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 HIRING:     CITY ADMINISTRATOR

The City of Owensville, Missouri is currently accepting applications for the position of City Administrator. The City Administrator coordinates and supervises the operations of all City departments with the exception of the Park and Police departments.

The City Administrator serves as the purchasing agent and the personnel officer for the City and oversees and coordinates the preparation and implementation of the City's annual budget. The City Administrator prepares capital improvement plans, prepares and distributes press releases and other communications, and advises the Mayor and Board of Aldermen on new and developing issues, opportunities, problems, and other noteworthy or interesting items.

The City is governed by a Mayor and four (4) aldermen and has a total annual budget of about $3.8 million. The City employs twenty (20) year-round full-time employees, several year-round part-time employees, and about thirty (30) seasonal employees. The City is currently working on several major projects including disbanding the Owensville Municipal Court, building a new Police Station, and finalizing and adopting an employee total compensation plan.

Owensville is located about eighty (80) miles southwest of St. Louis in Gasconade County and is home to nearly 2,700 residents. Owensville has a strong industrial base, great schools, numerous social organizations, and is home to the Gasconade County Fair.

Required qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in public administration, political science, finance, or a closely related field. Additional desired qualifications include a Master's degree in public administration or a closely related field and two (2) to three (3) years of related experience.

Salary range is $55,000 - $70,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. The City of Owensville offers a very generous benefits package which includes dental insurance, health insurance, personal, sick, and vacation time, and membership in the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS). Starting pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment drug test.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Mayor John Kamler, c/o Bobbi Limberg, City Clerk, at 107 W Sears Ave, Owensville MO 65066 or bobbil@cityofowensville.com. This position is open until filled. EOE.

NOW HIRING:    RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANY/CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

The City of Owensville is currently accepting applications for one (1) Residential Occupancy Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer. The Residential Occupancy Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer provides residential occupancy inspections to ensure compliance with adopted building codes. This position also enforces adopted codes as they pertain to nuisances, tall grass, derelict vehicles, and other similar situations and is supervised by the City Administrator.

The Residential Occupancy Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer will be expected to conduct inspections of residences to confirm compliance with established City codes and regulations. The selected candidate will be expected to issue Occupancy Permits for residences that pass inspection and maintain excellent records and documentation regarding same.

The Residential Occupancy Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer will also be expected to identify nuisances and to notify property owners and/or tenants of the identified violations. The selected candidate will be required to prepare cases of unresolved violations for the City Prosecutor for corrective action and may be called to testify in Municipal Court.

The Residential Occupancy Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer will have frequent contact with the public and will be expected to act with professionalism and courtesy at all times. The selected candidate may also be required to serve as the City's animal control officer.

Required qualifications include a valid Missouri Driver's License, computer proficiency, a high school diploma or equivalent and one to two years of related experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional desired qualifications include an Associate's degree or higher and two to three years of related experience.

The tasks and responsibilities listed herein shall not be considered exhaustive and additional tasks and responsibilities may be required. The Residential Occupancy Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer 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. 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.