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In the fall/winter we hire scorekeepers, referees, adult league referees and gym supervisors. All must be at least 16 years of age (except for scorekeepers who must be at least 15) and bring in a copy of their birth certificate if they are under 19.
The process works differently for Parks & Recreation seasonal employees as well as Police Officer and Firefighters. If you applied for a seasonal position, those applications are screened by the Parks Department.
If you applied for a Police Officer or Firefighter position, there is a physical agility test, written test as well as background checks and other criteria, which must be met prior to further consideration being given.
Police and Fire applicants are initially ranked according to written scores. The department will schedule oral interviews. The number of interviews is dependent on the number requested by the hiring department. Therefore, all applicants may not necessarily be interviewed. Other steps in the process are conducted at various times such as background checks. Once a candidate has successfully completed all steps in the process they are put on an eligibility list for up to one year. At any time during the year, the department has the option of hiring anyone from the list in any order.
There is a Liability Claim Form available in the Risk Management Office, Room 307, City Hall. The form must be filled out and submitted along with two estimates of any damages being claimed. The information is then submitted to the Risk Manager or Claims Technician in the Legal Department, who then processes it through the city’s insurance carrier for review and determination. The city makes no promise/guarantee of payment of any claim. For further information, please contact the Risk Manager at 816-271-4671 or the Claims Technician at 816-271-4739.