Open City of Parkville Positions:
Closing date: Friday, December 11
Department: Community Development
Supervisor: City Administrator
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt
Pay Grade: $65,875 to $82,600 with very competitive, full employee benefit package.
Schedule: Full-Time, Variable
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General statement of main duties: The City of Parkville, Missouri (population 6,098), is seeking a highly qualified urban planner to be its next Community Development Director. Parkville is part of the Kansas City metropolitan planning area and is 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 Community Development Director supervises department staff and oversees all aspects of the Community Development Department including but not limited to near- and long-term planning, zoning, subdivision, economic development, building permitting and inspections, code enforcement, floodplain management and line locating functions. This is an ideal opportunity for a leader who embraces a teamwork mentality, who desires to work with a variety of development and redevelopment opportunities and is excited to make a lasting contribution in a well-recognized community with an ambitious future. A bachelors degree in urban planning or a related field from an accredited university or college is required. A masters degree and AICP certification are strongly preferred but may be substituted with an exceptional combination of education and experience. A minimum of five years progressive experience in city management, planning and/or urban design is required. Prior project management and supervisory experience is strongly preferred. Experience in Missouri and proficiency using GIS mapping software are a plus. Salary range is $65,875 to $82,600, and compensation will be dependent on qualifications (an offer near the top of the range is not expected), plus a very competitive, full employee benefit package.
Submit the employment application, resume, cover letter, and at least four professional references to Matthew Chapman, Finance/Human Resources Director, City of Parkville, 8880 Clark Ave., Parkville, MO 64152. Application materials may be e-mailed to email@example.com
Closing date: Open until filled
Department: Police Department
Supervisor: Police Chief
FLSA Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $37,000/year with very competitive, full employee benefit package.
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.
8880 Clark Avenue
Parkville, MO 64152