• The City of Nevada is Committed to diversity and invites all qualified individuals to apply regardless of race or gender.  The City of Nevada does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities.

The City of Nevada does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, age, military status, gender, genetic information, or protected activities in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. The City of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in a public service job, review the vacancies and fill out an application on-line or pick one up at City Hall, 110 S. Ash, Nevada, Mo. 64772. They are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Applications are only taken for vacant positions.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Fire Department / Firefighter I

The Nevada Fire Department is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter I. The starting wage for this position is $27,191 per year. It is a full time position, and includes full benefits such as retirement, health, dental, vision and life insurance as well as paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

Eligible applicants must have a high school diploma or the equivalent, a valid Missouri driver’s license or the ability to obtain one. Minimum certifications required include Missouri Firefighter I or other IFSAC Firefighter I Certification, Firefighter II Certification, current test certification from the Tri-State Fire Recruitment Alliance and live within or relocate to a five-mile radius of the Nevada Public Safety Building.

Applications may be picked up at City Hall at 110 S. Ash from the receptionist, online application, or through the Missouri Career Center in Nevada. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

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Youth Services Librarian/Associate – UPDATED JOB POSTING

POSITION AVAILABLE:  Youth Services Librarian / Associate

HOURS/DAYS:  Part-time, Days/Shifts will vary

DEADLINE:  Applications will be accepted until position is filled

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:  Work involves the responsibility for coordinating with other library services and conducting children’s library programs such as Story Time & Outreach for children & their families, Summer Reading programs for children ages birth – Grade 5, and more. Responsibilities will also include collection development in specific areas and working as a liaison to local elementary schools and other community partners. Duties include monitoring behavior of children and library circulation duties as assigned.

Skills Required:  This position requires a high-energy, kid-friendly Professional. Knowledge of child development, knowledge of children’s literature, and the ability to create fun and educational activities for children is required. Providing library service to the general public requires a pleasant demeanor and basic computer skills. Clerical work requires basic computer skills with the aptitude of learning additional skills with on the job training.

BENEFITS:  Benefit package includes vacation and sick leave.

HOURLY SALARY:  Based on experience/qualifications

APPLICATION:  Please submit resume to :  nevadapubliclibrary@gmail.com or

              Nevada Public Library

              212 W. Walnut St

             Nevada, MO  64772

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Jodi Polk, Director, 417448-2770

Nevada Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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Teen Services / Makerspace Coordinator

POSITION AVAILABLE:  Teen Services Associate / Makerspace Coordinator

HOURS/DAYS:  Part-time, Monday through Saturday (Hours/Days are Flexible)

DEADLINE:  Applications will be accepted until position is filled

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Lead after-school classes, open shop nights, and other workshops and events.
 Maintain Makerspace materials, tools and equipment.
 Develop and enhance Makerspace information signage, window displays and organization.
 Supervise, train and schedule Makerspace staff and volunteers.
 Assist in maintaining budgets, reports, and statistics.
 Collaborate with MakerKids staff and outside partners to develop maker educational programming.
 Research, develop and prototype maker activities.

 Duties include monitoring behavior of children and library circulation duties as assigned.
 Complete other tasks as assigned by Library Director.

Skills Required:

 Commitment to the Maker philosophy and mission.
 2 years experience working with kids in an experiential learning environment.
 Lifelong learner. You like to know how the world around us works.
 Maker! Tell us about your maker skill(s) – woodworking, cooking, coding, electronics, sewing, or some other way you entertain yourself and others with your creativity.
 Comfortable with the use of hand tools, electronics, computer software, hardware and various other technologies.
 Strong communications skills. The ability to express ideas clearly, both in written and oral form.
 Effective collaborator – experience working with teams.
o Proficiency with: Windows, Mac and iOS operating systems; Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and other computer software; New media (e.g. apps) and mobile devices; Hardware including scanners, photocopiers, and storage devices.

BENEFITS:  Benefit package includes vacation and sick leave.

HOURLY SALARY:  Based on experience/qualifications

APPLICATION:  Please submit resume to :  nevadapubliclibrary@gmail.com

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Jodi Polk, Director, 417448-2770

Nevada Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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Police Officer

The City of Nevada Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  The starting wage for this position is $31,030 per year. It is a full time position, and includes full benefits such as retirement, health, dental, vision and life insurance as well as paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.  The Police Department also participates in a take-home vehicle program for its officers.

Eligible applicants must have a high school diploma or the equivalent, a valid Missouri driver’s license, should be at least 21 years of age, P.O.S.T certified by the State of Missouri, and successfully pass a background investigation.

This position requires residency within the boundaries of Vernon County, MO.

Applications may be picked up at City Hall at 110 S. Ash from the receptionist, online application, or through the Missouri Career Center in Nevada.  This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.  Applications may also be emailed to Human Resources at skegler@nevadamo.org.