanning, archiving and record destruction and will maintain contracts, agreements, appointments, proclamations, resolutions, ordinances and records. The person in this position ensures that the Municipal Code is updated and properly codified.

The City Clerk is responsible for issuing business, massage, alcohol and special event licenses or permits and deposits and records payments. The City Clerk is responsible for preparing and publishing official notices in the newspaper and on websites, updating the City website and social media for Council meetings, committee meetings and special events. The City Clerk will respond to requests for information under Open Records and Open Meeting requirements. Work schedule requires attendance at evening meetings several times each month.

Candidates must have a valid driver’s license. Notary Public, Certified Municipal Clerk preferred. Master Municipal Clerk preferred.

Required Education and/or Experience: Two to three years related experience and/or training; or Associate’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Education may include finance, accounting or a closely related field. Local government experience preferred.

Preferred Education and/or Experience: Four to five years related experience and/or training; or Bachelor’s degree from college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferably in a fast-paced local government setting.

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.

Starting salary range is $51,142-$74,132 DOQ.

View full position description.

Submit cover letter and resume to resumes@missionks.org.

Position is open until filled. Review of applications begins May 16, 2022. EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Community Services Officer

The City of Mission, Kansas has an exciting opening for a Community Services Officer. This is a position within the City’s Police Department. The chosen candidate will perform these and other tasks: Patrol for animal ordinance violations, assist with traffic control, prepare police reports, enforce parking laws, impound stray animals, investigate animal bite cases and take fingerprints for the public.

Candidates must be 18 years of age at the time of the application and have a high school diploma or equivalent, good moral character and vision correctable to 20/20. Applicants must pass a post-offer physical agility test, CVSA test, psychological test, medical physical, drug screen and background investigation. Work schedule requires weekend, holidays, rotating shiftwork, overtime and court appearances.

Possession of a valid driver’s license is required upon hire.

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.

Starting salary range is $42,073-$61,017 DOQ.

View full position description.

Submit cover letter and resume to resumes@missionks.org. Questions, contact Lieutenant Robert Meyers at 913.676.8333.

Position is open until filled. Review of applications begins April 5, 2022. EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Mission Summer Camp Counselor (Seasonal)

Overview:
Counselor positions are needed for the City of Mission Parks + Recreation Department this summer. Employment will run early June through early August (this includes training). Available positions within the Mission Summer Camp (Ages K-12 y/o). Shifts are scheduled between 7:00am and 6:00pm.

Possible Number of positions: 14-20.
Salary: Position starts at $8.00/hr.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Must be 16 years of age or older.
2. Must have job-related experience working with school-age children.
3. Must have the skill and ability to carry out the program activities.
4. Must have the capability to foster positive, healthy relationships with children.
5. Must be certified in CPR and First Aid.

Job Duties, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Must have an understanding of age-appropriate activities and services.
2. Ensure the safety of the participants per MSC and KDHE operational guidelines.
3. Must have the ability to communicate clearly with all personnel, parents, and participants.
4. Must possess the skills and abilities to develop and implement the program activities.
5. Plan, schedule, program and implement programs and activities with Assistant Group Leaders.
6. Must have the ability to foster positive, healthy relationships with children or youth.
7. Attend all orientations and meetings.
8. Complete and turn in all assigned paper work on time.
9. Initiate, lead, and instruct activities for participants.
10. Know, follow, and enforce all discipline/behavior policies and procedures.
11. Adhere to medication policy.
12. Inspect and clean all designated program areas.
13. Maintain and care for equipment and facility.
14. Must consistently model professional demeanor.
15. Complete any other job duties as assigned.

How to Apply:
Click on Summer Camp Employment Application to print and fill out the application. The recruitment period will stay open until all positions are filled.

Interviews will be scheduled on or around Spring Break, after staff reviews your application.

More Information:
Please contact Nick Shepherd, Recreation Program Coordinator, at 913.722.8223 or at nshepherd@missionks.org.

