• 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:

Firefighter I

The Nevada Fire Department is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter I.  The starting wage for this position is $26,724 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, EMT, current test certification from the Tri-State Fire Recruitment Alliance and live within or relocate to a four-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. Eligible applicants must return applications by Monday, August 11, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. to be considered.

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Twin Lakes Maintenance Laborer

The City of Nevada Parks & Recreation Department is currently accepting job applications for a temporary part-time position as Twin Lakes Maintenance Laborer that may turn into a regular part-time position.  Eligible applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, and be at least 18 years of age.  Persons with experience with grounds keeping preferred. Outdoor environment requires more than ordinary walking and other physical activities, exposure to natural elements including heat, dust, insects, and to chemicals used in preparing and treating golf course surfaces.

Applicants should be able to work a variable schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Some of the duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  •  Mows and trims grass and maintains shrubbery and trees
  • Operates equipment to maintain facilities
  • Uses equipment calling for higher skills as required
  • Assists in keeping buildings and grounds clean and orderly
  • Performs minor repairs and adjustments to equipment
  • Performs minor construction and repairs projects at Twin Lakes
  • Paints and maintains buildings
  • Repairs and sharpens mower blades and hand tools
  • Performs landscaping duties
  • Assists or performs maintenance on greens and tee box areas
  • Assists in the operation of irrigation system and its upkeep and repairs
  • Moves objects weighing up to 100 pounds

The starting wage for this position is $8.32 hourly.

Applications may be picked up at City Hall at 110 S. Ash from the receptionist, online application, and through the Missouri Career Center in Nevada.  Eligible applicants must return applications by Monday, August 11, 2014, by 4:00 p.m. to be considered.

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Parks Facility Maintenance Laborer

The City of Nevada Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting job applications for a part-time Parks Facilities Laborer.  Eligible applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and be at least 18 years of age.  Applicants should be able to work a variable schedule, including some weekends and holidays.  Some experience in construction and or related field is preferred.

Primary duties of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist supervisor with minor carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC and concrete work as needed
  • Assist in construction and remodeling projects in parks buildings and other parks facilities.
  • Assist in installation and repair of all park facilities.
  • Move objects weighing 150 pounds

The starting wage for this position is $9.25 hourly.

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.  Eligible applicants must return applications by Monday, August 11, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. to be considered.

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Community Center Attendant

The City of Nevada Parks & Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for two (2) part-time attendant positions at the Community Center.  This position requires the ability to work a flex schedule, 7 days per week and will carry out customer/public service duties.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing the basic administration and maintenance of the community center
  •  Answering the telephone and handling normal office functions
  • Assisting in the administration of recreational leagues and activities provided by the City
  • Opening and closing the building
  • Maintaining records of recreation center attendance, equipment, injuries, discipline, and activities

Eligible applicants must possess a high school diploma or the equivalent, a valid driver’s license, and be at least 18 years of age.

The starting wage for this position is $7.89 an hour.

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. Eligible applicants must return applications by Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. to be considered.    EOE