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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 Posted10/29/2014
Posting Expires11/5/2014
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Parks Maintenance Worker I
FLSA:
DEPARTMENT: Operations
PAY RANGE: 6 Starts at $11.22/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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Job TitleIndustrial/Commercial Waste Monitor
DepartmentUtility Department
Date Posted10/22/2014
Posting Expires10/31/2014
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Industrial/Commercial Waste Monitor
FLSA:
DEPARTMENT: Utility
PAY RANGE: 14, starting at $15.13/hour
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Pretreatment/Special Projects Coordinator

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Assists with special projects as assigned, including but not limited to Fats Oils and Greases (FOG) Program, and the Industrial Pretreatment Program. Work varies, considerable individual judgment and decision making within well established, City, State and Federal regulations is required. Responsible for monitoring and inspecting commercial establishments dealing with food preparation and grease laden discharges to the sanitary sewer system. Enforces the FOG (Fats, Oils & Grease) ordinance. Responsible for inspecting and monitoring FOG related equipment, areas and facilities including but not limited to vehicle car washing, vehicle maintenance, long term health care, daycare, churches, hospitals, theaters and mobile food service vendors. Industrial Pretreatment responsibilities include scheduling and inspecting regulated facilities, operation of automated sampling equipment, sample procurement and report writing.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Physical demands include some bending, stooping, walking on uneven ground, kneeling, and lifting up to 60#s (greater with assistance).

• Monitors and evaluates industrial wastewater dischargers, pretreatment activities, and facility operations, industrial waste discharge permit applications, and analytical laboratory reports.

• Uses own knowledge of applicable codes and ordinances for making decisions with regard to Industrial Pretreatment.

• Monitors and evaluates commercial food preparation establishments for compliance to the FOG ordinance by reviewing and assessing engineering plans and specifications. Performs inspections on commercial businesses that fall under the FOG ordinance.

• May perform work in uncontrollable working conditions of heat, cold, dampness, and exposure to noxious and hazardous chemicals, odors, and infectious wastes.

• May perform work in an uncontrolled environment and position requires the use of proper safety equipment and procedures to prevent injury.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Prepares project reports for management, public, and others. May coordinate project activities with City, State, or other regulatory agencies.

• Makes on-site inspections of industrial dischargers to insure compliance with city, state and federal guidelines, obtains samples for testing and evaluates results

• Maintains data base (through the use of LINKO software) with all pertinent information dealing with industrial and commercial businesses.

• Prepares regular reports of activities and submits such reports to the appropriate authorities and agencies;

• Assists in the responsibility for pretreatment equipment of considerable value requiring care;

• Contacts are varied and continual with employees, local industries, contractors, and the public in which the ability to perform duties is directly affected through communications and rapport established;

• Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None required

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• High School diploma or its equivalent, supplemented by advanced courses of study in the areas of water and wastewater, chemistry, or related field.

• Five years of progressively responsible experience in the Utility/Public Works or related field.

• Must possess and maintain Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) Class C Water and Wastewater Certifications, or obtain such certifications within two years of employment and maintain such Certifications throughout employment;

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

• Must be comfortable in a windows environment, with demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Express.

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:
• Maintains up to date knowledge of City policies and procedures, water and wastewater utility operations, and State and Federal regulations regarding water and wastewater treatment and pretreatment; and maintains up to date knowledge of construction, treatment, and new product developments in the management of Public Utilities.

• Administers the Industrial pretreatment program.

• Maintaining new databases and creates flyers for various projects.

• Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the non-essential functions.
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Job TitlePolice Officer
DepartmentPolice Department
Date Posted9/29/2014
Posting Expires11/11/2014
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Police Officer
DEPARTMENT: Police
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Lieutenant
PAY GRADE: Starting at $16.19/hr

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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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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