Employment Opportunities

Water/Wastewater Superintendent

(Posted 06/27/2017)
 
The City of Paola is seeking applicants for a full-time Water/Wastewater Superintendent.
Under the supervision of the Public Works Director, this position directs the operation of
staff of the water system and wastewater treatment plant and collection facilities;
oversees the maintenance and repair of the city pool.

Minimum requirements:
• Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
• Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience in water systems, general
  construction, maintenance and repair work. 
• Class III water or wastewater systems operator certification.
• Possession of a valid Class B CDL driver’s license or ability to obtain within 6 months.
• Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening and physical.
• Must pass criminal background check and have a good driving record. (A motor vehicle
  (MRV) check will be made to determine acceptance of past driving record.)

Salary: Begins at $21.50 per hour, DOQ. 

Closing Date: Open until filled.
 

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Volunteer Firefighter

(Posted 05/12/2017)

The City of Paola has one position open for Volunteer Firefighter. This position will
answer to the administrative supervision of higher level staff. This position responds to fire alarms, hazardous materials, incidents, urban rescue and other calls to protect life and property; to participate in fire prevention and training; and maintain the station and firefighting equipment.

Minimum requirements:
• Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
• Ability to understand and follow written and oral direction and safety practices.
• Must live within one (1) mile of the Paola Fire District.
• Valid Kansas driver’s license.
• Basic CPR certificate.
• Firefighter 1 & 2 certification or ability to acquire within 1 year.
• Pre-employment drug screening required.
• Must pass criminal background check.

Closing Date: Open until filled. 


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Qualified candidates may pick up an employment application at Paola City Hall,
or download an application form in the right-hand pane, and submit their resume 
to:
          

Vicki Belt, Human Resources Director

          Paola City Hall
         19 E Peoria, P.O. Box 409
          Paola, KS 66071         
          Phone: (913) 259-3600
          Fax: (913) 259-3610
          E-mail Address: vbelt@cityofpaola.com