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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
with the City of Shawnee
The City of Shawnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer
View our Equal Employment Opportunity Plan--EEOP


Please make sure and read below under “How Do I Apply” to make sure you have filled out the correct application. Thank you!


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How Do I Apply?

Are you interested in becoming a City of Shawnee employee? Listed above are the positions that are currently open with us right now. You can download the City Application by clicking its link above.

Once you have filled out the application completely, you can either mail it to the HR Department, 16 West 9th Street, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74802-1448, email to personnel@shawneeok.org or fax it to Jennifer Dawson at (405) 878-1734. If you are applying for more than one position within the City of Shawnee, a new application has to be filled out for each position.

Job descriptions are available for each position that is open. If you would like to receive notices through e-mail for position that come open with the City of Shawnee, please sign up on this webpage to receive them!

The City of Shawnee requires a pre-employment drug screen and physical for its potential employees.


General City of Shawnee Employee Information

 The City of Shawnee offers positions in these categories:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time (averages from 20 to 29 hours a week)
  • Seasonal Temporary Help (variation on the hours and type of work) 


The City of Shawnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination because of race, sex, religion, age, national origin or disability in recruiting, hiring, training, transfers, and promotions for any and all positions with the City of Shawnee


Current Employment Opportunities
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Job TitleParks Maint Worker I
DepartmentParks
Date Posted7/16/2013
Posting Expires7/22/2013
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Parks Maintenance Worker I FLSA:
DEPARTMENT: Operations PAY RANGE: 6 Starts at $11.06/hr
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Parks Supervisor

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general direction performs manual and semi-skilled work of the Parks Maintenance Division. Work varies, requiring independent judgment in the oversight and coordination of the Division activities within established policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Physical demands include bending, stooping, climbing, twisting, reaching, walking on rough or uneven terrain, kneeling, and pulling or lifting up to 80#s (greater with assistance).

• Work is often performed in uncontrollable working conditions of inclement weather of heat, cold, dampness, dust, moderate noise levels, and hazardous chemicals;

• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Mows, weeds, trims, and picks up debris aroundstreets, parks, city facilities, and right-of-ways, plants, waters, fertilizes, and applies herbicides and pesticides per direction, trims shrubs, and trees, cleans restrooms, installs and repairs fences, guardrails, and walkways;paints and repairs park benches and other park equipment.

• Troubleshoots minor electrical mechanical equipment problems;

• Detects hazardous atmosphere and corrects problems before entry into confined space;

• Detects and reports and/or corrects unsafe working conditions of immediate work sites to the supervisor;

• Prepares daily logs and reports;

• Work is mostly performed outdoors subject to inclement weather conditions of heat, cold, and dampness and may be exposed to hazards and chemicals;

• Contacts with other agencies, departments, the public, and employees is incidental to work requiring common courtesy and respect;

SUPERVISION – RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS:May serve as a lead worker as assigned.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Graduation from high school, or its equivalent, PLUS

• One yeargeneral work experience; experience with parks maintenance desirable;

• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and maintain a status of insurability.

JOB TITLE: Parks Maintenance Worker I (continued)

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:
• May periodically perform stand-by and call-back work during off duty hours;

Working hours could change seasonally to accommodate task/duty;

• Maintains up-to-date knowledge of parks and facilities management including construction, repair, and maintenance methods to enhance the facilities;

• Isresponsibleforequipment and facilities of value that requires care to prevent damage and the use of proper safety equipment following established safety procedures to prevent injury;

• Must possess knowledge of safe work practices and procedures;

• May be assigned to a specific work area of the City;

• Performs other duties that may be assigned.










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