Employment Opportunities

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.

Equal opportunity employer


The City of Owensville Parks & Recreation Department (OPRD) is accepting applications to hire seasonal staff for the upcoming spring and summer season. The department is looking to fill many part-time positions in several different areas.

Opening day of Owensville Waterpark is right around the corner. Therefore, OPRD needs to hire friendly, mature and reliable individuals to work as admission attendants, concession attendants, lifeguards, manager/ assistant manager and pool assistant laborer. All positions will be required to provide exceptional customer service to every guest, maintain a clean and presentable environment and give 120% all season long. Admission attendants will be responsible to greet and provide an outstanding first impression to all pool guests. Position will require cash handling, customer service and phone skills. Position will also be required to take program registrations. Concession attendants will be required to provide quality snacks and beverages to pool guests. Position will require cash handling. Lifeguards will be required to stay alert to provide a safe pool and deck for all pool guests. Manager/Assistant Manager (must be at least 18 years of age to apply) will be required to oversee all facility operations, supervise staff in a professional manner, be organized and regularly handle difficult situations. Pool Assistant Laborer will be required to keep all areas of the pool clean and presentable on a daily basis, including bathhouses. Position will require the use a power washer, pool vacuum and to work morning hours.

OPRD’s parks and golf course will also need to be maintained during spring, summer and fall. The department will be hiring Laborers (must be at least 16 years of age to apply) to assist with keeping the park grounds clean and presentable for guests. Position will require mowing, trimming, trash pick-up, janitorial duties and field prep.

Applicants must be at least 15 years of age, unless otherwise noted. Possible work hours for all positions include weekday, weeknight and/or weekend hours. All positions will be provided with a staff shirt. Lifeguards require StarGuard Elite certification or willingness to obtain in-house by late-May. Lifeguard training is provided by and paid for the city. All job descriptions are available below.

Applications can be picked up at Owensville City Hall, located at 107 W. Sears Ave., or downloaded below. Submit completed applications, specifying what OPRD position you are interested in, on or before Monday, March 7, 2022. There are four ways to submit applications: email to parkrec@cityofowensville.com, hand deliver or mail to 107 W. Sears Ave., Owensville, MO 65066 or fax to 573-437-5812. The City of Owensville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about the positions or applying, please contact OPRD at 573-437-8231 or email parkrec@cityofowensville.com.

Full Time job opening:
The Public Works Laborer is a non-exempt, hourly position supervised by the Public Works Director. Primary duties of this position include the maintenance of city streets, the city drinking water system, and sanitary sewer system, and other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and must have a valid Missouri Driver’s License. The City of Owensville offers a very generous benefit package.

To obtain an application please visit: City Hall @ 107 W Sears Ave, Owensville MO 65066
or Click here to submit an Online Application of Employment

Police Officer

The Owensville, MO, Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of POLICE OFFICER.  Qualified individuals must be 21 years of age, have a current Missouri POST commission, have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, be a valid U.S. citizen, and possess a valid driver's license.  The City of Owensville, MO, provides a competitive benefits package which includes health, life, vision, and dental insurance for the employee and their families. The city is also enrolled in the LAGERS retirement plan, and offers additional optional benefits. The City of Owensville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested parties should contact City Marshal Robert Rickerd at 573-301-3556 or Lt. Scott Griffith at 573-619-0357. Email inquiries can also be sent to police@cityofowensville.com. Job Type: Full-time The starting pay is now $18.57 for probationary 60 days then after successful completion, pay jumps to $18.94. Education: High School Diploma; GED equivalency Position will remain open until filled.
Job Description Post Date Closing Date

Employment Application

Apr 12, 2021 Apr 12, 2021

Parks & Recreation - Water Park Manager

Jan 24, 2022 Mar 7, 2022

Parks & Recreation - Water Park Assistant Manager

Jan 24, 2022 Mar 7, 2022

Parks & Recreation - Water Park Admission/Concession Attendant

Jan 24, 2022 Mar 7, 2022

Parks & Recreation - Water Park Lifeguard

Jan 24, 2022 Mar 7, 2022

Parks & Recreation - Laborer

Jan 24, 2022 Mar 31, 2022

Parks & Recreation - Assistant Laborer

Jan 24, 2022 Mar 31, 2022

Parks & Recreation - Lead Greenskeeper

Jul 1, 2021 Until Filled