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Public Works Maintenance Worker I

The City of Mission is seeking a team-oriented individual with a positive attitude to join our Public Works Department. You will join a great team while performing a variety of outdoor work tasks as Public Works Maintenance Worker. You will receive on the job skills and CDL training, a clothing allowance and safety gear and potential opportunity for a career progression track (Maintenance Worker II and III).

The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge in daily construction and operation of a variety of heavy equipment associated with asphalt patching and maintenance, concrete maintenance (sidewalks and curb and gutter), snow/ice maintenance and grounds maintenance and landscaping. On-call and overtime emergency duties are required as necessary.

Qualifications: Must have a valid driver’s license. Possession of a valid Class B commercial driver’s license (CDL) with air brake endorsement or ability to obtain this license within six (6) months of employment. High school diploma or GED.

Salary range: $17.58-$25.50 per hour, commiserate with experience

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. No phone calls, please.

Position is open until filled. EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Recreation Program Coordinator

The City of Mission is seeking a fun-loving, team-building, creative professional to join our Parks and Recreation Department. You will work with great community members of all ages and abilities and coordinate recreation, sports and fitness programs and execute special community events throughout the year. Some evening, weekend and holiday work is required. Read the full job description here.

Supervision: May work with and supervise part-time and seasonal staff.

Salary range: $48,314-$70,059

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. No phone calls, please.

Position is open until filled. EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Public Works Asst. Superintendent

The City of Mission is seeking a dynamic leader and team-oriented individual with a positive attitude to join our Public Works Department. You will join and supervise a great team while performing a variety of work tasks throughout the year.

The ideal candidate will have experience supervising crews, possess effective communication skills and be experienced and knowledgeable in daily construction, operation of a variety of heavy equipment and maintenance, primarily in the following areas:

  • City streets (patching asphalt, potholes and crack seal)
  • Storm drainage systems
  • Snow removal
  • Ground maintenance/landscaping
  • Safety procedures associated with the tasks listed above

Qualifications

  • Experience in supervising personnel as well as the ability to plan, organize and direct daily operations and maintenance activities and implement new programs as needed.
  • Considerable knowledge of types and levels of maintenance and repairs performed in Public Works operations.
  • Considerable knowledge of field diagnostics and operation of heavy equipment; methods, operations, materials and safe work practices involved in Public Works, streets, stormwater, parks and related facilities maintenance activities.
  • Possession of a valid Class B commercial driver’s license (CDL) with air brake endorsement or ability to obtain this license within six (6) months of employment.

Suitable candidates will possess a minimum of three to four years related experience and/or training or Associates degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience in Public Works or related field.

The physical requirements for this position are considered heavy work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force frequently and up to 100 pounds of force occasionally. Must be able to perform the essential job duties with or without an accommodation.

Salary range: $58,736-$85,150

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. No phone calls, please.

Position is open until filled. EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Facilities and Maintenance Supervisor

The Mission Parks + Recreation Department is seeking a highly motivated individual for the full-time position of Facilities and Maintenance Supervisor. The position will report to the Parks + Recreation Director, but will have various responsibilities at all City facilities including the Powell Community Center, the Mission Family Aquatic Center, City Hall and Public Works facility. The position supervises full-time and part-time facilities and maintenance staff at the community center.

Read the full job description here.

Required Education and/or Experience: Two to three years related experience and/or training; or associate degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge in HVAC, mechanical, and electrical systems.

Preferred Education and/or Experience: Four to five years related experience and/or training; or a bachelor’s degree from a college or university; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Degree in Facility Management, Business Administration or related field. HVAC certification preferred. A valid driver’s license is required.

Salary range: $71,387-$103,512 DOQ.

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.

Position is open until filled. EOE

Job Type: Full-time

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: $48,314 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

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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