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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
with the City of Shawnee
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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 Title911 Dispatcher
DepartmentPolice Department
Date Posted2/27/2015
Posting Expires3/13/2015
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 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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Job TitleStreet Maintenance Worker
DepartmentStreets
Date Posted2/25/2015
Posting Expires3/6/2015
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 TitleCivil Engineer
DepartmentEngineering
Date Posted2/25/2015
Posting Expires3/13/2015
Job DescriptionCITY OF SHAWNEE
JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Civil Engineer
FSLA: Non-exempt
DEPARTMENT: Engineering
PAY RANGE: 25 starting at $20.19/hr
DIVISION: Engineering
REVISED: October 25, 2010

JOB SUMMARY: Civil Engineer 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.

• Performs 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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