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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 TitleMeter Reader
DepartmentCustomer Service
Date Posted8/15/2014
Posting Expires8/22/2014
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Meter Reader I FLSA:
DEPARTMENT: City Clerk PAY RANGE:7 starts $11.71/hr
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Lead Meter Reader

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision is responsible for manual and semi-skilled work. Is responsible for reading and recording usage, connects, and disconnects of water service; Work varies, may require limited individual judgment within well defined procedures and standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

• Physical demands include bending, stooping, climbing, twisting, reaching, walking on rough or uneven terrain, kneeling, and pulling or lifting up to 50#s (greater with assistance).

• Work may be 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 possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFOMANCE:
• Reads watermeters in the field on an assigned route and inputs the usage of water into a hand held computer; Meter readings may not be estimated;

• May have to perform re-reads;

• Makes turn-ons and turn-offs at water meters;

• Tests meters to ensure proper functioning, reports defects, and cleans out meter boxes as necessary;

• May assist in the installation, replacement, and/or removal of meters;

• Inspects the location of water service lines for water leaks and makes necessary field repairs;

• Detects hazardous atmospheres and corrects before entry;

• May be required to function as a line maintenance worker;

• Performs other duties as may be assigned.

SUPERVISION – RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS:None required

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

• Graduation from high school, or its equivalent; PLUS

• One year work experience with previous computer experience desired;

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

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


EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND QUALIFICATIONS;

• Must possess the ability to deal effectively with potentially irate customers with tact and diplomacy;

• Must effectively communicate with fellow employees, and the public;

• Must possess the ability to utilize small tools such as pipe wrench to repair and maintain water meters and meter boxes to connect and disconnect service;

• Must possess the ability to read and record information accurately into hand held computer;

• Must be willing to periodically perform stand-by and callback work during off duty hours;

• Performs other duties as may be assigned.

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Job TitleRehabilitation Specialist
DepartmentCommunity Development
Date Posted8/11/2014
Posting Expires8/25/2014
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Rehabilitation Specialist
FLSA:
DEPARTMENT: Community Development
PAY RANGE: 9 starting at $12.69/hr
ACCOUNTABLE TO: CBDG Program Manager

Interested applicants need to submit resume & letter of interest with application.

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision is responsible for performing rehabilitation and administrative duties related to Community Development housing activities. Works varies that may require independent judgment within clearly stated policies, guidelines, and regulations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing with the public, City Departments, and Federal or State Agencies;

• Physical demands are limited to sitting, reaching, and lifting up to 35#s (greater with assistance);

• Work is performed generally in an office setting, however field work may require walking and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, or crouching; May on occasion be exposed to dust, heat, and adverse weather conditions;

• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Interprets and implements rules and regulations of Federal, State, and local agencies pertaining to the administration of community development rehabilitation grants;

• Prepares and processes grant forms to document project history for HUD auditors;

• Advises and consults with citizens requesting grant assistance and recommends actions on planned improvements;

• Inspects structures scheduled for rehabilitation and develops work write-ups;

• Reviews rehabilitation plans and specifications with City Code Officers to ensure compliance with building and zoning regulations;

• Provides technical assistance to property owners, monitors construction progress, and maintains records to ensure compliance with contract agreements;

• Mediates disputes between homeowners, investors, and contractors;

• Conducts follow-up inspections

• Processes loan applications, consults with lending institutions, and conducts loan settlement activities, both public and private financing;

• Contacts with the public is extensive and involves communication of complex information often requiring tact and diplomacy;

SUPERVISION – RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None required.

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

• Three Years Experience in housing construction or rehabilitation;

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

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:

• Attends meetings relating to community development projects and policies;

• Participates in the Urban Renewal Authority’s Public Service Application Review Committee;

• Interacts with institutions and neighborhood organizations promoting good will toward the City;

• Works closely with the Shawnee Urban Renewal Authority Board;

• Must possess knowledge of HUD rules and regulations;

• Applies various skills for coordinating and providing assistance in achieving grant objectives;

• Possesses knowledge and experience using a personal computer including word processing and spreadsheet programs;

• May perform administrative duties for Program Manager as needed;

• Prepares agenda packets and may take minutes for Urban Renewal Authority meetings;

• Performs other duties as may be required or assigned.
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