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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
Facility Coordinator (Part-Time) Open

Summary of Duties

Coordinates the efficient operation of the Parks & Recreation Center rentals and programs, provides support services for customers and staff, and assists in ensuring a safe environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs center opening and closing duties, including locking and unlocking building, securing funds, preparing rooms, and managing Center assets.
  • Prepares Center facilities for day to day activities, rentals, meetings, and special events, including assisting patrons with reserving facilities, processing deposits, setting-up, breaking-down of chairs and tables, supplying materials, and ensuring computer and AV equipment is available and in working order.
  • Monitors and maintains appropriate levels of supplies and materials in support of unit operations and activities.
  • Promotes and educates visitors on services, programs, and events that Parks & Recreation has to offer.
  • Performs front counter operations which include but are not limited to; answering the phones, processing registrations and rentals in RecTrac
  • Assists in the coordinating, implementing, and working of a variety of programs and special events offered at the Center, the Parks, and in the Community.
  • Assist with organization and cleanliness of the activity, rental, and catering kitchen areas.
  • Create and maintain a listing of vendors to support rental amenities, such as linens, catering, DJ’s, etc.
  • Possess a professional and positive attitude, excellent customer service, and be a team player.
  • Provides comprehensive customer service, including delivery of accurate, prompt, and courteous assistance on policies, guidelines, and standard practices to internal and external customers.
  • Acts as first responder to building accidents and injuries.
  • Assists with special projects and performs other assignments as assigned.


Budgetary Responsibilities

  • None

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School degree or equivalent and two years customer service experience.
  • Must obtain and maintain current First Aid, AED and CPR and BBP certifications within 6 months of employment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Basic knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and simple mathematical functions.
    • Knowledge of lifesaving and first aid methods and techniques.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work courteously and effectively with other employees and diverse population.
  • Ability to act quickly in emergencies.
    • Ability to apply sound judgment, solve problems, make effective decisions, and act with integrity.
  • Ability to accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files.
  • Ability to comprehend, process, and apply both verbal and written skills appropriate to the job.
  • Ability to use City resources effectively and efficiently.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Other Requirements

  • May be required to run, climb or balance; reach with hands and arms; sit; stand; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear; smell; use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Must be able to perform the manual labor tasks to prepare rooms for daily activities, rentals, and special events.
  • Work is performed in both an office environment and throughout the community.
  • May be required to lift, carry or move over 50 pounds, such as tables and chairs.


To Apply, please click on the following link:

2019/10/04 Open until filled View Details
Marketing and Special Events Coordinator Open

Summary of Duties

Under the direction of the Director, this position is responsible for the administration, supervision, management, marketing and implementation of the department’s programs and special events.Work closely with the Recreation Manager to collaborate on special events and programs we host throughout the year. Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend schedules as needed and on call during events. Work closely with staff on facility rental needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs marketing and special event for the Parks and Recreation Department. Work involves developing, planning, implementing and overseeing events and related activities. Social Media management, sponsorship/partnership, volunteer opportunities and public/customer relations.
  • Develops partnerships with local businesses and civic organizations; solicits support from local businesses and civic organizations to sponsor events. Make presentations to schools, community organization, civic groups, the public or other individuals and groups, to increase visibility;
  • Oversee volunteer recruitment and assignment for events and special park projects.
  • Manage all interaction with vendors for special events to include but not limited to; recruitment, fee assignment, contracts, all documentations received before events. Submit payment for vendors in a timely manner.
  • Design and develop Enrichment catalog, event material, Social Media post, and yearly sponsorship packet
  • Works closely with Park Maintenance, Recreation staff, and Municipal Services on assistance/logistic for events set up.
  • Participate in budget preparation and continue to monitor the expense/revenue to ensure compliance with approved budget;
  • Handles website, RecTrac and WebTrac coordination for instructional programs and event calendar. Assist with front counter operations entering registration, facility reservations, and customer services as needed;
  • Ensures departmental compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individual; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violation;
  • Maintain a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable policies, procedures, codes, regulations; maintains an awareness of new issues, methods, equipment, trends and advances in the profession; participates in continuing education activities, attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions as appropriate.
  • Provide superior customer service to all participants of North Kansas City Parks and Recreation
  • Assists Recreation Manager for with programming and facility needs

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Prepares, receives and completes payable for events and submits to Director for approval.

Budgetary Responsibilities

  • Participates in budget preparation and continues to monitor the expenses/revenue to ensure compliance with approved budget;
  • Duties included but are not limited to: establishment and evaluation of fee structure; develop and review of various reports, program observations and evaluation; monitor expenses to ensure compliance with approved budget.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree in Arts, or Parks & Recreation and at least 2yrs of responsibility and directly related experience orequivalent combination of both;
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite to include, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and similar video, photo and design software.
  • Must possess and maintain the following certification; first aid and CPR certification within 6 months of hire date.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Skills in problem solving, leadership, management, supervision, report writing, interacting with people, and oral and written communication;
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in areas of program and events for all ages and Interpersonal skills necessary to work courteously and effectively with other employees and the public;
  • Ability to provide appropriate customer service and interact effectively with individuals who may be confused, upset, or irate;
  • Skill in operation of modern office equipment such as personal computer, copier, and telephones;
  • Skill in use of personal computer software, including spreadsheet development word processing; and proficient in RecTrac, WebTrac, social media platform and Adobe Suite;
  • Knowledge of basic supervisory and volunteer management principles;
  • Skill in assigning, prioritizing, monitoring, and reviewing work assignments;
  • Appropriately and effectively represent the support of positive public relations initiatives, and develop liaison relationships between the community and the City;
  • Ability to understand managerial policies and prioritize the needs of the unit;
  • Tasks requires the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50lbs);
    • Ability to use sound judgment to detect unusual, harmful, or emergency situations and act accordingly;
  • Ability to accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files;
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries;
  • Ability to comprehend, process, and apply both verbal and written skills appropriate to the job;
  • Ability to use City resources effectively and efficiently;

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Other Requirements

  • Work is performed in both an office environment and in the field;
  • May be required to run, climb, balance, reach with hands and arms, sit, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear, smell, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel;
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, or infectious diseases;
  • May be required to lift and carry over 50 pounds;
  • May require irregular hours and be required to serve in an “on-call” capacity.

 To apply, please click on the following link:

2019/10/1811/01/2019View Details

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