Job Openings

Job TitleStatusDescriptionPosted onDeadline
Police Officer Open The City of North Kansas City is accepting applications for Police Officer.  If POST certified at the time of hire, the new officer(s) will be eligible for a cash incentive upon successful completion of field training.  If not POST certified, the City will pay for the new employees to attend the police academy.

Starting pay for POST certified officers is $44,528.  Police Academy cadets start at $42,311.  

For more information and to apply, click here.

2019/09/18 Open until filled View Details
Administrative Assistant-Parks and Recreation Open

Hours: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8:30am to 5:00pm; and additional coverage as needed. 

Pay Rate: $12.00 an hour- A post-offer drug test is required. 

Summary of Duties: Provides administrative support to Director, Recreation Manager and Coordinator to ensure efficient daily operations of Parks and Recreation through customer service in person, over the phone and on line. Will work with RecTrac/WebTrac software along with website updates.  Assist with a all special events throughout the year. 

Essential Duties:

  • Open and close facility (must be comfortable working along)
  • Register customers for activity and facility reservations.
  • Balance cash drawer and generate daily reports
  • Answer calls and email inquiries about programs and rentals of shelters and facility
  • Process shelter and facility rentals documentation
  • Update website, RecTrac and WebTrac with program information
  • Assist with facility rental set up as needed
  • Assist with event set up and operations 

Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old at time of hire.  Must be a great communicator, able to multi-task, problem solver and dependable.  Some experience in Parks and Recreation preferred but not required.  Experience with Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Adobe Suite is preferred. 

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Other Requirements:

·         Work is performed in an indoor office environment.

·         May be required to reach with hands and arms, sit, stand, talk and hear, see, and drive a motor vehicle;

·         May be required to lift/move up to 50 pounds 

Apply On-Line at the following link:


2019/11/1511/25/2019View Details
Finance Manager Open

Summary of Duties

Manages City’s finances, budget, and banking. Supervises customer service, accounts payable, utility billing, tax collection, business licensing, cashiering, and accounting functions. Serves on the City’s Executive Management Team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises customer service, accounts payable, utility billing/collection, tax collection, business licensing, cashiering and accounting functions;
  • Supervises staff, including training, overseeing work, participating in disciplinary decisions and actions, and establishing and evaluating appropriate performance standards in accordance with department goals and objectives;
  • Serves as liaison to banks, on-line payment providers and procurement card vendor;
  • Monitors bank balances, reviews and completes bank reconciliations, and records adjusting and correcting entries;
  • Records electronic drafts, month end, year end and payroll journal entries;
  • Maintains and projects cash flow requirements;
  • Administers the City’s procurement and fleet card processes including card access and purchasing limits;
  • Issues General Ordinance Summons to businesses not licensed with the City and represents the City in Court for those summons;
  • Manages investments of idle funds to obtain maximum return and tracks pooled investments and interest earnings;
  • Facilitates budget preparation and approval process and assists Directors with budget resolutions, adjustments, correcting entries and year-end encumbrances;
  • Works with County and State to calculate property tax levies in accordance with State Laws and deadline;
  • Administers accounting software security and staff training;
  • Monitors accounts including general ledger, receivables sub-ledger, journal entries, travel expense audits and internal controls;
  • Serves as liaison to outside audit firm to facilitate annual audits and the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report;
  • Prepares reports and analyses for City Administrator, Department Directors and City Council;
  • Serves on the Executive Management Team to provide expertise and advice regarding finance and budget issues;
  • Maintains cash vault; and
  • Assists with special projects and performs other similar duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervises Accounting Technician and Accounting Assistant/Customer Service Representative positions.

Budgetary Responsibilities

  • Facilitates City-wide budget preparation and approval process. Monitors ongoing budgets with directors and makes necessary adjustments throughout the year.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree and at least five years of progressively responsible and directly related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Knowledge of governmental fund accounting, city ordinances, generally accepted accounting principles, and state statutes related to property tax, business licensing, spending tax dollars, contracts and government purchasing requirements;
  • Knowledge of City revenue streams, budget policy, investment policy and travel policy;
  • Knowledge of internal controls;
  • Knowledge of pooled cash system and allocation methods;
  • Knowledge of banking, on-line payment providers and credit card agreements;
  • Knowledge of and skill in supervising others;
  • Knowledge of and skilled in accounting and analytics;
  • Ability to work with customers, staff, local business owners and outside auditors;
  • Ability to facilitate meetings effectively and efficiently;
  • Ability to interact effectively with individuals who may be confused, upset or irate;
  • Ability to remain calm and level-headed during times of high pressure or stress;
  • Ability to think analytically and apply sound judgment, solve problems, make effective decisions and act with integrity;
  • Ability to comprehend, process, and apply both verbal and written skills appropriate to the job;
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries;
  • Ability to accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files;
  • Ability to perform high volume bank reconciliations under time pressure;
  • Ability to forecast revenues and expenditures;
  • Ability to use City resources effectively and efficiently.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Other Requirements

  • Work is performed in an office environment;
  • May be required to reach with hands and arms, sit; stand, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel;
  • May be required to lift/move up to 25 pounds (such as a box of paper).


Resume review will begin on December 13, 2019. The City’s aim is to have the selected candidate on board by March 2, 2020, in time for a three-week training period with the outgoing Finance Manager, who is retiring March 20, 2020.

Please apply via the following link:


2019/11/1812/13/2019View Details

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