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

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Police Officer Applicants



Firefighter Applicants



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 TitleStreet Maintenance Worker
DepartmentStreets
Date Posted3/26/2015
Posting Expires4/3/2015
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Street Maintenance Worker I
FLSA: Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Street
PAY RANGE: 6, starting at $11.22/hour
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Superintendent/ Foreman

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision, is responsible for performing manual and semi skilled tasks; operation and maintenance of light equipment as assigned. Work varies little requiring individual judgment within prescribed standards and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Work is frequently performed in undesirable physical conditions of pollution, heat, cold, dampness, and a high noise level;

• Physical demands involve lifting up to 75#’s (greater with assistance), sitting, crawling, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, and climbing and may be exposed to hazards and chemicals;

• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Class A CDL within six months of employment.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Performs manual and semi-skilled work in the operation, repair, and maintenance of streets and rights-of-way;

• Operates and maintains light equipment as assigned, including bobcats, pickup trucks, dump trucks, tractors, mowers, trucks with specialized equipment such as truck mounted snow plows, sanders, spreaders, and crack and sealer equipment;

• May operate street sweeper as assigned; operates other self-propelled equipment of similar size and complexity;

• May haul tree branches and remove debris and other material from alleys and streets as deemed necessary;

• Performs physical labor tasks, shovels, loads, and hauls gravel, repairs streets, and fencing;

• Checks tires, oil, lubricant, water, air filters, lights, fuel, and makes minor repairs to equipment operated; maintains records of mileage, fuel and oil consumption, and inventory of vehicle equipment and maintenance items;

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

• Prepares minimal records of own activities;

• Work is frequently performed in undesirable physical conditions of pollution, heat, cold, noise, and dampness; may be exposed to hazards and chemicals;

• Contacts 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

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

• One year of demonstrated work experience; Experience in the operation of equipment and road construction helpful.

• Must possess Confined Space Entry Certification;

• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Class A CDL within six months of employment and maintain a status of insurability.


EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:

• Operates and maintains light equipment as related to street maintenance and snow removal as assigned;

• Performs routine maintenance and repairs on assigned equipment;

• May haul tree branches and removes debris and other material from alleys and streets as deemed necessary;

• Performs physical labor tasks, shovels, loads, and hauls gravel, repairs streets, and fencing;

• Sets work zones, works special events (parades), works storms, floods, snow, ice, and fires as directed;

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

• May operate other equipment, including street sweeper;

• May perform work in other departments as needed; and

• Performs such other duties as may be assigned in the day to day operations of the City.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform any non-essential job duties
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Job TitleLifeguard
DepartmentParks
Date Posted3/13/2015
Posting Expires5/1/2015
Job DescriptionCITY OF SHAWNEE
JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Lifeguard
FLSA: Non-exempt
DEPARTMENT: Operations
PAY RANGE: Grade 1 starting at $9.00/hour
DIVISION: Aquatics/Recreation
REVISED: March 12, 2015

Anticipated start date: May 1, 2015
Temporary Part Time Position

JOB SUMMARY:
The Lifeguard has a duty to protect the safety of people in an assigned area. The Lifeguard has a professional obligation to prevent potential accidents by enforcing the rules and regulations of an aquatic setting and to react to any emergencies that may occur. This position will report to the Aquatics Manager or their designee.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Accident prevention and rule enforcement of water park activity areas.

• Perform lifesaving skills in intense situation.

• Assists in daily maintenance and cleaning of the aquatic facilities.

• Assists in chemical balancing and measurement of water areas.

• Ability to perform utmost customer service in lifeguarding duties.

• Must report to work on a regular and timely basis.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
• Ability to properly and safely operate equipment used.

• Must be 16 years of age or older.

• Knowledge of the standards of care in aquatic industry.

• Demonstrated ability to work independently.

• Ability to communicate effectively with public, guests and staff members.

• Must be firm, fair, consistent and courteous.

• Must have a positive attitude in order to fully cooperate with other guards in a team effort, and adhere to rules and regulations to
ensure successful operations.

• Must have the physical and mental conditions necessary to be able to properly activate and complete the EAP system.

Physical Requirements:
• Sitting and standing for long periods of time is required.

• Occasional lifting and carrying of objects up to fifty (50) pounds.

• Must be able to perform life saving skills including lifting a person off of the bottom and out of the water (average weight

• Occasional reaching, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, twisting, handling and repetitive movements. 150 pounds).

• Vision, speech, and hearing sufficient to perform essential tasks.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. On a case-by-case basis, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must submit to drug screening.

Licenses and Certificates:
Required: Lifeguard Certification. Red Cross Certification
Preferred: Additional Water Safety Instructor Certification

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work in this classification is outdoors. The employee is exposed to hot, wet and humid conditions and within and around swimming pools. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in the pool facilities. The employee is exposed to pool chemicals that must be handled with extreme caution. Requires ability to work nights, weekends, holidays, irregular hours, and willing to periodically perform stand-by and call-back work during off duty hours.
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Job TitleCity Manager
DepartmentCity Manager
Date Posted3/12/2015
Posting Expires4/10/2015
Job DescriptionTo apply please click on the link below:

City Manager Job Link
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Job TitlePolice Officer
DepartmentPolice Department
Date Posted2/27/2015
Posting Expires3/31/2015
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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