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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
with the City of Shawnee
The City of Shawnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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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 TitleDeputy City Clerk
DepartmentCity Clerk
Date Posted12/19/2014
Posting Expires12/31/2014
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Descriptions

JOB TITLE: Deputy City Clerk
FLSA:
DEPARTMENT: City Clerk
PAY RANGE: 10 starting at $13.18/hour
ACCOUNTABLE TO: City Clerk

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general direction receives office visitors, takes messages, transcribes and types correspondence, and performs other office duties. Work varies little, requiring some individual judgment within established guidelines and statutory requirements.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Work is performed in an office environment;

• Physical requirements include bending, stooping, prolonged sitting, and lifting up to 35#’s (greater with assistance);

• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Performs all clerical duties associated with the City Clerk’s office

• Processes tort claims;

• Assists in the Record Retention program, including scanning and archives;

• Composes and prepares letters for the City Clerk;

• Composes and transcribes minutes for the City Commission meetings and serves as Secretary to other Boards;

• Fills in at the City Commission meetings and other Boards and Committee meetings;

• Prepares a variety of reports;

• Performs bookkeeping duties for fees collected and issues bills for city services;

• Oversees and maintains petty cash fund;

• Maintains record of contracts with other City agencies;

• Keeps records of drilling permits and oil and gas well leases;

• Distributes the City Payroll;

• Distributes mail in the morning and prepares mail in the afternoon;

• Is the key operator for the business machines;

• Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION – RESPONSIBLE FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None required.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRMENTS:

• Gradation from high school or its equivalent; PLUS

• One Year experience or training in secretarial skills;

• Must be bondable;

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

EXAMPLES OF PEFORMANCE CRITERIA AND QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be able to work with a high degree of confidentiality;

• Possesses a demonstrated knowledge of record and bookkeeping procedures and municipal operations;

• Orders paper and other supplies;

• May assist in dealing with irate customers;

• Must possess knowledge and demonstrative ability of secretarial and clerical skills;

• Must be able to effectively communicate with employees and the public;

• Performs other duties as may be assigned.

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Job TitleAssistant Building Inspector
DepartmentCommunity Development
Date Posted12/19/2014
Posting Expires1/5/2015
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Assistant Building Inspector
FLSA:
DEPARTMENT: Community Development
PAY RANGE: 15 starting at $15.62/hour
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Chief Code Enforcement Officer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision is responsible for the inspection, review, enforcement, and conformance with building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and zoning codes. Work varies requiring individual judgment, choosing from alternatives, within prescribed standards and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Physical demands include sitting, standing, bending, walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, crawling, lifting up to 35#s (greater with assistance), and getting in and out of a vehicle;

• Work under uncontrolled weather conditions of rain, heat, and cold may be required;

• Must meet State of Oklahoma requirements for Certification as an ICC Building Code Inspector within two years of employment.

• Must be Certified as an “Unlimited” inspector in one or more trades by the Oklahoma Construction Industries Board, within two years of employment;

• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Reviews building plans and permit applications for residential, commercial, and other buildings within the City for compliance with building, zoning, and related codes and ordinances;

• Issues permits related to building and construction activities within the City;

• Interprets the zoning codes;

• Visits job sites during the process of construction to observe compliance of footings, foundations, framing, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical installation, and visits again upon the completion of the construction;

• Inspects developments to ensure that the approved plans, specifications, and standards are followed meeting all federal, state, and local code regulations and requirements;

• Issues notices for correction when an inspected building does not comply with codes or ordinances;

• Issues citations and prepares reports concerning violations which have not been corrected;

• Answers inquiries from and advises the public on compliance with adopted building codes, zoning codes, and city ordinances;

• Responds to citizen complaints regarding potential code violations;

• Conducts research regarding property ownership, current and past permits and applications, and applicable codes;

• Coordinates code enforcement actions with other City departments and other governmental agencies when necessary;

JOB TITLE: Building Inspector (continued)
• Prepares and files reports of activities, keeps accurate records of applications and inspections, submits monthly and annual reports as appropriate;

• Maintains inspection records and prepares reports for use by administrative or judicial authorities;

• Position requires substantial and frequent contact and communication with the public, developers, builders, property owners, fellow employees, and other agencies of government requiring tact and respecting confidentiality;

SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None required

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

• Five years progressive experience in the building construction industry;

• Must be a Certified ICC Building Inspector within two years of employment;

• Must be Certified as an “unlimited” Inspector in one or more trades by the Oklahoma Construction Industries Board within two years of employment;

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

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:
• Visits job sites during the processes of construction to observe compliance of codes;

• May identify, evaluate, and resolve issues of unsanitary living conditions and dilapidated structures;

• Maintains and applies working knowledge of current Building Codes, construction, and design;

• Must possess the ability to work independently, take initiative, work with irate customers while maintaining a professional appearance in responding to and resolving difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints;

• Reports, records, and responds to complaints are prepared concisely and accurately;

• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with developers, contractors, property owners, and the general public, and deals tactfully and fairly with each;

• Performs other duties and responsibilities as directed.
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Job TitleCivil Engineer-in-Training
DepartmentEngineering
Date Posted12/3/2014
Posting Expires1/16/2015
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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