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The City of Shawnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
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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 TitlePlant Operator
DepartmentNorthSide Waste Water
Date Posted6/22/2017
Posting Expires6/29/2017
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee









Job Description



















JOB TITLE: Treatment Plant Operator









FLSA: NON-EXEMPT









DEPARTMENT: Utilities









PAY RANGE: 13 $14.93/hr









ACCOUNTABLE TO: Treatment Plant Supervisor



















SHIFT: 2:30 PM to 11:00 PM









DAYS OFF: Wednesday & Thursday



















PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision is responsible for monitoring and operating of their assigned Water and/or Wastewater Treatment facilities. Work varies requiring individual judgment and decision making within well established Federal and State regulations.



















ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:









• Physical demands include some bending, stooping, walking on rough or uneven terrain, kneeling, and lifting up to 60#s (greater with assistance). Work may be performed in uncontrollable working conditions of heat, cold, dampness, and exposure to chemicals and infectious wastes;



















• Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water or Wastewater Certifications, Class C Water or Sewer Lab Certifications within one year of employment, and Class C Water or Wastewater Certification within two years of employment and maintain such certifications throughout employment; Type of license dependent upon the type of plant assigned (Water or Wastewater);



















• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.



















MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:









• Operates the assigned water and/or wastewater treatment plant in compliance with federal and state regulations;



















• Monitors control panels, starts and stops pumps, adjusts valves and gates as appropriate to control the treatment processes;



















• Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings, testing results to determine load requirements;



















• Loads and unloads chemicals, add chemicals to treat water;



















• Monitors control panels and adjusts controls to specified levels;



















• Monitors equipment to determine any malfunction and provides maintenance of the assigned treatment facility and makes repairs as needed;



















• Checks the building and grounds for needed repairs and cleanliness and arranges for the needed maintenance;



















• Work may include weekends and holidays;



















• Performs related duties as required.



















• Maintains daily logs, records, and prepares various monthly reports;



















• Is responsible for assigned facilities and equipment of substantial value requiring care;



















• Contacts with fellow employees and others requires common courtesy and respect;



















• Work is often performed in an uncontrolled environment that may require the use of proper safety equipment and procedures to prevent injury.



















SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: May supervise Treatment Plant personnel as assigned in the absence of the Plant Supervisor.



















EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:









• High school graduation or its equivalent; PLUS



















• Minimum one year work experience with experience in Water and/or Wastewater Treatment field preferred;



















• Previous mechanical experience desirable;



















• Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water or Wastewater Certifications, Class C Water or Sewer Lab Certifications within one year of employment, and Class C Water or Wastewater Certificate within two years of employment and maintain such certifications throughout employment; Type of license dependent upon the type of plant assigned (Water or Wastewater);



















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



















EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:









• Maintains knowledge of all permits applicable to the Water and Wastewater Plants and assures compliance with the regulations and permits;



















• Establishes and maintains effective communication and working relationships with fellow employees, other officials, and the public;



















• Must be able to work in confined spaces;



















• Performs Quality Assurance and Quality Control testing for the Plants and submits reports to the proper authority as required;



















• Possesses the skill to perform laboratory tests and to interpret test results;



















• Demonstrates the ability to follow oral and written instructions;



















• Mows the grass and performs other maintenance of the Plant grounds;



















• Works shifts as may be required;



















• Performs such other duties as may be assigned.



















Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.



















Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the non-essential functions.









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Job Title911 Dispatcher
DepartmentPolice Department
Date Posted6/16/2017
Posting Expires6/30/2017
Job DescriptionPOSITION: 911 Dispatcher


FSLA: Non-exempt


DEPARTMENT: Police


PAY RANGE: 14 starts at $15.43/hr


DIVISION: Communications


REVISED: July 1, 2010





JOB SUMMARY: A non-exempt position that requires operation of the base radio and maintaining contact with mobile units to dispatch assistance where needed. Works under the direction of the Communications Supervisor and the Administrator of Support Services. “Job descriptions may be modified based on City needs and employees may be required to perform functions beyond those described below and employees are “at will employees” in that either party may terminate the employment relationship with or without notice.”





ESSENTIAL DUTIES:





•Operates the base radio and maintains contact with mobile units to dispatch public safety assistance where needed in a supervised training capacity.





•Receives training from a Communications Supervisor utilizing the department’s five phase process.





•Cooperates with other law enforcement agencies as necessary.





•Receives and dispatches telephone emergencies; monitors and transmits radio communications; broadcasts orders to law enforcement and fire and ambulance; coordinates emergency requests; monitors emergency telephones and traces emergency telephone disruptions.





•Assigns backup units and arranges for emergency equipment as necessary.





•Operates a tape recording machine to record broadcasts and telephone conversations for record purposes. Operates in-house calls received, information on warrants, tickets, tag and license information.





•Monitors alarm systems and responds to malfunctions or activation of the equipment.





•Implements a rotating wrecker list and contacts wrecker units for service.





•Operates a teletypewriter updating and retrieving information relating to wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, etc.





•Monitors activities in various settings throughout City Hall.





•Maintains and validates filing system related to the National Crime Information Center entries.





•Maintains logs on all computer inquiries made through the FBI III files.





•Maintains and operates computer aided dispatch system.





•Performs other duties as assigned.





MIMINUM REQUIREMENTS:





•Must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.





•Must possess experience in area of communication with the public.





•Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and maintain driving record acceptable to the City’s Insurance carrier.





