Employment

It is the policy of the City of Owensville that all employees are employed at the will of the City.

It is the policy of the City to maintain a work place that is free from effects of drug and alcohol abuse.  Each applicant will be required to perform a pre-employment drug screening, physical and e-verify prior to employment.

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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

PUBLIC WORKS LABORER

The City of Owensville is now accepting applications for one (1), full-time Public Works Laborer. The Public Works Laborer is a non-exempt, hourly position supervised by the Public Works Director.

Primary duties of this position include the maintenance and repair of city streets, the city drinking water system, and the city sanitary sewer system. Other duties include reading water meters, plowing snow, responding to drinking water and sewer system emergencies outside of normal work hours, and other tasks as assigned by the Public Works Director.

The successful candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid Missouri Driver's License. Prior experience working with public infrastructure including streets, water systems, or sewer systems is desired and experience operating backhoes, dump trucks, mini-excavators, or skid steer loaders is preferred.

The City of Owensville offers a very generous benefits package including health insurance, personal, sick, and vacation time, and LAGERS membership. Starting pay is up to $15.00 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and physical.

To apply, please submit a completed employment application to Nathan Schauf, City Administrator, 107 W Sears Ave, Owensville MO 65066 or cityadmin@cityofowensville.com. Please visit City Hall or the City of Owensville's website at www.cityofowensville.com/employment to obtain an employment application. The position is open until filled and the first review of applications will occur on July 30, 2018. EOE.

EMA COORDINATOR

The City of Owensville is currently accepting applications for the position of Owensville Emergency Management Agency Coordinator. The Coordinator has direct responsibility for the administration and operations of local emergency management activities and reports to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen under limited supervision.

The Coordinator will be expected to hold consistent office hours during non-emergency situations, complete and submit required documents to the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and any other applicable agency, maintain excellent records and documentation, including the Local Emergency Operations Plan, and assume control during man-made and natural emergency situations within the territorial boundaries of the City of Owensville.

The Owensville Emergency Management Agency has historically been partially funded by the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) which is administered by SEMA with oversight by the Office of Homeland Security. The Coordinator will be expected to comply with all EMPG requirements including, but not limited to, documentation of expenses and attendance at training sessions and seminars. The Coordinator will also be expected to remain abreast of any new and developing standards and best practices within the field of emergency management.

Required qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid Missouri Driver's License, computer proficiency, the ability to problem solve, and one year working in public safety. Additional desired qualifications include an Associate's Degree or higher and experience working in the specific field of emergency management.

The tasks and responsibilities listed herein shall not be considered exhaustive and additional tasks and responsibilities may be required. The Coordinator is a part-time employee who is not eligible for benefits and the annual salary is negotiable, depending on qualifications.

To apply, please submit a completed employment application to Nathan Schauf, City Administrator, at 107 W Sears Ave, Owensville MO 65066 or cityadmin@cityofowensville.com. Please visit City Hall or the City's website at www.cityofowensville.com/employment to obtain an employment application. This position is open until filled and the first review of applications will occur on Thursday, September 20th, 2018. EOE.

City of Owensville
Human Resources
107 West Sears Avenue
Owensville, Missouri 65066

The City of Owensville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of services, in programs or activities, or employment opportunities and benefits.