Employment

Open City of Parkville Positions:

Part-Time Community Development Department Assistant

Full–Time Police Officer

Open Parkville Economic Development Council (PEDC) Positions:

Executive Director

Open Main Street Parkville Association (MSPA) Positions:

Executive Director

 


 

Part-Time Community Development Department Assistant

Closing date: Open until filled

Department: Community Development

Supervisor: Community Development Director

FLSA Status: Part-time, Non-Exempt           

Salary Range: $13.25/hr, No Benefits

Schedule: 25 hours per week scheduled between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday, with hours outside these times as needed.  Must attend an evening meeting the second Tuesday of each month with others as needed.

General statement of main duties: The Department Assistant serves as the primary customer service contact for the Community Development Department (the Department). The Department Assistant provides primary clerical and administrative assistance to the Community Development Director (the Director), including answering phones, processing department mail, filing, processing various permits and licenses, coordinating department meetings and assisting with public correspondence, webpage maintenance and social media, research, reports, document preparation, and other similar duties as assigned.  The Department Assistant prepares agendas, packets and other materials for meetings of the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Adjustment and maintains minutes of business conducted by both. The Department Assistant will also help maintain official records for both bodies, as well as for the Department.

Minimum Qualifications: The Department Assistant shall have a high school diploma, or equivalent, with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and ability to type at least 40 words per minute.  The Department Assistant must be: self motivated; highly organized; have an ability to learn quickly; have excellent clerical, written and verbal communication and customer service skills; be capable of managing multiple responsibilities and deadlines; and have excellent follow through.  Some college or a college degree and prior relevant experience preferred.

Please fill out the General Employment Application and send it to mchapman@parkvillemo.gov

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Full-Time Police Officer:

Closing date: Open until filled

Department: Police Department

Supervisor: Police Chief

FLSA Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Salary Range: $37,000/year, With benefits

Uniforms and Equipment: The police department provides starting and replacement equipment and uniform items.

Retirement: The city participates in the Missouri LAGERS retirement system.

Vacation/Holiday Time: Every sworn member of the department receives 80 hours of vacation time per year for the first 5 years of employment (increasing thereafter). Officers also receive 80 hours of holiday time that can be used in conjunction with vacation time.

Sick/Injury Leave: Members accumulate 8 hours of sick leave per month which can be accumulated up to 960 hours. There is also paid time off for bereavement.

Tuition Reimbursement: There is a program in place for tuition reimbursement. A portion of a member’s continuing education may be reimbursed by the city.

Life Insurance: The city provides a life insurance plan and there is a supplemental life insurance plan available to all employees for a nominal fee.

Please submit the Police Employment Application to the Parkville Police Department in person.

City Hall
8880 Clark Avenue
Parkville, MO 64152

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Executive Director: Parkville Economic Development Council (PEDC)

**Please note that this is not a position with the City of Parkville, however the City is helping to promote the open position for the Parkville Economic Development Council.

The Parkville Economic Development Council (PEDC) is seeking an energetic economic development professional to be its next Executive Director. Parkville, Missouri (population 5,554) is a suburb of Kansas City located in the southern portion of Platte County, Missouri along the Missouri River. Parkville is a growing community that has preserved its historic character and unique charm. The community is home to Park University, English Landing Park, Platte Landing Park, the National Golf Club, Riss Lake, and the historic downtown Main Street area. The Executive Director will report to the Chair of a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors comprised of approximately 30 investors representing a variety of public, private, and non-profit interests.

The Executive Director is the only paid staff position and is responsible for a wide range of administrative and managerial tasks. A bachelor’s degree in marketing, business management, organizational management, political science, public administration, or a related field is required. A minimum of four (4) years of experience is required in economic development or a related sector, such as non-profit management. The successful candidate must demonstrate skills in administration, communication, marketing (including social media and website), interpersonal relationships, fundraising/investor relations, and volunteer engagement. The base salary and health benefits range is $48,000 to $60,000, dependent on qualifications, with opportunities for increases based on performance. The position is also eligible for paid leave, holidays, and professional development opportunities. For more information, visit www.parkvilleedc.com

Job Description
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How to Apply
Application Deadline: May 4, 2015. Submit a resume and cover letter with at least four professional references to Parkville Economic Development Council Job Application, Attn: Lauren Palmer, City of Parkville, 8880 Clark Ave., Parkville, MO 64152. Resumes may be emailed to lpalmer@parkvillemo.gov

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Executive Director: Main Street Parkville Association

**Please note that this is not a position with the City of Parkville, however the City is helping to promote the open position for the Main Street Parkville Association.