•Must pass a complete background check to include OSBI and NCIC.





DESIRED QUALIFICIATIONS:





•Must complete the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Telecommunications Systems (O.L.E.T.S.) and become certified and licenses to use teletypewriter within 12 months of employment.





•Must be able to type (40 wpm desired), index, file, and perform other clerical functions.





•Must be able to work multiple computer programs.





•Must be able to communicate with public and police effectively in all emergency situations.





•Must be able to calm irate or frantic callers to elicit proper information.





•Must be able to maintain patience and a cool head.





•Must be able to follow police department’s chain of command policy.





•Must be a multi-task person that can handle safety issues in a time sensitive manner.





•Must be able to handle material with confidentiality.








SUPERVISION REQUIRED: Works under direct supervision of Dispatch Supervisor and Administrator of Support Services.


SUPERVISION GIVEN: None required.


WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


• Most of work is performed indoors in isolated area.





•Smoking is not allowed in the Communications Center or anywhere in the City of Shawnee City Hall building.





•Must have a clear distinct voice.





•Must be able to work under stressful situations.





•Must be able to sit for long periods of time.





•Must agree to wear uniform provided and follow the Communications Division uniform policy following training.





•Must be willing to work different hours, rotating shifts, weekends and holidays.





•Employee works in an office environment and uses a desk top computer, adding machine, fax machine, and copier.





•Employee is sometimes required to work outside in both normal and abnormal weather conditions as required.





•Employee is occasionally required to bend, stoop and twist when maintaining files.





•Employee may be required to walk up and down stairs.





•Some lifting is required usually up to at least 25 pounds – but may be required to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion.





•Must be able to adhere to Shawnee Police Communications/Dispatch Policy.








SPECIAL LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Must complete the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Telecommunications Systems (O.L.E.T.S.) and become certified and licenses to use teletypewriter within 12 months of employment.


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Job TitlePolice Officer
DepartmentPolice Department
Date Posted6/14/2017
Posting Expires7/3/2017
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee






Job Description













JOB TITLE: Police Officer






DEPARTMENT: Police






ACCOUNTABLE TO: Lieutenant






PAY GRADE: Starting at $16.68/hr for non-certified officer at hire, $18.19/hr for certified officer at hire













PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under the general, and occasional, direct supervision of the Lieutenant, is responsible for protecting the law-abiding citizen and enforcing the law through ongoing police work in the City. Work varies, exercising judgment within well established procedures and standards.













ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: -






• Must be able to perform those duties normally associated with law enforcement work. Included are abilities to investigate, interrogate, evaluate, and document evidence in accidents, crimes, and other incidents within the police department operations.













• Physical requirements include sitting, walking, stooping, bending, running short distances, restraining, hearing and speaking with clarity, viewing, climbing, crawling, ability to handle stress, and may be required to lift up to 75#’s (greater with assistance).













• May be exposed to dangerous life threatening situations, hazardous materials and infectious disease.













• Must possess CLEET Certification within one (1) year of employment and maintain all of the requirements of the State Certification throughout employment;













• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver''s License.













MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:






• Performs the duties of a Police Officer; responds to dispatches and appears at the scene of disorder or crime, patrols assigned area, on foot or by car, inspects public establishments requiring licenses, and responds to domestic calls;













• Is responsible to perform the law enforcement activities of maintaining law and order, the protection of life and property, the regulation of traffic, reporting any hazards or dangers, the apprehension, arrest, and detection of law violators all in compliance with City Ordinances, Policies, and Procedures;













• Directs and reroutes traffic around fires, accidents, or any other disruption of normal activity; carries out orders and enforces directions from the State and Federal Court Systems;













• Shall meet and maintain the physical and professional requirements and certifications of a police officer as established by the CLEET Standards;













• Initiates reports and records reflecting daily, weekly, monthly, and annual activities; prepares reports on crime and traffic incidents as necessary; has access to information requiring confidentiality and discretion; contacts with fellow employees, the public, and other agencies are constant and involves communication of complex information requiring tact and diplomacy; responsible for equipment requiring accountability; work requires contact with unpredictable and uncontrollable physical conditions requiring care and use of proper personal safety equipment and procedures to prevent injury.













JOB TITLE: Police Officer (continued)













• May work nights, rotating shifts, holidays, weekends, and during emergencies;













• May be assigned other responsibilities such as Fire Arms Instructor, K-9 Officer, etc.;













• Performs other duties as may be assigned.













SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None




















EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:






• Must be a high school graduate or its equivalent;













• Must be 21 and no more than 45 years of age, plus some work experience;













• Must meet all statutory requirements in becoming a Police Officer;













• If designated as a K-9 Officer, must procure additional CLEET Certification with Officer’s dog and satisfactorily maintain an annual renewal of such Certification;













• Must obtain CLEET Certification within one (1) year of employment and must maintain all required CLEET requirements during employment;













• Possession of a valid Oklahoma Driver’s license and maintain a status of insurability.




















EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND QUALIFICATIONS:






• Maintains and applies a thorough knowledge of current and new principles and practices of law enforcement;













• Obtains field experience under the direct supervision of a Field Training Officer;













• Maintains and exhibits discretion and integrity at all times;













• Maintains and applies thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, Department Policies, and Procedures which are enforced by the department;













• May execute Search Warrants, assist in jail booking processes, and with animal control;













• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow employees, other criminal justice agencies, courts, officials, and the public;













• May testify in Court or Hearings;













• Performs other assignments as directed.






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