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Public Works Department Water/Wastewater Maintenance Worker I or 2

(Posted 05/12/2016)

Minimum requirements:

•At least one year as an entry level laborer.
•Ability to understand and follow written and oral directions and safety practices. 
•Ability to operate a variety of construction and maintenance equipment and hand power equipment.
•Possession of a valid Class B CDL driver’s license or ability to attain.
•Graduation from high school or GED equivalent. 
•Must pass pre-employment drug screen. 
•Must pass criminal background check.

Applications are available below.

Application must be returned to City Hall.
For more information call 913-259-3620 or e-mail  

Closing Date: Initial application process will begin May 23, 2016. 

Volunteer Firefighter (Posted 04/13/2016)

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.  


Qualified candidates may pick up an employment application  at Paola City Hall 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:

Employment Applicaiton

Please visit our Documents Center to download an Employment Application