The City of Mission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mission Summer Camp Head Counselor (Seasonal)

Overview:
Head Counselor positions are needed for the City of Mission Parks + Recreation Department this summer. Employment will run early June through early August (this includes training). Available positions within the Mission Summer Camp (Ages K-12 y/o). Shifts are scheduled between 7:00am and 6:00pm.

Possible Number of positions: 4-6.
Salary: Position starts at $8.75/hr.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Must be 16 years of age or older.
2. Must have job-related experience working with school-age children.
3. Must have the skill and ability to carry out the program activities.
4. Must have the capability to foster positive, healthy relationships with children.
5. Must be certified in CPR and First Aid.

Job Duties, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Must have an understanding of age-appropriate activities and services.
2. Ensure the safety of the participants per MSC and KDHE operational guidelines.
3. Must have the ability to communicate clearly with all personnel, parents, and participants.
4. Must possess the skills and abilities to develop and implement the program activities.
5. Plan, schedule, program and implement programs and activities with Assistant Group Leaders.
6. Must have the ability to foster positive, healthy relationships with children or youth.
7. Attend all orientations and meetings.
8. Complete and turn in all assigned paper work on time.
9. Initiate, lead, and instruct activities for participants.
10. Know, follow, and enforce all discipline/behavior policies and procedures.
11. Adhere to medication policy.
12. Inspect and clean all designated program areas.
13. Maintain and care for equipment and facility.
14. Document all situations, disturbances and problems at camp and report to Camp Assistant Director/Director.

15.Must consistently model professional demeanor.
16. Complete any other job duties as assigned.

How to Apply:
Click on Summer Camp Employment Application to print and fill out the application. The recruitment period will stay open until all positions are filled.

Interviews will be scheduled on or around Spring Break, after staff reviews your application.

More Information:
Please contact Nick Shepherd, Recreation Program Coordinator, at 913.722.8223 or at nshepherd@missionks.org.

The City of Mission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lifeguard

Overview:

The City of Mission Parks + Recreation is seeking lifeguards at Mission’s indoor and outdoor aquatics facilities. Under the supervision of the Aquatic Facility Manager, this position is primarily responsible for supervising patrons in a safe manner. Lifeguard staff provide first aid, rescue assistance, and emergency assistance as necessary. Employees should possess excellent supervisory, communication, and public relations skills.

Applicants are expected to work the shifts they are assigned, be on time for all shifts and sub for coworkers as needed.

Certification:

The City of Mission will cover the costs of training and certification if needed, including CPR training.

Salary:

Position starts at $12.50/Hour with a $250 Sign-On Bonus

Minimum Qualifications:

-Must be 15 years of age or older

– Must be able to work nights and weekends

– Must possess Red Cross Lifeguard Certification or have the ability to attain certification through City training

– Must have the skill and ability to maintain a safe environment for all patrons

– Must successfully pass a background check and drug screening

Job Duties, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

– Has the ability to enforce pool rules to all patrons

– Able to swim 300 meters without stopping

– Able to provide safe supervision of all aquatic related areas, rescue and first aid assistance and emergency response assistance as required

– Assists in maintaining a clean and well-kept facility

– Performs related tasks as assigned including water quality checks, pool maintenance, cleaning of locker room facilities and other associated duties

– Assists in the supervision and instruction of swimming programs when qualified

– Follows department policies and procedures

– Follows safety procedures and practices

How to Apply

Fill out the Application Form and return to the Powell Community Center.

For questions, contact Jenna Dickman, Aquatics Facilities Manager at 913.722.8207 or jdickman@missionks.org. 

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 $10.00/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.

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: $10.00/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.

Fitness Instructors

We are looking for energetic, motivating, passionate leaders to add to our fitness schedule!

We are interested in many formats/classes including but not limited to HIIT, Yoga, POUND, Insanity, PiYo, Strength, Bootcamp – we are always looking for new ideas! Please send your resume and what you are interested in teaching to be considered for this position.

Send resumes to jsmith@missionks.org and/or to nshepherd@missionks.org.

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