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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
with the City of Shawnee
The City of Shawnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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 TitleMAINTENANCE WORKER
DepartmentUtility Department
Date Posted9/19/2014
Posting Expires9/26/2014
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Utility Maintenance Worker 1-II
DEPARTMENT: Utilities
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Utility Maintenance Worker III
PAY RANGE: NO CDL—GRADE 6 ($11.22), CDL—GRADE 9 ($12.69)
FLSA: NON-EXEMPT

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision, performs manual and semi skilled tasks in their assigned Water and/or Sewer Utility System. Work may vary, individual judgment is limited within prescribed standards 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 60#s (greater with assistance).

• Work is performed in uncontrollable working conditions of inclement weather of heat, cold, dampness, and hazardous chemicals;

• Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water and Wastewater Certificate within one year of employment and maintain such Certification throughout employment;

• Must obtain Oklahoma CDL Class B License within 6 months of employment and maintain such License throughout employment;

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Keeps water Distribution and Sewer systems operating efficiently. Assists in the repair of water and sewer line breaks;

• Maintains, locates, raises to grade, and marks water main valves, assists in valve and water line mapping;

• Relieves sewer line stoppages by operating hydro-flusher to clear pipe of congesting materials; Cleans and repairs manholes;

• Inspects taps made by contractor to maintain quality control of the taping processes;

• Repairs and replaces fire hydrants and notifying fire department when fire hydrants are out of service;

• Operates jackhammer, excavates trenches, and installs shoring

• May perform physical labor tasks, shovels, loads and hauls gravel;

• Performs other duties as may be required and deemed necessary.

• Prepares daily log of own activities; work is frequently performed in uncontrollable physical conditions of pollution, heat, cold, noise, and dampness;

• Contact with others is incidental to the performance of duties requiring common courtesy and relaying of information;

• Work performed requires care and use of proper safety equipment and following established safety procedures to prevent injury.

SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None

JOB TITLE: Utility Maintenance Worker 1 (continued)


EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

• Graduation from High School or its equivalent; PLUS

• One year of progressive work experience, preferably in the operation and maintenance of equipment;

• Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and work with others;

• Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water and Wastewater Certificate within one year of employment and maintain such Certification throughout employment;

• Must obtain a valid Oklahoma CDL Class B License within 6 months of employment and maintain license throughout employment.

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:

• Troubleshoots minor mechanical equipment problems;

• Troubleshoots and locates causes of water quality complaints;

• Utilizes knowledge of water and sewer line construction and maintenance;

• Performs standby and call back work during off duty hours;

• Follows all applicable safety procedures, uses proper safety equipment, and operates assigned equipment in a safe manner;

• Demonstrates knowledge of safe work practices and procedures;

• Performs other work as directed.






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Job TitleMaintenance I
DepartmentExposition Center
Date Posted9/19/2014
Posting Expires9/26/2014
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Expo Maintenance Worker
SA: Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Exposition Center
PAY RANGE: 6 starting at $11.22/hr
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Superintendent and Foreman

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision, is responsible for performing manual and semi skilled tasks in the operation and maintenance of Expo Center. Work varies little following prescribed standards 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 performed in uncontrollable working conditions of inclement weather, during all seasons, of heat, cold, dampness, offensive odors, dust, dirt, and hazardous chemicals;

• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Operates light equipment including forklift and other equipment as may be assigned;

• Mows, trims, and performs other tasks necessary to keep grounds neat and orderly;

• Cleans all buildings and areas and maintains appropriate level of supplies where needed;

• Performs repairs to keep the building and equipment in good order;

• Sets up necessary props for events and activities; tears down and cleans up after an event or activity;

• Services various events and activities by providing visitors with assistance and direction;

• Performs tasks during events to ensure the smooth functioning of an event;

• Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

• Prepares daily log of own activities;

• Work is frequently performed in uncontrollable working conditions
of inclement weather, during all seasons, of heat, cold, dampness, offensive odors, dust, dirt, and hazardous chemicals;

• Contact with others is frequent but incidental to the performance of duties requiring common courtesy and relaying of information.

SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None required

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
• Graduation from High School or its equivalent; PLUS

• One year work experience, preferably in grounds maintenance;

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

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:

• Must be able to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays, ands nights during events as scheduled;

• Maintains good public relations with the exhibitors, community organizations, and participants;

• Performs manual and semi skilled work in the operation and maintenance of the Exposition Center;

• Performs physical labor tasks of construction or repairs of department equipment and landscaping;

• Performs routine construction, maintenance, and repairs on buildings;

• Follows all applicable safety procedures, uses proper safety equipment, and operates assigned equipment in a safe manner following established safety procedures to prevent injury.

• Performs such other duties as may be assigned in the day to day operations of the Exposition Center.
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Job Title911 Dispatcher
DepartmentPolice Department
Date Posted9/19/2014
Posting Expires9/26/2014
Job DescriptionPOSITION: 911 Dispatcher
FSLA: Non-exempt
DEPARTMENT: Police
PAY RANGE: 14 starts at $15.13/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 TitleCivil Engineer-in-Training
DepartmentEngineering
Date Posted9/19/2014
Posting Expires10/31/2014
Job DescriptionCITY OF SHAWNEE
JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Engineer-in-Training FSLA: Non-exempt
DEPARTMENT: Engineering PAY RANGE: 25 starting at $20.50/hr
DIVISION: Engineering REVISED: October 25, 2010

JOB SUMMARY: Engineer in Training is an entry level professional position that is primarily responsible for providing engineering design, operation and project management support to the City Engineer on public works construction projects. “Job descriptions may be modified based on City needs and employees may be required to perform function beyond those described below and employees are “at will employees” in that either party may terminate the employment relationship.”

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Participates, directs, and coordinates activities and assists various departments in the execution of public works improvement projects.

• Perfoms background research by reviewing construction plans, technical journals, City codes and ordinances, field observations, survey findings, etc. to obtain data required for the design and preparation of plans, designing and preparing construction drawings, writing specifications, estimating construction costs necessary for contract bids, and providing construction management for project completion

• Assists in preparation of departmental budget and monitors expenditures.

• Assists in determining requirements, supervises the preparation of preliminary plans and estimates and reviews final plans and specifications for major construction projects.

• Considerable communication exchange exists both inside and outside the City organization with contractors, architects, developers, consulting engineers, etc., for the purpose of obtaining and providing information, and explaining and clarifying City codes and ordinances related to engineering projects.

• Prepares plans and specifications regarding bidding documents and provides notice to bidders.

• Inspects projects in various stages of completion and performs tests for quality of material and workmanship.

MINIMUM QUALIFICIATIONS:

• Possession of an Engineering degree from an accredited, four-year university and/or registration as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT).

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering.

• Skill in following geometric, algebraic, trigonometric, and calculus formulas.

• Skill in verbal and written communication.

• Ability to apply knowledge of civil engineering to work performed, and be able to design public-works engineering projects.

• Experience with computerized drafting or mapping systems.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field

• Proficiency in using standard engineering software such as AutoCad, ArcMap, EaglePoint, etc.

• Knowledge of and experience in contract administration, project management, and in reviewing public improvement project plans.


SUPERVISION REQUIRED: Works under general supervision of City Engineer.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL HAZARDS: Works primarily indoors. May work at job site, surveying, inspecting and meetings. May be exposed to noxious or hazardous materials or chemicals. May be exposed to inclement weather conditions.

SPECIAL LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Possess a valid Oklahoma Drivers License and drivers record acceptable to the City’s insurance Carrier.
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