Overview

The Executive Director is the Executive Officer for the Main Street Parkville Association, a Committee of the Parkville Community Development Corporation, a 501©3 charitable organization.

Main Street Parkville Association (further know as MSPA) is organized to plan and implement activities to assure that Downtown Historic Parkville remains an economically viable, thriving historic downtown. These activities include coordination, marketing and promotion of Downtown Parkville, special events, economic development, preservation of the historic nature of Downtown Parkville, and other activities to achieve its purpose.

The Executive Director reports to the Main Street Parkville Association Chair. The Executive Director is a full-time position.

The position requires the ability to work in a positive fashion with a variety of individuals through the MSPA steering committee and volunteers. The Executive Director is responsible for growing sponsorships and membership.

Areas of Responsibilities

Downtown Economic Development

Provide leadership and coordination for MSPA’s economic development activities focused on the development and implementation of business retention, business recruitment, downtown preservation and beautification.

Marketing

Provide leadership and coordination for activities that promote awareness of Parkville’s downtown to the community. Responsibilities include coordinating all marketing activities to promote the downtown area and its businesses, local festivals and other downtown activities. Assist with public presentations, events and other activities that promote MSPA and its members.

Fund Development

Provide leadership and coordination for fund development activities including (but not limited to) researching potential grants to support MSPA initiatives, submission of grant applications, soliciting corporate sponsorships for MSPA festivals and other activities.

Special Events

Provide support for all MSPA special events, including (but not limited to) Microbrew Fest, July 4th Festival, Parkville Days, Christmas on the River, Gallery of Trees and Cruise Night. Duties include planning, recruiting vendors and other participants for MSPA special events, providing support to the special event Chair and committee members, and recruiting and coordinating volunteers.

Membership

Serve as the primary liaison for members with MSPA, publish a monthly member newsletter, recruit new members and manage member retention and keep an up-to-date roster of members and maintain an up-to-date roster of Historical Downtown businesses and property owners. Plan and coordinate all membership and committee meetings, send timely meeting notices and provide a record of all membership and committee activities, including meeting minutes and other reports.

General 

  • Provide staff support for the MSPA Chair, Steering Committee, and all committees.
  • Serve as spokesperson for Main Street Parkville Association.
  • Provide support to insure coordination of all MSPA committees and activities.
  • Develop a strong volunteer base.
  • Provide support to the MSPA Treasurer with administrative tasks, including bookkeeping.
  • Maintain the organization’s records and files.
  • You will be required to attend a variety of committee meetings in addition to the Steering Committee meetings, including City governing bodies and community focused organizations.

Perform Other Duties as Assigned

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar or related to the position.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or experience equivalent in marketing or growing a non-profit organization. You must have good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.

You must be self motivated; you must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience in website maintenance, proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point) and QuickBooks, Constant Contact and Grant writing.

Possess knowledge of non-profit management, the principles and practices of community relations and team building, bookkeeping/accounting practices, volunteer coordination, and project management.  You must have current driver’s license, reliable transportation and insurance coverage for personal vehicle.  You should be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.

Principal Working Relationships:

  1.  Works with the Chair and the Steering Committee to gain overall guidance and direction in the conduct of duties.
  2. Supervises seasonal interns and other personnel to provide quality services and to satisfy operational needs.

  The physical requirements of this position:

 Primarily Sedentary work, Exerting up to 30 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time with walking and standing required ability to walk upstairs.

Please submit a letter of interest and a resume, plus three professional references.

Position will remain opened until filled.

You may submit in person at 106 Main St. Parkville MO. 64152 or through email at twilsonmspamo@gmail.com, for any questions please call at 816-587-2701 Ask for Troy.