Below is a list of open positions available within the City of Parkville. Click here to view and complete the employment application.
Open City of Parkville Positions:
Assistant to the City Administrator
Closing Date: Open until filled
Supervisor: City Administrator
FLSA Status: Full-time, exempt
Salary: Dependent on qualifications
Schedule: Full-Time, Variable
General statement of main duties: The Assistant to the City Administrator (AtoCA) is the primary managerial assistant to the City Administrator and the Mayor and Board of Alderman. As such, the AtoCA provides analytical management assistance by planning, coordinating, and directing programs, conducting surveys and studies, and special projects and performs related work as required. The position is expected to perform analytical work requiring knowledge of administrative principles and analytical practices. The AtoCA serves as a member of the senior management team and attends department head level staff meetings. Work is distinguished from department head positions by such factors as limited supervisory responsibility and/or the performance of less complex management tasks, under the management oversight of the City Administrator. The position involves significant financial oversight and reporting duties, including assistance with preparation of the annual budget, and monitoring of expenditures throughout the year. The AtoCA may be temporarily tasked to oversee various employees, divisions, projects, or functions on special assignment by the City Administrator.
The AtoCA shall be a graduate of an accredited university or college, majoring in political science, public or municipal administration, communications, or a similar field. A master’s degree in public administration or similar field is required, although coursework may be in progress if a degree is obtained within two years from the date of hire. Coursework in budgeting, financial management and local governance is an advantage.
Full-Time Police Officer:
Closing date: Open until filled
Department: Police Department
Supervisor: Police Chief
FLSA Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $38,000/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.
8880 Clark Avenue
Parkville, MO 64152