Employment Opportunities

All employees are hired via the City of Sikeston's Human Resource Department.  The City of Sikeston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  (View our current Equal Employment Opportunity Plan

Return application and job description to:  Karen Bailey, 105 E. Center St., Sikeston, MO  63801.  You may also fax this information to 573-475-3715 or send via email, ksbailey@sikeston.org.  If you have any questions, please call 573-471-2512.
 
Applications can be picked up at City Hall, 105 E. Center, Sikeston MO  63801 or by clicking here:  Application

Seasonal Workers for the Street and Park Divisions 

The City of Sikeston is seeking applicants for seasonal work with the Street and Park Divisions.  Applicants must be able to work outdoors in various weather conditions.  All positions require a valid driver’s license. 

  • Grounds maintenance (picking up trash and cleaning park bathrooms), 40 hours/week, $8.50/hour.  
  • Maintenance worker – painting, mowing, trimming, cleaning, 40 hours/week, $7.70/hour.  
  • Groundskeeper, 40 hours/week, $9/hour.  Applicants with experience driving tractors or large equipment preferred, but not required.  Performs general and skilled groundskeeping and maintenance duties in public right-of-way and parks and other tasks as assigned. 

Applications are available at City Hall or by clicking here.  Return completed applications to: Karen Bailey, 105 E. Center St., Sikeston, MO  63801, Phone: (573) 471-2511, FAX: (573) 475-3715 email:  ksbailey@sikeston.org.

  • The City of Sikeston is committed to a policy of hiring without regard to age, sex, color, race, religion, national origin, or disability as prescribed by Federal and State laws.  
  • The City of Sikeston is a drug/alcohol free workplace.  All new hires must pass a drug/alcohol screening.
  • This employer participates in E-Verify:  We confirm the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired.

 Part-Time Animal Attendant/Kennel Worker for the Pet and Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Shelter

The City of Sikeston is seeking applicants for a part-time animal attendant/kennel worker.  Applicants must be able to work outdoors in various weather conditions.  Duties will include feeding, watering, grooming, bathing, and exercising animals and cleaning, disinfecting, and repairing cages. Workers will also play with animals, provide companionship, and observe behavioral changes that could indicate illness or injury.  20-25 hours per week, $9/hour.

Applications are available at City Hall or by clicking here.  Submit applications to: Karen Bailey, 105 E. Center St., Sikeston, MO  63801, Phone: (573) 471-2511, FAX: (573) 475-3715 email:  ksbailey@sikeston.org.

The City of Sikeston is committed to a policy of hiring without regard to age, sex, color, race, religion, national origin, or disability as prescribed by Federal and State laws. 

  • The City of Sikeston is committed to a policy of hiring without regard to age, sex, color, race, religion, national origin, or disability as prescribed by Federal and State laws.
  • The City of Sikeston is a drug/alcohol free workplace.  All new hires must pass a drug/alcohol screening.
  • This employer participates in E-Verify:  We confirm the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired.

*All resumes will be kept on file for six (6) months, then disposed of.

Immediate openings available! 

Public Safety Officer (Job Description)

The City of Sikeston is accepting applications for public safety officer.  The position of public safety officer is cross trained in both police and fire functions.  The Department of Public Safety uses the FrontLine National™ Video Testing System for Entry-Level Law Enforcement to identify candidates who have the potential to become great officers, those who have the observation and analytic ability to assess situations, the confidence and maturity to handle enforcement, the skills to interact with the public in a customer oriented way, the respect to work within a chain of command and the responsibility and ethics to handle the authority of the job.  The components consist of a human interaction test, a reading test and a report writing test.  This procedure is waived for lateral hires.  All applicants are required to successfully complete a medical examination, drug/alcohol screen, psychological examination, and a functional employment test. Benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurances, 100%  city funded retirement, 457 deferred compensation, cafeteria plan, wellness plan, paid vacation, holidays and sick leave.   Rookie compensation begins at $33,062 and it will increase to $37,062 on July 10, 2016.

  
This employer participates in E-Verify:  We confirm the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired.

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